A U.S. court has shut down Butterfly Labs, a Missouri company the FTC alleges deceptively marketed computers designed to produce bitcoins.» Read More
April 15- Aaron's Inc, a rent-to-own furniture and electronics retailer, rejected a $2.3 billion takeover offer from a major shareholder and instead acquired a retail credit financing firm for about $700 million.
April 15- Aaron's Inc, a rent-to-own furniture and electronics retailer, said it bought Progressive Finance Holdings LLC from private equity firm Summit Partners for about $700 million in cash. Aaron's said it expects the deal to add to its cash earnings per share from 2014.. The company services more than 5,500 retailers in the United States.
April 15- Aaron's Inc, a rent-to-own furniture and electronics retailer, said it will buy Progressive Finance Holdings Llc from private equity firm Summit Partners for about $700 million in cash. Aaron's said it expects the deal to add to its cash earnings per share from 2014.. The company services more than 5,500 retailers in the United States.
Costco Wholesale's profit fell 15 percent, missing estimates, hurt by weaker gross margins in its fresh-food business and some non-foods merchandises.
As RadioShack announced Tuesday that it would shutter 1,100 stores, "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary turned his sights on the struggling retailer.
Hewlett-Packard reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
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.
U.S. electronics chain RadioShack is planning to close about 500 stores within months, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Kano Computing lets kids build their own computers using microchip "Raspberry Pi." Alex Klein, Kano Computing co-founder, discusses his business model and how he attracted backers Steve Wozniak and Yancy Strickler from Kickstarter. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
Today's service plans are significantly better than those sold 10 or 15 years ago. Most states now require these contracts to have disclosures.
Sandra Ng, Group Vice President, Practice Group, IDC Asia Pacific explains why companies may move away from the "Bring Your Own Device" mobile communications strategy in 2014.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman says the PC trade has an excellent return on invested capital.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, Meg Whitman discusses Hewlett-Packard's plans for innovation and global strategy.
Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. Here's a look at what to buy.
While tablets may be helping kids cognitively, it can also become addictive too early in their lives, explains clinical psychologist Jeff Gardere. Tovah Klein, Barnard Center for Toddler Development, shares her opinions.
Shares of the electronic retailer are soaring after beating the Street's expectations, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan with details of her interview with the company's CEO Hubert Joly.
R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, provides perspective on the electronic retailer's second quarter earnings of $0.32 ex-items EPS on revenues of $9.3 billion.
Dell reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street forecasts as growth in its enterprise solutions business offset the ongoing slump in PCs.
Tesco will slash its China exposure by taking just 20 percent of a venture with a state-run company, a deal that underlines the travails foreign retailers have had in the Chinese market.