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  • Lost seconds cost millions in online shopping Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:35 PM ET
    The Demand for Ultra-Expensive Wine

    Because consumers can click to another site or app to make their purchases, the Web buying experience has to be clean, fast and fun.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 17- Dutch supermarket group Ahold NV forecast 20-25 percent annual growth of its online business in the coming three years, although warned that investment to reach its target would hit its operating margin next year. Ahold, with a base in the Netherlands and some 60 percent of revenue in the United States, said on Monday online sales should total...

  • The magic that powers your cybershopping Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    CNBC.com will analyze the behind the scenes action at your favorite e-retailers and tell you about some of the hidden winners in the Web rush.

  • Beware of 'lockup' share tsunami for Alibaba rival Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    Richard Qiangdong Liu, founder, chairman and CEO of JD.com, at the initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq exchange on May 22, 2014 in New York City.

    The free float of JD.com could increase dramatically when a "lockup" agreement expires soon. Investors should take heed.

  • Google Wallet to pull plug on digital purchases Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    The Google Mobile Wallet application for cardless payments is displayed on a smartphone screen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 29, 2012.

    Google has announced that its tap and pay service Google Wallet will no longer process third-party digital purchases.

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • Too early to call Wal-Mart turnaround?   Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    Too early to call Wal-Mart turnaround?

    CNBC retail analyst Stacey Widlitz, discusses Wal-Mart's execution strategy and the impact of tech companies like of Apple and GoPro on apparel.

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 12- Amazon.com Inc plans to build data centers in every large country over time as part of a broader investment push that will eventually make the Internet retailer's cloud computing arm the largest part of its business. He added that Amazon plans to build data centers in "virtually every large country" over time. Amazon stunned investors after...

  • Macy's Q3 EPS beats, lowers full year guidance   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    Macy's Q3 EPS beats, lowers full year guidance

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, breaks down the retailer's quarterly results. Macy's reports sales did not live up to expectations.

  • Wal-Mart has Target in its sights: Pro   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:34 AM ET
    Wal-Mart has Target in its sights: Pro

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Jan Kniffen, J.Rogers Kniffen CEO, discuss the outlook for Target after last year's security breach and increased competition with Wal-Mart.

  • Where's the 'Black Friday' buzz?   Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:32 AM ET
    Where's the 'Black Friday' buzz?

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Jan Kniffen, J.Rogers Kniffen CEO, share their outlook on the holiday shopping season. Next year we're going to do "Singles' Day," says Kniffen.

  • These brands hit the jackpot on Singles' Day Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    Alibaba had a blowout Singles' Day, racking up a record $9.3 billion in sales, as consumers flocked to the e-commerce giant to snap up bargains.

  • Macro-tailwind benefiting e-commerce: Pro   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Macro-tailwind benefiting e-commerce: Pro

    Discussing how growth of domestic consumption and online sales impact e-commerce giant Alibaba, with Brendan Ahern, KraneShares managing director.

  • *Alibaba's one-day sales volume exceeds $9 bln. HANGZHOU, China, Nov 11- E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance of the event in the retail calendar. Real-time figures on a giant screen at Alibaba's sprawling...

  • Alibaba Singles' Day haul: $9.34B Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    Alibaba Single's Day sale totals $9.33 Billion.

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma told CNBC about his hopes to take the 11/11 holiday global, working with Apple, and taking Alipay public.

  • Wall Street's view of Jack Ma   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Wall Street's view of Jack Ma

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Hany Nada, GGV Capital; and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the evolution of Alibaba and how Wall Street perceives Jack Ma.

  • Does Jack Ma need more Jack Ma's?   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Does Jack Ma need more Jack Ma's?

    Hany Nada, GGV Capital, discusses the state of traditional e-commerce and the pressure on Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma.