Internet Retail


  • Hey there, Skinnygirl, what's next?   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 7:43 AM ET
    Hey there, Skinnygirl, what's next?

    Bethenny Frankel, Skinnygirl founder & CEO, discusses the wide range of consumer products her growing empire is churning out.

  • Too much love for Lilly at Target   Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Signage for Lilly Pulitzer For Target Pop-up Shop Activation at Bryant Park Grill on April 16, 2015 in New York City.

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports much of the Lilly for Target collection sold out within hours of going on sale in store and online.

  • There's no better place for a Craigslist transaction than Los Lunas police headquarters. Los Lunas is joining the wave of police departments and sheriff's offices around the country that are establishing safe sites for such transactions. There have been robberies, carjackings and even killings that have stemmed from online classified listings in other...

  • 'Technical difficulties' briefly snarl Seamless Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 5:18 PM ET
    The Seamless app displayed on a smartphone.

    The food ordering website Seamless.com said it was experiencing technical difficulties on Friday.

  • BEIJING, April 17- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd deepened its push into the automotive business on Friday, saying it had struck a partnership with Shanghai General Motors to offer online sales and financing for GM cars. Currently, Shanghai GM's Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet brands are available for sale on Alibaba's TMall.com website, and the two companies said...

  • Apple Watch will not be available in-store in May Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:08 PM ET
    A shopper touches the screen of an Apple Watch in New York.

    Apple's watches will not be available to buy in-store in May, according to a memo from Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, the Telegraph reported.

  • *Netflix and Philip Morris rally after results. April 16- U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday afternoon as soaring Wall Street debuts by online retailer Etsy and trading firm Virtu offset lingering worries about upcoming corporate earnings reports. "Between Etsy, Virtu and Netflix, that's helping prop the market up, keeping people excited," said Mike Binger, a...

  • Stock of online marketplace Etsy surges in trading debut Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:18 AM ET

    Shares of arts and crafts retailer Etsy surged in opening trading on the Nasdaq Thursday. After pricing at $16 late Wednesday the stock opened at nearly double that level, and hit a high of $35.73 in morning trading. Founded in 2005, Brooklyn- based Etsy sells anything from a $110,000 antique desk from the 1800 s to a $20 handmade antler pendant and everything in...

  • Meet Etsy entrepreneurs making six figures   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Meet Etsy entrepreneurs making six figures

    Meet savvy entrepreneurs who have found success on the online marketplace for handmade goods.

  • Etsy: First class tech ecosystem in New York   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    Etsy: First class tech ecosystem in New York

    Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson is very proud of the New York tech community.

  • Sellers find a home at Etsy: CEO   Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    Sellers find a home at Etsy: CEO

    E-commerce craft marketplace Etsy has just opened for trading, and shares are surging. Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson discusses the neighborhood ecosystem of Etsy.

  • DUESSELDORF, Germany, April 16- German labour union Verdi is prepared for a long fight with U.S. online retailer Amazon.com Inc for better pay and conditions and expects more strikes this Christmas. Verdi has organised frequent strikes at Amazon since May 2013 as it seeks to force the retailer to raise pay for warehouse workers in accordance with collective...

  • Is Etsy the next eBay, Amazon or dot-com bust? Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 8:52 AM ET

    Can a niche market like artisan goods deliver the high growth investors have come to expect from dot-com successes? That's Etsy's challenge.

  • April 15- Etsy Inc's initial public offering has been priced at $16 per share, a market source told Reuters, valuing the online retailer of handmade goods and craft supplies at about $1.78 billion. The New York- based company's IPO raised about $266.66 million at that price, the top end of its expected range of $14- $16 per share. Besides Accel Partners, the company's...

  • How Etsy makes money   Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    How Etsy makes money

    In 2014, Etsy grew its revenue 56 percent, but it's net loss widened, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. Insight to how the company makes money.

  • April 13- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins. The deal calls for HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, to set the retail prices of its digital books, with incentives for HarperCollins to...

  • China will be dark horse for Apple Watch: Pro   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    China will be dark horse for Apple Watch: Pro

    Cantor Fitzgerald managing director Brian White, provides perspective on the Apple Watch launch. He says people in China are very curious about the watch.

  • Over 1 million Apple Watch pre-orders Friday   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Over 1 million Apple Watch pre-orders Friday

    Apple isn't saying how many watches were sold over the weekend, but analysts estimate it was a strong start, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Amazon, Google see this space as next pot of gold Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 5:59 PM ET
    Matt Feldman, a handyman who founded Homlux to provide home services and works with Amazon’s services program, in New York, April 10, 2015.

    Bringing the efficiency of the Web to household tasks has opened a new door to the multibillion-dollar home services industry, NYT reports.

  • Which superhero sells the most comics on eBay? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    A man reaches for a Batman comic book at a comics store in New York.

    One 76-year-old superhero is still a spry moneymaker on eBay, trouncing other characters with $4.7 million in comic book sales.