SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Amazon.com Inc decided not to turn pilot project "Zombieland" into a full TV series, but is going ahead with " Alpha House," as the world's largest online retailer enters the next stage of its foray into original video creation.
Jon Prideaux, Boku's chief business officer, explains how his company simplifies shopping by allowing customers to purchase items without bringing along their wallets.
LONDON, May 17- Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc. will be called back to the British parliament to clarify how its activities in the UK justify its low corporate income tax bill, two lawmakers told Reuters.
Dalton Philips, CEO of WM Morrison, comments on the supermarket's long-term online service deal with Ocado and on the company's expectations for online sales.
SINA Corp., which operates a popular Chinese Internet portal, said Thursday that it narrowed its first-quarter loss on improved revenue. Chairman and CEO Charles Chao said that SINA is making good progress in transitioning from a personal computer-focused business to a mobile-centric Internet company.
James Marcum, former president & CEO of Circuit City, discusses the changing landscape of big box retail.
Rick Snyder, retail specialist at Maxim Group, tells CNBC that Macy's should offer a very good performance with a 58 cent quarter.
Priceline.com's international prospects drove the stock higher Friday and overseas expansion will be a key focus of investment for the company, CEO Jeffery Boyd tells CNBC.
Eric Qiu, analyst at Guosen Securities, says the change of CEO at Alibaba opens the dorr for an IPO in 2014 that could reach as high a value as Facebook did.
Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee analyst, explains why he thinks the future is "ripe" for Groupon, although it is currently "operating below its potential," with Frank Sennett, "Groupon's Biggest Deal Ever" author.
LOS ANGELES-- American Apparel Inc. said Thursday that its sales in stores and to wholesalers improved in April, while online sales fell. The Los Angeles- based clothing chain said that its total revenue increased 4 percent year-over-year to $49.8 million.
"The sequester is a drip, drip, drip, not a slammed door," said Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), discussing the stalled budget bill in Congress, and the Internet sales tax.
The advocacy group created by Mark Zuckerberg and others to push for immigration reform has bankrolled TV ads endorsing some conservative stands, prompting an outcry from liberals.
*Nokia announces mid-range $99 phone aimed at emerging markets. NEW DELHI, May 9- Nokia is betting low-priced phones with Internet capability will help it regain lost ground in crucial emerging markets after falling behind in the global smartphone race.
Jonathan De Mello, head of retail consultancy at CBRE, says Sainsbury's is "motoring ahead" UK retail with sales growth for eight straight years now and underlines the strong online sales increase.
Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that confidence among consumers has been on a very slow long-term upwards trend for about two years.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 7- The head of Groupon Inc's. Faisal Masud joined Groupon in 2012 from eBay Inc to oversee "Groupon Goods", intended to compete more directly with eBay and Amazon.com Inc. Groupon has been struggling to make inroads into more traditional Internet retail as appetite wanes for the online local discounts it specializes in.
HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, May 7- The German cartel office is taking a closer look at the online sales practices of Adidas, which has banned some sellers from offering its products via sites like Ebay and Amazon.
Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.