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  • Amazon's Echo gets trashed in first big review Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    Everyone's a critic, goes the saying, and Amazon has just felt the sharp end of one particular pen.

  • Amazon will beat eBay this holiday season: Analyst Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    Amazon employees load boxes with orders at the company's fulfillment center ahead of Cyber Monday in Tracy, California.

    Amazon's investment in delivery and logistics will pay dividends, but eBay faces structural issues, RBC Capital Markets' Mark Mahaney said.

  • Will Apple Pay sabotage your spending budget? Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    The new Apple Pay mobile payment system

    The era of Apple Pay is here, meaning more ways for you to spend too much. Or maybe apps will actually teach consumers to be stingier.

  • Retailers take aim at Alibaba Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Bricks-and-mortar retailers, which have attacked Amazon for profiting from what they call a sales tax loophole, now target Alibaba. FT reports.

  • *Royal Mail shares slump 13 percent in two weeks. Companies such as Deutsche Post, whose DHL arm already offers a range of services including help with local duties and red tape on international deliveries, are best placed to cope, according to analysts. Those such as Britain's Royal Mail and Belgium's Bpost that are more focused on parcels and local markets,...

  • Early shoppers queue up, analysts see stellar deals Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 1:14 AM ET
    A customer shops for TV deals on Black Friday at Kmart in Griffith Indiana.

    Economists are closely watching whether retailers can entice shoppers to spend during what retailers consider the biggest shopping weekend of the year, the NYT reports.

  • Most buzzed-about retailers ahead of Black Friday Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:34 AM ET
    Macy's Facebook page ahead of Black Friday.

    Wal-Mart, Target, Macy's and Kohl's are among the stores leading the pack in terms of audience size across three big social media platforms.

  • Christmas came early for Amazon, time to sell? Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:12 AM ET
    A screen showing Black Friday deals on Amazon.com

    When Amazon's stock rises before Thanksgiving in anticipation of a strong holiday, the shares tread water the rest of the year, history shows.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 24- First, Samantha Kemp-Jackson started noticing something unusual at the local grocery store. Then it started happening to the Toronto mom of four at the department store. An analysis of more than 60 of the most prominent such fundraising campaigns found that they brought in $358 million in 2012, according to consulting firm Cause Marketing...

  • PayPal co-founder aims to reinvent banking Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Max Levchin

    Max Levchin wants to attract millennials with a bank they can love rather than loathe.

  • PayPal business model at risk: Evercore  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    Ken Sena, Evercore, discusses the firm's move to downgrade eBay to a sell rating citing payments concerns and competition in the space.

  • Alibaba: The new eBay or Amazon?  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mike Butcher, editor at large with TechCrunch, says that Alibaba could succeed on an international scale if it gets the user experience and marketing right.

  • Early Movers: FL, GPS, GME, ROST, ADSK & more Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 8:04 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • You've never gone holiday shopping like this Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    When you do your holiday shopping this year, don't be surprised if you see some new retail technologies at the mall.

  • How to hire help, and keep your number private Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Twilio lets consumers use private chat rooms instead of giving their personal number to strangers.

  • Alibaba will sell debut bond on Thursday Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 1:13 AM ET
    An employee walks past the Alibaba logo during a media tour organized by government officials at the company’s headquarters outside of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will sell its first-ever bond on Thursday, a jumbo trade expected to be around US$8 billion in size.

  • EBay retools local delivery push in renewed bet on retail Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 9:14 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 19- EBay Inc is retooling its local delivery program and extending more logistics options to smaller merchants that make up the bulk of the e-commerce giant's sprawling base of marketplace sellers, an executive said on Wednesday. More of eBay's smaller sellers, including some with annual sales under $100,000, will allow shoppers to buy items...

  • Shoppers beware: 10% end up on counterfeit sites Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    One in 10 bargain hunters ends up on a counterfeit seller's website, according to a new report. How to ensure you're getting the best (real) deal.

  • Trivia time: Five surprising Mickey Mouse facts Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Mickey Mouse in "Steamboat Willie" movie poster

    As the famous cartoon mouse's first appearance marks its 86th anniversary, Disney shares have a market cap of about $153 billion.

  • Indian retailers hobble as e-commerce race ahead Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 5:58 PM ET

    Indian retailers are struggling to keep up online as e-commerce garner large investments.