Caterina Fake, Findery founder explains how her company allows users to leave "notes around the world." We are in the process of building up our member base and bringing out the "soul" of a place, says Fake.» Read More
*Expects fourth-quarter earnings/shr $1.25 vs est $1.43. *Sees 2013 earnings/shr $4.57 vs forecast $4.65- $4.85.
Amazon just won its first union vote. Now, it would be wise to make some serious adjustments. Here's Jon Fortt's take.
SEATTLE, Jan 15- A small group of Amazon.com Inc technicians at a distribution center in Delaware voted on Wednesday not to join a union, marking a victory for the U.S. online retailer which is strongly opposed to any kind of third-party representation for its employees.
If successful, the union looking to organize a handful of Amazon workers in Delaware could spread to more facilities.
Two competing companies—SkweezMe and MindGeek—are trying to bring an iTunes-like pricing and distribution model to porn.
Joe Tsai holds the keys to what will most likely be the largest IPO of this generation—Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant. The NYT reports.
Amazon's stock has shot up a staggering 26,500% since it went public in 1997 and it just had its best ever holiday season. Here's its secret weapon.
FRANKFURT, Jan 10- Roman Catholic Church- owned bookseller Weltbild, which competes with online retailer Amazon.com in Germany, filed for insolvency on Friday after its sales shrank and it unexpectedly found itself unable to obtain fresh financing.
Jan 8- Costco Wholesale Corp's December same-store sales beat analysts' expectations, helped in part by online sales in the United States and Canada. On that basis, analysts expected same-store sales to rise 1.8 percent for the month of December, according to a Thomson Reuters poll.
The gifts are all unwrapped. Returns and exchanges have been made. Now it's time to see what really happened during the holiday shopping season.
Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.
A look at which retailers are winning big on the web as many brick and mortar stores enter the e-commerce space, with Neely Tamminga, Piper Jaffray analyst. Nordstrom is the gold standard in the integration between technology and retail, Tamminga said.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Dec 29- For investors in internet stocks, it was a banner year: shares of many companies doubled as revenue climbed and on forecasts for rip-roaring growth in earnings. Most importantly, this year's stars, such as Facebook and Netflix, actually make money.
Bricks-and-mortar stores lose out as e-commerce grows, but most retailers have now supplemented their shops with online businesses, the FT reports.
Which retailers will win and which will lose this holiday season? Jan Kniffen, CEO of Worldwide Enterprises, and Bill Tancer, Experian Market Services, dissect the data. "Macy's made a lot of noise," says Kniffen.
Online sales jumped 37 percent last weekend. CNBC's Diana Olick and John Barnes, RBC Capital Markets senior research analyst, discuss whether delays in shipping will hurt FedEx and UPS' stock.
UPS has apologized to customers who may be experiencing delays in shipping orders. CNBC's Diana Olick reports online sales jumped 37 percent last weekend.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the mobile and social driven growth of online sales in 2013.
Amazon.com on Thursday said it limited new Prime membership signups during peak periods in order to protect current member orders from the surge in new memberships.
The UPS, FedEx delivery delays were blamed on poor weather as well as overloaded systems and a shorter holiday season.