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December 14, 2018 2:23 PM US retail sales rose 0.2% in Nov., helped by holiday boost

FILE- In this Nov. 23, 2018, file photo a shopper walks through Dolphin Mall while shopping on Black Friday in Miami. On Friday, Dec. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for November. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset 83

December 13, 2018 2:24 PM Advocacy group drafts U.S. privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer advocacy group backed by large American technology companies on Thursday unveiled a U.S. privacy bill that strictly limits collection of biometric and location information and calls for punishment by fines, as Congress weighs nationwide regulation to supersede new California rules. The Washington-based Center for Democracy 133

December 12, 2018 10:18 PM 38 amazing gifts to buy on Amazon this holiday

If you haven't considered shopping Amazon for holiday gifts, now's the season to start. On top of the fact that Amazon Prime members get lightning-fast, two-day shipping (on select items), there are also way more fun items than ever to shop on Amazon. What that means is, not only will it be more likely that your gifts will arrive on time — but, it'll 548

December 10, 2018 3:46 PM Ohio woman throws baby twice during argument about Amazon purchases, police say

Erin Johnson, 32, was charged with child endangering after she allegedly threw her baby twice during an argument. (Mahoning County Sheriff's Office) An Ohio woman threw her infant twice during an animated argument with her sister about Amazon purchases, police said. Erin Johnson, 32, faces child endangerment charges after a fight was reported at her home in Youngstown 123

December 10, 2018 1:29 PM Austrian retailers file antitrust complaint against Amazon

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian retailers have filed a complaint against Amazon with their national competition authority over the U.S. e-commerce giant’s dual role as a retailer and a marketplace. The European Commission and Germany’s antitrust authority are also looking into Amazon’s role in the market. “We have received a complaint. We are examining it,” a spokeswoman 134

December 6, 2018 4:20 PM Amazon robot sprays 54 workers with bear repellent

FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to move products at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) A total of 54 Amazon workers in New Jersey suffered the effects of being exposed to bear repellent spray yesterday while at work in one of Amazon's warehouses. Thirty of the workers were treated at the scene 145

November 28, 2018 11:50 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro nixes plans to host U.N. climate event

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that he pushed the Brazilian government to withdraw its offer to host the United Nations climate conference next year, maintaining that Brazil’s sovereignty over the Amazon was at stake. Bolsonaro, in Brasilia planning his government’s transition for when he takes power on Jan. 1, told reporters 84

November 26, 2018 4:20 PM Cyber Monday set to become biggest U.S. online shopping day

(Reuters) - Cyber Monday was on track to bring in a record $7.8 billion in U.S. online sales, but will also test the limits of retailers’ e-commerce operations as millions of shoppers scour for steep discounts on everything from Lego sets to big-screen TVs. Retailers such as Target Corp are offering deliveries with no minimum order limits, pulling out all stops 88

November 22, 2018 12:49 AM Amazon stops blocking Australians from its U.S. website after backlash

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Thursday it would stop blocking Australians from shopping on its much larger U.S. site after a customer backlash, dumping an unpopular policy the retail giant had said was necessary to comply with Australian tax law. The abrupt reversal, less than five months after the policy was introduced, is a relief 139

November 21, 2018 6:16 PM GameStop to sell Spring Mobile business for $700 million

(Reuters) - The world’s largest video game and gaming console retailer GameStop Corp said on Wednesday it will sell its Spring Mobile business to Prime Communications LP for $700 million. GameStop said proceeds from the sale may be used to reduce debt, fund share repurchases and reinvest in core video game and collectibles businesses. The Grapevine 131