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SAO PAULO— Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country. In a statement posted on the company's website, CEO Jeff Bezos says Amazon's new service will offer more than 150,000 titles in Portuguese starting Thursday.
Online shopping is still in its infancy in India at $2.3 billion of an overall $421 billion retail market in 2013, according to research firm Crisil.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses Amazon's "Local Register," a credit card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses. The reader will compete against PayPal and Square.
Best-selling author and advice columnist Carol Weston, weighs in on the dispute between Amazon and book publisher Hachette. Over 900 authors have signed an open letter protesting Amazon's tactics in the e-book pricing battle.
CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss the details of the standoff between Amazon and Disney. Cramer says Amazon is just too powerful to get hurt in the dispute.
James Patterson is the first author to ever achieve ten million e-book sales. He discusses what publishers and Amazon can do to save books and be more efficient.
About 900 writers have demanded that Amazon stop using writers as hostages in e-book talks with publishers. The NYT reports.
Paul Charron, Campbell Soup Company chairman and former Liz Claiborne CEO, explains the evolving skill set necessary to lead retail in the future. Charron also shares his picks for retail leaders to watch for in 25 years, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31- Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc was taking notes. Amazon's experiment with services goes back to at least mid-2012 in its hometown of Seattle.
July 30- Amazon.com Inc will invest an added $2 billion in India as the e-commerce giant ramps up business in the country, the company said on Wednesday, a day after local rival Flipkart announced a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25- Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Some on Wall Street wonder if Amazon may have bitten off more than it can chew.
When will Amazon start to turn profits? Kevin Paul Scott, ADDO Worldwide co-founder, and Ben Parr, DominateFund co-founder, discuss the vision and spending of CEO Jeff Bezos.
How to play Amazon after disappointing earnings from the company, as well as so-called "cult stocks," with the FMHR traders.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than the Google guys and Amazon's Jeff Bezos.
July 25- Amazon.com Inc's heavy investment in content and technology to fight off deep-pocketed rivals is proving to be more costly than many had expected, raising fears that operating earnings will be remain under pressure indefinitely. Amazon's shares fell 12 percent to $314.76 in early trading on Friday, wiping out about $18 billion from its market value.
CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why the Street is turning on Amazon.
Facebook's record close on Thursday, fueled by earnings, added $1.6 billion to CEO Mark Zuckerberg's bottom line. USA Today reports.
Ron Josey, JMP Securities, discusses Amazon's worst-than-expected second quarter results and weighs in on how the company's expansion plans are impacting profits.
While investors will be focused on Amazon's giant e-commerce business when it reports earnings Thursday, its future is tied to Prime.
We're looking for 21 percent revenue growth, says Michael Graham, Canaccord Genuity, providing a preview of what he is expecting to see when Amazon reports its quarterly results after the bell.