SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 13- Facebook Inc wants its users to shop for clothes and other products from their mobile phones without ever leaving its app. In an effort to move further into e-commerce and compete with Amazon Inc's retail offerings, Facebook announced Monday it is testing several ad features that allow users to shop directly through its app.» Read More
Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season.
The head of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Andy Jassy says CEO Jeff Bezos has no plans to spin off AWS because the two businesses complement each other.
Founded by Marc Lore, who in 2010 sold his diapers-to-soap e-commerce firm Quidsi to Amazon.com for $540 million, Jet.com had launched in July promising big discounts in exchange for members placing large orders and paying the annual fee. The launch of Jet.com has been closely watched as a new competitor to Amazon.com Inc and Wal Mart Stores Inc.
From insurance to luxury items, Chinese consumers are getting more comfortable spending in the digital markets, says Edge Zarrella, clients and innovation partner at KPMG China.
Amazon made the top 10 for the first on time on Interbrand's annual Best Global Brands report after being named number 15 last year.
The social sharing platform is also announcing growth stats.
Amazon and Google are working to become the Uber for handymen and capitalize on the growth of the on-demand services industry.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports logistics companies are having a hard time staffing warehouses that make e-commerce possible.
Oct 1- Amazon.com Inc signed a content licensing deal with CBS Corp for three new shows, the latest move in the e-commerce giant's attempt to cater to the rising popularity of on-demand content. Amazon Prime members in the United States will have unlimited access to Mary Elizabeth Winstead- starrer "BrainDead" four days after broadcast without any extra cost.
*Sales boosted by design studios in Nordstrom stores. BERLIN, Oct 1- The co-founder of Australian online retailer Shoes of Prey, which allows customers to design their own footwear, hopes to one day allow customers to print out pairs at home as technology improves and consumer demand grows for personalized products. Jodie Fox, who set up Shoes of Prey in 2009 with...
The minister overseeing the telecom sector has poured cold water on the idea of separating BT from its broadband network, the FT reports.
Speculation has circulated for some time that Nestle, known for its mass-market chocolates like Kit Kat and Butterfinger, might seek to buy its way into a bigger role in the fast-growing premium sector, particularly in the United States. Nestle will sell Cailler chocolates, up to now mainly sold locally in Switzerland, through online retailer Amazon in the...
Twitter is rolling out a "buy now" button system wide—so any U.S. retailer can sell physical products, digital goods or services all within a tweet.
Sophia Amoruso started selling clothes on eBay, and eventually it turned into fast-growing fashion retailer Nasty Gal.
Nasty Gal founder and executive chairman Sophia Amoruso, discusses the success of her online retail store.
Health care is often at the top of the list of industries seen benefiting from Americans living longer, but there are other options.
The co-founders of India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart debuted on Forbes billionaire list, each boasting a personal fortune of $1.3 billion.
Amit Anand, co-founder of Jungle Ventures, expects the Singapore-based venture capital firm to hit its target of raising $100 million in the next 2-3 months.
One year on from its debut on the New York Stock Exchange, Alibaba is weighed down by more brickbats than bouquets.
Instead of one unicorn, GGV Capital is focused on finding all emerging leaders in China's internet space, says Jenny Lee, managing partner of GGV Capital.