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BEIJING, Aug 10- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will invest $4.6 billion in top-tier Chinese electronics retailer Suning Commerce Group Co Ltd, its biggest step yet into China's burgeoning alliances between online and offline firms. Alibaba is paying 28.3 billion yuan for a 19.99 percent stake in Suning, which will in turn invest 14 billion yuan to acquire 1.1...
Alibaba has launched an English-language version of its fakes hotline after it signed exclusive deals with international retailers.
*Yoox offered $1.5 bln for online fashion retailer. *Richemont agreed in March to let NAP merge with Yoox. Aug 7- Online fashion retailer Net-A-Porter was valued much higher by an independent appraisal requested by its minority shareholders than what Italian peer Yoox SpA has offered for it, according to a copy of the report seen by Reuters.
Appointing a former Goldman Sachs banker as president could give a much-needed boost to the overseas ambitions of Alibaba, experts told CNBC.
Etsy delivered quarterly results that topped expectations, but the stock plunged as the company warned that FX rates could hurt growth.
Alibaba has appointed a former top Goldman Sachs executive as president to lead the Chinese e-commerce giant's international expansion.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3- Macy's Inc said on Monday the department store chain will expand same day delivery services to nine cities and metropolitan areas this month, pushing into an aggressive field dominated by e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.. Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, said it will now offer same day delivery to customers in 17...
*Deal to mark Alibaba's first direct investment in India. BEIJING, Aug 3- Indian online marketplace Snapdeal is set to raise $500 million from a group of foreign investors including China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, three people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Snapdeal, Japan's SoftBank, Alibaba and Foxconn declined comment.
China's e-commerce players are training rural shoppers to buy online, as sales in the countryside, while still low, grow faster than in major cities.
India's e-commerce sector remains in the nascent stages and isn't anywhere near its true potential yet, the boss of Snapdeal said.
LONDON, July 30- Britain's former BBC "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon to present a new motoring show for the online retailer's subscription service alongside co-presenters Richard Hammond and James May. Clarkson had generated both controversy and profits for Britain's publicly-funded broadcaster.
Kunal Bahl, co-founder & CEO of Snapdeal.com, says India's e-commerce sector hasn't reached its "true potential" yet.
David Sleath, CEO of Segro, says the rise of internet retailing in the U.K. has increased demand for warehouses which is helping his company.
Customers would be able to order groceries online, then schedule a pickup, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported.
Gil Luria, Wedbush Securities, discusses growth and consumption of Alibaba and the Chinese market.
In looking at Apple and Amazon's long-term prospects, Amazon may have the advantage in one key area, one investor said.
July 24- Apple Inc said it had removed Nest Labs' Internet-connected thermostats from its U.S. online and retail stores, a year after the home automation maker was bought by Google Inc for $3.3 billion. Nest, led by the "godfather" of iPod Tony Fadell, earned plaudits for its thermostat- a round, brushed-metal device with a convex glass screen that displays...
Eric Sheridan, UBS managing director, analyzes Amazon's growth strategy
July 24- Amazon.com Inc's shares surged more than 20 percent in early trading on Friday, adding more than $46 billion to the company's market value, after strong growth in the e-commerce giant's cloud business drove a surprise quarterly profit. The company's market capitalization soared to more than $270 billion, overtaking that of Wal-Mart Stores, the...
Metal prices hit multi-year lows as weaker-than-expected data from China and the euro zone raised concerns about global growth while oil prices neared four-month lows. Amazon.com shares jumped as much as 20.4 percent to a record high of $580.57, a day after the online retailer posted an unexpected quarterly profit. Starbucks rose 3.4 percent to $58.47 after...