Posted on · "If we are to embrace the opportunities of the future and overcome the present dangers together - there can be no substitute for strong, sovereign, and independent nations." - President Donald J. Trump's speech to the U.N.
Posted on · "Voice shopping is becoming a more important part of everyday shopping behavior,"
Posted on · Amazon continues its expansion in Houston – most recently with grocery delivery service AmazonFresh, according to reports.
Posted on · The grocery chain plans to keep its headquarters in Austin.
Posted on · This is a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation.
Posted on · The online retailer’s planned new fulfillment center means stronger competition for brick-and-mortar stores.
Posted on · A very convincing email may come into your inbox explaining to you that your latest order couldn't be shipped due to processing problems. Don;t trust it.
Posted on · Shoppers across greater Houston scramble around the city to find the best deals. But Black Friday shopping is no longer a sprint, instead it’s a marathon.
Posted on · In the age of Yelp and Amazon and Rotten Tomatoes and other online resources which aggregate hundreds or even thousands of reviews of just about anything from just about anyone, what role is left for local professional critics? We talk it over with University of Houston Professor of Communications Garth Jowett.
Posted on · From a fraud lawsuit against a so-called diploma mill in Greater Houston, to Astros’ mascot Orbit being named Best Mascot, to a strange delivery from Amazon.com: we hammer out The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of recent Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts is comprised of: Aurora Losada, editor of La Voz de […]
Posted on · The Houston-Galveston Area Council is creating a plan that lays out the area's transportation needs over the next 25 years. The 2040 RTP (Regional Transportation Plan) lays out the latest update to a continuous planning process that includes the eight central counties of the Houston-Galveston region. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with […]
Posted on · This weekend,Â HoustonâsÂ Brazos Bookstore celebrates its 40thÂ anniversary with a slate of events. As moreÂ of us turn to e-books and online booksellers, traditional bricks-and-mortar bookstores have had to adapt. We discussÂ how indie bookstores in Houston are re-inventing themselves as essentially community centers forÂ readers with Jeremy Ellis of Brazos Bookstore andÂ Valerie […]
Posted on · This Sunday — Texas consumers will start paying sales tax when they make purchases on Amazon.com. For years Amazon refused to charge state sales tax — but recently reversed policy after pressure from Texas and other states.
Posted on · Amazon.com is about to start collecting sales tax on purchases made in Texas. This settles a dispute between the online retailer and the state comptroller's office.
Posted on · Texas is another in a growing list of states having tax disputes with Amazon.com over web purchases. The world's largest online retailer is closing an Irving distribution facility after failing to come to a resolution with the Texas Comptroller's office. Ed Mayberry reports.