Looking for new revenue sources, states are considering levying taxes on Internet retail. California is thinking about taxing music downloads, and New York says it's going to start hitting up companies like Amazon. Alisa Roth reports.
Faltering video chain Blockbuster is making a $1.3 billion offer for floundering electronics giant Circuit City. And that's prompting a lot of questions -- like, where's it going to get that kind of money? Lisa Napoli reports.
Blockbuster has made public an offer to buy Circuit City, an offer that was made privately in February but was not embraced by Circuit City brass. Will both companies benefit from the buyout? Jeremy Hobson reports.
A new survey from Forrester Research predicts online sales will climb 17 percent this year. That's despite the current economic climate. That spells trouble for the old brick and mortar. How do stores intend to fight back? By raising prices! Lisa Napoli explains.
In Georgia, you can't buy liquor in stores on Sunday. But lawmakers are considering a bill to allow Sunday sales, which has given hope to some Georgians looking to wet their weekend whistles. Susanna Capelouto reports.
Altria is spinning off Phillip Morris International to focus sales efforts towards smokers outside of the U.S. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports tobacco companies light up at the prospect of marketing to 350 million smokers in China.