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India begins to realize its e-commerce potential

E-commerce accounts for less than 2% of retail sales in India, but online sales are growing fast as more consumers gain web access and merchants show them the value of web shopping.
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How NatureHills.com manages its online tree and plant business

Animals, weather and natural disasters affect inventory for web-only trees and plants retailer Nature Hills Nursery.
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Pau Gasol Gave the Chicago Bulls a Better Team

Excuse Chicago Bulls fans for bit; there were a few magical moments this off-season where they thought they were going to have two super All-Stars on their team.
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What Roy Hibbert Needs to Bring to the Eastern Conference Semifinals

With the second-round series between the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards set to begin, all attention is on Pacer center Roy Hibbert.
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With a boost from Lurie, Central DuPage wants to expand

Central DuPage Hospital's eight-year-old affiliation with Lurie children's hospital has attracted so many patients that the west suburban facility wants to expand its pediatric units, a sharp contrast with the trend at several other area hospitals.
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Baconholics Undeterred by Pig Prices at 30-Year High

With images of pigs and barbecued meats tattooed on his left calf, Brian Polak is doing what he can to cope with the highest price of bacon in three decades. The 41-year-old self-proclaimed “baconholic” now often cures his own at...
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E-retailers rely more heavily on online marketplaces

Online marketplaces, or online shopping malls where consumers can purchase from a variety of merchants on one website, have become big business—both for e-retailers selling on online shopping portals and for the online marketplaces themselves.
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Jet.com predicts its sales will total $1 billion by May

Jet.com has acquired customers quickly, and those customers have spent nearly $1 billion on the online marketplace in less than a year since its launch.
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