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  • BERLIN, Dec 21- Workers at German warehouses of U.S. online retailer Inc were called out on a new strike by labor union Verdi on Monday as part of a long-running dispute over pay and conditions. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market after the United States with 10,000 warehouse staff plus more than 10,000 seasonal workers. The vast majority of our...

  • Amazon could start delivering

    The e-commerce giant is in talks to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets.

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Black Friday is firmly entrenched in Britain, consumer electricals and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone said, though many opted to shop online this year rather than head to the shops for the United States imported discount event. Despite lower shopper numbers in stores overall, Black Friday this year, which fell on Nov. 27, still delivered...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Thirty online retailers have agreed to stop selling authentic-looking toy guns to New York residents, the state attorney general said on Tuesday. Tuesday's announcement comes four months after Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Sears Holding Corp's Kmart and Sears chains, and California- based online retailer ACTA agreed to pay more than $300,000 to...

  • Retailers push shipping deadlines later

    The most common deadline by retailers promising deliveries by Christmas is one day later than last year.

  • Diaper changing pad

    A dentist and doctor husband-wife team invented a wiggle-free baby-changing pad. It's very popular but is it worth quitting their jobs over?

  • Amazon pulls hoverboards from store

    The online retailer is removing some boards from its store following a series of hoverboard-related fires.

  • An employee packs a box at the Inc. fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey.

    Amazon took steps to alleviate traffic gridlock in a small NJ town, after its mayor threatened to sue.

  • Alibaba's payment service launches in Europe

    Alipay will expand in Europe as more Chinese tourists travel to the continent.

  • Dec 10- Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co posted a 34 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher same-store sales in North America and Europe and strong online sales. Hudson's Bay also plans to increase sales significantly over the next five years at about 136 Kaufhof stores in Germany and Belgium. Hudson's Bay said on Thursday total...

  • 'Porch pirates' stealing holiday cheer

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports as online shopping surges so do the number of package thefts.

  • The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • This web tool promises 'Amazon prices' at local stores

    Consumers can use PriceLocal to shop locally and buy a product today at a fair price.

  • Consolidation is inevitable: CEO

    Alex Depledge, founder and CEO of startup, says it was better to consolidate with a rival e-commerce company rather than to compete in markets or start an acquisition war.

  • Stocks in your stocking this year? is now selling a physical gift card for shares of stock.

  • Amazon buys thousands of truck trailers: Re/code

    Re/code's Kara Swisher explains Amazon bulking up its delivery support with truck trailers to continue to be able to compete. Swisher weighs in on Yahoo board's strategy.

  • Help wanted: Digital retail openings

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports jobs are being created in digital retail as more consumers shop online.

  • Wayfair workers at a photo studio in Boston

    With folks buying more stuff from their phones and tables, an estimated 100,000 new jobs in digital retail will be created by 2017.

  • Amazon tops online retailer list: Slice Intelligence

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan takes a look at changing shopping trends among consumers.

  • IBM's Watson Trend report said mobile traffic accounted for 47.9 percent of all online traffic, compared with 41.2 percent last year. The average order value from online shoppers was $123.43, down 0.6 percent from last year, IBM said, mainly due to a rise in mobile shoppers. Even though there was a big increase in usage and purchases, conversion rates were "...