Running a business in Southeast Asia has thrown Maximilian Bittner, founder and CEO of e-commerce site Lazada, several curve balls over the past year.» Read More
LONDON, April 18- The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.
Retail expert Robin Lewis offered what he called a "win-win" solution for two retailers: Amazon should acquire Sears.
This comes after Liberty Media sold almost all of its stake in the bookseller earlier this month.
The $9.4 billion Fidelity Select Biotechnology Fund plunged 11.75 percent during the first 14 days of April. That put the fund near the bottom among nearly 3,800 U.S. mutual funds tracked by Lipper Inc. Only six funds performed worse, but they had less than $100 million in assets each.
A survey suggested Americans expect the next 50 years to bring innovations of science-fiction proportions, but are wary of the social impacts.
April 17- Barnes& Noble Inc Chairman Leonard Riggio, the bookseller's founder and largest shareholder, cut his stake in the company to 20 percent by selling shares worth about $64 million. Barnes& Noble's shares fell as much as 10 percent to $16.80 in early trading on Thursday.
NEW YORK— Target is taking aim at rival Amazon by expanding a service that regularly delivers products to shoppers' homes. The nation's second-largest discounter started its subscription service in September by offering 150 baby products, like baby wipes and diapers, for delivery.
Headlines after the bell Wednesday: GOOG, AMEX, IBM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Floridians who rely on Internet giant Amazon.com will have to soon start paying taxes on their online purchases. A spokesman for the Seattle- based company confirmed Wednesday that Amazon will collect the state's 6 percent sales tax on May 1.
After a few rocky days for stocks, it's time to buy growth companies on the cheap, T. Rowe Price's Josh Spencer says.
Facebook's latest moves in mobile have demonstrated how messaging is shifting from SMS texts to full-blown content sharing, including money.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is the "hottest thing" in high tech right now, former Apple CEO John Sculley told CNBC on Wednesday.
Jonathan Geller of BGR says Amazon's new phone is a gimmick, and says it won't compete with Samsung or Apple.
There’s something missing in the market, and Jim Cramer doesn’t like it. In fact, he finds it very concerning.
NEW YORK, April 15- Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. Following a non-jury trial, Cote in July found that Apple from 2009 to 2010 conspired with the publishers to raise e-book prices and impede competitors such as Amazon.com Inc..
The Nasdaq staged a more than 2 percent rally back from the brink of correction territory Tuesday in the biggest one day turnaround in five years.
Here's what investors need to look for in Google's earnings on Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS— Best Buy's president of U.S. retail stores is leaving the company and his duties will be taken over by the electronics retailer's human resources officer. Best Buy confirmed the change, first reported in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Amazon is preparing to roll out a device that features a custom 3D interface and offers Amazon's products and services, according to a report by BGR.
Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies said it would buy Motorola Solutions enterprise business for $3.45 billion in cash.