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Target Buys Tech Company to Help it Offer Same-Day Delivery

Target is buying a delivery logistics company to help it offer same-day delivery service to in-store shoppers. Software made by San Francisco-based Grand Junction connects retailers with about 700 delivery companies around the country that pick up items from distribution centers and take them to customers. Expanding delivery and making it faster have been key areas retailers have focused on…

Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Happens Next Weekend

Alabama’s next back-to-school sales tax holiday weekend is coming up. From Friday, July 21 until midnight Sunday, July 23, the state is waiving its 4% sales tax on eligible clothes, school supplies and electronics. In addition, many cities and counties will waive their local taxes. To see a complete list of what can be bought tax-free click here Categories: Montgomery…

Alabama Buyers Will Soon Pay More on Amazon

Alabama residents will soon be paying more for purchases made on the website Amazon. Buyers will see an additional 8 percent added to their purchases beginning Nov. 1 because the massive online retailer has agreed to start collecting and remitting sales tax in Alabama. Amazon is the latest retailer to participate in Alabama’s Simplified Use Tax Remittance Program which allows…