NEW YORK, July 17- Alibaba Group Holding Inc has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as the Chinese online retail company works through the complex process of launching what could the largest-ever U.S. tech debut.» Read More
Jonathan De Mello, head of retail consultancy at CBRE, says Sainsbury's is "motoring ahead" UK retail with sales growth for eight straight years now and underlines the strong online sales increase.
Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that confidence among consumers has been on a very slow long-term upwards trend for about two years.
Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.
A bill which requires retailers to tax online customers is headed to the House, but it faces opposition. Rep. Derek Kilmer, Congressman, (D-WA); and Rep. Steve Daines, (R-MT), discuss the pros and cons of the legislation.
It's far from a done deal, but the days of mostly tax-free shopping on the Internet is a big step closer to ending. Click ahead to find out how you might be affected.
Here is another record for China - over the next 12 months one in four consumers are going to use their smartphones or tablets to shop online, double the global average, says a recent survey.
A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.
Customers personal information was breached, but credit card and merchant banking information is safe, an internal email said.
One of the most difficult and expensive parts of launching an online business is implementing payment processing, but San-Francisco start-up Stripe is trying to fix that.
John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe, explains how it makes accepting online payments easier.
Amazon's numbers were helped by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business. Shares wavered after-hours.
A new bill making its way through the Senate could make tax-free shopping on the Internet a thing of the past, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at what an internet sales tax could mean for online retailers.
EBay CEO John Donahoe began emailing millions of users of the company's online marketplace in an unprecedented effort to change looming sales tax legislation.
In the early stages of a mobile transition, customers on multiple devices spend more, eBay President and CEO John Donahoe told "Squawk on the Street" on Thursday.
John Donahoe, president and CEO of eBay, discusses the outlook for his company and online retail with CNBC's Jon Fortt.
EBay delivered a slight beat on earnings but its outlook fell short of expectations.
Hip start-up Warby Parker debuted its flagship, eyeglass store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Do online retailers need brick-and-mortar stores?
Is the online currency here to stay or should people back away from the digital coins? CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance columnist; and Leigh Gallagher, Fortune Magazine, discuss.