Amazon.com Inc


  • Amazon store pops up on Alibaba's Tmall in China Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 2:32 PM ET

    The move helps Amazon expand in the lucrative e-commerce market in China, since Alibaba's Taobao and Tmail and other e-commerce sites account for about 80 percent of Chinese online commerce. Bernstein analyst Carlos Kirjner said the move appears to show Amazon is acknowledging that the Alibaba marketplace in China is the most efficient way to get...

  • CLEVELAND— Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn't provide proper warnings about the supplement's dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen's father said in a lawsuit filed Friday. Eighteen-year-old Logan Stiner was just days from graduating high school in northeast Ohio when, on May 27, his brother found...

  • March 6- Staples Inc reported its eighth straight decline in quarterly sales, highlighting the company's need to seal its deal to buy Office Depot Inc as competition in the office supplies market intensifies. Staples struck a deal in February to buy Office Depot for $6.3 billion to better compete against Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Amazon.com Inc, which have been...

  • The outlook excludes costs related to the company's $6.3 billion acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot Inc, which is being examined by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The anti-trust watchdog is widely expected to approve the deal, which would leave the United States with a single specialty office-supplies retailer to compete with big-box chains such...

  • You can earn HOW MUCH from playing video games? Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 12:11 PM ET

    One player has retired at the grand old age of 24, after earning around $773,000 a year playing games.

  • Etsy IPO will show if do-gooders can make money Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    With Etsy readying an IPO, you'll start hearing more about B Corps, a certification for governance, environmental standards and volunteerism.

  • Who needs the Web? Two retailers defy the trend Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:36 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Ross Stores location in San Francisco.

    TJX and Ross are growing sales faster than the overall industry, with limited or no online revenue.

  • Alibaba is entering this hotly contested market Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma gestures while giving a speech at National Taiwan University in Taipei March 3, 2015.

    Alibaba is launching a cloud computing hub, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: AMZN  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 9:22 AM ET

    Jim Cramer explains why he is watching shares of Amazon.com after its target price was raised.

  • HANGZHOU, China, March 4- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition. Alibaba's Aliyun cloud division intends the new data center to cater initially to Chinese companies with...

  • FAA wants to speed approval process for drones Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:03 PM ET
    Drone with camera

    The FAA is seeking ways to speed up the approval process for commercial drone operations by grouping multiple applications together.

  • Cramer: 6 worries that could turn into disaster Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:10 PM ET

    Jim Cramer sees six issues that could spell disaster ahead for the economy if not addressed now.

  • US Supreme Court allows 'Amazon tax' challenge Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 1:13 PM ET

    The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts have the authority to rule in a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 3- Venture capitalist John Doerr, credited with backing Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc and many other technology companies, is set to testify on Tuesday in a gender discrimination trial involving his firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers. Doerr, viewed as the firm's leader, is likely to discuss his treatment of former partner Ellen Pao, his chief of...

  • Wheeler: Obama didn't influence net neutrality vote Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:20 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler gestures at the FCC's net neutrality hearing in Washington on Feb. 26, 2015.

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells CNBC he decided to support net neutrality independently, and not because Obama backed the regulations.

  • 19 stocks that will take Nasdaq to 6,000 Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos

    If the bullish trend remains intact, here are the stocks that could lift the Nasdaq to 6,000.

  • BEIJING, March 3- China's JD.com Inc, the biggest e-commerce rival to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, posted a 73 percent rise in revenue for the three months through December, topping estimates as it expanded sales across more consumer goods categories. Revenue for JD.com' s fourth quarter rose to $5.6 billion versus the $5.3 billion average estimate of 13 analysts...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 2- Less than three months after U.S. and Cuban officials agreed to restore diplomatic ties, Amazon.com Inc appears to be laying the groundwork to ship packages to Cuba. A "ship to Cuba" button was seen on Monday on Amazon's website by Reuters correspondents in Havana. It is unclear how quickly Amazon, the largest U.S. online retailer, could start...

  • TORONTO, March 2- Canadian entrepreneur and venture capitalist Roger Hardy said on Monday he is looking to take an online shoe retailing company public this year to tap investor appetite for e-commerce businesses. Hardy told Reuters by phone that he expects the company, which will be called Shoes.com Technologies Ltd, to record net revenue $250 million in...

  • This is not your daddy's Nasdaq 5,000 Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    Nasdaq market board at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York.

    On an inflation-adjusted basis, we show how the main components of the Nasdaq index have almost completely changed from 15 years ago.