NEW YORK— Amazon's squabble with publishing company Hachette is growing increasingly public. The online retailer sent a letter to some Hachette authors floating an idea that Amazon and Hachette could cede all sale proceeds from e-books to authors as long as the dispute lasts, in order to speed up the negotiating process.» Read More
NEW YORK— Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Donna Tartt are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon.com for restricting access to works published by Hachette Book Group.
July 2- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, said it would buy online grocery and nutrition products retailer Vitacost.com Inc for about $280 million to strengthen its online retailing business. Kroger said it would use Vitacost to enter new markets and new channels, along with its Harris Teeter's online order and pick-up service.
July 2- Kroger Co said it would buy online retailer Vitacost.com Inc for about $280 million in a bid to expand its online presence. The biggest U.S. supermarket operator's $8 per share offer repre4sents a 27.3 percent premium to Vitacost shares' Tuesday closing of $6.28 on the Nasdaq.
TOKYO, July 1- AirAsia Bhd said on Tuesday it would set up a low-cost airline with Japan's biggest online retailer Rakuten Inc and other firms, marking the budget carrier's second attempt to tap one of Asia's lucrative air travel markets.
PARIS, July 1- Grocery manufacturers are struggling to adapt to the online world and need to invest in smarter packaging, presentation and supply chains to reap the long term benefits.
*Alibaba the king of online retail on personal computers in China. *Alibaba headed for big IPO in New York this year. BEIJING, July 1- Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd may have dominated online retail on personal computers, but is some way from replicating that leadership in shopping by smartphone and other mobile devices.
AmazonFresh "could be a very quick disruption" for grocery stores, Deutsche Bank's Karen Short says.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan provides insight to Amazon's one-day delivery service; and inside CNBC's upcoming documentary "Amazon Rising," with CNBC's David Faber.
Investors are divided when it comes to Amazon's stock. There are those who believe Amazon stock still has room to rise, and those who think it is overvalued.
R.J. Hottovy, global director of consumer equity research at Morningstar, outlines the factors which make Alibaba an "attractive" story ahead of the company's New York IPO.
Those who have worked for Jeff Bezos say he can be an intimidating boss who expects results and has no patience for anyone who doesn't measure up.
Ahead of his documentary "Amazon Rising," CNBC's David Faber discusses the power of Amazon and how their growth has brought on more headaches.
WASHINGTON, June 25- White House changes to proposed rules for tobacco products significantly weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes, published documents show.
German book publishers filed a complaint against Amazon with the country's antitrust authority the company delayed shipments. The NYT reports.
In their panic to compete, brick-and-mortar stores overlook what really matters to their customers—service, according to a Gallup poll.
Whether you’re a start-up, family-owned, or publicly traded, there's a big danger in letting your business rely too much on Google search results.
STOCKHOLM, June 22- Swedish-American heiress Cristina Stenbeck's bet on the red-hot e-commerce business has caught the eye of investors, although doubters question the future of her Kinnevik group in a sector where new players emerge almost every day.
Storefront pairs online retailers with temporary storefront locations, like boutiques, for "pop-up" experiences.
Amazon unveiled its first ever smartphone, the "Fire Phone." Sascha Segan, PCMag's lead mobile analyst, and Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, discuss the best qualities of the phone and their take on the benefit to the company.
The phone has a 4.7-inch screen, aluminum buttons and a high-definition LCD display, among other features.