Recently eBay launched its own 3- D printing store via an iPhone app called eBay Exact. "The introduction of our 3- D printed products store suggests the beginnings of a shift in online retail— that manufacturing can be more nimble to provide an immersive customer experience," said Petra Schindler-Carter, director for Amazon Marketplace sales.» Read More
NEW YORK— The stock market is falling in midday trading after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. Amazon's stock slumped $38.11, or 11 percent, to $320.50 after the online retail giant posted a wider loss than analysts had forecast. The Dow was dragged down by Visa, which fell $9.53, or 4.3 percent, to $213.21.
Chinese companies have been pouring money into Silicon Valley, joining a parade of financiers seeking to participate in the latest boom.
Amazon.com posted a loss that was wider than Wall Street expectations Thursday, sending shares lower in extended-hours trading.
While investors will be focused on Amazon's giant e-commerce business when it reports earnings Thursday, its future is tied to Prime.
Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.
Facebook and Twitter face different growth scenarios, but both are now focusing their gaze on the same market: Retail.
StubHub says the hackers got account-holders' login and password information from data breaches at other websites and retailers.
With no fanfare, Amazon has released its own mobile payments app, called Amazon Wallet.
NEW YORK, July 17- Alibaba Group Holding Inc has pushed its highly anticipated IPO until after the September Labor Day holiday, a source with knowledge of the matter said, as the Chinese online retail company works through the complex process of launching what could the largest-ever U.S. tech debut.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16- EBay Inc posted a 13 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as better-than-expected results from its fast-growing PayPal division helped the online retailer overcome increasing competition from Amazon.com Inc and a well-publicized cyber attack.
Visa Checkout is the latest effort to make the company relevant in a world of digital payments, reports Re/code.
Ebay earnings beat by a penny while revenue missed expectations. Shares rose after initially fluctuating in extended hours trading.
Amazon is working on a subscription that would offer unlimited access to e-books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month, according to a report in Gigaom.
Auction giant Christie's reported a record first half, with art sales jumping 12 percent to $4.5 billion.
Gen Z's entrepreneurial spirit and digital savvy may cause problems for retailers who stick to business as usual.
The recent rally in tech stocks has lacked one notable Internet name: eBay.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Yahoo Inc pledged to pay its shareholders at least half the proceeds from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's mega-IPO this fall, and plans to keep a larger stake in the Chinese e-commerce company than expected. Yahoo's roughly 24 percent stake in the world's largest Internet retailer is viewed on Wall Street as its most prized asset.
According to new research from Savings.com, more than 50 percent of the time consumers can find a better price elsewhere on the Web.
NEW YORK, July 14- Two of the biggest names in auction sales, the traditional Sotheby's and the digital pioneer eBay, said on Monday they are joining forces to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online.
NEW YORK, July 14- Sotheby's and eBay announced a partnership on Monday to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online. The deal will connect Sotheby's, with its extensive inventory of fine art, antiques, books, jewels, watches and furniture, with eBay's 145 million active buyers around the world.