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  • Best prices to come on Thanksgiving?  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    Is Thanksgiving the new Black Friday? Adobe released data showing the best deals are expected to begin the Monday the week of Thanksgiving with the best prices on Thanksgiving Day.

  • Don't bet against Alibaba, says tech exec Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    The Alibaba Group logo is shown at the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s IPO, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York.

    After all, it's inevitable the company will continue to benefit from the Chinese market and e-commerce, says Chegg CEO Daniel Rosensweig.

  • China takes aim at online gunrunners Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    The rise of e-commerce in China has touched almost every sector – including a popular black market for DIY fire arms. The Financial Times reports.

  • Solid results from Alibaba, but cost concerns grow Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 1:46 PM ET
    A trader watches screens on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the day of Alibaba's initial public offering.

    Alibaba could face challenges to maintaining profit margins as it grows beyond its roots in e-commerce and expands globally, a tech expert says.

  • Amazon giving free unlimited cloud photo storage Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    Amazon has introduced Prime Photos, the newest benefit for Prime members, which provides free unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud.

  • Steve Tanger, Tanger Factory Outlets CEO, discusses his outlook on the upcoming holiday shopping season.

  • Price wars: Amazon vs Wal-Mart vs... Walmart.com? Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 3:27 PM ET
    An employee stacks boxes filled with merchandise for shipment at the Amazon.com Inc. distribution center in Phoenix, Ariz.

    Amazon will launch its first Black Friday specials before some partygoers have taken off their Halloween costumes.

  • India's delivery men offer prize investment Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:45 PM ET
    The Snapdeal.com website is displayed in this photo.

    Everyone wants a piece of India's booming online retail sector, but for those without billions to spare, the best bet may be the delivery men.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- Shares of Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba Group could more than double in the next three years, vaulting the company past Apple Inc as the world's biggest publicly traded company, Mark Yusko, head of the $4 billion Morgan Creek Asset Management, said on Wednesday. Morgan Creek has about 5 percent of its funds invested in Alibaba, which began trading...

  • *Snapdeal' potential to be India's Alibaba'- Softbank's Son. *Funds needed to tackle rivals in India online retail boom. Masayoshi Son, chief executive of SoftBank, laid out a 10- year investment plan for India on Tuesday, starting with the purchase of a $627 million stake in fast-growing online marketplace Snapdeal.

  • TOKYO, Oct 28- Japanese telecom and media group SoftBank Corp has agreed to buy a $627 million stake in Indian online retailer Snapdeal, seeking to tap into potentially huge e-commerce growth in the market with the world's third-biggest Internet user base. Highlighting India as a new priority in its aggressive expansion, SoftBank said on Tuesday it's also...

  • Softbank pumps $627 million into India's Snapdeal Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 11:00 PM ET

    Japanese telecommunications and internet giant Softbank Group announced on Tuesday that it invested $627 million in Indian online retailer Snapdeal.

  • Why I'm in Amazon for the long haul: Analyst Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 5:17 PM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Investors may be fed up with Amazon after the company's big earnings miss last week but one analyst said he's it in for the long haul.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 27- Amazon.com Inc is buying online comedy service Rooftop Media, as the Internet retailer pursues its ambition of building a digital media library to rival Netflix. While the deal is small, it underscores Amazon's intention of buying content to round out its online service. Audible founder and Chief Executive Donald Katz said in a statement on...

  • Apple Pay problems  Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 8:29 AM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    Apple's new mobile payment system is coming under fire from some retailers and competitors, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Bricks-and-mortars aim to gain on Amazon pain Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    Since last Christmas, retailers have taken aim at Amazon by improving their online shopping capabilities and chipping away at its price advantage.

  • After JCP, Ron Johnson's next act is e-commerce Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Ron Johnson

    After failing to transform JC Penney, former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson will launch an e-commerce venture to help shoppers find products.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed Wall Street and third-quarter results missed forecasts, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower on Thursday. But not only did it post a much larger loss than expected, Amazon also projected 7 to 18 percent revenue growth over the busiest...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23- Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed, and third-quarter results missed Wall Street's targets, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower. The company projected on Thursday net sales of between $27.3 billion and $30.3 billion for the holiday quarter, lagging the $30.89 billion...

  • Amazon expected to lose money, again, in Q3 Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    When Amazon reports earnings, investors will look for updates on a range of recent initiatives from the company that rarely turns a profit.