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  • The Best Buy 'squeeze'  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Discussing the pressure being put on Best Buy by retailers like Amazon and Wal-Mart, with Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" crew.

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 15- European Union antitrust regulators will publish details on Friday of their investigation into online retailer Amazon's tax-minimising arrangements with Luxembourg. The investigation focuses on whether Luxembourg broke EU state aid rules by agreeing a deal which allows Amazon to operate almost tax-free in Europe.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 14- Strong online buying, an improved job market and falling gas prices boosted 2014 U.S. holiday sales to their highest rate of growth since 2011, according to data released Wednesday by an industry group. The National Retail Federation, which had forecast retail sales to rise 4.1 percent this holiday season, estimated total sales rose 4 percent to...

  • Shop wholesale on your phone  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:53 AM ET

    Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang, discusses how his mobile wholesale shopping club company differentiates from Costco.

  • Craft-retail site Etsy may seek Q1 IPO: Report Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 7:32 PM ET
    Chad Dickerson, CEO of Etsy

    Etsy is mulling a plan to take the company public, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.

  • LOS ANGELES/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 13- Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have...

  • LOS ANGELES, Jan 13- Director Woody Allen will make his first foray onto the small screen, writing and directing an online series for Amazon.com, the latest coup by deep-pocketed cable and streaming companies in luring the biggest names in film to television. Filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, David Fincher and Guillermo del Toro have all...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- Oscar-winning director Woody Allen will write and direct a half-hour television series for Amazon.com Inc, the U.S. online retailer and video streaming service said on Tuesday. "I have no ideas and I'm not sure where to begin," the director of "Annie Hall" and "Blue Jasmine" said in Amazon's statement. Signing Allen is a big win for Amazon, which is trying...

  • Instacart CEO: Shop at the stores you love  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 11:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Apoorva Mehta, Instacart CEO, about category expansion in the grocery delivery industry and competition in the space.

  • Amazon's sunny forecast  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    Mark May, Citi analyst, breaks down his firms upgrade on Amazon to "buy" citing the Internet giant's ability to stabilize margins.

  • Amazon's programming battle  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Amazon adds 6,000 full-time jobs in Europe, gets an upgrade from Citi and the attention of Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren.

  • Great expectations: Uber's changing how we shop Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    According to a new IBM report, there's a widening gap between how consumers say they prefer to shop and how they actually do.

  • Amazon creates 6,000 new permanent jobs in Europe Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:00 AM ET

    BERLIN, Jan 13- Amazon.com Inc created 6,000 new full-time positions in Europe in 2014 to respond to booming demand, the U.S. online retailer said on Tuesday. Amazon said in a statement it now employed 32,000 permanent staff in the European Union, with the new jobs created in logistics centres, customer service, software development, supply chain management and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12- Online-grocery delivery service Instacart said venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers led its latest funding round totalling $220 million. The company will use the cash to grow into new markets, both internationally and in the United States, Chief Executive Officer Apoorva Mehta said in an interview. Unlike grocery-delivery...

  • In the last four years, he has bought five properties for 40 million rupees on Proptiger.com, partly owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. "Scale and growth of businesses like Flipkart are a proxy that consumers in India are comfortable doing transactions on the Internet," said Mukul Singhal, principal at India- China fund SAIF Partners, which has invested $10 million in...

  • In the last four years, he has bought five properties for 40 million rupees on Proptiger.com, partly owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. "Scale and growth of businesses like Flipkart are a proxy that consumers in India are comfortable doing transactions on the Internet," said Mukul Singhal, principal at India- China fund SAIF Partners, which has invested $10 million in...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 9- China will allow online sales of prescription drugs as early as this month, a policy that will open up an over 1 trillion yuan market to online pharmacy operators like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. The policy would help reform a fragmented and opaque market controlled by state-run distributors and hospitals, brought into...

  • LONDON, Jan 8- Marks& Spencer missed Christmas sales forecasts, hit by delivery problems at its online business and raising fresh questions about chief executive Marc Bolland's turnaround strategy for Britain's biggest clothing retailer. The 131- year-old mainstay of Britain's shopping streets said on Wednesday same-store sales of general merchandise,...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 7- U.S. retail store sales fell 8 percent during the 2014 holiday season despite a late shopping surge, but overall holiday sales should show a 3.5 to 4 percent rise from a year ago because of stronger online buying, analytics company Retail Next said on Wednesday. Specialty stores in the United States include chains such as Best Buy Co Inc and large...

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