Internet Retail


  • Amazon Earnings Beat as Revenue Jumps Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:27 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    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.

  • Online Sales Tax One Step Closer to Law     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    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.

  • Senate Vote on Internet Tax Looms     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at what an internet sales tax could mean for online retailers.

  • eBay Starts Massive Push Against Sales Tax Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    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.

  • Mobile Customers Spend 'Twice as Much': eBay CEO Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:50 PM ET

    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.

  • EBay CEO on Earnings and Outlook     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    John Donahoe, president and CEO of eBay, discusses the outlook for his company and online retail with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • EBay Earnings Beat by a Penny; Outlook Falls Short Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 6:08 PM ET

    EBay delivered a slight beat on earnings but its outlook fell short of expectations.

  • Warby Parker: Cool Glasses in a New Retail Store Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 2:51 PM ET
    Customers try on Warby Parker eyewear at the flagship store's grand opening in SOHO, New York.

    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?

  • Will the Bitcoin Bubble Burst?     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    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.

  • Three More Ex-Apple Execs Out at JC Penney: Report Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.

  • Try On a Pair: Warby Parker to Open Store in Soho Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    After developing a strong online following, hip eyeglass maker Warby Parker opens its first brick-and-mortar store Saturday in Soho.

  • Hilco's HMV Deal Doesn't Add Up: Expert     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Richard Perks, director of retail research at Mintel International, tells CNBC that he doesn't understand how Hilco can justify their acquisition of struggling retailer HMV.

  • Ocappi, an online diamond company launching Wednesday, aims to equip men with multiple rings to choose from. Each ring will require a $75 deposit and must be returned within five days.

  • Cyber Attacks: Maybe You're to Blame Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    Consumers insist that they treasure their online privacy. But their mouse clicks tell a far different tale, as the experiments of a behavioral economist show.

  • Online Retail's Secret Weapon: A Storefront Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 3:14 AM ET

    After bowing to the realization that many customers like to see items in person before buying, a growing number of online retail companies are setting up physical stores while at the same time redefining what brick and mortar means for them.

  • EBay CEO: Here's How We're Going to Get to $300 Billion Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 4:10 PM ET
    John J. Donahoe, President and CEO of EBay Inc.

    How is eBay planning to hit its bold target of $300 billion in transactions in 2015? CEO John Donahoe explains.

  • EBay Targets $300 Billion in E-Commerce Transactions Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    EBay CEO John Donahoe said Thursday the company will help transact $300 billion of business in 2015, a 71 percent increase from 2012'S $175 billion in transactions.

  • Caveat Emptor: Just Looking Could Cost Big Bucks Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."

  • Bonobos: E-Fashioned and Tailored For Shipping     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.

  • Congress Votes on Internet Sales Tax Today     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate is voting on a bill that would collect sales taxes from out-of-state internet retailers.