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  • A Walmart employee, right, takes payment from a customer who checks-out at a Walmart store on February 19, 2015 in Miami.

    Cowen was among a number of Wall Street shops to like the idea of a Jet.com takeover by Wal-Mart, but not enough to recommend buying the shares.

  • Kniffen: Amazon's price model can't fight against Jet

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide Enterprises CEO, discusses Walmart's potential buy of Jet.com and whether it can take on Amazon.

  • Aug 3- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy Jet.com, a year-old online rival, as part of a multibillion-dollar revamp of its e-commerce division aimed at boosting online sales growth, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Wal-Mart spokesman Greg Hitt declined to comment and Jet could not be immediately reached for comment. While Wal-Mart has not said...

  • The talks were reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, which said Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion, citing people familiar with the matter. Wal-Mart spokesman Greg Hitt declined to comment on the report and Jet could not be immediately reached for comment. While Wal-Mart does not say what it spent on those acquisitions, it has disclosed a...

  • Aug 3- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy Jet.com, which launched a year ago and was considered a threat to larger rivals like Amazon.com Inc due to its innovative pricing software, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. But it sold it in June to JD.com Inc, which is China's second-largest e-commerce company. Jet.com launched in July 2015 and has raised...

  • Aug 3- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion, the WSJ said. Marc Lore launched Jet.com in July last year, promising big discounts in exchange for members placing...

  • Aug 3- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion, the WSJ said. Marc Lore launched Jet.com in July last year, promising big discounts in exchange for members placing large orders...

  • Walmart in talks for $3B Jet.com deal -DJ

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports that Walmart is in talks to buy Jet.com, according to Dow Jones.

  • Aug 3- Office Depot Inc's quarterly sales fell for the seventh straight quarter, hit by competition from online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc that have been discounting school supplies. The company also said it would close 300 stores in the next three years in addition to the 400 it had shuttered by the end of the second quarter. The company's revenue fell 6.5...

  • Alibaba has dived into virtual and augmented reality to help e-sellers bridge the gap between the online and offline worlds.

  • July 29- Wall Street turned positive in afternoon trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 index hitting a record intraday high for the seventh time this month, as gains in Alphabet and Amazon more than made up for losses in energy shares. Shares of Google's parent, Alphabet, rose 4.8 percent to $802.4, a day after the company posted strong quarterly revenue, while online...

  • An employee collects boxes from a conveyor belt at the Amazon fulfillment center in Madrid, Spain.

    Jim Cramer said Amazon was "the worst" out of the four major "gauntlet" companies that reported quarterly earnings this week.

  • LONDON, July 29- Consumer goods maker Reckitt Benckiser has ramped up its efforts to sell items such as condoms and vitamins online, aiming to capture new revenue streams as traditional markets get more competitive. Reckitt's own Durex condom website in China is already its single largest customer in the world's fastest-growing e-commerce market, doubling...

  • Investors beware: History suggests August angst will hit stocks

    Can the market’s recent hot streak continue into the dog days of summer? The numbers don’t look so good. CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa breaks down the historical trends behind the market’s lackluster performance in August.

  • GrubHub CEO: Building our technical foundation

    Matt Maloney, GrubHub founder & CEO, talks about what drove the quarter's record amound of online ordering in an increasingly competititive market.

  • Stocks to Watch: July 29, 2016

    Merck, Exxon Mobil and Amazon are making headlines this Friday morning before the opening bell.

  • July 28- Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world's largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well. "They crushed estimates," said Michael Pachter, analyst at Wedbush...

  • Groupon CEO: Fighting to build our business

    Richard Williams, Groupon CEO, talks about the challenge of building the company's core business. There is a ton of room for innovation in the local space, says Williams.

  • WARSAW, July 27- Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba, U.S. online retailer eBay Inc, and private equity firm CVC Capital Partners are among the bidders for Eastern Europe's No.1 auction website Allegro from South Africa's Naspers, sources said. A deal worth between 2 and 3 billion euros, is expected by the end of the year, market sources said. Polish online groups Wp.pl,...

  • July 26- Amazon.com launched its popular Prime loyalty program in India on Tuesday, three years after its entry into the world's second-most populous country. The world's biggest online retailer has been pumping billions of dollars into India as it seeks to win a bigger share of a market dominated by homegrown e-retailer Flipkart. Prime membership will cost...