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  • Amazon stops some Disney movie preorders - WSJ Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 10- Amazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online giant began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year.

  • Zulily CEO: Expanding beyond mom audience     Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens, discusses whether it will expand its audience beyond moms, and be able to shorten its average product delivery time.

  • Allen Wastler, CNBC.com Managing Editor, says Jeff Cox's story on the so-called Death Cross in 10-Year bond yields a few months ago, and a slideshow predicting the top restaurants in 2020, are both really popular on the site right now. "Bar Rescue" host Jon Tagger, provides perspective.

  • HD's Menear: Smart homes & service     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    Craig Menear, Home Depot U.S. retail President, discusses the development of smart home products and impact to his business, and whether its products will one day be delivered by drones.

  • HD's Menear addresses company's future     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:44 PM ET

    Craig Menear, Home Depot U.S. retail President, shares his vision of the future for Home Depot.

  • Home Depot's next growth opportunity     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    Craig Menear, Home Depot U.S. retail President, discusses the challenges with shipping large equipment to customers, and the evolution of the retail industry towards the customers' control.

  • Budding start-up aims to blossom Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    A flower arrangement ordered through BloomNation.

    BloomNation is looking to shake up the flower delivery business.

  • Groupon plunges 17% after cutting 2014 outlook Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:59 AM ET

    Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing.

  • Amazon expands same-day option with 'Get It Today' Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 8:27 AM ET

    Amazon now offers 'Get It Today' to Prime members. It allows them to order as many same-day delivery items as they want for $5.99.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Groupon Inc slashed its full-year profit outlook on Tuesday, citing the need to spend abundantly on marketing to power the once-high-flying Internet coupon company's transition to a more comprehensive online retailer.

  • Aug 5- Office Depot Inc warned of weak sales this year as stiff competition from online and mass retailers erodes sales in its North American retail business. Office Depot and Staples Inc have seen their U.S. sales decline as online retailers such as Amazon.com and mass retailers like Wal-Mart Stores Inc attract shoppers with lower-priced offerings.

  • *Game Digital re-emerges after old firm nearly went bust. Although overall growth trends still firmly favor online shopping, higher share prices flag investor faith in chains such as UK video-game retailer Game Digital, electrical-appliance group Dixons, and Swiss Mobilezone.

  • Alibaba invests $120 mln in Kabam in latest U.S. deal Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, July 31- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has invested $120 million in San Francisco- based mobile games studio Kabam, the latest in a string of U.S. investments intended to build up the Chinese online retailer's presence in the world's biggest Internet arena.

  • Say hello to the future mall: It's nothing like today Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant 25 years down the line, experts said.

  • Facebook says goodbye to Gifts service Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Facebook is killing off the Gifts remainder that allowed people to order digital gift cards through the site. Re/Code reports.

  • Africa e-commerce firm expands to new markets Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    *Jumia adding retail sites for Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon. BERLIN, July 28- Online retailer Jumia, a would-be African Amazon set up by German venture capital firm Rocket Internet, is expanding into three new markets- Uganda, Ghana and Cameroon, the company said on Monday.

  • Alibaba’s US spending opens doors for start-ups Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China.

    Chinese companies have been pouring money into Silicon Valley, joining a parade of financiers seeking to participate in the latest boom.

  • Amazon drops 7% after wider-than-expected loss Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:50 PM ET
    Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's smartphone, the Fire Phone, in Seattle.

    Amazon.com posted a loss that was wider than Wall Street expectations Thursday, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.

  • Amazon's future is tied to Prime, say analysts Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Amazon.com logos are displayed on computer screens in Washington.

    While investors will be focused on Amazon's giant e-commerce business when it reports earnings Thursday, its future is tied to Prime.

  • How Amazon stock has been outperforming rivals Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Amazon Fresh trucks at a warehouse in Inglewood, Calif.

    Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.