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Amazon Will Collect Sales Tax In Florida Starting Today

Do you like shopping on internet giant Amazon.com because the prices are usually really good and you don’t have to pay state sales tax? Well, the free ride is over.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

A website and mobile application called The Hunt is helping these fashionistas by changing the way the online community shops. (Source: CBS4)

Mobile Shopping App Helps With ‘The Hunt’ Down For Fashion

Plenty of people on social media today refer to heavily-used sites, such as Instagram or Facebook, and spot someone wearing an outfit they have interest in, but have no way to go about locating where they can get their own.

04/17/2014

Amazon.com will start to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Floridians starting May 1st.  (Source: Amazon.com)

Amazon Will Collect Sales Tax In Florida Starting In May

Do you like shopping on internet giant Amazon.com because the prices are usually really good and you don’t have to pay state sales tax? Well, the free ride is almost over.

04/16/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Retailers Punishing Repeat Online Returners

A warning if you shop online and have a habit of returning items, you may be in for a surprise. More retailers are starting to take notice and some are even punishing repeat offenders.

02/12/2014

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A Little Work, A Little Shopping – It’s Cyber Monday

Don’t be surprised if see a co-worker doing a little online shopping during their lunch break. It’s Cyber Monday, the techno follow up to Black Friday and the biggest day of the year for online sales.

12/02/2013

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Buying Glasses Online May Not Measure Up

On average, a person will pay about $200 for a pair of prescription glasses. Add on a designer name and fancy frames and you’ll pay much more. But, some glasses are selling online for as little as $7.

CBS Miami–07/23/2013

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Lauderdale Cops Warn Of Possible Web Site Fraud

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department put out a warning Wednesday regarding a suspected Internet scam.

05/08/2013

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Federal Trade Commission Cracks Down On Data Brokers

Federal authorities have launched a crackdown on data brokers – people who track your every search and purchase on the Internet and sell the information.

CBS4–03/18/2013

Cyber Monday ads all over the net the past several weeks are aimed at tempting consumers to pound their keyboards and spend. (Source: CBS4)

Cyber Monday Has Arrived

Cyber Monday is expected to generate more than $2 billion dollars in sales this year as more and more tech-savvy shoppers turn to their mobile computers, smart phones and tablets to surf the web for bargains.

11/26/2012

(Source: CBS)

Cyber Monday Deals Are Just A Click Away

Monday thousands of South Floridians will head back to work after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend, but that doesn’t mean the start holiday shopping blitz is over.

CBS4–11/25/2012

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