SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 16- Google Inc's decelerating advertising business is masking the stellar growth of significant but little-noticed business components such as sales of digital music, software and mobile devices. On Thursday, Google reported weakening growth in ad volumes in the third quarter, fanning worries on Wall Street about the Internet company's...» Read More
After developing a strong online following, hip eyeglass maker Warby Parker opens its first brick-and-mortar store Saturday in Soho.
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.
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.
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.
How is eBay planning to hit its bold target of $300 billion in transactions in 2015? CEO John Donahoe explains.
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.
Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."
Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate is voting on a bill that would collect sales taxes from out-of-state internet retailers.
Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Rakuten, tells CNBC about his global expansion plan and how his e-commerce company is fundamentally different from his global competitors, as it provides a platform for SMEs to sell their products online.
The e-retailer is getting a cut in their unique business model, says Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners.
Netflix unveiled a new feature that allows subscribers to let their Facebook friends know what television shows and movies they are watching.
Alibaba Group has chosen Jonathan Lu, its Chief Data Officer who has more than a decade of experience in executive roles, to lead China's largest e-commerce company as it prepares to launch an initial public offering.
Two publishing industry groups are opposing Amazon.com request to own new domain names, The Wall Street Journal reported.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports PayPal is offering a new mobile app that it hopes will fend off some scrappy competitors.
Tony Hsieh, Zappos.com CEO, discusses his plan to revolutionize e-commerce space and create a new social hub in downtown Las Vegas.
The decision to do away with sales last year had no testing behind it. So it is not a mystery why J.C. Penney has done a 180 when it comes to its promotional stance.
Priceline reported earnings that topped forecasts, which the company attributed to improved hotel- and car-rental reservations.
Nirav Tolia, NextDoor CEO, offers insight on connecting with your "next door" neighbors. David Sze, weighs in.