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Jan 31- Amazon.com Inc shares fell more than 9 percent in early trading on Friday, after the online retailer warned of a possible loss in the current quarter and its quarterly results missed expectations in the holiday shopping season. Amazon shares were down at $372.81 in early trading.
Amazon posted quarterly results that fell short of expectations and said it may increase the cost of its popular Amazon Prime subscription by $20 to $40.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 30- One Kings Lane, the online home-furnishings company, has raised $112 million, catapulting it into an elite group of venture-backed companies valued in the billion-dollar range. The funding round puts the company's worth at $912 million, according to a spokeswoman for One Kings Lane.
Amazon is considering a credit card payment system based on Kindle devices for brick-and-mortar stores, according to a WSJ story.
Jan 30- JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce company, filed for a U.S. listing of its shares, following market leader Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in tapping into rising investor enthusiasm around China's booming online retail market.
*Investing heavily in online, new brands and products. STOCKHOLM, Jan 30- Hennes& Mauritz's rapid expansion will continue apace, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer said on Thursday after reporting that heavy investment in its online offering and new brands depressed fourth-quarter profit.
*Amazon, Otto, Zalando, D.Post biggest in e-commerce. BVH, Germany's e-commerce trade association, said on Thursday online sales reached 8.5 billion euros in the period from mid-October to Dec. 24, meaning they probably accounted for about 10 percent of total retail sales.
Jan 30- JD.com, China's second-largest e-commerce company behind Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said on Thursday it plans to raise up to $1.5 billion in an initial public offering in the United States.
BERLIN, Jan 28- The World Bank's private-sector arm is investing up to 25 million euros in two online retailers, Lamoda in Russia and Dafiti in Latin America, the latest fundraising success for German venture capital firm Rocket Internet.
Jan 23- Starbucks Corp on Thursday reported that sales at established restaurants in its U.S.-dominated Americas region cooled more than analysts expected in its latest quarter as online shopping kept more consumers at home and reduced their visits to its coffee bars.
The paper receipt has served us well. But in a digital world, that little scrap of paper is headed toward extinction.
Within two years, Wal-Mart will match Amazon's product range and speedy shipping times, a company official tells The Wall Street Journal.
EBay is actively investigating how to integrate bitcoin into its PayPal and eBay businesses, sources inside the company tell CNBC.C.
EBay CEO John Donahoe says no way to Carl Icahn's call for it to spin off its online payment service PayPal.
Commerce and payment are converging, and Carl Icahn is not considering eBay's synergies in suggesting that the company spin off PayPal, says eBay President and CEO John Donahoe.
Drizly, a start-up that is hoping to do for booze what Grubhub and Seamless have done for restaurants, just landed $2.25 million in funding.
Software by companies such as FeedVisor, Uber and Groupon allows businesses big and small to creatively price products and services.
Jan 21- Amazon is in the early stages of developing a pay-TV streaming service with live programming, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The world's largest online retailer is joining the ranks of several other companies including Sony that are trying to own the living room with TV programming piped through the Internet.
Hackers that stole credit and debit card information from Target likely used tools that have been in the computer underground for a long time.