online retailers

7 Free Shipping Options for E-Retailers

Online retailing is big business, and growing. As virtual storefronts become major revenue generators, many retailers are realizing the value of free shipping, which has the potential to greatly increase sales. Consider these seven promotional strategies, good for consumers and investors.

Amazon Fights North Carolina Over Sales Tax

Ka-ching! Shopping over the Internet may soon cost North Carolinians more if e-retailers agree to an Internet sales tax amnesty program. The plan would allow online retailers to avoid paying past sales taxes, provided they agree to start collecting them in the future.