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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Congress is moving this week toward putting off until 2015 any conclusive action on a tangle of Internet tax issues, including online access taxes and online state sales taxes. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon said on Tuesday, as expected, that a one-year extension of a moratorium on any new taxation of Internet access will be...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Congress is expected this week to put off until 2015 any decisive action on a tangle of Internet tax issues, including online access taxes and online state sales taxes. "What we're looking at is kicking the can down the road and putting this issue into 2015," said Clay Brockman, an analyst at Height Securities. A $1.1- trillion stopgap...

  • The other wealth gap: 5 luxe brands outpace online Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    A Michael Kors retail location in New York.

    Five luxury labels accounted for nearly 70 percent of desktop and mobile market share through August, a report by PM Digital says.

  • Amazon introduces 'make an offer' service Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon wants you to make an offer sellers won't want to refuse. The service lets "sellers looking to communicate and negotiate directly with customers in an online marketplace environment just like they do normally in their own physical store or gallery," said Peter Faricy, vice president for Amazon Marketplace. Amazon's competitor Ebay, which has long...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that companies do not have to pay workers for the time they spend undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc warehousing contractor. Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, is not directly involved in the case. Jesse Busk and Laurie Castro, U.S. Supreme...

  • Like to haggle? Amazon's now got you covered Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    Amazon.com on Tuesday debuted a new "Make an Offer" purchasing option, which allows shoppers to negotiate lower prices on more than 150,000 items.

  • These retailers are winning in online sales: Storch Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Macy's Facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Online sales are seeing double-digit growth this season, but the cost of digital retail is squeezing margins, former Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch says.

  • Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. Gibson Dunn is not the only law firm to turn Supreme Court appearances into gold. After the firm Sidley Austin won a Supreme Court patent case for eBay, it earned at least $10 million in unrelated legal fees from the online retailer, say people with...

  • Asia's answer to Cyber Monday  Sunday, 7 Dec 2014 | 10:20 PM ET

    Tito Costa, Managing Director of Zalora Group, describes the firm's online shopping event taking place on Friday, December 12.

  • How Lazada is tapping Asian e-commerce  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 10:33 PM ET

    Maximilian Bittner, CEO at Lazada Group, discusses the start-up's plans to dominate the online shopping space in Asia.

  • Dec 4- Teen apparel retailer American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast a current-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates and reported its fifth straight fall quarterly income as weak mall traffic and online competition hurt sales. American Eagle along with teen apparel retailers Aeropostale Inc and Abercrombie& Fitch Co have been struggling to boost...

  • Cramer: Mall stores hurting?  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the impact of lower fuel on retail sales.

  • Girl Scout troops sought online cookie sales: CEO Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    Girl Scouts of America CEO Anna Maria Chavez tells CNBC the idea for selling cookies online came from the troops that sell them.

  • Who's the best mobile shopper? Try the rich Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    Mobile sales nearly tripled on Cyber Monday on sites operated by Yoox, which runs online stores for the likes of Armani and Valentino.

  • LONDON, Dec 3- Britain plans to introduce a 25 percent tax to target multinationals such as tech companies Google and Amazon accused of using complex accounting schemes to cut their payments on earnings. Companies including Google, coffee shop chain Starbucks and internet retailer Amazon have paid minimal corporate tax in Britain by shifting revenues to...

  • Cramer: Wal-Mart up huge  Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss Wal-Mart's mobile strategy and the performance of CEO Doug McMillon.

  • US economy is miserable for consumers: Schiff  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 5:18 PM ET

    Peter Schiff, CEO at Euro Pacific Capital, says things look gloomy for consumers, pointing to a temporary reduction in gas prices, weak holiday sales, and low paying service jobs.

  • Bezos claims Amazon still a 'start-up'  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 4:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides insight to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' comments on quarterly earnings data.

  • Amazon will beat eBay this holiday season: Analyst Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Amazon employees load boxes with orders at the company's fulfillment center ahead of Cyber Monday in Tracy, California.

    Amazon's investment in delivery and logistics will pay dividends, but eBay faces structural issues, RBC Capital Markets' Mark Mahaney said.

  • Holiday shipping scramble  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    With millions of packages set to be shipped this holiday season, CNBC's Morgan Brennan goes behind the scenes and shows what it takes to get your packages delivered on time,