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  • Flipkart's application loading page.

    India on Tuesday approved 100 percent foreign investment in e-commerce companies, formalizing rules for the multi-billion dollar sector.

  • March 29- Amazon.com Inc agreed to pay over $80,000 in dues and fines after a delivery contractor of the online retailer failed to pay employee wages, Massachusetts' attorney general said. The contractor, VHU Express, was hired by Amazon to provide delivery services for two warehouses in Massachusetts. An investigation found that VHU and its owner Lisa...

  • MILAN, March 24- Italian fashion house Versace, which aims to list on the stock market next year, said core profit rose 20 percent last year, helped by strong growth in online sales, a weak euro currency and solid demand for its high-end collection. At constant exchange rates revenue rose 8.6 percent, with a 16 percent rise in China and a 30 percent increase in Europe.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 23- Amazon.com Inc, under pressure from an activist shareholder to disclose its policies on gender pay equality, said on Wednesday its female employees earned as much as their male counterparts, according to a survey it recently conducted. The Seattle- based online retailer disclosed the results of its study after pressure from Arjuna...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 23- Amazon.com Inc, under pressure from an activist shareholder to disclose its policies on gender pay equality, said on Wednesday its female employees earned as much as their male counterparts, according to a survey it recently conducted. The Seattle- based online retailer disclosed the results of its study after pressure from Arjuna...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 23- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a recent survey of its employees found that female workers earned 99.9 cents for every dollar earned by men in the same positions last year. Arjuna Capital, the activist arm of investment firm Baldwin Brothers Inc, has been pushing the Seattle- based company to report the difference...

  • Alibaba reaches transaction milestone

    The Chinese e-commerce giant surpassed 3 trillion yuan in transactions in its fiscal year.

  • BERLIN, March 21- Workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in Germany are starting a new round of strikes in an attempt to pressure the U.S. online retailer to increase pay. The walkout by workers at the warehouse in Koblenz, western Germany, began on Monday night and is due to run until the end of the night shift on Wednesday, March 23, union Verdi said in a statement.

  • SHANGHAI, March 18- China will make fighting online piracy and the sale of fake goods to emerging markets a key priority this year, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported Chinese vice-premier Wang Yang as saying. Products sold to emerging markets in Africa and Latin America will be closely scrutinized to protect the image of "Made in China" goods, he said, while...

  • Cash 'our biggest enemy' : Mastercard

    85 percent of retail payments in this region are made in cash, explained Ling Hai, co-president of APAC at MasterCard.

  • SHANGHAI, March 15- China's annual consumer rights day TV show took aim at online food delivery apps, faked online sales and dodgy false teeth when it aired late on Tuesday, but the much-hyped programme unusually failed to snag any major international firms. The show, similar to the CBS network's "60 Minutes" in the United States, has previously aimed barbs at...

  • HONG KONG, March 15- Alibaba plans to train a million teenagers in rural China to help start their own online businesses, taking e-commerce to the country's vast rural areas, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. China's biggest e-commerce company reached an agreement with the China Communist Youth League to support the youngsters through...

  • Boxing out warehouse deals

    Chieh Huang, Boxed CEO and co-founder, shares his plan to use mobile commerce to help consumers score warehouse deals without having to navigate a maze of aisles or transport large-scale goods. And Alan Patricof, Greycroft founder, provides insight.

  • Is Lyst the future of online fashion?

    Chris Morton, founder & CEO of Lyst, says retailers see his platform as a marketing channel.

  • LONDON, March 15- British online grocer Ocado reported higher sales growth in its first quarter but gave no update on its plan to finalise a deal with key supermarket customer Morrisons on Tuesday. Ocado, whose range also includes products supplied by upmarket grocer Waitrose, posted a 13.8 percent rise in gross retail sales in the 12 weeks to Feb. 21 compared to...

  • Sensorwake olfactory alarm clock.

    To commemorate Daylight Saving Time, the "Fast Money" traders look at the stocks positioned to 'spring ahead' from here.

  • UPS CFO: We support free trade agreements

    Richard Peretz, CFO of UPS, discusses the international considerations of doing business in the light of the current political rhetoric on trade, as well as the company's push to continue to be the preferred shipper for e-commerce.

  • The online retail giant works to fulfill one and two-day deliveries in the US.

  • 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.