July 29- Wall Street turned positive in afternoon trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 index hitting a record intraday high for the seventh time this month, as gains in Alphabet and Amazon more than made up for losses in energy shares. Shares of Google's parent, Alphabet, rose 4.8 percent to $802.4, a day after the company posted strong quarterly revenue, while online... » Read More
Apartment owners are increasingly getting fed up with the glut of packages arriving at their buildings from online orders, saying it costs them alot.
Jay Henderson, IBM Smarter Commerce, has an update on buying trends and how consumers are spending their money. We saw a lot of strong purchasing on smartphones, says Henderson talking about changing consumer buying habits.
Mark Tinker, head of Framlington equities Asia at AXA Investment Managers, says Yahoo's share price would have been a lot lower if not for its stake in Alibaba.
Bart Van Ark, executive VP, chief economist and chief strategy officer of The Conference Board, says heavy internet traffic might just be American consumers sniffing out the best deals.
If the Fed further delays its rate hike, it will have less room to move if there is an economic downturn, says John Carey, EVP and portfolio manager at Pioneer Investments.
Eric Beder, SVP and retail analyst at Wunderlich Securities, says consumers are very frustrated technical failures stop them from shopping on Cyber Monday.
Dorothy Lakner, MD and senior retail analyst at Topeka Capital Markets, discusses online retail growth trends.
High volume swamped Target's website on Cyber Monday, PayPal also briefly struggled.
A big Thanksgiving holiday shopping push did not materialize, analyst Dana Telsey tells CNBC.
Sometimes, all the stress tests in the world aren't enough to prevent a retail Web page from slowing down or crashing.
Of the 10 Cyber Monday promotions since 2005, the major department stores have all traded down at least 9 of the 10 sessions.
The online retail giant released a marketing video of its Prime Air delivery system, featuring Top Gun's Jeremy Clarkson.
Dana Telsey, CEO and chief research officer at Telsey Advisory Group, discusses Black Friday weekend's retail sales and latest consumer trends.
Chua Cheng Xun, MD for Hong Kong Zalora, explains how 12.12 Online Fever is an industry-wide initiative to promote e-commerce.
Chua Cheng Xun, MD for Hong Kong Zalora, discusses the e-commerce platform's Black Friday and Cyber Monday strategy.
Online retailer eBay is seeing strong demand for deals on precious metals this holiday season.
How to protect your identity while holiday shopping online.
E-commerce companies are racing to embrace mobile platforms in India.
Alexis Zirah, co-founder of Luxify, explains that shoppers can get anything from luxury homes to yachts on the online luxury marketplace.
CNBC's Martin Soong reports on the vast e-commerce potential offered by India's millions of smartphone users.