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LONDON, Nov 27- Britons chased "Black Friday" shopping bargains on Friday with initial signs that many were going online rather than heading to stores for an event imported from the United States. Retail researcher Conlumino is forecasting the event will generate UK sales, both in stores and online, of 1.6 billion pounds, up 20 percent on 2014..
PITTSBURGH/ CHICAGO, Nov 26- Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but initial checks showed crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. At the Toys R Us in New York's Times Square, a line of about 200 shoppers, hemmed in by barricades, stretched to the...
Alexis Zirah, co-founder of Luxify, explains that shoppers can get anything from luxury homes to yachts on the online luxury marketplace.
PITTSBURGH/ NEW YORK, Nov 26- Retailers across the United States offered early Black Friday discounts to lure bargain-hunters on Thanksgiving eve, but crowds in brick-and-mortar stores were subdued even as online sales jumped. "I can wait until tomorrow but it's more exciting today," said Daipayan Deb, a shopper in his mid-thirties at a packed Wal-Mart...
CNBC's Martin Soong reports on the vast e-commerce potential offered by India's millions of smartphone users.
The American tradition is to celebrate Thanksgiving, then go out and shop on Black Friday, says Greg Maloney, CEO of Americas Retail at JLL.
India's e-commerce companies are racing to embrace mobile, with some ditching their web platforms entirely to go mobile-only. Here's why.
Varun Sivamani, CEO and co-founder at Semantics3, tells CNBC about the services his firm provides for online retailers.
The rapid penetration of smartphones in India is leading to a rise of digital payments. CNBC's Martin Soong has more.
Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, says even if the Fed hikes in December, the next move might be to lower interest rates again.
Adi Godrej, chairman of the Godrej Group, says there is a plenty of opportunities in the developing world's consumer products sector.
Markets will open only slightly higher on Friday for a half-day session, Bob Doll, chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager at Nuveen Asset Management.
The opportunity in India's increasing consumption is huge, says Kishore Biyani, Future Group CEO, who 10 years ago was one of the first to open a Walmart-inspired hypermarket in India.
Weak retail results in the fall won't necessarily lead to strong results in the Christmas holiday season, notes Edward Yruma, retail analyst at KeyBanc Capital Markets.
NEW YORK— Stocks wobbled on Wednesday and finished little changed before the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. A rebound by drugmakers Pfizer and Allergan boosted the health care sector, while consumer stocks like e-commerce giant Amazon.com and home retailer Home Depot rose in the last trading day before Black Friday unofficially kicks off the holiday...
The startup plans to move further into food delivery, flu shot delivery, and even e-commerce.
Amid a report of a secret Amazon air cargo operation, Baird's Colin Sebastian believes the retailer will roll out its own delivery network service.
This holiday season will be the first time consumers spend real money on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Is the "buy" button here to stay?
Apple will launch its Apple Pay service in China after doing deals with the country's four largest state-run banks, the WSJ reported.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is making all of its "Cyber Monday" online discounts available on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Fernando Madeira, president and CEO of Walmart.com, told The Associated Press that it wants to make it easier for customers to get ahead of Cyber Monday and save on the top selling gifts. Among some of the deals: an LG 65- inch HDTV for $799, a $500...