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  • Amazon fires back at Wal-Mart by slashing free-shipping threshold

    Amazon takes a shot at rival Wal-Mart with its latest perk for its shoppers.

  • BEIJING, May 9- JD.com Inc logged the first profit since its 2014 listing as an expanded product line-up lured more active users, but China's second largest e-commerce company cautioned the cost of expanding at home and abroad could crimp future income growth. Diversifying into data, cloud and artificial intelligence services amid fierce competition in...

  • The toy giant is expected to roll out a robust, new shopping site by early July, USA Today reports.

  • AAFA CEO: Coach-Kate Spade deal 'beyond brilliant'

    Rick Helfenbein, American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) president & CEO, discusses Coach's $2.4 billion deal for Kate Spade, as well as the general state of the retail industry.

  • Warren Buffett

    When Warren Buffett was asked why he's not buying Amazon shares, the billionaire investor had a simple answer.

  • SINGAPORE, May 8- Southeast Asia- focused e-commerce startup Garena Interactive Holding Ltd renamed itself Sea Ltd on Monday and said it had raised $550 million to expand in key markets such as Indonesia. Investors in Sea's fundraising round included Farallon Capital Management, Hillhouse Capital, Indonesia's GDP Venture and Philippine conglomerate JG...

  • Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

    China’s new economy plays aren’t just a bet on China; they’re also a bet on frontier markets’ growth, Mark Mobius told CNBC on Monday.

  • What's working: Best retail bets

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO, shares his top plays in the retail sector, including Best Buy, and Coach.

  • BERLIN, May 4- Amazon launched deliveries of fresh groceries in Berlin and neighbouring Potsdam on Thursday for members of its Prime subscription service, a move that could accelerate online sales of food that have been sluggish in Germany so far. Amazon said in a statement that Prime members can choose from 85,000 products, including items such as chocolate,...

  • *Hugo Boss drops as online sales disappoint. Europe's STOXX 600 index was down 0.14 percent by 0925 GMT. France's CAC 40 and Germany's DAX fell 0.3 and 0.2 percent, retreating from their highs.

  • BERLIN, May 3- Shares in Hugo Boss fell 5 percent on Wednesday after the German fashion house reported another drop in online sales in the first three months of the year even though overall sales and net profit were better than expected. Hugo Boss, which said in March it wanted to make improving its online business a top priority, said ecommerce sales were down 27...

  • Chad Dickerson, chief executive officer of Etsy in 2015.

    Shares of Etsy tumbled 14 percent after the retail website announced CEO Chad Dickerson will step down.

  • May 2- Hedge fund Black-and-White Capital LP on Tuesday called on Etsy Inc, an online retailer of handmade goods, to explore a sale, saying the U.S. company's sales growth had slowed while costs had increased. Shares of New York City- based Etsy rose 2.4 percent to $11.32 in morning trading. Etsy's intrinsic value could reach $30 per share with operational...

  • MILAN, April 28- Milan tax police have told Amazon they believes the world's largest online retailer has evaded around 130 million euros of taxes in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Friday. The allegedly unpaid taxes refer to the period between 2011 and 2015, when Amazon made revenues of around 2.5 billion euros in Italy, the source said.

  • Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon

    Pacific Crest lowers its rating on Amazon to sector weight, citing increasing competition and "moderating" growth trends.

  • April 27- Amazon.com Inc's retail and cloud-computing sales rose in the first quarter, inching above Wall Street's expectations and sending the company's shares to an all-time high in extended trading. The world's largest online retailer said on Thursday net sales rose 23 percent to $35.7 billion, just beating analysts' average estimate of $35.3 billion,...

  • The world's largest online retailer said net income rose 41 percent to $724 million, or $1.48 per share, marking the eighth straight quarter that Amazon- known among investors for heavy spending and roller-coaster results- posted a net profit. Analysts on average were expecting $1.12 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "The core e-commerce segment...

  • The world's largest online retailer said net income rose 41 percent to $724 million, or $1.48 per share, marking the eighth straight quarter that Amazon- known for its heavy spending and roller-coaster results- has posted a net profit. Amazon's net sales in North America, its biggest market, jumped 23.5 percent to $20.99 billion in the latest quarter.

  • The world's biggest online retailer said net income rose to $724 million, or $1.48 per share, from $513 million, or $1.07 per share, a year earlier. The company's total net sales rose 22.6 percent to $35.71 billion in the quarter ended March 31, compared with the average analyst estimate of $35.30 billion. Amazon's net sales in North America, its biggest market,...

  • A GrubHub banner on the exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, April 4, 2014.

    GrubHub reported a 26 percent increase in "active diners," showing a surge in new customers.