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  • The myths of background checks

    The myths of background checks
    Legislators are either stupid or lying or both about the universal background checks for gun purchases ("Tyranny of the minority," April 19). They want checks on Internet sales; but they are already done on Internet sales. If you buy a firearm over the...
  • Retailers say they are bullish on in-store and online holiday sales

    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying

    Black Friday shoppers may have done more browsing than buying
    Domingo Catalan powered through the Thanksgiving night crowds to get his children toys. He methodically checked all the boxes on his relatives' wish lists on Black Friday. And before he goes to work as a data analyst for a government contractor on Cyber...
  • Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?

    Online buying surged for Black Friday -- will it for Cyber Monday?
    Black Friday is a big day for brick-and-mortar retailers, as they hope to lure consumers in with "doorbuster" sales. But this year's Black Friday was also huge for online sales. ComScore is reporting that e-commerce sales for the Friday after...
  • Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?

    Is this Cyber Monday the last without sales tax?
    Retail analysts reported a curious trend this Black Friday. On the traditional first shopping day of the Christmas season, the number of visits to malls, big box stores and other retailers increased, according to the analytics firm ShopperTrak, but the...
  • Harford council to consider $100,000 loan for Kohl's e-commerce center

    A loan for Kohl's Department Stores is being considered by the Harford County Council to help the company to make improvements to its e-commerce distribution, or fulfillment, center in Edgewood. The conditional loan from the Maryland Department of...
  • Five questions with…Patrick Donoho

    Five questions with…Patrick Donoho
    Retailers have had a difficult few years, especially the small shops that make up the bulk of the Maryland Retailers Association's membership. As the trade group's president since June 2010, Patrick Donoho has seen the effects of the recession as many...
  • Five questions with Vince Talbert

    Five questions with Vince Talbert
    For the last dozen years, Vince Talbert has focused on one thing: Bill Me Later. The 45-year-old Baltimore native co-founded the online payment company with three partners in 2000. The company helps Internet shoppers buy stuff online without a credit...
  • Cyber Monday sales expected to beat last year's

    Cyber Monday sales expected to beat last year's
    If you were among the millions expected to shop online on Cyber Monday, you had a hand in bumping ecommerce sales over last year's, some preliminary data is showing. Though final statistics for the day's traffic and sales are not yet out, PayPal reported...
  • Internet sales tax will hurt small businesses

    As the owner of a flower shop in Aberdeen, I am very concerned with new legislation currently being considered in Congress: the "Marketplace Fairness Act" and the "Marketplace Equity Act," which will add sales tax to Internet sales. This will...
  • Internet sales tax would boost small business

    Contrary to what a recent letter writer may think ("Internet sales tax will hurt small businesses," Nov. 18), collection of state sales taxes on online retail transactions will be a boon to small businesses in Maryland. Small businesses currently face...
  • Cyber Monday spending sets record

    Cyber Monday spending sets record
     It's official. Final numbers on Cyber Monday online retail spending are in. Sales not only beat last year's but set an online record. Ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thankgiving reached $1.47 billion, a 17 percent jump compared with Cyber Monday...