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  • Alibaba is a 'rock solid' firm: Pro   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Alibaba is a 'rock solid' firm: Pro

    Alan Haft, partner at Kelly-Haft Financial, says the resilience of Alibaba amid a lock-up expiration shows that the stock remains a "great buy" for investors.

  • March 18- Apparel retailer Guess Inc's quarterly profit beat market estimates as the company's expenses declined and online business grew. The company's e-commerce sales jumped 37 percent to a record $80 million in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 31, underscoring a growing customer preference for shopping online. Selling, general and administrative expenses...

  • Paying with a selfie? Alibaba's testing it out   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Alibaba tests facial recognition

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Tom's Guide Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer discuss whether Alibaba's facial recognition payment system could actually be popular among consumers.

  • Joinem capitalizes on a 'marketer's dream': Braddock Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:56 PM ET
    Former priceline CEO, Richard Braddock named Chairman to Joinem.

    The former Priceline CEO is excited about social media and is hoping to capitalize on it in his latest business venture.

  • Snapdeal drums up custom in Slumdog's Dharavi Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 9:10 AM ET

    *Snapdeal is India's second-largest online shopping market. The company's aspirations are backed up by serious investment from the likes of Japan's Softbank Corp, which ploughed $627 million into Snapdeal last October, and could soon get a boost from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, which is in talks for another cash investment, a source told Reuters...

  • *Amazon seen eventually launching "Fresh" in Germany. COLOGNE, Germany, March 12- Germany's second-biggest supermarket group REWE is investing heavily in grocery ecommerce even though it does not expect to turn a profit soon, as it braces for Amazon to expand its food delivery service. The online customer is our opportunity to become the number one in Germany.

  • March 12- Ride-sharing service Lyft said it raised an additional $530 million in a funding round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten Inc, giving the Uber rival a valuation of $2.5 billion and adding momentum to its expansion plans. Rakuten said it is investing $300 million for an 11.9 percent stake in San Francisco- based Lyft- its first investment in a...

  • India's 'Amazon' courts the mobile shopper Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Flipkart application on an iPhone

    E-commerce company FlipKart is focusing on mobile offerings as Indian consumers increasingly turn to online shopping.

  • Mix of fashion, Wall Street not so 'Farfetch'-ed Sunday, 8 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Models pose at the Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet Fall 2015 presentation during New York Fashion Week, Feb. 16, 2015.

    Farfetch connects well-heeled consumers with luxury boutiques around the world, and model that has earned the company a $1 billion valuation.

  • Alibaba may slip back to IPO price: Analyst Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    Alibaba IPO NYSE

    The Chinese e-commerce giant has seen "tremendous volatility," but still holds promise long term, KKM Financial's Jeff Kilburg said.

  • Snuggie vendor settles deception claims for $8M Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 12:54 PM ET
    Eric Schneiderman

    Customers claimed that Allstar Marketing Group, which sells products through infomercials, hid charges with confusing ads.

  • Analyst: Alibaba model works, so buy the stock Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:22 PM ET
    Alibaba IPO NYSE

    Alibaba's stock slump this year has unnerved shareholders, but for UBS analyst Eric Sheridan this is just a part of the growing pains.

  • Farfetch, the link to hundreds of high-end boutiques   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 11:33 AM ET
    Farfetch, the link to hundreds of high-end boutiques

    Farfetch founder and CEO José Neves, says his company does not hold inventory, but a curated fashion platform which connects customers to boutiques.

  • HANGZHOU, China, March 4- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition. Alibaba's Aliyun cloud division intends the new data center to cater initially to Chinese companies with...

  • Wall Street end Tuesday lower on profit-taking   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    Wall Street end Tuesday lower on profit-taking

    While U.S. markets still see upside potential, short-term concerns such as soft U.S. data have resulted in a pullback, says Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Boston Private Wealth.

  • TAIPEI, March 3- Taiwan has ordered Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to withdraw from the island within six months because the online retailer had violated investment rules required for a Chinese company, an economics ministry official said on Monday. Alibaba has been fined T $120,000 and must withdraw or transfer its holdings from its operation in Taiwan, Emile M.P....

  • TAIPEI, March 3- Taiwan has ordered Alibaba Group Holding Ltd to withdraw from the country within six months because the online retailer had violated investment rules required for a Chinese company, an economics ministry official said on Monday. Alibaba has been fined T $120,000 and must withdraw or transfer its holdings from its operation in Taiwan, Emile M.P....

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- Less than three months after U.S. and Cuban officials agreed to restore diplomatic ties, Amazon.com Inc appears to be laying the groundwork to ship packages to Cuba. A "ship to Cuba" button was seen on Monday on Amazon's website by Reuters correspondents in Havana. It is unclear how quickly Amazon, the largest U.S. online retailer, could start...

  • TORONTO, March 2- Canadian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Roger Hardy said on Monday he is looking to take an online shoe retailing company public this year to tap investor appetite for e-commerce businesses. Hardy told Reuters by phone that he expects the company, which will be called Shoes.com Technologies Ltd, to record net revenue $250 million in...

  • For China's 640 million internet users, a live Alaskan crab is now just a mouse-click away, the FT reports.