WEST HARTFORD, Conn./ CHICAGO, Nov 28- Mall crowds were relatively thin on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Across the United States, shoppers were greeted by protesters at hundreds of stores- some calling for higher wages...» Read More
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov 28- Mall crowds were relatively thin early on Black Friday in a sign of what has become the new normal in U.S. holiday shopping: the mad rush is happening the night of Thanksgiving and more consumers are picking up deals online. Police responded to a handful of incidents at Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday, including to break up a fight over a Barbie...
Steve Sadove, NRF chairman, and Matthew Shay NRF CEO, discuss how omni-channel is changing the way consumers shop and its impact on retailers.
Seton Vermaak, Head of Strategy at Razorfish, says Chinese consumers are more prone to online and mobile shopping in comparison to their U.S. peers. Richard Martin of IMA Asia weighs in.
Michael Desimone, CEO at Borderfree, explains how his company can resolve complications behind cross-border global e-commerce.
Put off by snarled city traffic and a shortage of parking, more Indians are shopping for groceries online, helping e-tailers turn in profits.
Ryan Urban, CEO and Co-Founder of Bounce Exchange, describes the competing strategies between retailers this holiday season.
By contrast, analysts say supermarkets like More, owned by the Aditya Birla Group, and Reliance Industries Ltd's Reliance Fresh are struggling to attract enough customers to make a profit as they compete with the small neighbourhood stores where most people buy food. "You can go shop at a Walmart or Tesco in the U.S. and U.K. and they have parking.
PARIS, Nov 26- Net-a-porter founder Natalie Massenet stands to make more than 100 million euros next year under a deal with the online fashion retailer's owner Richemont, according to calculations based on company documents and analyst valuations. However, several London- based bankers told Reuters they were not aware Richemont was planning to do either.
The holidays are a time when Americans spend, and now you can spend on odd holiday gifts and seasonal items using bitcoin. Here are 8 ways.
Getting the best deals online is trickier than you think. How to make sure you're not overpaying.
Google says this holiday shopping season is likely to be the most mobile ever. Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, and the "Squawk Alley" team discuss how Google stands to benefit from the uptick in mobile shopping.
Fab.com is expected to sell for between $15 million and $50 million, TechCrunch reported, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
People who purchase new Chromebooks during the holiday season will receive 1TB of free Google Drive storage as part of a deal.
Online retailer Amazon.com will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources.
Nov 21- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. Amazon's Prime service costs $99 a year. Though the new service will be separate from Prime, ultimately Amazon plans to lure more users and eventually get them to sign up for Prime, the Post said.
Discussing the competition among Internet retail, and suffering margins, with Gerald Storch, Storch Advisors CEO. Storch says customers are pre-shopping on the Internet before going into the store.
Tony Tang, Director of Corporate Rating at Standard and Poor's Ratings Services, says Alibaba is a "remarkable story" that will remain dominant in China's e-commerce space.
Duncan Clark, Chairman of BDA, says it will require huge investments to transplant Taobao's service culture beyond China. He later discusses the e-commerce giant's bond offering.
To kick off its Black Friday specials, Amazon said it will start posting deal codes to disappearing messaging app Snapchat.
Nov 19- Cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc forecast revenue for the current quarter and full year 2016 that fell short of market expectations, hurt by a strong dollar. The world's biggest maker of online sales software said it expected revenue of $6.45 billion to $6.5 billion for the year ending January 2016, missing analysts' average estimate of $6.66...