Internet Retail


  • Check your inbox: Amazon sent e-book refunds today Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Amazon Kindle

    If you bought an Amazon Kindle e-book between April 2010 and May 2012, check your inbox. You may have money coming to you. NBC News reports.

  • *Strategy informed by early career at Daimler, Permira. *Booming e-commerce shaking up retail. FRANKFURT, March 25- Technology entrepreneur, merger manager and turnaround expert, Olaf Koch believes he has enough experience of big challenges to steer Europe's fourth-biggest retailer Metro through its next one: e-commerce.

  • Warby Parker continues NYC expansion     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Warby Parker co-founders and co-CEOs Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, discuss Warby's new store, the company's third New York City location and their vision to change the world of glasses.

  • Amazon stores? 3 reasons strip malls won't die Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Commercial real estate for sale.

    Strip malls will survive the competition from online retailers, and may even one day include Amazon stores, predicted David Henry, chief executive of Kimco Realty.

  • Next 25 years in commercial real estate     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    David Henry, KIMCO Realty President & CEO, provides insight into the threat of e-commerce to brick and mortar sales. He thinks Amazon may one day rent showrooms to showcase its products.

  • Internet effect on commercial space     Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports online shopping has hit brick and mortar stores hard. Olick provides insight on the impact to office space and warehouses.

  • March 24- Cisco Systems Inc plans to offer cloud computing services, pledging to spend $1 billion over the next two years to enter a market currently led by the world's biggest online retailer Amazon.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • *Tencent Q4 net income up 12.9 pct to 3.91 bln yuan. BEIJING/ HONG KONG, March 19- Tencent Holdings Ltd posted the slowest quarterly income growth in almost two years as it spent big on attracting more users to its flagship mobile chatting app and its e-commerce sites amid intense competition with Alibaba Group Holding.

  • *Tencent, JD.com tie-up sharpens e-commerce challenge. SHANGHAI, March 17- Alibaba's dominance of online retail in China faces its biggest-ever challenge as the firm founded by Jack Ma in a one-room apartment 15 years ago lines up a U.S. initial public offering that could value the firm at around $140 billion.

  • Amazon rival pouncing on disgruntled Prime users Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    ShopRunner web page

    ShopRunner is swooping in on Amazon Prime customers upset about the recent $20 hike, by offering a free full year of its shipping service.

  • Amazon pricing—and valuation—to remain irrational Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Amazon announces a $20 price hike in its Prime service, but rivals shouldn't expect to get any boost.

  • The e-retailer had commissioned a forensic audit by Trustwave after Discover Card, owned by Discover Financial Services, first alerted the company last August that it was a likely point of compromise.

  • New Amazon Prime fee makes shoppers do the math Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 12:11 PM ET
    An employee stacks items to be shipped at the Amazon fulfillment center in Phoenix.

    Amazon.com will raise the price of its Prime membership to $99 a year from $79. Should you bite?

  • E-commerce revolution drives European retail IPO rush Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    *Germany's Zalando, France's Cdiscount still to decide on IPO. "There is definitely a degree of optimism that hasn't been seen for some time," said Kate Ball-Dodd, a partner at law firm Mayer Brown who advises companies listing in London.

  • Ocado sees opportunities from Amazon move into groceries Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    *Ocado not rushing into international partnership. LONDON, March 13- British online grocer Ocado sees Amazon's push to sell more groceries as more of an opportunity than a threat, believing it will encourage big international retailers to look for partners to help them get set up in e-commerce.

  • Amazon slaps first ever price hike on Prime to $99 Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    Employees arrive at Amazon warehouse in San Bernardino, Calif.

    Amazon.com is hiking prices on Prime, its premium membership tier, to $99 per year from the current $79.

  • Amazon plans music streaming service Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Amazon hopes the service would lure people to Amazon Prime, which is facing a price increase. The WSJ reports.

  • *China internet deals: Citic Bank, ChinaVision soar. HONG KONG, March 12- China shares fell less than others in Asia on Wednesday, limiting Hong Kong losses, as property developers rose on hopes the country's annual parliamentary meetings will end without announcing additional curbs on the sector.

  • HONG KONG, March 12- China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding has agreed to buy a controlling stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd for $804 mln, giving it access to TV and movie content as competition in the world's biggest Internet market becomes increasingly cutthroat.

  • 'Coming-of-age' for cybercrime industry: McAfee Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    A "dark web" industry that services cybercriminals helped fueled the attacks that led to Target's massive data breach, McAfee Labs told CNBC.

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