The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move? Full story
The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state. Full story
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.
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.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at what an internet sales tax could mean for online retailers.
Warby Parker continues its quest to transform the $22 billion U.S. optical industry, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla.
Wal-Mart is saying the talk of having customers deliver products to online shoppers is "just an idea," reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
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Chairman and Chief Executive of Alibaba Group Jack Ma delivers a speech at the 8th Netrepreneur Summit in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province in this September 10, 2011 file photo. One of China's best known corporate leaders, Jack Ma, will step down as CEO of Alibaba Group, the e-commerce firm he founded in
Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman and president of Japan's online retailer Rakuten Inc, poses before a news conference at PriceMinister headquarters in Paris, in this file picture taken December 21, 2010. Doubting politicians' commitment to economic reform is a tough habit for Japan experts to kick, so the
The Wal-Mart logo is pictured on cash registers at a new store in Chicago, January 24, 2012. Brick-and-mortar merchants such as Wal-Mart will be pulling out all the stops to compete with online retailers such as Amazon.com this holiday season.