U.S. Supreme Court lets states force online retailers to collect sales tax
(Reuters) — States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage many e-commerce companies have enjoyed over brick-and-mortar rivals. In a 5-4 ruling reviving a South Dakota law challenged by Wayfair Inc, Overstock.com Inc and […]
Diane Greene announced in a blog post today that she would be stepping down as CEO of Google Cloud and will be helping transition former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over early next year. Greene took over the position almost exactly three years ago when Google bought Bebop, the startup she was running. The […]
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 16): Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok has lauded the decision by a British regulator to disallow a local retail chain’s anti-palm oil Christmas television advertisement.
In a statement today, Kok described frozen food retailer Island Food’s campaign as an “unfair, biased political propaganda”.
She said the government will not be cowed by Island Food’s video campaign which, according to her, was a blatant attempt to safeguard its products at the expense of the palm oil industry in Asia.