Internet Retail


  • More States Looking to Tax Online Sales Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    Proposed legislation would force online retailers to start collecting sales taxes in a growing number of states.

  • Groupon Bull Vs. Bear: Where Is Stock Heading? Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    One analyst sees upside and a $30 price target for Groupon, but another sees strong headwinds and a stock heading to $8 per share.

  • Your password, like your lady, has been neglected for far too long. So guess what? Like Valentine’s Day before it, someone came along and declared a day dedicated to you giving attention to your password. Today is National Change Your Password Day! Here are some tips for how to celebrate.

  • California Attorney General and democratic candidate for governor Jerry Brown.

    Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.

  • The word "multichannel" is tied to a concept of retailers operating in multiple channels. But one message ran loud and clear at the National Retail Federation Conference in New York this week — that's not enough.

  • Louis C.K. Gives Away $1M     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 2:23 PM ET

    Louis C.K. produced his latest comedy himself and sold it directly to fans. In ten days, he made $1M and is now giving it all away, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Online Retail vs. Brick and Mortar     Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the details of online sales slowing as we inch towards the end of the holiday season from the Target.com fufillment center in Tucson.

  • What Saks' Strategy Teaches Us About Best Buy Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, dives into the concept of the 'brick and mortar.'

  • Australian Retailers To Watch in 2012     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 10:40 PM ET

    Stephen Wood, Portfolio Manager, Australian Small Companies Fund at UBS, picks retailers JB Hi-Fi and Super Retail Group to have a strong 2012 on the back of new aggressive strategies and the recent rate cut.

  • 'Tis the Season for Customer Service     Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 3:52 PM ET

    Retailers are doing almost anything they can dream up to drive consumers to their websites, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Checking in with FourSquare     Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 1:30 PM ET

    Dennis Crowley, FourSquare CEO, talks the business of social media.

  • Amazon Trade & Cyber Monday     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 5:05 PM ET

    Discussing the surge in Kindle sales on Black Friday and the trade on Amazon, with Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst. Also, the Fast Money traders with the play on Corning.

  • Amazon Dominates Cyber Monday Internet Buzz Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 12:44 PM ET
    Amazon.com's fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada.

    Amazon.com is dominating today's online "Cyber Monday" buzz, according to our exclusive CNBC Real-Time Retail Read.

  • The Amazon Trade     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 11:12 AM ET

    Insight on how to play Amazon's stock as we count down to Christmas, with Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. analyst.

  • Zappo's Cyber Monday Strategy     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 10:23 AM ET

    A look at the online shoe retailer's expansion into clothing, beauty, and home, with Steve Hill, Zappos vice president of merchandising.

  • Friday’s Deals May Not Be the Best Friday, 25 Nov 2011 | 7:28 AM ET
    Stack of U.S. hundred-dollar bills

    Oren Etzioni writes articles about artificial intelligence for scholarly journals, is a renowned expert on data mining and gained fame when Microsoft paid $115 million for Farecast, an airline-ticket price predictor he founded.

  • Will Kindle Fire Up Amazon Stock?     Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 5:09 PM ET

    A look at raising Amazon's estimates based on Kindle Fire sales and pricing, with Kerry Rice, Needham & Co.

  • Strong Debut for Groupon IPO     Friday, 4 Nov 2011 | 2:16 PM ET

    Groupon had a strong debut on Friday, but is it worth your investment dollars? Nick Einhorn, Renaissance Capital analyst, weighs in.

  • Pros Give Calls on 5 Stocks Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 7:15 PM ET

    While U.S. stocks finished near session highs Thursday, the "Fast Money" traders watched these names in particular.

  • Is Groupon a Put On?     Thursday, 3 Nov 2011 | 4:31 PM ET

    It doesn't matter where Groupon prices it's initial offering, it's a bad deal for anyone who buys it, says Joan Lappin, Gramercy Capital Management, discussing the deal-of-the-day's IPO.