Internet Retail


  • Groupon Launches New Business     Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the struggling deal-a-day company is getting into the business of mobile payments.

  • Back-to-School Has Been ‘Terrific’: Tanger CEO Sunday, 26 Aug 2012 | 6:08 PM ET
    A Tanger Outlet Mall in Park City, Utah.

    American consumers have been flocking to the outlet stores in search of value, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers CEO Steven Tanger told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Major Retailers Join Forces to Launch Mobile Payment App Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    A bevy of big-name retailers including Wal-Mart Stores, Best-Buy and Target, are teaming up to create a company that will give customers another way to make purchases: with their cellphones.

  • eBay CEO on Mobile Play     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:16 AM ET

    John Donahoe, eBay president & CEO, discusses the company's earnings beat and explains how the PayPal unit is driving stronger-than-expected results, with CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Bye-Bye Best Buy?     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Are electronic stores on the verge of extinction? Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz, weighs in on whether it's only a matter of time before e-commerce replaces physical retail.

  • Internet Explorer

    Australian online retailer Kogan started imposing an Internet Explorer 7 tax on customers who use the outdated browser.

  • Online Retailing is Here to Stay     Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 5:20 AM ET

    Amid the flak Facebook has gotten recently regarding its execution of online ads, Stuart Bailey, General Manager, Diversified Events says online retailing is here to stay, and postulates that the social networking site may not be the best medium for it right now.

  • Warby Parker's Vision for Growth Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Warby Parker glasses

    Warby Parker has been a revolutionary force in the eyewear market since its launch in February 2010. By selling their own designs almost exclusively online, the company is able to price its hip eyeglasses at $95 per pair. Co-founder and co-CEO Neil Blumenthal spoke about the company’s vision for growth and the potential for a future IPO.

  • Foursquare is expected to announce an overhaul of its application — one that Dennis Crowley, the chief executive and one of the founders, says is the truest vision of Foursquare, turning it into a recommendation service that could rival sites like Yelp.

  • Australia Loves Shopping on the Internet Sunday, 3 Jun 2012 | 11:46 PM ET

    As a continent with big distances between its city centers, Australia might not seem an obvious leader in online retailing given the costs of delivery. But the country boasts one of the highest levels of online sales penetration among developed nations, with much of the growth driven by offshore retailers. The FT reports.

  • Groupon Lock Up Ends Today     Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 10:18 AM ET

    Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst, explains why shares of Groupon are taking a hit today and whether this presents an investment opportunity for investors.

  • Etsy: Crafting a Plan for Expansion     Thursday, 17 May 2012 | 10:17 AM ET

    Chad Dickerson, Etsy CEO, discusses how the start-up company has been able to raise funding, generate profits and its plans for international expansion.

  • Warby Parker: Rising Start-Up Star     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    Dave Gilboa, and Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-CEOs, discuss the company's start-up efforts, eliminating the middle man, and its "buy-a-pair, give-a-pair" eyewear program.

  • Groupon Shares Up on Solid Earnings     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 10:13 AM ET

    Mark May, Barclays Capital Equity Research analyst, breaks down Groupon's Q1 earnings beat of $0.02 EPS vs. $0.01 estimate, and explains why he has an overweight rating on the stock.

  • Online Shopping: Sidestepping Sales Taxes     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 8:10 AM ET

    Should online retailers collect taxes from customers? Former Rep. William Delahunt, (D-MA) and Tom Stemberg, Highland Capital Partners, discuss the impact of lost revenue on local and state governments when consumers shop online.

  • Who Will Amazon Take Down Next?     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Amazon's blowout quarter sent shares soaring 14%, helped by strong demand for its Kindle devices. The Wall Street Journal's Dennis Berman discusses which companies are vulnerable to Amazon's dominance.

  • Amazon Earnings Beat Estimates     Friday, 27 Apr 2012 | 10:19 AM ET

    Ken Sena, Evercore Partners analyst and Jason Helfstein, Oppenheimer analyst, break down the tech giant's blowout Q1 reporting EPS of $0.28 vs. $0.07 and revenues of $13.2B vs. $12.90B, and take a look at its outlook for growth.

  • Cramer’s Earnings Preview for Thursday Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 4:27 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals his earnings expectations for Celgene, Exxon-Mobil, Amazon.com, Deckers Outdoor and Zynga.

  • From left to right, Sandy, David, Jeffrey and Kenny.

    Jeffrey Braverman left his Wall Street investment banking job to return to his family's New Jersey nut business. Was he crazy? Maybe, but he's also built a successful online business for the family-owned company.

  • Amazon.com

    Amazon is back in the news as the Goliath that is taking business away from local shops.