*Tencent, JD.com tie-up sharpens e-commerce challenge. SHANGHAI, March 17- Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in a one-room apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.» Read More
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Retailer J.C. Penney increased its borrowing capacity under a bank credit facility by $100 million to $1.85 billion and expanded an option to borrow more at a later date, raising concerns among analysts as it works on a turnaround.
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India's online retail market may be growing at an unprecedented pace, but challenges like the lack of profitability among online retailers could mean it may be up to another five years before the sector truly takes off in the Asia's third largest economy.
Chris Morton, Lyst¿s CEO, explains how his company allows customers to add the looks they like to their shopping "Lysts," making it easier to shop online. The company makes money by taking a commission on every sale it generates.
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Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, explains why shares of the Internet retailer soared despite missing on the top and bottom line last quarter.
Amazon.com's better-than-expected profit margins surprised Wall Street, prompting at least five brokerages to raise their price targets on the world's largest Internet retailer's stock on Wednesday.
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Susan Lyne, Gilt chairman, discusses how e-shoppers are hitting luxury gold at bargain prices on the Internet.
A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors, the Global Post reports.
Aslaug Magnusdottir, Moda Operandi CEO and co-founder, explains how consumers can get their hands on the hottest fashion designs straight from the runway.
Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder of Skype, believes the next hot tech business can come from anywhere around the globe.
Retailers should be buzzing right now with holiday gift card redemptions. But, there's early evidence retailers aren't getting much of a boost from gift cards this year, according to NBG Market Analyst Brian Sozzi.
Target is pledging to match prices of select online rivals year round. The promise began as a holiday promotion, but it will now be extended. But is this a race to the bottom for retailers?
Wal-Mart's recent price comparison advertisements may be enticing consumers, but the promotions are also angering competitors. Toys "R" Us and Best Buy are two retailers taking action.