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  • April 5- Hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc said on Wednesday Amazon.com Inc had acquired the right to buy up to 23 percent of the company and that it would supply batteries to power forklifts used by the online retailer in its warehouses. Amazon shares rose as much as 1.9 percent to a record high of $923.72 before ending 0.3 percent higher at $909.28.

  • Young boy with mobile phone

    The FTC charged Amazon — and previously Apple and Google — because of games that blur lines between free and paid, TechCrunch reports.

  • Plug Power's shares were up 82.31 percent at $2.12 in heavy afternoon trading. Latham, New York- based Plug Power was valued at $319 million as of Tuesday's market close. Amazon, the world's largest online retailer will equip forklifts at 11 warehouses this year with hydrogen fuel cells so they can lift more goods before running out of juice, as well as charge...

  • April 5- Hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc said on Wednesday Amazon.com Inc has acquired the right to buy up to 23 percent of the company, in a deal giving the retailer powerful batteries that promise to speed up work in its warehouses. Latham, New York- based Plug Power was valued at $319 million as of Tuesday's market close. The world's largest online retailer...

  • Latham, New York- based Plug Power was valued at $319 million as of Tuesday's market close. Amazon must spend at least $600 million over the life of its contract with Plug Power for its warrants to fully vest. The world's largest online retailer will equip forklifts at 11 warehouses this year with hydrogen fuel cells so they can lift more goods before running out of...

  • Where Gen Z wants to shop

    Mark Kirkland, MD of AMP Capital Shopping Centres, says young customers want a shopping experience that's unavailable online.

  • MUMBAI, April 4- Indian online retailer Snapdeal is looking to raise just over $100 million from existing shareholders including Japan's SoftBank and new investors, its chief financial officer said. The company, which last year lost its second place in India's fiercely competitive online retail market to Amazon.com Inc, aims to become profitable in two years...

  • Amazon seeks to enter into the multibillion-pound UK business-to-business (B2B) market by launching a new service.

  • A customer uses a Kindle table device at the Amazon Books store in Seattle, Washington.

    Amazon plans to reinvent the very thing it disrupted - physical retail stores, reports CNBC's Deirdre Bosa.

  • MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, April 4- Seeking to calm employees rattled by reports of a cash crunch, the founders of Indian online retailer Snapdeal have gone directly to them with a string of townhall meetings in past weeks, according to sources, promising profit and brushing off takeover talk. Like most e-commerce players in India, Snapdeal is burning cash to sustain...

  • Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer dug into the details around one stock’s M&A and whether it can keep running higher.

  • The decision to close Quidsi was in the works for more than a year

    Amazon announced it was closing down Quidsi because it was unprofitable, a move that took many employees by surprise.

  • Amazon's closure of Quidsi is puzzling to some employees

    Amazon announced the decision last week, despite a hopeful executive meeting a few months ago.

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • *France says online sales curbs safeguard brands' prestige. LUXEMBOURG, March 30- German beauty products maker Coty rejected claims that its distribution policies imply a blanket ban on online sales, arguing that its main concern was to safeguard the cachet of its luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein and Chloe. The issue is significant for Europe which...

  • BRUSSELS, March 29- Europe's top court will begin a landmark case on Thursday which could determine whether luxury goods companies can stop retailers from selling their products via marketplaces such as Amazon or eBay. The dispute is in the spotlight now because of the European Commission's push for more cross-border online sales to boost growth and jobs, and...

  • Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Barclays says the groceries, apparel, B2B, auto and home goods categories are a $2 trillion annual market opportunity for Amazon.

  • *Executives see scope to lure Middle East shoppers online. DUBAI, March 28- Souq.com will expand its workforce and operations after Amazon clinched a deal to buy 100 percent of the Middle East online retailer, executives from both firms said. Amazon and Souq.com said earlier on Tuesday they had agreed on the takeover, despite an eleventh-hour bid by Dubai...

  • *Executives see scope to lure Middle East shoppers online. DUBAI, March 28- Souq.com will expand its workforce and operations after Amazon clinched a deal to buy 100 percent of the Middle East online retailer, executives from both firms said. Amazon and Souq.com said earlier on Tuesday they had agreed on the takeover, despite an eleventh-hour bid by Dubai...