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*ASOS to invest in warehouses and China launch. *ASOS shares down as investment to dent profit margins. LONDON, Oct 23- The British-based online fashion retailer ASOS is stepping up investment in high-tech warehouses to speed deliveries and cut costs as e-commerce expands at a breakneck pace.
WASHINGTON, Oct 21- Diverging high court rulings in New York and Illinois over' Amazon taxes' point to a possible U.S. Supreme Court case to settle questions about the legality of states taxing online retail sales, lawyers said on Monday.
After comments on e-commerce spooked analysts during an earnings call Wednesday, eBay's CEO blamed the negative outlook on CFO Bob Swan's cold.
WASHINGTON, Oct 17- Wisconsin next month will become the 14th U.S. state to begin collecting sales tax on online purchases through Amazon.com Inc, joining a trend toward squeezing more revenue from e-commerce.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 15- Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday it will keep a larger stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd than originally planned after it goes public, hoping to profit from the Chinese e-commerce company's future growth. Under the terms of an amended agreement that Yahoo announced alongside its quarterly results, the U.S.
TOKYO, Oct 15- Japanese tech and telecoms group SoftBank Corp is to buy a majority stake in Finnish mobile game maker Supercell, sharing the 150 billion yen price tag with subsidiary GungHo Online Entertainment Inc..
Oct 10- Liberty Interactive Corp said on Thursday it would split into two tracking stocks, one for its cable shopping business QVC and the other for its e-commerce holdings including digital invitation site Evite.
*Sirius XM to buy back $500 mln stock from Liberty Media. Oct 10- John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp said it would spin off online retailer BuySeasons and its stake in travel website TripAdvisor Inc, as part of a plan to split itself into three.
Shona Grundy, CEO and Co-Founder of Trigger Happy talks about taking animation to the mass consumer.
The FDA said the common link between at least some of the cases appears to be a dietary supplement called OxyElite Pro, which is distributed by USPLabs LLC of Dallas, Texas and sold throughout the United States via the Internet and retail stores. The FDA said there have been 29 reports of the liver-damaging condition, with 24 sharing the OxyElite connection.
Oct 7- A U.S. court ruled in favor of Amazon.com Inc, which is locked in a dispute with International Business Machines over a $600 million cloud computing contract awarded by the Central Intelligence Agency, a court notice showed. Amazon Web Services, a unit of online retailer Amazon.com, beat out IBM earlier this year to win the CIA contract.
Oct 3- Just about everyone in Silicon Valley has dreamed of striking it rich with a well-timed investment. Williams was Twitter's CEO until 2010, when current CEO Dick Costolo took the helm. This stake includes shares owned by partner Peter Fenton, who led the firm's investment in consumer-Internet play Yelp, holds a board seat at Twitter.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Amazon.com Inc, which entered the gadget-making business with the Kindle e-reader, intends to sell a set-top box that can stream Internet content to televisions in time for the holidays, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Domino, a magazine focused on do-it-yourself home decor until sparse advertising forced its closure during the financial crisis, is re-launching on Thursday as an e-commerce site and quarterly publication.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Cisco Systems Inc said on Wednesday it was working with Facebook Inc to offer free Wi-Fi Internet access to consumers at public places such as hotels or retail stores using their Facebook log-in. A visitor could check in at a hotel without having to line-up at a front desk by simply signing in via the Facebook application on a smartphone, Cisco said.
FRANKFURT, Oct 2- The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has bought a 2 percent stake in Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando, continuing a push into e-commerce investment for the fund.
HONG KONG, Oct 2- A Baidu Inc unit is seeking to raise $125 million by listing in the United States, where strong investor appetite for Chinese Internet stocks is trumping lingering concerns about accounting irregularities from China- based companies.
*ASOS says cutting returns would boost bottom line. Germany's Zalando and Britain's ASOS, online-only fashion retailers, grabbed market share by promising a free returns service- that now threatens to undermine long-term profits.
*Next in line: Ukraine then Azerbaijan, Belarus. BERLIN, Sept 26- Russian online fashion retailer Lamoda is poised to expand to Ukraine and is considering offering its express delivery service to other brands, its chief executive told Reuters.
* "Buy online, pickup in store" seen as way to compete with Amazon. NEW YORK, Sept 15- Bricks-and-mortar retailers are trying to compete with Amazon.com Inc and each other by offering what they hope is the best of both worlds- online sales with the option of store pickups, delivery and returns.