BERLIN, March 26- European Union regulators plan a year-long investigation into ecommerce to help remove barriers to cross-border trade in the 28- nation bloc, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday. European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she decided to launch the inquiry because such hurdles were hampering the growth of online...» Read More
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,...
Retail experts disagree on whether falling oil prices will bring in more foot traffic and help holiday sales.
A number of brands have turned the tables, first developing their virtual presence, and later moving into the physical space.
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...
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...
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...
Klarna is an online payment service that offers users "buy now, pay later" options, explains Niklas Adalberth, the company's deputy CEO.
BRUSSELS, Oct 7- Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by EU regulators, as the online retailer becomes the latest global company to be accused of striking tax-minimizing deals with member states that may break bloc rules. The European Commission is examining whether Luxembourg broke EU state aid rules by agreeing a deal which...
BRUSSELS, Oct 7- Online retailer Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by European regulators, becoming the latest global company accused of cutting deals with member states to gain an effective subsidy. There was no immediate comment from Amazon or Luxembourg. The Commission is also investigating similar deals between coffee...
As India's e-commerce race heats up, online retailers are pulling out the stops to stay ahead, including catty marketing campaigns.
Wayfair co-founder, CEO and co-chairman Niraj Shah, says the average order from customers on his online home furnishings website is around $200.
Wayfair co-founder, CEO and co-chairman Niraj Shah, explains the logistics of his online home furnishing retail company, and competition in Internet retail.
Oct 1- A former executive at GSI Commerce Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 months in prison for insider trading related to the 2011 takeover of the e-commerce company by online retailer eBay Inc..
Amazon appears close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Disney during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, WSJ reported.
CNBC's David Faber discusses what eBay CEO John Donahoe considers the most beneficial aspects of the eBay-PayPal split.
Discussing whether Carl Icahn deserves credit for eBay and PayPal's announced split, with Julia La Roche, Business Insider, and Kevin O'Leary, Shark Tank investor.
EBay announced PayPal will be a separate publicly traded company next year. David Garrity, GVA Research, and Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO, discuss which will be a better investment once they split.
In addition, CEO John Donahoe will step down as CEO of eBay once the split takes effect in 2015.