Internet Retail


  • 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.

  • Cyber Attacks: Maybe You're to Blame Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    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.

  • Online Retail's Secret Weapon: A Storefront Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 3:14 AM ET

    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.

  • EBay CEO: Here's How We're Going to Get to $300 Billion Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 4:10 PM ET
    John J. Donahoe, President and CEO of EBay Inc.

    How is eBay planning to hit its bold target of $300 billion in transactions in 2015? CEO John Donahoe explains.

  • EBay Targets $300 Billion in E-Commerce Transactions Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 12:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Caveat Emptor: Just Looking Could Cost Big Bucks Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."

  • Bonobos: E-Fashioned and Tailored For Shipping     Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.

  • Congress Votes on Internet Sales Tax Today     Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate is voting on a bill that would collect sales taxes from out-of-state internet retailers.

  • SMEs Key to Rakuten's Success: CEO     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Amazon Showing Serious Red Flags: Expert     Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    The e-retailer is getting a cut in their unique business model, says Dan Niles, Alpha One Capital Partners.

  • Netflix Allows US Users to Connect Accounts to Facebook Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    Netflix unveiled a new feature that allows subscribers to let their Facebook friends know what television shows and movies they are watching.

  • Alibaba Group Picks Jonathan Lu as Next CEO Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    Alibaba.com's headquarters in Hangzhou, China

    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.

  • Opposition Stiffens Against Amazon's Web Name Bid Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Two publishing industry groups are opposing Amazon.com request to own new domain names, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • PayPal Announces New Payment Feature     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports PayPal is offering a new mobile app that it hopes will fend off some scrappy competitors.

  • Zappos Gambles on Vegas     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    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 Earnings Beat; Shares Jump Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    Priceline reported earnings that topped forecasts, which the company attributed to improved hotel- and car-rental reservations.

  • Social Networking With Your Neighbors     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Nirav Tolia, NextDoor CEO, offers insight on connecting with your "next door" neighbors. David Sze, weighs in.

  • Zuckerberg's Guest List     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Mark Zuckerberg's guest list for the event he hosted last night for NJ Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Love in the Time of Algorithms     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:55 AM ET

    How good are dating sites and forming successful couples, with Dan Slater, author of "Love in the Time of Algorithms," and Jim Goldman, Godiva.