Your Money: May 31, 1999

WEB WARS Attention, e-shoppers: Online stores are now doing silly things to attract your business, including, it seems, selling dollar bills for 50[cents]. Last week upped its discounts on best sellers (hardcover and paperback), from about 30% to 50% off list price, a money-losing move that rivals and quickly matched. Meanwhile, has introduced a 125% satisfaction guarantee, and and are offering free shipping.

NO CHARGES If you have a gripe with American Express, don't expect to make your case in court. Starting next month, the...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!