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  • Amazon's profit problem  Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Ken Sena, Evercore Partners, provides a preview of the online retailer's earnings, and weighs in on Amazon's growth plan.

  • BofA: Sorry for double charging on Apple Pay Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    Some Bank of America customers say they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new mobile payments system.

  • How fresh is Amazon Fresh? Our hands-on look Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 9:23 AM ET

    Amazon's grocery service launched in New York City over the weekend. First stop? Park Slope, Brooklyn.

  • Oct 20- Online book retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has signed a multiyear deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second Big-Five book publisher, on the future price of e-books. Amazon, which had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing, confirmed the deal first reported by the Business Insider news blog that the two had reached an agreement.

  • Oct 20- Amazon.com Inc signed a multi-year deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second major Big Five book publisher it has been negotiating with on the price of e-books, Business Insider reported, citing a source with knowledge of the situation. Online book retailer Amazon had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing. Amazon had been locked in a war...

  • Marc Andreessen to quit eBay board Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 7:59 AM ET

    Oct 20- EBay Inc said venture capitalist Marc Andreessen would quit its board, after the online retailer announced last month that it was spinning off its electronic payment unit, PayPal. Andreessen, who has been on the company's board for six years, said "now is the right time to step down," eBay said in a statement on Monday. Andreessen has been involved in a public war...

  • Google's weakening ad revenue growth hides rising stars Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 8:32 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 16- Google Inc's decelerating advertising business is masking the stellar growth of significant but little-noticed business components such as sales of digital music, software and mobile devices. On Thursday, Google reported weakening growth in ad volumes in the third quarter, fanning worries on Wall Street about the Internet company's...

  • EBay blames some slowdown on cyberattack Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    PayPal and eBay flags fly in front of the company's headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    EBay shares fell after the e-commerce company missed revenue expectations and handed in guidance that fell short of forecasts.

  • BUZZ-TIME WARNER, NETFLIX, AMAZON: HBO'S NEW ONLINE STREAMING. **Shares of video streaming company Netflix Inc down 3 pct at $436.54. **Up to Tuesday's close, Time Warner and Netflix stocks had risen about 7 pct and 22 pct, respectively, this year, while Amazon stock had fallen about 23 pct.

  • Retail consultancy Verdict predicts the global sector should return to growth in 2014 and expand by 22 percent to about $450 billion by 2019. The recovery will be driven by expansion in emerging markets, with China set to account for 30 percent of total spend five years from now. Pioneered in France, Britain and the United States from around the 1840 s by...

  • Google vs. Amazon: The delivery battle heats up Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    As it seeks to get a bigger slice of Americans' spending, Google just ramped up the delivery wars by expanding its same-day service.

  • Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Costco said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba's Tmall online marketplace, entering the booming ecommerce market.

  • UPDATE 1-Costco to enter China through Alibaba's Tmall Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Oct 14- U.S. warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp said it would open an online store in China using Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's fast-growing Tmall online marketplace, entering the country's booming ecommerce market to combat slowing sales at home. Costco said the online store would provide customers in mainland China with both branded products,...

  • Will plunge in gas prices boost holiday retail? Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    Retail experts disagree on whether falling oil prices will bring in more foot traffic and help holiday sales.

  • 10 online retailers going from clicks to bricks Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    A guest attends the opening of Athleta's NYC Flagship Store, November 19, 2013 in New York City.

    A number of brands have turned the tables, first developing their virtual presence, and later moving into the physical space.

  • China's high-end car dealers seek second-hand income Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:01 PM ET
    Chinese shoppers look at U.S. made Cadillac cars.

    A government campaign in China is hitting the profit margins of auto dealers, prompting them to supplement income through the online trading.

  • Oct 9- Amazon.com Inc, the online juggernaut whose rapid expansion helped derail many a brick-and-mortar retail chain, may soon open its first physical store, at a prime site in Midtown Manhattan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon plans to open its first full-fledged store across from the Empire State Building, at 7 West 34th Street, the Journal...

  • Amazon set to open first physical store - WSJ Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Oct 9- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to open its first physical store in midtown Manhattan, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The store will be located at 7 West 34th Street, across from the Empire State Building, the Journal reported. The store, expected to open in time for the holiday shopping, would function as a mini...

  • How Pinterest is aiming to make money Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Pinterest is starting to turn the more than 30 billion pins on its more than 750 million boards into profits.

  • Oct 8- United Parcel Service Inc has started allowing U.S. customers to collect packages from neighborhood stores or lockers to lower failed deliveries of online purchases and costs associated with them, ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. Morningstar analyst Keith Schoonmaker said access points in the United States were critical for courier...