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  • Amazon stock hitting all-time highs

    Shares of the ecommerce giant continue to climb largely due to upbeat analyst notes.

  • Wal-Mart may invest in Indian online retailer Flipkart

    Sources say the company considers buying a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm.

  • MUMBAI/ HONG KONG, Sept 29- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two people familiar with the matter said, as the world's biggest retailer aims to break into a fast growing but highly competitive online retail market. Wal-Mart operates 21 wholesale stores in the South Asian country, but is discouraged...

  • An employee restocks a shelf in the grocery section of a Wal-Mart Supercenter

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two people familiar with the matter said.

  • Wal-Mart operates 21 wholesale stores in the South Asian country, but is discouraged from setting up its own bricks-and-mortar shops by rules that limit foreign ownership for multi-brand retailers to 51 percent and the cost of setting up shops in a country as large as India. For Flipkart, a cash infusion from Wal-Mart would come in handy at a time when funding...

  • Amazon's retail reach

    Tom Forte, Maxim Group, and Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley, discuss the retail space and where Amazon is taking marketshare.

  • HONG KONG/ MUMBAI, Sept 28- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the world's biggest retailer aims to get a slice of a fast-growing online retail market. He added Wal-Mart and Flipkart were also contemplating a collaboration that would see them leverage...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- Target Corp said on Friday its chief digital officer has left the company amid a company overhaul of its e-commerce operations to boost online sales and better compete with larger rivals such as Amazon.com Inc.. His role will be split between Chief Information Officer Mike McNamara and Chief Merchandising Officer Mike Tritton.

  • Sept 23- Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close their accounts and change passwords as experts warned that the fallout from one of the largest cyber breaches in history could spill beyond the internet company's services. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, 56, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee,...

  • Sept 23- Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close accounts, some of which they had not used in years, after the internet company announced it suffered one of the world's largest cyber breaches. "We're probably just going to dump Yahoo altogether," said Rick Hollister, who owns a private investigation firm in Tallahassee, Florida. Rachel, a 33- year-old from...

  • The Amazon Echo

    Apple's version of Amazon's Echo device is said to have left the R&D stage and entered prototype testing inside Apple's labs, The Verge reports.

  • Kanye West at an event announcing a partnership with Adidas on June 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

    Kanye West's latest pair of kicks drop this weekend and judging by previous releases, more blockbuster sales are expected.

  • Frustrated computer

    If you make your customers wait online, you'd better make it worth their while. You've only got five seconds.

  • Online vs traditional travel agents

    Matthew Upchurch, CEO of Virtuoso, talks about his company, an online website where customers can contact travel advisors.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of internet retailer Jet.com after agreeing to pay about $3 billion for the e-commerce startup last month. Wal-Mart Chief Executive Doug McMillon announced the closing of the deal, which was pending regulatory approval, in a blog post on the retailer's website.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of internet retailer Jet.com after agreeing to pay about $3 billion for the e-commerce startup last month. Wal-Mart Chief Executive Doug McMillon announced the closing of the deal, which was pending regulatory approval, in a blog post on the retailer's website.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of internet retailer Jet.com after agreeing to pay about $3 billion for the e-commerce startup last month.

  • NEW YORK— Wal-Mart said Monday it has completed its deal to buy fast-growing Jet.com for $3 billion in cash plus $300 million in stock, an acquisition aimed at helping the world's largest retailer attract younger and more affluent customers to drive online sales. As part of the deal, which was announced in early August, Jet.com co-founder and CEO Marc Lore will...

  • BEIJING, Sept 19- Chinese online retailer JD.com Inc said on Monday Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is carrying out an internal review, after the e-commerce firm referred a customer report of a Galaxy Note 7 battery fire to the South Korean company. In a statement on Samsung's Chinese website dated Sept. 14, the South Korean firm said that Galaxy Note 7 phones sold after...

  • Reinventing the retail experience

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks to Kenneth Himmel about the future of retail in the Middle East and the impact of online retailers such as Amazon.