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  • Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Floridians who rely on Internet giant Amazon.com will have to soon start paying taxes on their online purchases. A spokesman for the Seattle- based company confirmed Wednesday that Amazon will collect the state's 6 percent sales tax on May 1.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 11- Amazon.com Inc is preparing to launch its long-rumored smartphone in the second half of the year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people briefed on the company's plans. Amazon has made great strides into the hardware arena as it seeks to boost sales of digital content and puts its online store in front of more users.

  • The razor economy     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    Tristan Walker, Walker and Company founder, explains why he left one of the best Silicon Valley venture capital firms to start his own company.

  • April 3- Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co, which bought U.S. luxury chain Saks Inc last year, forecast weaker-than-expected 2014 earnings as it spends more to build up its online shopping sites.

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 2- Amazon.com Inc made a play for the increasingly crowded home entertainment arena by unveiling the $99 "Fire TV" video and game streaming device on Wednesday, with hopes of boosting its main online retail business over the longer term.

  • FRANKFURT, April 2- Deutsche Post, the world's biggest postal and logistics group, is betting on emerging markets and an e-commerce boom to boost profits through 2020, it said on Wednesday in unveiling its new medium-term financial targets.

  • BERLIN, March 31- Hundreds of workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany went on strike on Monday, the first stoppage this year in a pay dispute that has dragged on for months. A spokesman for the Verdi labour union had said that about 500 of around 1,200 workers at Amazon's distribution centre in Leipzig were expected to strike.

  • BERLIN, March 31- Hundreds of workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany went on strike on Monday, the first stoppage this year in a pay dispute that has been dragging on for months. A spokesman for the Verdi labour union said about 500 of the around 1,200 workers at Amazon's distribution centre in Leipzig were expected to strike.

  • Amazon.com says not planning free TV service Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:58 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 28- Amazon.com Inc has no plan to offer a free streaming TV service, a spokeswoman said on Friday following a report that the online retailer might turn up the heat against Netflix and Hulu.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 27- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to enter the battle for living-room viewership in the coming months, launching a free, ad-supported streaming TV service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing anonymous sources.

  • *Investing online, to launch in Spain, Italy and China. STOCKHOLM, March 27- A drive to increase wages for Asian clothing workers is likely to hit profit margins at world No.2 fashion retailer Hennes& Mauritz as weak consumer demand and stiff competition make it hard to pass on the cost to shoppers, it said on Thursday.

  • STOCKHOLM, March 27- Hennes& Mauritz, the world's No.2 fashion retailer, missed first-quarter profit forecasts as it invested to catch up with rivals online in an increasingly competitive budget clothing market.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 26- Amazon.com Inc will drop prices on most of its cloud computing services starting April 1, the largest U.S. online retailer said on Wednesday, a day after rival Google Inc outlined a major price cut of its own.

  • Amazon follows Google in slashing cloud computing prices Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, March 26- Amazon.com Inc will drop prices on most of its cloud computing services starting April 1, the largest U.S. online retailer said on Wednesday, a day after rival Google Inc outlined a major price cut of its own.

  • *Strategy informed by early career at Daimler, Permira. *Booming e-commerce shaking up retail. FRANKFURT, March 25- Technology entrepreneur, merger manager and turnaround expert, Olaf Koch believes he has enough experience of big challenges to steer Europe's fourth-biggest retailer Metro through its next one: e-commerce.

  • Warby Parker continues NYC expansion     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, discuss Warby's new store, the company's third New York City location and their vision to change the world of glasses.

  • Next 25 years in commercial real estate     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    David Henry, KIMCO Realty President & CEO, provides insight into the threat of e-commerce to brick and mortar sales. He thinks Amazon may one day rent showrooms to showcase its products.

  • March 24- Cisco Systems Inc plans to offer cloud computing services, pledging to spend $1 billion over the next two years to enter a market currently led by the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Borderfree prices IPO at top end of range Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    The tech-laden Nasdaq Composite Index.

    E-commerce company Borderfree priced its IPO at $16 per share, the top end of its planned price range, according to an underwriter.

  • Borderfree IPO prices at $16 per share     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Michael DeSimone, Borderfree CEO, discusses the growth in international e-commerce, and how the JOBS Act helped his business go public.

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