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Stories with subject: Online shopping
  • Detroit announces online auction in blight fight 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 4:00 pm
  • DETROIT - Detroit officials will soon have a new tool to help them fight blight: an auction website to give vacant, city-owned houses to people willing to quickly fix them up, city leaders said Monday.

  • Alaska's largest daily newspaper sold for $34M 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:25 pm
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper.

  • Italy auctions unneeded government cars on eBay 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:30 pm
  • MILAN - Offers started rolling in Thursday on unneeded government Alfa Romeo, Lancia and BMW sedans, which Premier Matteo Renzi is auctioning off on eBay as a sign of his seriousness in tackling government waste.

  • Amazon Prime price shock? Try these cheaper rivals 
    Updated: Mar-20-14 3:23 pm
  • NEW YORK - Many online shoppers were taken aback when Amazon raised the price of its Prime service. Although Prime offers a streaming video service, many customers have come to rely on its free two-day shipping.

  • Car collection dating back decades up for auction 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 2:48 pm
  • KUNA, Idaho - A southwestern Idaho collection of more than 300 vehicles as well as car parts collected over decades is for sale in an online auction that runs through Friday.