Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes for new stimulus measures from the European Central Bank. YAHOO SURGE: Yahoo jumped $2.39, or 6 percent, to $42.57 after reporting encouraging third-quarter results late Tuesday. Yahoo got a windfall from the recent IPO of Alibaba, the giant Chinese online retailer...» Read More
The news that Wal-Mart is getting into the car insurance business begs the question: is there anything that the world's largest retailer doesn't hawk?
EBay reported first-quarter earnings of 70 cents a share and revenue of $4.26 billion.
HONG KONG, April 28- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and a private equity firm co-founded by its executive chairman Jack Ma have agreed to buy a $1.22 billion stake in Youku Tudou Inc, as China's ecommerce giant intensifies its focus on online video business.
Amazon.com rallied after the e-commerce giant posted revenue that beat estimates, while earnings met expectations.
The retailer is testing its own delivery network in San Francisco.
Here are a few topics that Amazon may shed some light on and which will have impact when it reports first-quarter financial results, Re/code reports.
With a new service called Prime Pantry, Amazon is betting that Prime customers will agree to pony up and pay for shipping for some items.
Target, which started its subscription service by offering 150 baby products, is expanding the program tenfold by adding nearly 1,600 items.
It will be all eyes on Yahoo Tuesday as tech earnings kick into full swing.
Amazon said it has started a program called Pay to Quit, in which it offers workers at its fulfillment centers between $2,000 and $5,000 to quit.
Credit and debit card fraud is a multibillion-dollar problem, but putting an exact figure on the cost is not that easy.
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer advocacy groups call on regulators to police this new industry of predictive scoring.
Japan's looming sales tax hike has dented sentiment, but the bite on consumers may prove a boon for online retailers, ecommerce titan Rakuten's CEO said.
CNBC's Andrea Day reports on an international scam where victims were reeled in with loving emails from supposed U.S. soldiers overseas.
If you bought an Amazon Kindle e-book between April 2010 and May 2012, check your inbox. You may have money coming to you. NBC News reports.
Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, discuss Warby's new store, the company's third New York City location and their vision to change the world of glasses.
Strip malls will survive the competition from online retailers, and may even one day include Amazon stores, predicted David Henry, chief executive of Kimco Realty.
David Henry, KIMCO Realty President & CEO, provides insight into the threat of e-commerce to brick and mortar sales. He thinks Amazon may one day rent showrooms to showcase its products.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports online shopping has hit brick and mortar stores hard. Olick provides insight on the impact to office space and warehouses.
ShopRunner is swooping in on Amazon Prime customers upset about the recent $20 hike, by offering a free full year of its shipping service.