Internet Retail


  • Amazon Showing Serious Red Flags: Expert     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    The e-retailer is getting a cut in their unique business model, says Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners.

  • Netflix Allows US Users to Connect Accounts to Facebook Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    Netflix unveiled a new feature that allows subscribers to let their Facebook friends know what television shows and movies they are watching.

  • Alibaba Group Picks Jonathan Lu as Next CEO Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    Alibaba.com's headquarters in Hangzhou, China

    Alibaba Group has chosen Jonathan Lu, its Chief Data Officer who has more than a decade of experience in executive roles, to lead China's largest e-commerce company as it prepares to launch an initial public offering.

  • Opposition Stiffens Against Amazon's Web Name Bid Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Two publishing industry groups are opposing Amazon.com request to own new domain names, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • PayPal Announces New Payment Feature     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports PayPal is offering a new mobile app that it hopes will fend off some scrappy competitors.

  • Zappos Gambles on Vegas     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Tony Hsieh, Zappos.com CEO, discusses his plan to revolutionize e-commerce space and create a new social hub in downtown Las Vegas.

  • The decision to do away with sales last year had no testing behind it. So it is not a mystery why J.C. Penney has done a 180 when it comes to its promotional stance.

  • Priceline Earnings Beat; Shares Jump Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    Priceline reported earnings that topped forecasts, which the company attributed to improved hotel- and car-rental reservations.

  • Social Networking With Your Neighbors     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Nirav Tolia, NextDoor CEO, offers insight on connecting with your "next door" neighbors. David Sze, weighs in.

  • Zuckerberg's Guest List     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Mark Zuckerberg's guest list for the event he hosted last night for NJ Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Love in the Time of Algorithms     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    How good are dating sites and forming successful couples, with Dan Slater, author of "Love in the Time of Algorithms," and Jim Goldman, Godiva.

  • The RedBalloon Valentine's Day Experience     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Kritie Buchanan, Acting CEO, RedBallon discusses the company's opportunities for growth in the region.

  • Higher Taxes Put the Brakes on Retail Spending Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending. Separately, import and export prices rose slightly less than expected in the month.

  • Mid-Turnaround, J.C. Penney Boosts Borrowing Capacity Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    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.

  • The Success of the Cambridge Satchel Company     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Julie Deane, founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company, tells CNBC how her small business has proved so popular she's been able to open a London store at a time when so many others are closing.

  • India's E-Commerce 'Gold Rush' Fraught With Risks Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:47 AM ET

    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.

  • Are You on the Fashion 'Lyst?'     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    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.

  • Should Internet Gambling be Legalized?     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    Discussing the state of online gambling and more, with the "Power Lunch" crew.

  • The Chinese Consumer Could Define Year of Snake Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    Pineapple tarts, red paper lanterns and delicacies such as abalone – just some examples of the traditional goods that China's shoppers snap up ahead of the Chinese New Year.

  • Amazon Investors Focus on Profit Margins     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Anthony DiClemente, Barclays analyst, explains why shares of the Internet retailer soared despite missing on the top and bottom line last quarter.