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Local Retailers Push For Online Sales Tax

On Thursday, Massachusetts retailers were expected to be on Beacon Hill pushing a bill that adds the state’s sales tax onto online purchases.

04/06/2011

Workers, Employees, Technology Jobs, Computers

Help Wanted; Openings For Hot Jobs On The Rise

Some fields, like creating apps for smart phones, are very hot right now. Job opening openings in this field are expected to grow 131% this year.

03/21/2011

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Shoppers Suffer From Frugality Fatigue

During the recession these past couple of years, most shoppers have watched their holiday budgets closely. Now, many of them are suffering from what’s being called “Frugality Fatigue.”

12/08/2010

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Retailers Dreaming Of A Greener Christmas

After two years of peddling the basics, area retailers are pushing harder and earlier this season to try to get you through their front door or onto their websites.

11/24/2010

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Holiday Sales Have Already Started

The bells are ringing and cash registers singing to the tune of holiday shoppers starting the season early.

11/20/2010

Yale student Jonathan Desnick bought nearly 700 vuvuzelas for the Yale-Harvard game. (credit: AP/Jessica Hill)

Vuvuzelas Banned At Harvard-Yale Game

Vuvuzelas, the plastic horns famous during the 2010 soccer World Cup for their drowning buzz, are being banned for this weekend’s 127th football game between Harvard and Yale. But they are causing a buzz anyway.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/20/2010

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Holiday Shopping Secrets

Five secrets that may help you get it all done without all the stress and without blowing your budget. WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben has more from Cambridge.

11/18/2010

Tax holiday

John Hurst of the Mass. Retailers Association previews the weekend sales tax holiday for WBZ’s Deb Lawler.

08/13/2010

Tax-free New Hampshire

With the approach of this weekend’s Massachusetts sales tax holiday, New Hampshire Governor John Lynch talks with WBZ’s Deb Lawler about his state’s sales tax-free status.

08/12/2010

Lottery sales

State Treasurer Tim Cahill updates WBZ’s Deb Lawler about Lottery sales.

08/05/2010

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