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  • Pumped up kicks? Sneaker sales soar Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    Jaime Penaloza, a member of an Instagram group called "Sneakaholics," poses with his shoe collection.

    Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.

  • Buying a Picasso on Amazon? Not so crazy anymore Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Amazon is said to be making plans to sell pricey art online, a move that may shake the foundation of the art world and accelerate a sweeping shift already underway at the auction houses and some galleries.

  • Customer Clout: Retail Acting on Shopper Reviews Sunday, 9 Jun 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    Customer reviews influencing what retailers do more than ever before. The culprit: social media and the risks that negative comments can go viral quicker than ever before.

  • How Startups Can Become Quickly Successful     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Maria Molland, head of Europe at Fab.com, comments on their quick success and how the website plans to become the world's leader in "emotional e-commerce".

  • What Gives? Retailers Go Gaga for Groceries Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Despite the high revenue, the profit margins in the grocery business traditionally have been low, but that hasn't stopped retail giants Amazon and Wal-Mart from escalating the national food fight. What gives?

  • We're Helping Websites Trade Traffic: CEO     Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Fraser Robinson, CEO of Taggstar, explains that his company makes photos interactive by allowing users to add layers to images and how it's monetizing its services.

  • Start-Up Aims to Cash In by Going Really Green Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    Start-up GreenCupboards wants to turn eco-friendly buzz words like "sustainable," "organic" and "fair trade" into a booming business.

  • Amazon Moving Ahead With Five Original TV Series Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:44 PM ET

    Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.

  • After Government Raid, Jittery Future for Bitcoin Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Bitcoins

    With news that authorities seized assets of the world's largest bitcoin exchange, traders and other people interested in the digital currency are looking nervously at the future.

  • Jon Prideaux, Boku's chief business officer, explains how his company simplifies shopping by allowing customers to purchase items without bringing along their wallets.

  • We'll Be Online by Year-End: Morrisons CEO     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    Dalton Philips, CEO of WM Morrison, comments on the supermarket's long-term online service deal with Ocado and on the company's expectations for online sales.

  • Best Buy's Former Rival on Going E-Commerce     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    James Marcum, former president & CEO of Circuit City, discusses the changing landscape of big box retail.

  • Internet Is Changing the Game for Macy's: Pro     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Rick Snyder, retail specialist at Maxim Group, tells CNBC that Macy's should offer a very good performance with a 58 cent quarter.

  • Aggressive Overseas Expansion Ahead: Priceline CEO Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    Priceline.com's international prospects drove the stock higher Friday and overseas expansion will be a key focus of investment for the company, CEO Jeffery Boyd tells CNBC.

  • Is Alibaba Preparing for an IPO?     Friday, 10 May 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Eric Qiu, analyst at Guosen Securities, says the change of CEO at Alibaba opens the dorr for an IPO in 2014 that could reach as high a value as Facebook did.

  • Can Groupon Spark a Turnaround?     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee analyst, explains why he thinks the future is "ripe" for Groupon, although it is currently "operating below its potential," with Frank Sennett, "Groupon's Biggest Deal Ever" author.

  • Rep. Steny Hoyer

    "The sequester is a drip, drip, drip, not a slammed door," said Rep. Steny Hoyer, (D-MD), discussing the stalled budget bill in Congress, and the Internet sales tax.

  • Why Sainsbury's Is 'Motoring Ahead'     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Don't Look at Short-Term Retail Trends: Pro     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Will Online Tax Level Playing Field?     Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Joe Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses the impact of a tax on brick & mortar stores versus online retailers.