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  • 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...

  • *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...

  • Singles' Day at Alibaba headquarters     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma spoke with CNBC's David Faber on Tuesday about the company's huge Singles' Day, which brought in more than $9 billion to the Chinese e-commerce giant.

  • Republicans say no to internet sales tax bill Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Republicans are not moving forward with a bill imposing sales tax on online shopping, reports the Financial Times.

  • Wall Street's view of Jack Ma     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Hany Nada, GGV Capital; and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the evolution of Alibaba and how Wall Street perceives Jack Ma.

  • Does Jack Ma need more Jack Ma's?     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Hany Nada, GGV Capital, discusses the state of traditional e-commerce and the pressure on Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma.

  • Alibaba: Solving the world's problems     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Alibaba's Jack Ma, discusses his corporate philosophy and explains how big data can help solve societal problems.

  • Apple & Alibaba partnership?     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about a partnership between Alipay and Apple Pay. MA says he has great respect for Apple and like Tim Cook's vision.

  • Take Alipay public? Jack Ma says yes     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber asks Alibaba's Jack Ma, about his plans to take AliPay public. Ma says transparency and corporate governance is important to obtain trust from the people.

  • Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma discusses the company's valuation and expectations now that they are bigger than Wal-Mart in market value.

  • Delivering on Singles' Day     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about what Singles' Day means for China and the pressure of meeting shipping demands.

  • Jack Ma: Build it & they will come     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Discussing Alibaba's growth potential and competition with the likes of Amazon," Jack Ma says he envisions Singles' Day as a "global shopping day."

  • Alibaba overvalued? Pro says yes     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    "I think there is a lot of exuberance in the name right now," says R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, discussing Alibaba's valuation. Hottovy also provides two key takeaways from Singles' Day.

  • Challenge of 'Singles' Day'     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber provides the latest sales tally from Alibaba's "Singles' Day." Faber says over a quarter billion packages will be shipped.

  • UPDATE 2-Alibaba Singles' Day sales break past $8 bln Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    *Alibaba's one-day sales volume exceeds $8 bln. HANGZHOU, China, Nov 11- E-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles' Day sales broke through the $8 billion mark late on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance of the event in the retail calendar. The live sales figure on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's giant screen at its sprawling...

  • Clarins: Why China's Singles' Day matters     Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    Julien Chiavassa, Regional Director & E-commerce Head at Clarins, discusses the significance of the 24-hour online shopping event and outlines the firm's plans into the e-commerce market.

  • Alibaba: $1B in Singles' Day sales in 17 minutes Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 12:40 PM ET
    Employees work at an Alibaba Group warehouse, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

    Alibaba's sales on Nov. 11 are expected to top $8 billion as China celebrates Singles' Day—the country's equivalent of Cyber Monday.