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  • Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide

    Internet sales tax: Maryland should tackle the digital divide
    There's no denying the convenience and simplicity of shopping online. Successful retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com have become giants as a result. Small wonder that online sales have grown to an estimated $200 billion annually, or about 7...
  • Internet sales tax? Not a winner with voters

    Taxes, taxes, and more taxes for the Maryland residents to pay is the only solution The Sun seems to endorse. Now The Sun is attacking Internet purchasing ("The digital divide," June 26) because on-line retailers do not charge sales taxes to customers...
  • Effort to tax online sales could cost Maryland jobs

    Your recent editorial advocating taxation of online sales ("The digital divide," June 26) understates the legal and practical difficulties of imposing such a tax. Far from being a "subsidy" or "tax exemption" for such sellers, the current law is based on...
  • Wine and cigars: Fights over direct shipment show who has the clout in Annapolis

    Wine and cigars: Fights over direct shipment show who has the clout in Annapolis
    Friday is a red letter day for Maryland residents who like their grapes crushed, fermented and bottled: For the first time in modern history, it is legal to have a bottle of wine, whether produced in Maryland or elsewhere, shipped directly to one's door....
  • The Interview: Jeremy Kugel

    The Interview: Jeremy Kugel
    Social shopping is the new trend in Internet commerce these days. Websites have sprouted up, promising great discounts if a certain number of people sign up to buy. Groupon and LivingSocial are some of the most prominent, but a small Maryland startup...
  • Whining about revealing wine markups

    Whining about revealing wine markups
    Is anyone surprised that wine is sold at fancy restaurants at a markup? I'd say no. But some of the finest restaurants in the Netherlands are upset that an online retailer has published the prices they charge for the same bottles sold at a considerable...
  • Walmart beats Target in online shopping satisfaction

    Walmart beats Target in online shopping satisfaction
    Online shoppers prefer Walmart to Target. That's one of the findings of an index released today that scores the top 100 online retailers on customer satisfaction. ForeSee's Top 100 E-Retail Satisfaction Index based its analysis on nearly 21,000...
  • Best Buy and Cooking.com launch online store

      Need a new paella pan or a souffle dish? Best Buy Co.and Cooking.com have teamed up to launch an online store for cooks. The Best Buy Kitchen Shop, a microsite run by Cooking.com, offers more than 3,000 cookware and kitchen products and is accessible...
  • Best Buy and Cooking.com launch website

      Need a new paella pan or a souffle dish? Best Buy Co. and Cooking.com have teamed up to launch an online store for cooks. The Best Buy Kitchen Shop, a microsite that will be run by Cooking.com, will offer more than 3,000 cookware and kitchen products...
  • Dazzle your tablets and smartphones with these accessories

    Dazzle your tablets and smartphones with these accessories
    Soon after Rob Morton bought his iPad 2, he started scouring the Web for a customized case — something to keep his new tablet protected and personalized. Morton needed to pimp his iPad. Bland, standardized covers were out of the question. Morton,...
  • Online sales tax: A matter of fairness

    While I certainly am not one to ask my government for additional taxes, I do like to see people and corporations paying their fair share under the current system. The online sales tax collection issue you referenced recently ("Franchot's mistake," Nov....
  • Artist starts service representing his peers

    Artist starts service representing his peers
    Yaakov Bar Am is a busy man. The 48-year-old Verizon analyst is also a well-known woodworker, a custom furniture maker and owner of two online businesses, Kaplan's Books and Furniture, and Furniture By Yaakov. He's also an Orthodox Jew and the...