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  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...

  • Nov 13- Wal-Mart Stores Inc same-store sales, helped by lower gas prices, rose for the first time in seven quarters, but the world's largest retailer warned it was preparing for a bruising holiday season as it moves to match prices with online outlets. Wal-Mart said on Thursday comparable sales at stores open at least 12 months rose 0.5 percent in the third quarter...

  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • Amazon, Hachette resolve long-running e-book feud Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Amazon and Hachette announced that they have resolved their differences and signed a new multiyear contract, New York Times reports.

  • Too early to call Wal-Mart turnaround?     Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC retail analyst Stacey Widlitz, discusses Wal-Mart's execution strategy and the impact of tech companies like of Apple and GoPro on apparel.

  • LAS VEGAS, Nov 12- Amazon.com Inc plans to build data centers in every large country over time as part of a broader investment push that will eventually make the Internet retailer's cloud computing arm the largest part of its business. He added that Amazon plans to build data centers in "virtually every large country" over time. Amazon stunned investors after...

  • Macy's Q3 EPS beats, lowers full year guidance     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, breaks down the retailer's quarterly results. Macy's reports sales did not live up to expectations.

  • Wal-Mart has Target in its sights: Pro     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Jan Kniffen, J.Rogers Kniffen CEO, discuss the outlook for Target after last year's security breach and increased competition with Wal-Mart.

  • Where's the 'Black Friday' buzz?     Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Jan Kniffen, J.Rogers Kniffen CEO, share their outlook on the holiday shopping season. Next year we're going to do "Singles' Day," says Kniffen.

  • China's online holiday sets record $9.3B sales Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:03 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's largest Internet retailer rang up more than $9 billion during the country's biggest online shopping holiday, smashing last year's figure to set a record for a single day of sales. Analysts said the "Singles Day" figures from e-commerce giant Alibaba show a continuing shift to online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores at a time of slowing...

  • These brands hit the jackpot on Singles' Day Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 2:34 AM ET

    Alibaba had a blowout Singles' Day, racking up a record $9.3 billion in sales, as consumers flocked to the e-commerce giant to snap up bargains.

  • Macro-tailwind benefiting e-commerce: Pro     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing how growth of domestic consumption and online sales impact e-commerce giant Alibaba, with Brendan Ahern, KraneShares managing director.

  • *Alibaba's one-day sales volume exceeds $9 bln. HANGZHOU, China, Nov 11- E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported more than $9 billion in sales on China's Singles' Day on Tuesday, illustrating the buying power of the Chinese consumer and the importance of the event in the retail calendar. Real-time figures on a giant screen at Alibaba's sprawling...

  • Alibaba Singles' Day haul: $9.34B Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    Alibaba Single's Day sale totals $9.33 Billion.

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma told CNBC about his hopes to take the 11/11 holiday global, working with Apple, and taking Alipay public.

  • Republicans say no to internet sales tax bill Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Republicans are not moving forward with a bill imposing sales tax on online shopping, reports the Financial Times.

  • Wall Street's view of Jack Ma     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance; Hany Nada, GGV Capital; and the "Squawk Alley" team, discuss the evolution of Alibaba and how Wall Street perceives Jack Ma.

  • Does Jack Ma need more Jack Ma's?     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Hany Nada, GGV Capital, discusses the state of traditional e-commerce and the pressure on Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma.

  • Alibaba: Solving the world's problems     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Alibaba's Jack Ma, discusses his corporate philosophy and explains how big data can help solve societal problems.

  • Apple & Alibaba partnership?     Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about a partnership between Alipay and Apple Pay. MA says he has great respect for Apple and like Tim Cook's vision.