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How to Shop with Cash at Amazon Jan. 03, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

I can't think of many things worse than waking up with a raging debt hangover-an all-too-common cond... Read More

Retail Arbitrage May No Longer Be Legal in Europe Dec. 26, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

More than 2 million Americans make a full-time or part-time living selling merchandise on eBay, Amaz... Read More

Weinstein Co. Sought 'Light of the Moon' Rape Drama Oct. 24, 2017

Hollywood Exclusive

Filmmaker Jessica M. Thompson's Nov. 1 release debut film as an auteur director, "The Light of the M... Read More

Can Amazon Keep Going Up? Oct. 18, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2015, I bought 300 shares of Amazon at $342 a share, and it just kept goi... Read More

The Chase for Amazon Will End in Tears Oct. 08, 2017

Steve Chapman

The mayors doing their utmost to get Amazon's second headquarters for their cities are having a gran... Read More

Schumpeter vs. Amazon.com Sep. 20, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Amazon.com recently agreed to sell Nike products. Amazon can sell Nike's merchandise... Read More

Buying a Business That Has an EBay, Amazon or Etsy Account Aug. 01, 2017

Succeeding in Your Business

It's no secret that selling merchandise on eBay, Amazon, Etsy and other online e-commerce platforms ... Read More

The Mighty Amazon Jun. 28, 2017

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Amazon.com is getting bigger and bigger, and it is using its huge cash position to b... Read More

'Stingy' Jeff Bezos Jun. 21, 2017

John Stossel

Thursday, right before Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced he'd acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, h... Read More

The Amazon 1-Star System Apr. 20, 2017

Susan Estrich

I'm not dumb enough to believe that all the reviews you read on various sites are authentic. I know ... Read More

Many Happy Returns Feb. 20, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

What to do with three extra coffee grinders and a charming needlepoint "Puppies in a Basket" throw p... Read More

To Shred, or Not to Shred? Jan. 26, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Can someone legally dig through your trash looking for credit card receipts, account numbers or even... Read More

Will Someone Please Teach the Left About Business? Oct. 06, 2016

Laura Hollis

Here we go again — it's the countdown to Election Day, and so we have to watch one anti-busine... Read More

Readers in Search of Help with Ants and Sharks Sep. 29, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

The best part of my job as your humble columnist is the mail I get from my loyal readers. I had to l... Read More

Tale of Two Commerce Companies May. 11, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: I'm trying to decide whether to invest $25,000 in 50 shares of Amazon or 300 shares ... Read More

Amazon the Disrupter Apr. 27, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Last December, I paid $692 a share for 300 shares of Amazon.com because my stockbrok... Read More

New Tools for Online Retailers Mar. 29, 2016

Succeeding in Your Business

Twice a year I have the privilege of speaking at a leading conference and exhibition for people who ... Read More

How to Use Up Every Last Cent on any Prepaid Debit Card Dec. 07, 2015

Everyday Cheapskate

Some prepaid debit cards can be problematic to use up to the last cent without going over and having... Read More

Some Tips for Private Label Sellers on Amazon Oct. 06, 2015

Succeeding in Your Business

If you were selling new merchandise on eBay 5 or 10 years ago (as opposed to antiques and collectibl... Read More

Strange Brew

Aug. 18, 2014