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Alibaba's sales on Nov. 11 are expected to top $8 billion as China celebrates Singles' Day—the country's equivalent of Cyber Monday.
As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.
Julie Sygiel, the founder and CEO of underwear start-up Dear Kate, didn't expect the backlash over her latest ad campaign.
Despite the growing importance of e-commerce, digital sales will likely play a larger role over the holiday season than back-to-school.
While there are plenty of gadgets to make your Independence Day fun, experts say this year it's all about staying connected while playing.
Costco reported third-quarter results below analysts' estimates hurt by an increase in merchandise costs and other expenses.
The company reported a loss of 1 cent a share on revenue of $758 million.
Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
At least one analyst at Target pushed for an investigation into payment systems after government and industry reports.
The seller of gadgets, wine accessories, and furniture is in talks with firms about investing. The WSJ reports.
Holiday shipping deadlines are fast approaching, but shoppers may have until Christmas Eve to place—and receive—Christmas orders.
Amazon never seems to be able to generate profits, says Paul Isaac, founder of Arbiter Partners, who's short the stock.
Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.
Amazon is said to be making plans to sell pricey art online, a move that may shake the foundation of the art world and accelerate a sweeping shift already underway at the auction houses and some galleries.
The Senate's passage of an Internet sales tax bill is bringing retailers one step closer to a level pricing playing field, says Stacey Widlitz, a retail industry analyst.
A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.
Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.
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.
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 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.