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  • Leju's CEO on the Chinese property market

    Yinyu He, CEO of Leju, says property cooling measures in China dented revenues.

  • Adele performs on stage in Cologne, Germany.

    Touts who bulk buy tickets online and resell them for inflated prices will be subject to “unlimited fines” under new plans laid out by U.K. Government.

  • The eBay sign displayed at the company's headquarters in California

    In the process, product ads linking to other sites are getting banned, Recode reports.

  • PARIS, March 9- Luxury goods group LVMH will set up a new digital platform to host all of its brands, sources close to the matter told Reuters, as the French company steps up efforts to capitalise on the sector's online sales boom. "This platform should boost the visibility of the various LVMH brands," one of the sources said, adding that the site would also promote other...

  • Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma.

    Alibaba founder billionaire Jack Ma wants China to crack down on counterfeiters.

  • Jack Ma wants counterfeiters thrown in jail

    Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma has called on the Chinese authorities to take greater action against counterfeiters. CNBC's Sophia Yan reports.

  • Shoppers walk the furniture showroom at a Harvey Norman outlet in Sydney.

    Not everyone is thrilled about Amazon's upcoming launch Down Under.

  • Amazon is wreaking havoc across the world: Harvey Norman chairman

    Gerry Harvey, chairman of Harvey Norman, explains why he thinks the e-commerce company is the "worst possible citizen" to have in Australia.

  • Why have 98% of shoppers aborted an online purchase?

    E-commerce platform Episerver says that missing information and lack of added content are among the reasons why online shoppers are terminating purchases.

  • BERLIN, March 2- German discount supermarket chain Aldi is planning to start online sales in China this month, hoping to appeal to Chinese consumers interested in German brands with a selection of wine, snack and breakfast products. An initial "soft launch" on March 20, which typically sees a product offered to a limited audience, will be followed by a full launch...

  • *Q4 comp sales drop 0.7 pct vs est. of 0.5 pct rise. March 1- Best Buy Co Inc on Wednesday reported an unexpected drop in same-store sales for the holiday quarter, the latest example of an electronics retailer struggling with waning demand and fierce competition from online stores. However, a tight lid on costs helped the company's net income increase 27 percent and...

  • BERLIN, March 1- Germany's Zalando announced the acquisition of streetwear retailer Kickz on Wednesday, bolstering its plans to shift from being a pure fashion e-commerce player to becoming a provider of logistics, technology and marketing to key brands. Zalando said the purchase of Munich- based Kickz, which runs 15 stores in Germany and websites that deliver...

  • Although its e-commerce operation is growing, Target reported its third straight quarter of lower sales from existing stores, citing "unexpected softness" and raising new questions about the health of large retailers in the United States. Target also forecast first-quarter profit short of Wall Street estimates. Shares sank 12.1 percent to $58.83, on track...

  • Although its e-commerce operation is growing, Target reported its third straight quarter of lower sales from existing stores, citing "unexpected softness" and raising new questions about the health of large retailers in the United States. Target also forecast first-quarter profit short of Wall Street estimates. Shares sank 12 percent to $58.84, on track for...

  • Feb 28- Target Corp shares plunged on Tuesday after executives issued a full-year profit forecast that fell well below analyst estimates and said the retailer would lower prices to compete with deep-discounting rivals. Although its e-commerce operation is growing quickly, Target reported its third straight quarter of lower sales from existing stores,...

  • Nadia Boujarwah, co-founder and CEO of Dia&Co., has targeted a lucrative niche in the retail marketplace.

    With 67% of US women size 14 and up, two Harvard classmates saw a $17 billion business opportunity that was too hard to ignore.

  • A worker at an Amazon shipping center in Schertz, Texas.

    "Obviously, I should have bought it long ago," Buffett says. "I didn't understand the power of the model."

  • Feb 24- Department store operator J.C. "We believe closing stores will also allow us to adjust our business to effectively compete against the growing threat of online retailers," Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison said in a statement. Penney said it expected annual savings of about $200 million from the cost-cutting measures, and would take a related...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 23- Via Varejo SA, Brazil's largest appliance retailer, posted pro forma fourth-quarter net income of 13 million reais on Thursday, boosted by a hefty tax benefit along with cost savings from the integration of online unit Cnova Brasil. Units of Via Varejo, a blend of preferred and common shares, rose 3 percent on the Sao Paulo stock exchange.

  • Things getting better for HK retailers: Expert

    Victor Yeung, CIO of Admiral Investment, says the shift in retail offerings will lead to better results for Hong Kong retailers.