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  • Wal-Mart finds out just how tough it is in China Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 9:10 PM ET
    Wal-Mart finds out just how tough it is in China

    U.S. firms entering China's competitive retail market are realizing how strong local players are, says Frederic Neumann, MD and co-head of Asian economics research at HSBC.

  • Financial services start-up Square files for IPO Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 5:27 PM ET
    Square Reader

    Square, which helps businesses manage credit-card and gift card payments, filed for initial public offering with the SEC.

  • Oct 14- Canadian e-commerce platform Shopify Inc said on Wednesday it was partnering with taxi-hailing service Uber to help merchants deliver goods to customers on the same day in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco. Shopify said the UberRUSH delivery service will be available to its merchants in the three cities immediately. Although the rapid delivery...

  • Wal-Mart plunge is tipping point for e-commerce: VC Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Walmart customers push carts past reusable shopping bags in Los Angeles.

    Wal-Mart's tech investment has improved operations, but now it must drive sales growth, Geoff Lewis said.

  • Wal-Mart's only choice Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    Wal-Mart's only choice

    Former Office Depot CEO and CNBC contributor Steve Odland, discusses what Wal-Mart has to do in order to reinvent itself.

  • Wal-Mart pain hitting these retail stocks Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    Wal-Mart pain hitting these retail stocks

    CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the 1 percent hit to the retail sector Wednesday.

  • Indian drug retailers protest against e-pharmacies Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 9:39 AM ET

    NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Oct 14- Indian drug retailers shut up shop for the day on Wednesday to protest against the country's growing online pharmacy industry, and threatened to close indefinitely if the federal government did not shut down e-pharmacies. Online pharmacies are a relatively new phenomenon in India, where mom-and-pop stores have long dispensed drugs.

  • 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.

  • Facebook adds 'shop' tab to push e-commerce Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | 10:55 AM ET
    Facebook shopping feature

    Facebook has taken another step toward its goal of making it easier for brands to reach customers and drive sales on mobile devices.

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Oct 9- As many as 850,000 small chemist shops in India will shut for a day next week to protest against a burgeoning online pharmacy industry that is attracting big money backers. Healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd plans to start online drug sales in India, while Zigy, and Sequoia Capital- backed 1 mg already have e-pharmacies to...

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Oct 9- As many as 850,000 small chemist shops in India will shut for a day next week to protest against a burgeoning online pharmacy industry that is attracting big money backers. Healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd plans to start online drug sales in India, while Zigy, and Sequoia Capital- backed 1 mg already have e-pharmacies to...

  • Amazon makes move to challenge Etsy Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Amazon makes move to challenge Etsy

    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.

  • This is why Amazon won't spin off AWS Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 11:56 PM ET
    An overall view of the Amazon Web Services display at the AWS conference, October 7, 2015.

    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.

  • China's digital spending on the rise: KPMG Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 8:47 PM ET
    China's digital spending on the rise: KPMG

    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.

  • AMZN moves up in global brand ranking Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    AMZN moves up in global brand ranking

    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.

  • Pinterest doubles down on social media shopping Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 9:04 AM ET
    Pinterest IPO

    The social sharing platform is also announcing growth stats.

  • AMZN and GOOGL enter the home services industry Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    AMZN and GOOGL enter the home services industry

    Amazon and Google are working to become the Uber for handymen and capitalize on the growth of the on-demand services industry.

  • Pain point for e-commerce Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Pain point for e-commerce

    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.