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  • 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

    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
    Jeff Bezos introducing Fire Phone

    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
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

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

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

    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

    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 Fresh

    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
    Google Express

    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.