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Amazon and Overstock.com Start New Battle in Book Price War Amazon and Overstock.com Start New Battle in Book Price War
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Amazon has slashed the prices on a bunch of hardcover books in what appears to be a response to a recent promotion from Overstock.com to undersell the online retail giant on hundreds of thousands of titles. Over the weekend, Amazon …

Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report

Overstock.com released its fiscal year and Q4 earnings report today. The company posted a 3% decrease in revenue year-over-year for 2011. For the fourth quarter, there was a 10% YoY decrease. FY 2011 revenue was $1,054 million vs. $1,090 million …

Microsoft, Apple Are Most Visited Computer/Electronic Sites Microsoft, Apple Are Most Visited Computer/Electronic Sites
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Just as how you go to the grocery store when you want to find food, a new Nielsen report shows that when the people want to find some information about electronics and computers, it comes as no surprise that they …

Overstock.com Tops In Employee Satisfaction

Online retailer Overstock.com said today it has been ranked #1 for employee satisfaction in a Glassdoor.com survey commissioned by Forbes.

Jonathan-Johnson The company received high ratings for its fun, relaxed work culture. CEO and Chairman Patrick M. Byrne earned a 92% employee approval rating, the highest of any retailer on this list.

Overstock Launches Private Sales Site
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Online retailer Overstock.com has launched a private sales website today called Eziba.com.

Eziba offers exclusive deals on home decor products from a variety of popular brands. Items will be offered in daily sales starting each day at 11 EDT. Each sale will last between 48 and 72 hours.

 

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Overstock.com To Stop Selling Fur

Online retailer Overstock.com said today that it will no longer sell fur on its Web site.

The decision to stop selling fur came after the company was contacted by the Humane Society of the United States, which says around 100 retailers and designers have promised not to use fur in their products.

Overstock.com Sues New York Over Tax Law
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Overstock.com has filed a lawsuit challenging New York’s new tax law that requires online retailers with affiliates in New York to collect New York sales tax. The state maintains those affiliates count as a physical presence.

Overstock Dumps NY Affiliates Over Sales Tax
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While Amazon plans to fight New York’s new law that requires it to collect sales tax on online purchases, Overstock chose to kick out its New York affiliates to avoid that collection duty.