Internet Retail


  • How to make a lot more money on Alibaba Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:26 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the Alibaba Group IPO opening.

    Alibaba options are now open for trading. And the first big trades tell us something very interesting about where the stock may be heading.

  • Does e-commerce giant loom over eBay-PayPal split? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 9:06 AM ET
    PayPal and Ebay to split into two separate public companies.

    EBay's about-face to split its PayPal and marketplace businesses into separate companies could make each acquisition targets, analysts tell CNBC.

  • EBay's future without PayPal     Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, shares his outlook on eBay after its split from PayPal.

  • What's PayPal's first solo move? Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing division.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 30- Internet auction site eBay intends to drive a wave of consolidation in Russia's e-commerce market over the next couple of years, persuading smaller companies to get on board as the economy weakens.

  • RadioShack shares rocket on talks to boost liquidity Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    RadioShack shareholder Standard General said it was in talks to improve the troubled electronics retailer's cash position ahead of the holiday season.

  • Yahoo locks up Alibaba stake: Doesn't help stock Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Yahoo's move to extend its hold on its Alibaba stake was no help to the search giant's stock, which dropped nearly 2 percent in early trading Thursday.

  • H&M eyes further expansion in US, China Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 5:23 AM ET

    STOCKHOLM— Fashion retailer Hennes& Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online sales and opening new stores, particularly in its largest markets, the U.S. and China. H&M opened new online markets this year in France, Italy and Spain and China, which received "a very good response from customers," Persson said.

  • Amazon expands services for Twitter users Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon is adding more services for Twitter users ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. The online retailer said Wednesday that Twitter users can now add Amazon.com products to their wish list without leaving the social media site. In May, Amazon introduced a similar program that lets Twitter users send products to their Amazon carts.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies through a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.

  • Amazon boosting hiring at hardware unit: Reuters     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" crew discusses news from Reuters saying Amazon is boosting hiring at its hardware unit for home devices, with Daily Mail North America CEO Jon Steinberg.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 24- Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies following a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday.

  • Amazon looks to launch e-books in Netherlands - FT Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Sept 23- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher. But now Amazon has actually been in touch and so we are getting close, "the report quoted Sander Knol, the director of Xander, a Dutch publisher that has been approached by Amazon.

  • Amazon to begin collecting sales tax in Minnesota Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:46 PM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS— Amazon.com Inc. will begin to collect sales taxes from Minnesota customers next week, indicating the online retailer is expanding in the state, according to experts. Amazon may be starting a local operation that requires it to do so in accordance with a state law passed in July 2013, the Star Tribune reported.

  • Can investors trust Alibaba transparency?     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    Former Alibaba.com CEO David Wei, shares his thoughts about concerns over transparency issues with Alibaba's corporate governance and the Chinese government.

  • Action in Alibaba     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks down Alibaba's rank versus some of America's biggest companies.

  • BABA opens with a bang!     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Gil Luria, Wedbush Securities, provides his take on Alibaba's public debut and where he sees the stock going from here.

  • Investors hungry for BABA     Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 6:11 AM ET
    Jack Ma Alibaba Group during IPO at the NYSE September 19, 2014

    Ronald Josey, JMP Securities, shares his thoughts on Alibaba's "successful" first day of trading and why he sees a lot of "runway for growth" in Facebook.

  • As Alibaba debuts, Jack Ma nods to the little guy Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:35 PM ET
    The words 'Made in USA' are displayed on the label on a pair of denim jeans.

    As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.

  • What Alibaba means to China     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET
    A general view of the Alibaba Group headquarters on March 29, 2014 in Hangzhou, China.

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on Alibaba's influence on Chinese culture. Also Yoon takes a look at the latest developments in the Glaxo bribery case in China.