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  • In 2013, some 2 million express packages were left stranded on Christmas Eve, according to shipment-tracking software developer ShipMatrix Inc. The reasons given were, in part, a surge in demand triggered by last-minute online promotions and bad weather. The four retailers with the most aggressive cutoff date of Dec. 23- Apple Inc, Dell Inc, Nordstrom Inc and...

  • Dec 26- Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it drew more than 10 million new members to its Prime shipping and digital content service over the holidays and intends to offer one-hour shipping to more cities in 2015.. Amazon considers its $99- a-year Prime membership, which confers free two-day shipping and streaming of select movies and songs, essential to driving its...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 26- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday. The advance continued Wall Street's recent upward bias, with the S&P up about 6 percent from a recent closing low hit earlier this month.

  • Dec 26- Amazon.com Inc said more than 10 million new members worldwide tried its Prime subscription service for the first time during the current holiday season. Amazon Prime users get unlimited free two-day shipping for $99 a year. They can access books, songs, movies, TV episodes and upload unlimited photos on Amazons Cloud Drive.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 26- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, with major indexes hitting records and on track for a second straight weekly advance, though trading was light with many traders still out for the Christmas holiday. The advance continued Wall Street's recent upward bias, with the S&P up about 6 percent from a recent closing low hit earlier this month.

  • If a dud gift isn't bad enough, some stores make it difficult to return an unwanted present—especially if you don't have a gift receipt.

  • The nine biggest tech flubs of 2014 Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Jennifer Lawrence

    From executive gaffes to failed devices, there was plenty to talk about in tech in 2014.

  • Drones will help with Amazon's expansion outside the U.S. in 2015.

  • Amazon: Worst yet to come?  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Amazon had a tough year in 2014. Sucharita Mulpuru-Kodali, Forrester Research principal retail analyst, discusses what she says is the company's constant re-positioning of itself between a tech company and a retail company.

  • US retailers may only just meet holiday sales forecasts Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    A woman pushes a shopping cart past Christmas decorations displayed for sale at a Wal-Mart.

    Consumers slacked off on the final holiday shopping days, suggesting traditional retailers will just meet sales forecasts amid deep discounts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 24- Google Inc's decision to screen Sony Pictures' film "The Interview" may help legitimize its YouTube platform as a serious rival to paid video streaming services, Netflix and Amazon.com Inc. Sony Pictures made the controversial film available online on Wednesday, expanding distribution of a comedy that triggered a destructive...

  • The film was available for rental on Google Inc's YouTube site as of early Wednesday afternoon. Microsoft Corp and Sony itself are also showing the comedy, a day before the hastily scheduled premiere at some 320 independent theaters. He added that Sony had first reached out to Google, Microsoft "and other partners" on Dec. 17, the day the studio said it had no future...

  • Microsoft Corp and Sony itself are also showing the comedy, a day before its scheduled premiere at some 320 independent theaters. He added that Sony had first reached out to Google, Microsoft "and other partners" on Dec. 17, the day the studio said it was canceling the movie's Christmas Day release. The showing is a chance for Google and Microsoft, which have been bit...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 24- U.S. consumers have not turned out in force for the final shopping days before Christmas, suggesting that traditional retailers will just meet industry sales forecasts in a season marked by deep discounts and growing encroachment from online rivals led by Amazon.com Inc.. "The past weekend will not save this holiday season," said Craig Johnson,...

  • ( (Adds comment from Google and White House). Microsoft Corp and Sony itself are also showing the comedy, the studio said, a day after agreeing to release it at some 200 independent theaters. The showing is a chance for Google and Microsoft, which have been bit players in a VOD market dominated by Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and cable and satellite operators, to raise their...

  • "Really it started almost at the level of cold-calling, talking to people who really hadn't spoken to us in a long time," said Nagisa Manabe, who joined the USPS in May 2012 as chief marketing and sales officer from Coca-Cola Co after a career in the private sector. With further drops in its traditional bread-and-butter products ahead, the USPS wants to capitalize on...

  • Wal-Mart tests gift card swap program Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 1:12 PM ET
    Employees assist shoppers at the check out counter of a Walmart store in Los Angeles, Nov. 24, 2014.

    Wal-Mart will begin testing on its new gift card exchange program on Christmas Day.

  • Are shoppers really socially responsible? Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    At least one-third of UncommonGoods’ products are exclusive and handmade in the U.S.

    In the final hours to fulfill your holiday gift lists you might think consumers aren't focused on being socially responsible, but you'd be wrong.

  • They're selling what?! Retailers' biggest blunders Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Click through to see some of retail's biggest gaffes over the years.

  • Amazon's Prime Now put to the test  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Han-Ting Wang needs a last minute gift, so he tries Amazon's new one-hour delivery in Manhattan.