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  • Scratch-offs on your smartphone?

    Scratch-offs on your smartphone?
    While Marylanders are consumed with the debate over whether to allow a sixth casino and table games like poker and blackjack, the state is quietly moving ahead with an idea that could make gambling much more pervasive: Internet lottery sales. And in...
  • Accordionists' Association encourages young players

    Accordionists' Association encourages young players
    Vince Demor walked through a hotel lobby in shorts and a T-shirt, looking like any teenager, except for the accordion around his neck, which he wore as naturally as a lawyer sports a tie. He played exercises quietly as he walked. Accordions are all...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • MLB announces online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer

    MLB announces online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer
    NASHVILLE -- Impacted first hand by colleagues being diagnosed by cancer, public relations officials from Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs announced Monday afternoon they have organized a unique online auction to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. 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...
  • Was Maryland's $10 million sales tax holiday worth it?

    The early results of Maryland's sales tax holiday are in: Retailers liked it. So did their customers. But tax policy wonks? Not so much. It will be a couple of months before the state finds out just how much it lost in sales tax revenue during its third...
  • 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...
  • 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...