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US sales tax isn't a deterrent to online sales: Report

Years ago, many online retailers, including Amazon, found themselves battling states that sought to force them to collect sales tax even if they didn't have a physical presence in those states.

The logic behind retailers' aversion to collecting sales tax wasn't hard to understand: if given a choice between two retailers, one charging sales tax and one not, many consumers would probably choose the former.

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Desktop still behind most online sales, but smartphones on the rise

Desktop devices are still responsible for the majority of online orders, but the use of smartphones for internet purchases continues to grow.

Furthermore, mobile devices are having a real impact on the in-store shopping experience as well.

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