Online Shopping

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012

Cash Register

Christmas Sales Fall Short Of Expected Record

It was supposed to be a record Christmas for retailers, but now that Santa has come and gone experts say sales numbers have fallen short.

CBS 2–12/27/2011

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Big Savings In Store For Online Holiday Shoppers This Weekend

Are your fingers and keyboards ready? This coming weekend may be a time to stay home to shop online. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why deals will be better than they were on Black Friday.

CBS 2–12/15/2011

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Durbin: Eliminate Online Sales Tax Break

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) says it’s time to end the Internet sales tax break.

WBBM Newsradio–08/10/2011

Amazon.com

Amazon Drops Illinois Affiliates To Avoid Sales Taxes

Amazon.com has cut ties with its Illinois affiliates in the wake of a new law requiring such online stores to collect sales taxes.

03/11/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Governor Signs Law To Collect Online Sales Taxes

Internet shoppers in Illinois will soon find themselves having to pay sales tax on some purchases they make online, under a new state law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

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State Wants Online Shoppers To Pay Sales Tax

Online is a shopping is a favorite for those who want to avoid sales tax. But the taxman may cometh for them soon.

12/13/2010

Shop It To Me

Online Shopping Deals For Each Day Of The Week

CHICAGO (CBS) – Before you grab your credit card and sit in front of the computer for some online shopping, make sure you check the calendar. As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, the day […]

CBS 2–10/06/2010