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With the volume of products purchased online growing so rapidly year after year, have you ever wondered how those orders get filled, packed and shipped? Quiet Logistics is a privately-owned ecommerce fulfillment center in Devens, Mass., whose client roster includes Inditex's Zara, Gilt and Bonobos, is at the center of the ecommerce boom.
The online retail giant missed analyst expectations for the second quarter and its outlook was cautious as it continues to spend heavily on infrastructure.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Stocks finished sharply higher Thursday following a pair of better-than-expected economic reports and after ECB President Mario Draghi said the central bank would do whatever it takes to support the euro.
"Europe will drive the bus, but if we get a nasty surprise in initial claims that could have a big effect," veteran trader Art Cashin said.
According to the latest quarterly filings, only 24 companies in the S&P 500 reported having zero debt on their balance sheets. Which S&P 500 companies are debt free and cash rich? Click ahead to find out.
Corporate earnings reports will compete for attention with whatever Europe throws at markets Tuesday.
Yahoo has flirted with a breakout above $16 in recent months, but it could never sustain anything north of that threshold for very long. That could be change with new CEO Marissa Mayer in charge.
“With a pretty surprising downturn in Europe, June was definitely a leg down for a lot of companies," one pro said. And the GDP report could be a "whack across the forehead."
With the bar set so low, technology companies had an easier time beating earnings expectations this week. But the focus now starts to shift toward the consumer.
Rocco Pendola trades by the motto: If you're not leaving money on the table, you're not making money. Check out what Pendola is buying and selling in telecommunications and tech.
Philippe Laffont of Coatue Management, offered up his top tech picks, as well as stocks to avoid in the sector.
Perhaps the biggest news out of the interview was the fact that Zynga spacer is "actively exploring real money gaming" — i.e. gambling. This could be a massive new source of revenue for Zynga, which has a hugely popular online Poker game.
Several factors have fundamentally disrupted the economic and power dynamic of the traditionally studio dominated entertainment industry.
Marissa Mayer intends to restore Yahoo’s spacer stature as a technological innovator and will not shy away from tough competition to that end, the former Google executive told the Financial Times as she begins her tenure as the struggling web portal’s latest chief executive.
More and more states are moving to impose new sales taxes for online purchases to make up for budget deficits. As online prices move in line with brick and mortar retailers, will online stocks take a hit?
What Amazon hasn't changed is the need for a reasonable return from investment capital. There is simply no point in investing in stock if a risk adjusted return doesn't exist, TheStreet.com reports.
K-pop groups are creating a frenzy worldwide selling out concerts within minutes, and breaking through billboard music charts.
The tech companies are trying to catch the blockbuster iPad in a race to win the tablet market, the New York Times reports.
Amazon is rumored to be testing a smartphone that could be released in early 2013. But does the online retailer stand a chance against Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android? One analyst says that an Amazon smartphone may not be the smartest move.