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International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

Consumers are increasingly looking to buy goods across international borders, both to save money and to gain access to a greater variety of items. Full story

Does Search Produce Better Customers Than Social Media?

A new study suggests that online shoppers will spend more money and shop more frequently depending on where they first found your business. Full story

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Apple Makes a Small but Important Move in Russia

Apple heads to Russia with love, opening its online store for the first time. The iPhone maker still has plenty of work cut out for it, though. Full story

Ecommerce Basics: 10 Questions to Ask When Creating an Online Store

A quick guide to selling goods on the internet, from promoting your site and products to handling payments and returns. Full story

The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward

A bill which would end tax-free online shopping moves on to the House of Representatives, where it is likely to be met with resistance from anti-tax Republicans. Full story

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  Will Online Tax Level Playing Field?

Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.

  Concerns raised about plan requiring all online retailers to collect sales tax

MSNBC’s JJ Ramberg talks about the impact of the new law up for consideration in the Senate, and why some small businesses are welcoming the new law, while others are complaining of a red tape nightmare.

  Unlikely allies support and oppose Internet sales tax

MSNBC'S Richard Lui breaks down the forces mobilized for and against the new Senate bill, that would require all Internet retailers to collect sales tax.

  Senate Vote on Internet Tax Looms

CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at what an internet sales tax could mean for online retailers.

  Online Retailer Makes Big Bet on Bricks & Mortar

Warby Parker continues its quest to transform the $22 billion U.S. optical industry, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.

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