Staples to shut 225 stores in North America as sales fall. Staples Inc will close up to 225 stores in the United States and Canada- 12 percent of its North America outlets- and forecast another quarter of sales decline as it loses customers to mass market chains and online retailers.» Read More
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Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.
The word "multichannel" is tied to a concept of retailers operating in multiple channels. But one message ran loud and clear at the National Retail Federation Conference in New York this week — that's not enough.
Louis C.K. produced his latest comedy himself and sold it directly to fans. In ten days, he made $1M and is now giving it all away, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the details of online sales slowing as we inch towards the end of the holiday season from the Target.com fufillment center in Tucson.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into the concept of the 'brick and mortar.'
Stephen Wood, Portfolio Manager, Australian Small Companies Fund at UBS, picks retailers JB Hi-Fi and Super Retail Group to have a strong 2012 on the back of new aggressive strategies and the recent rate cut.
Retailers are doing almost anything they can dream up to drive consumers to their websites, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Dennis Crowley, FourSquare CEO, talks the business of social media.
Discussing the surge in Kindle sales on Black Friday and the trade on Amazon, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on Corning.
Amazon.com is dominating today's online "Cyber Monday" buzz, according to our exclusive CNBC Real-Time Retail Read.
Insight on how to play Amazon's stock as we count down to Christmas, with Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst.
A look at the online shoe retailer's expansion into clothing, beauty, and home, with Steve Hill, Zappos vice president of merchandising.
Oren Etzioni writes articles about artificial intelligence for scholarly journals, is a renowned expert on data mining and gained fame when Microsoft paid $115 million for Farecast, an airline-ticket price predictor he founded.
A look at raising Amazon's estimates based on Kindle Fire sales and pricing, with Kerry Rice, Needham & Co.
Groupon had a strong debut on Friday, but is it worth your investment dollars? Nick Einhorn, Renaissance Capital analyst, weighs in.
While U.S. stocks finished near session highs Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders watched these names in particular.
It doesn't matter where Groupon prices it's initial offering, it's a bad deal for anyone who buys it, says Joan Lappin, Gramercy Capital Management, discussing the deal-of-the-day's IPO.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Groupon is getting set for its IPO, but there are a slew of competitors nipping at its heels.
Amazon missed earnings expectations as revenue was strong but margins decreased as new products were rolled out and infrastructure investment was expanded. Amazon had warned that the third quarter would likely be soft but analysts were still feeling particularly optimistic given the rollout of the Fire tablet.