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  • Groupon won't compare itself to Amazon  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Tamer Tamar, president of EMEA Operations at Groupon, talks about how Groupon has "re-platformed" its business during Summer 2014, to make its services faster and easier to manoevure.

  • Staples sales fall for seventh straight quarter Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    Nov 19- Staples Inc's quarterly sales fell for the seventh straight quarter as the company lost customers to online retailers and big-box chains. The largest U.S. office supplies retailer said net income rose to $216.8 million, or 34 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Nov. 1 from $135.2 million or 21 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 2.5 percent to...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- Online retail giant Amazon's own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail's parcels business, the former state-owned British company said on Wednesday, sending its shares lower. Parcels make up half of Royal Mail's turnover and the development of online shopping has made them central to the company's prospects...

  • Indian retailers hobble as e-commerce race ahead Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.

  • MUMBAI, Nov 18- The head of Future Group, one of India's largest and most established retailers, admits he can't keep up with web sites like Snapdeal and Flipkart when it comes to spending money to entice shoppers to buy online. Private investors have poured $2.3 billion into India's e-commerce companies so far this year, according to consulting firm Technopak,...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 17- Dutch supermarket group Ahold NV forecast 20-25 percent annual growth of its online business in the coming three years, although warned that investment to reach its target would hit its operating margin next year. Ahold, with a base in the Netherlands and some 60 percent of revenue in the United States, said on Monday online sales should total...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 12- Amazon.com Inc plans to build data centers in every large country over time as part of a broader investment push that will eventually make the Internet retailer's cloud computing arm the largest part of its business. He added that Amazon plans to build data centers in "virtually every large country" over time. Amazon stunned investors after...

  • *Alibaba's one-day sales volume exceeds $9 bln. HANGZHOU, China, Nov 11- E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance of the event in the retail calendar. Real-time figures on a giant screen at Alibaba's sprawling...

  • Singles' Day at Alibaba headquarters  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma spoke with CNBC's David Faber on Tuesday about the company's huge Singles' Day, which brought in more than $9 billion to the Chinese e-commerce giant.

  • Wall Street's view of Jack Ma  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Hany Nada, GGV Capital; and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the evolution of Alibaba and how Wall Street perceives Jack Ma.

  • Does Jack Ma need more Jack Ma's?  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Hany Nada, GGV Capital, discusses the state of traditional e-commerce and the pressure on Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma.

  • Alibaba: Solving the world's problems  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Alibaba's Jack Ma, discusses his corporate philosophy and explains how big data can help solve societal problems.

  • Apple & Alibaba partnership?  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about a partnership between Alipay and Apple Pay. MA says he has great respect for Apple and like Tim Cook's vision.

  • Take Alipay public? Jack Ma says yes  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber asks Alibaba's Jack Ma, about his plans to take AliPay public. Ma says transparency and corporate governance is important to obtain trust from the people.

  • Alibaba's Jack Ma: I don't watch our stock price  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma discusses the company's valuation and expectations now that they are bigger than Wal-Mart in market value.

  • Delivering on Singles' Day  Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about what Singles' Day means for China and the pressure of meeting shipping demands.