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Aug 20- Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains.
BEIJING, Aug 20- Amazon.com will set up shop in China's Shanghai free trade zone, state media said on Wednesday, aiming to take advantage of less stringent trade regulations to sell a wider range of products in the country.
Aug 20- Staples Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, driven by strong demand for non-core office supplies, such as furniture and breakroom items, from companies in North America.
Aug 20- Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink and toner in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains.
Amazon has a sky-high valuation and it looks like a venture-capital firm. So, what's the plan, Jeff Bezos?
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With a healthy cash stockpile, an active VC arm and a cache that's unrivaled in the online world, Google should stay king of the hill, analysts say.
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More than 150,000 smoke alarms that can fail to alert consumers when a fire occurs are among this week's recalled consumer products. The 400 series model numbers include 429 AT, 429 C, 429 CAD, 429 CRT, 429 CST, 429 CT, 429 CTAD, 449 AT, 449 C, 449 CRT, 449 CSRH, 449 CSRT, 449 CST, 449 CSTE, 449 CT and 449 CTE. HOW MANY: About 141,000 in U.S. and 13,000 in Canada.
"Three weeks ago, half the population didn't know what ALS is," ALS Association Development Officer Lance Slaughter tells CNBC. "Now millions of people do."
HONG KONG— The recently acquired film unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday that a review has uncovered possible accounting irregularities. The disclosure by Alibaba Pictures Group comes as its parent company readies for what's expected to be a mammoth initial public offering in New York next month.
HONG KONG, Aug 15- Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd, the recently formed film and TV unit of Alibaba Group, said on Friday it had found possible accounting irregularities and asked for its Hong Kong- listed shares to be suspended until further notice.
Traders attempt to decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release several key reports Friday.
The National Retail Federation expects the average family with school-aged children to spend $669.28 for back to school items, up 5 percent from last year.
The Amazon Fire smartphone doesn't measure up against its competitors, according to Consumer Reports.
Aug 14- With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. "My calculus book that usually costs $180, I got for the semester for $10 and a Chick-fil-A biscuit," says Schroeder, 19, who attends Covenant College in Georgia.
Credit cards are in focus after recent data breaches, but a real culprit in ID theft is the SS number, says the chief analytics officer at LifeLock.
Consumer Reports has posted its first review of Amazon's Fire phone. Consumer Reports senior editor Mike Gikas, says the phone is "trapped in Amazon's retail world."