retail http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Crestwood Court Sells At Auction For $3.65 Million http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crestwood-court-sells-auction-365-million <p>A shuttered St. Louis County mall has a new owner.&nbsp;</p><p>The defunct Crestwood Court sold&nbsp;<a href="http://www.auction.com/Missouri/commercial-auction-asset/193012780-7767-109-Crestwood-Plaza-CRESTWOOD-MO-63126-B127">for $3.65 million on Auctions.com on Thursday afternoon.</a>&nbsp;It came to that&nbsp;<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/business/local/want-to-buy-the-old-crestwood-plaza-bidding-starts-today/article_4acc97cf-02f2-5945-94d6-0832c75b9a77.html" target="_blank">final price after a starting bid of $1 million.</a></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:54:36 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35553 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Crestwood Court Sells At Auction For $3.65 Million Retailers push for “e-fairness” http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/retailers-push-%E2%80%9Ce-fairness%E2%80%9D <p>Some retailers in Illinois are lobbying for E-fairness nationally; a move to require online vendors to charge sales tax just like brick-and-mortar businesses.</p><p>The Illinois Retail Merchants Association helped push legislation through in Springfield this year to force remote online retailers with affiliates in the state to charge sales tax.</p><p>President and CEO David Vite says 18 e-commerce businesses have registered with the Illinois Department of Revenue since then bringing in $1.5 million.</p><p>Vite says the effort in Illinois helped spur a push for a federal law.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 22:55:10 +0000 Maria Altman 2594 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Retailers push for “e-fairness”