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  • Internet brings price transparency: Storch     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 10:15 AM ET

    Discussing the competition among Internet retail, and suffering margins, with Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO. Storch says customers are pre-shopping on the Internet before going into the store.

  • Tony Tang, Director of Corporate Rating at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, says Alibaba is a "remarkable story" that will remain dominant in China's e-commerce space.

  • Duncan Clark, Chairman of BDA, says it will require huge investments to transplant Taobao's service culture beyond China. He later discusses the e-commerce giant's bond offering.

  • Nov 19- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc forecast revenue for the current quarter and full year 2016 that fell short of market expectations, hurt by a strong dollar. The world's biggest maker of online sales software said it expected revenue of $6.45 billion to $6.5 billion for the year ending January 2016, missing analysts' average estimate of $6.66...

  • QVC's China play     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    Discussing the runway ahead for QVC in China, with its CEO Mike George.

  • QVC's digital transition     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    QVC CEO Mike George discusses the successful adaptation to digital.

  • Groupon won't compare itself to Amazon     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tamer Tamar, president of EMEA Operations at Groupon, talks about how Groupon has "re-platformed" its business during Summer 2014, to make its services faster and easier to manoevure.

  • Staples sales fall for seventh straight quarter Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    Nov 19- Staples Inc's quarterly sales fell for the seventh straight quarter as the company lost customers to online retailers and big-box chains. The largest U.S. office supplies retailer said net income rose to $216.8 million, or 34 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1 from $135.2 million or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 2.5 percent to...

  • Staples to close more stores, posts solid 3Q Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.— Staples Inc. says it will close more stores than previously announced this year as it tries to reposition itself to remain competitive. In response, Staples has closed stores and cut costs to improve profitability, while increasing its online offerings and other features to draw shoppers. "We're building momentum as we reinvent Staples," Ron...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- Online retail giant Amazon's own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail's parcels business, the former state-owned British company said on Wednesday, sending its shares lower. Parcels make up half of Royal Mail's turnover and the development of online shopping has made them central to the company's prospects...

  • Indian retailers hobble as e-commerce race ahead Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • MUMBAI, Nov 18- The head of Future Group, one of India's largest and most established retailers, admits he can't keep up with web sites like Snapdeal and Flipkart when it comes to spending money to entice shoppers to buy online. Private investors have poured $2.3 billion into India's e-commerce companies so far this year, according to consulting firm Technopak,...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 17- Dutch supermarket group Ahold NV forecast 20-25 percent annual growth of its online business in the coming three years, although warned that investment to reach its target would hit its operating margin next year. Ahold, with a base in the Netherlands and some 60 percent of revenue in the United States, said on Monday online sales should total...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 12- Amazon.com Inc plans to build data centers in every large country over time as part of a broader investment push that will eventually make the Internet retailer's cloud computing arm the largest part of its business. He added that Amazon plans to build data centers in "virtually every large country" over time. Amazon stunned investors after...

  • China's online holiday sets record $9.3B sales Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:03 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's largest Internet retailer rang up more than $9 billion during the country's biggest online shopping holiday, smashing last year's figure to set a record for a single day of sales. Analysts said the "Singles Day" figures from e-commerce giant Alibaba show a continuing shift to online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores at a time of slowing...

  • *Alibaba's one-day sales volume exceeds $9 bln. HANGZHOU, China, Nov 11- E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance of the event in the retail calendar. Real-time figures on a giant screen at Alibaba's sprawling...