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  • Inside Jack Ma's rags to riches story

    Duncan Clark, BDA China founder, talks about his new book which tells the story of how Jack Ma built Alibaba and in the process became one of China's richest men.

  • April 7- The head of marketing for the U.S. online business of Wal-Mart Stores has left the retailer to return to a business-conference firm he founded, a company statement said on Thursday. The departure of Brian Monahan after three years at Wal-Mart was announced by NewCo, the startup he helped launch in 2012 in San Francisco with media industry veteran John...

  • EBay Inc. signage is displayed at the entrance to the company's headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    Colin Sebastian of Robert W. Baird, who has one of the best track records on Wall Street, on Tuesday recommended eBay on solid survey results.

  • The Triton, an oxygen respirator using artificial gills.

    A crowdfunding campaign for a device allowing divers to breathe underwater has come under heavy scrutiny and refunded its backers.

  • H&M is always reinventing itself: Director

    Maureen Hinton, group research director at Verdict Research, talks about the prospects for the Swedish retailer H&M.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 5- In a letter sent to shareholders on Tuesday, Amazon.com Inc's founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, defended the online retailer's corporate culture, which was the subject of a critical report by The New York Times last year. The online retailer forcefully rebutted the paper's report after it was published last year, with the company's...

  • April 5- Amazon.com Inc is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The online retailer is also developing a solar-charged Kindle case, the Journal reported, citing another source. The company's chief executive...

  • April 5- Amazon.com Inc is set to release a higher-end Kindle version with a rechargeable protective case for a better battery life, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing a person familiar with the matter. The online retailer is also developing a solar-charged Kindle case, the Journal reported, citing another source. Amazon could not be...

  • LAGOS, April 5- French telecommunications company Orange is to invest 75 million euro in Nigerian e-commerce group Africa Internet Group and become a shareholder, the two companies said on Tuesday. "With this strategic investment, Orange now has the capacity to play a leading role in the fast-growing e-commerce market in Africa," Stéphane Richard, chairman and...

  • Amazon takes on PayPal with new payment program

    Patrick Gauthier, VP of external payments at Amazon, discusses the program and says merchants who use Amazon gain new customers and better conversion.

  • April 4- Department store operator Hudson's Bay Co reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses soared and sales at established Saks Fifth Avenue stores dropped. Hudson's Bay raised its 2016 sales forecast to C $14.9 billion- C $15.9 billion from C $14.2 billion- C $15.2 billion to reflect the revenue from online luxury retailer Gilt Groupe...

  • Road to Iconic: Shopping 'small'

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports from Seattle before the Iconic Conference about the small business startup scene there including shopping platform Garmentory.

  • Online shopping

    With an eye toward dethroning Craigslist, 5miles helps users buy and sell goods both locally and globally.

  • Internet of things has permeated economy: expert

    Marina Petroleka, global head of industry at BMI Research, discusses trends affecting the economy, including urbanization and the Internet of Things.

  • Computer chips on newly-issued credit cards

    Bank of Montreal will roll out what it claims is the first credit card program that will allow users to complete payments with a "selfie".

  • Alibaba reaches transaction milestone

    The Chinese e-commerce giant surpassed 3 trillion yuan in transactions in its fiscal year.

  • Warning: Update your Kindle by March 22nd

    Amazon urges owners to install a crucial update by March 22 or risk losing Internet connectivity.

  • Big game retail bucking the trend

    Jason Hairston, KUIU CEO, talks about how he is growing his hunting apparel and gear company solely through word of mouth and the Internet.

  • 99designs is disrupting graphic design

    Patrick Llewellyn, co-founder and CEO of 99designs, explains how his company's online graphic design marketplace works.

  • We've had great success in online gaming: CEO

    Joel Leonoff, president and CEO of Paysafe Group, discusses the company's earnings and talks about creating online payment solutions.