WASHINGTON, Jan 27- U.S. states for years have asked Congress for federal legislation easing the way for them to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases, but now that a bill has been drafted, state lawmakers are putting up resistance. The National Conference of State Legislatures on Tuesday released a letter it sent to House of Representatives Speaker John...» Read More
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jimmy Lee, JPMorgan Investment Bank, about the Alibaba IPO and M&A landscape.
Oct 8- United Parcel Service Inc has started allowing U.S. customers to collect packages from neighborhood stores or lockers to lower failed deliveries of online purchases and costs associated with them, ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. Morningstar analyst Keith Schoonmaker said access points in the United States were critical for courier...
BRUSSELS, Oct 7- Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by EU regulators, as the online retailer becomes the latest global company to be accused of striking tax-minimizing deals with member states that may break bloc rules. The European Commission is examining whether Luxembourg broke EU state aid rules by agreeing a deal which...
BRUSSELS, Oct 7- Online retailer Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by European regulators, becoming the latest global company accused of cutting deals with member states to gain an effective subsidy. There was no immediate comment from Amazon or Luxembourg. The Commission is also investigating similar deals between coffee...
As India's e-commerce race heats up, online retailers are pulling out the stops to stay ahead, including catty marketing campaigns.
Under its new owner Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post will go national via a new Kindle app, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.
Liberty Interactive CEO, Greg Maffei, discusses the company's move to create a pure QVC group and if it clears the way for a complete deal with HSN. Maffei discusses how the play will create more value for investors.
Wayfair co-founder, CEO and co-chairman Niraj Shah, explains the logistics of his online home furnishing retail company, and competition in Internet retail.
Wayfair co-founder, CEO and co-chairman Niraj Shah, says the average order from customers on his online home furnishings website is around $200.
Oct 1- A former executive at GSI Commerce Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 months in prison for insider trading related to the 2011 takeover of the e-commerce company by online retailer eBay Inc..
Zillow co-founder Richard Barton; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss comments Jeff Bezos made about competition with Alibaba.
CNBC's David Faber discusses what eBay CEO John Donahoe considers the most beneficial aspects of the eBay-PayPal split.
Discussing whether Carl Icahn deserves credit for eBay and PayPal's announced split, with Julia La Roche, Business Insider, and Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank investor.
EBay announced PayPal will be a separate publicly traded company next year. David Garrity, GVA Research, and Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO, discuss which will be a better investment once they split.
In addition, CEO John Donahoe will step down as CEO of eBay once the split takes effect in 2015.
In Tuesday's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, a big eBay investor defends PayPal's prospects, while Carl Icahn strikes again. And can eBay still grow by itself?
Alibaba options are now open for trading. And the first big trades tell us something very interesting about where the stock may be heading.
EBay's about-face to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses into separate companies could make each acquisition targets, analysts tell CNBC.
EBay and PayPal announced on Tuesday a surprising plan to separate into two companies in 2015. EBay CEO John Donahoe sat down with CNBC's David Faber to discuss the spin off.
MOSCOW, Sept 30- Internet auction site eBay intends to drive a wave of consolidation in Russia's e-commerce market over the next couple of years, persuading smaller companies to get on board as the economy weakens.