• How some Etsy entrepreneurs are making six figures Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:52 AM ET
    At their shop AHeirloom, Amy Stringer-Mowat and Bill Mowat craft popular, state-shaped wood cutting boards.

    The Etsy IPO debuted at $31 a share Thursday. But can the online marketplace of handmade goods grow into a profitable e-commerce company?

  • Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    Shares of arts and crafts retailer Etsy surged in opening trading on the Nasdaq Thursday. After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that level, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading. Founded in 2005, Brooklyn- based Etsy sells anything from a $110,000 antique desk from the 1800 s to a $20 handmade antler pendant and everything in...

  • DUESSELDORF, Germany, April 16- German labour union Verdi is prepared for a long fight with U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc for better pay and conditions and expects more strikes this Christmas. Verdi has organised frequent strikes at Amazon since May 2013 as it seeks to force the retailer to raise pay for warehouse workers in accordance with collective...

  • April 15- Etsy Inc's initial public offering has been priced at $16 per share, a market source told Reuters, valuing the online retailer of handmade goods and craft supplies at about $1.78 billion. The New York- based company's IPO raised about $266.66 million at that price, the top end of its expected range of $14- $16 per share. Besides Accel Partners, the company's...

  • Shop for Etsy stock? Bull vs. bear   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 3:28 PM ET
    Shop for Etsy stock? Bull vs. bear

    Brian Hamilton, Sageworks is a bull on Etsy, and James Gellert, Rapid Ratings International, is a bear.

  • Can Etsy make money and do good? Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:30 PM ET
    Etsy is an online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods.

    Etsy is expected to price its IPO after the bell Wednesday. Can it meet its mission of making money and being socially responsible?

  • How Etsy makes money   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    How Etsy makes money

    In 2014, Etsy grew its revenue 56 percent, but it's net loss widened, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Insight to how the company makes money.

  • Why this e-commerce firm ventured offline   Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 9:23 PM ET
    Why this e-commerce firm ventured offline

    After its first brick-and-mortar "pop-up" store in Singapore, e-retailer Zalora has opened another in Hong Kong. Cheng Xun Chua, managing director of Zalora Hong Kong, explains the move.

  • April 13- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins. The deal calls for HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, to set the retail prices of its digital books, with incentives for HarperCollins to...

  • Which superhero sells the most comics on eBay? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    A man reaches for a Batman comic book at a comics store in New York.

    One 76-year-old superhero is still a spry moneymaker on eBay, trouncing other characters with $4.7 million in comic book sales.

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, April 10- Consumers flocked to Apple Inc's stores around the world on Friday to get the first close-up look at the tech giant's smartwatch, which the company expects will be its next runaway hit. On April 24, consumers will be able to buy it online or by appointment in shops including trendy fashion boutiques in Paris, London and Tokyo, part of Apple's...

  • *Apple Stores teeming in Sydney, Tokyo. SYDNEY/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 10- Consumers in Australia flocked to Apple Inc's store in Sydney on Friday to get the world's first up-close look at the tech giant's smartwatch, which the company expects will be its next runaway hit. On April 24, consumers will be able to buy it online or by reservation at retail locations...

  • April 9- Amazon.com Inc has sued four websites to stop them from selling fake, positive product reviews. In a complaint filed on Wednesday in King County Superior Court in Washington, Amazon said the bogus reviews undermine a system that the Seattle- based online retailer launched 20 years ago to help shoppers using its website decide what to buy.

  • BRUSSELS, April 2- European Union antitrust regulators are investigating Apple Inc's deals with record labels and online music streaming services to see if it is blocking rivals' access to its music planned streaming platform, two people with knowledge of the matter said. The move by the European Commission comes as iPhone maker Apple expands into the...

  • Google's antitrust probe heats up   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Google investigation may be heating up in Europe

    European Commission may be preparing for formal case against Google, according to The Wall Street Journal.

  • Etsy's 'neighborhoody' feel   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 11:07 AM ET
    Etsy's 'neighborhoody' feel

    Etsy disclosed it hopes to raise as much as $266 million in its IPO. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, feel good about this company.

  • Amazon Dash's influence   Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Amazon Dash's influence

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Manhattan Venture Partners Chief Economist Max Wolff discuss how Amazon's new Dash button could impact consumers and brands.

  • Etsy to sell 16.7M shares between $14-$16 in IPO Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 5:14 PM ET

    It is not exactly clear where the Brooklyn, New York-based company's total valuation will stand after the sale.

  • Amazon launches button for instant product ordering Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 2:42 PM ET

    March 31- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc has launched a hardware that allows its Prime members to order a product by pushing a button. The' Dash button', which is connected with the Amazon app through Wi-Fi, is brand specific and the company has tied up with household names such as Tide, Huggies and Gillette. Reuters had reported in September that Amazon would boost...

  • *Yoox makes all-share offer to buy Net-a-Porter. *Yoox share up 9 pct after 10 pct rise on Monday. PARIS/ MILAN, March 31- Italian online fashion retailer Yoox has agreed to buy Net-a-Porter, its upmarket rival, in an all-share deal that creates an industry leader in the booming online luxury market, with combined sales of 1.3 billion euros.