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Can e-tailer Zappos demolish the brick-and-mortar model?

Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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Southeast Asia e-tailer Lazada raises $100M in funding

Online retailer, which bills itself as the "Amazon of Southeast Asia," hopes to tap a market where online shopping has yet to gain traction.

By Jun. 19, 2013

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Amazon again tops in e-tail customer satisfaction; Apple slips

For the eighth straight year, Amazon takes the No. 1 spot in the ForeSee survey of online shoppers. Apple, meanwhile, had its worst showing in four years.

By Dec. 27, 2012

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Affinion stops buying credit-card info from e-tailers

In a victory for consumers and a Senate committee, one of the marketers accused of duping Web shoppers into joining paid programs drops much-criticized practices.

By Jan. 8, 2010

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E-tail Scrooges and how one woman defeated them

This is no "It's a Wonderful Life," but the thousands stung by Web marketing practices now under government scrutiny may find it a feel-good story anyway.

By Dec. 29, 2009

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Another e-tailer named in probe changes course

VistaPrint, an online printing company, says it is no longer connected to Affinion, one of three marketing companies accused of duping consumers into paying monthly fees.

By Dec. 1, 2009

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For the Record Podcast: E-tailer 'scams' deceive consumers

Larry Magid speaks with Professor Prentiss Cox and CNET's Greg Sandoval about controversial marketing practices that some senators and angry online shoppers have called "scams."

By Nov. 23, 2009

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E-tailers snagged in marketing 'scam' blame customers

Priceline, Classmates.com, and Orbitz say customers should read the fine print before complaining about being charged recurring monthly fees to join loyalty programs they didn't want.

By Nov. 23, 2009

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Feds: Top e-tailers profit from billion-dollar Web scam

An investigation by a Senate subcommittee says millions of Americans were "tricked" into signing up for online membership clubs and were betrayed by many Web retailers.

By Nov. 17, 2009

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MSI's Atom-powered WindTop hits e-tail tomorrow

Cheap 18.5-inch touch-screen all-in-one will join the Asus Eee Top and Averatec All-in-One in the niche-but-growing Nettop category.

By Apr. 20, 2009