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  • Pisani's market open: Up 1% for week     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani discusses this week's market action, and the one bright spot in Wal-Mart's earnings.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 13- Amazon.com Inc unveiled a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses on Wednesday, marking the latest step by the U.S. online retailer to expand its presence in the physical world. The new point-of-sale system, called Amazon Local Register, would give Amazon crucial data on how U.S. consumers shop offline.

  • State of IPO the market     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    Jeffrey Solomon, Cowen & Company CEO, discusses the health of the IPO market and weighs in on Alibaba's impending public offering.

  • Etsy launches wholesale program     Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Etsy wants to get more sellers' goods in stores. Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses Etsy's wholesale program and brick-and-mortar strategy.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 10- Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.

  • Amazon stops some Disney movie preorders - WSJ Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 10- Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.

  • Plot thickens as 900 writers battle Amazon Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 9:12 AM ET
    Douglas Preston, a best-selling author with Hachette Publishing, at his writing shack in Maine.

    About 900 writers have demanded that Amazon stop using writers as hostages in e-book talks with publishers. The NYT reports.

  • Groupon plunges 17% after cutting 2014 outlook Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing.

  • Amazon expands same-day option with 'Get It Today' Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:27 AM ET

    Amazon now offers 'Get It Today' to Prime members. It allows them to order as many same-day delivery items as they want for $5.99.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing to power the once-high-flying Internet coupon company's transition to a more comprehensive online retailer.

  • Aug 5- Office Depot Inc warned of weak sales this year as stiff competition from online and mass retailers erodes sales in its North American retail business. Office Depot and Staples Inc have seen their U.S. sales decline as online retailers such as Amazon.com and mass retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc attract shoppers with lower-priced offerings.

  • Walmart.com rebuilds     Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Slava Rubin, Indiegogo co-founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on Walmart's website conversion in order to better compete with Amazon. Rubin says it's a huge step in the right direction.

  • *Game Digital re-emerges after old firm nearly went bust. Although overall growth trends still firmly favor online shopping, higher share prices flag investor faith in chains such as UK video-game retailer Game Digital, electrical-appliance group Dixons, and Swiss Mobilezone.

  • Alibaba invests $120 mln in Kabam in latest U.S. deal Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested $120 million in San Francisco- based mobile games studio Kabam, the latest in a string of U.S. investments intended to build up the Chinese online retailer's presence in the world's biggest Internet arena.

  • Say hello to the future mall: It's nothing like today Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant 25 years down the line, experts said.

  • Pitney Bowes CFO: Digital commerce driving growth     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Michael Monahan, Pitney Bowes CFO, discusses the company's strong Q2 earnings and plans for expanding the e-commerce marketplace. Monahan says they saw 27 percent growth in their digital commerce business for the quarter.

  • Facebook says goodbye to Gifts service Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Facebook is killing off the Gifts remainder that allowed people to order digital gift cards through the site. Re/Code reports.

  • WalmartLabs "Acqhires" social shopping app Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Luvocracy website page

    Walmart's e-commerce operations' tech arm acquired the social shopping site Luvocracy and plans to shut it down. Re/Code reports.

  • Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    *Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon. BERLIN, July 28- Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets- Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.

  • Amazon's stock is getting slammed on its worse-than-expected earnings. CNBC's Josh Lipton discusses Amazon's profit problem.