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  • March 10- Amazon.com Inc's primary e-commerce website was down for a brief period for some users on Thursday afternoon.

  • Amazon.com site experiencing issues

    Intermittent issues including service outages are affecting Amazon's websites and mobile apps, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • March 9- Amazon.com Inc will lease 20 Boeing 767 freighter aircraft, lessor Air Transport Services Group Inc said on Wednesday, as the online retailer moves closer to setting up its own air delivery network. As part of the agreement, Amazon also has the right to buy up to 19.9 percent of ATSG's stock over five years at $9.73 per share. The price is at a 17.3 percent...

  • MADRID, March 9- Inditex, the world's biggest clothing retailer, reported strong sales growth for the first five weeks of its new financial year and said the pace of store openings would slow as part of a broader trend of sales moving online. Inditex will focus store openings on flagship sites in prime locations like the three-floor Zara store opened in a 19th...

  • PARIS, March 7- Online fashion retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter said on Monday it would adopt IBM's software to manage orders, replacing technology developed by Yoox and Net-a-Porter prior to their merger in October. Adopting a single IT platform marks a further step in the integration of the two companies, allowing them and individual client brands to monitor...

  • LONDON, March 6- As online deliveries surge and shop sales fall, Britain's retailers are looking to refit their once bustling superstores with new attractions such as rivals' fashion brands to fill empty spaces and keep shoppers coming through the door. It's a bit like a shopping mall where you can come and look at different things, "said healthcare worker...

  • Gilt debuts at Saks

    Bricks and mortar belong together and it's really the model of the future, says Jerry Storch, Hudson's Bay CEO, discusses the opening of its first Gilt store inside the new Saks off Fifth store and weighing in on the state of the consumer and millennial shopping habits.

  • ABUJA, March 3- Africa Internet Group, a Nigerian e-commerce group, has secured further funding worth a total of 225 million euros from investors including Goldman Sachs, South African telecoms group MTN and Germany's Rocket Internet, it said on Thursday. The additional investment by MTN, which bought a 33 percent stake in AIG in 2014, comes despite the current...

  • Amazon's global strategy in smaller markets

    R.J. Hottovy from Morningstar explains that Amazon had the right pricing strategy, products and logistical factors to become an industry leader.

  • (HOLD OFF FIRST) China's e-commerce has big potential: Morningstar

    Morningstar's R.J. Hottovy explains how shifts in attitudes and positive demographic trends will help fuel a e-commerce surge in China.

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Target Corp said on Wednesday it will invest $2- $2.5 billion annually starting 2017, mainly to upgrade its supply chain and technology infrastructure, as it races to reduce stock shortages and pushes for online growth. Ramping up online sales growth and fixing a supply chain network blamed for stock shortages and disappointing sales growth...

  • In a message to investors after Luxottica reported results on Tuesday, Del Vecchio said he had not resumed a leading role because the group was in trouble, but to grow its retail and e-commerce businesses as well as top brands Oakley and Ray-Ban. "In a few years, my plan is to return to my previous role of non-executive chairman and shareholder," Del Vecchio said,...

  • March 2- Teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co reported a surprise increase in quarterly sales at established stores due to demand for its Hollister branded clothing and strong online sales in the holiday shopping season. The retailer's shares rose about 6 percent to $31.14 in premarket trading on Wednesday. Net sales fell 0.6 pct to $1.11 billion, shy of...

  • Shares of the company, known for its quirky and colorful satchels and totes, rose as much as 6.7 percent to $21.15 in early trading on Tuesday. Kate Spade has been focusing on the kate spade new york brand and investing in its online business, strategies that analysts say have helped the company fight the effects of a slowdown in the handbag market in North America.

  • Sears fading away to benefit J.C. Penney: Pro

    Discussing J.C. Penney's turnaround in the retail sector, and what would happen if long-time rival Sears were to completely shut up shop, with Jan Kniffen, CEO of J Rogers Kniffen WWE.

  • J.C. Penney on a comeback

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan talks with J.C. Penney CEO, Marvin Ellison, in his first television interview about the future of the company and how they plan to compete in the changing retail landscape.

  • The prices you see while shopping on the Web are aren't always the same as the deals displayed to others. Here's how to stop it.

  • LONDON, Feb 29- Amazon has launched its biggest foray into food outside of the United States with a deal in Britain to offer fresh and frozen goods to customers, in some places as quickly as under one hour, in a deal with supermarket Morrisons. Enabling the online retail giant to compete with Britain's biggest supermarket stores and smallest local shops, the deal...

  • Some investors in India's booming e-commerce industry are starting to curb their enthusiasm as valuations reach lofty levels.

  • LONDON, Feb 29- Online retailer Amazon is set to enter the British fresh food market after striking a supply deal with supermarket Morrisons, potentially ramping up competition in the already cut-throat sector. Morrisons, Britain's fourth biggest supermarket, said on Monday the deal would allow Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Pantry customers access to...