Mar 20, 2013 17:14 EDT
US online retail giant Amazon began selling its advanced Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in Brazil this week, tapping into the biggest consumer market in Latin America.
Mar 20, 2013 13:17 EDT
China's online sales are forecast to exceed $420 billion annually by 2020, which will likely make the country the world's largest online retail market, a study showed Thursday.
Mar 20, 2013 12:55 EDT
Online commerce in Brazil last year grossed 22.5 billion reais (around $11.5 billion), up 20 percent over the previous year, the market research firm e-bit said Wednesday.
Mar 11, 2013 20:25 EDT
Groups representing US authors and publishers have called on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, or .read.
Mar 11, 2013 06:47 EDT
Chinese online retail giant Alibaba on Monday named a new chief executive officer after high-profile founder Jack Ma said he would step down in May.
Feb 19, 2013 23:07 EST
As this year's Academy Awards ceremony nears, Internet retail colossus Amazon.com has launched an online shop stocked with film, music, and television show memorabilia.
Feb 18, 2013 09:00 EST
US online retail giant Amazon said on Monday it had cut ties with a security firm at the centre of allegations that foreign seasonal staff hired in Germany by Amazon were harassed and intimidated.
Feb 17, 2013 06:24 EST
A German government minister called on Sunday for a thorough probe into allegations that foreign seasonal workers hired in Germany by US online retail giant Amazon were harassed and intimidated.
Feb 12, 2013 10:11 EST
US online retail giant Amazon said Tuesday it had asked New Delhi to consider relaxing a law that stops its Indian subsidiary from selling directly to customers.
Feb 11, 2013 20:36 EST
American Express began letting users of its payment cards make purchases with messages fired off at Twitter as the popular social network dabbles with making money from e-commerce.
Feb 06, 2013 11:47 EST
Google said Wednesday it is buying online retail tracker Channel Intelligence for $125 million, as the Internet giant expands its retail footprint.
Feb 05, 2013 14:24 EST
Amazon unveiled a virtual currency Tuesday to enhance the potential for developers to make real money in games and other "apps" tailored for Kindle Fire tablet computers.
Feb 05, 2013 13:18 EST
Global Internet retail sales topped $1 trillion for the first time in 2012 with the United States holding the top spot but China rising fast, a market research firm said Tuesday.
Jan 29, 2013 17:35 EST
Shares of online retail titan Amazon.com surged on Tuesday after the company reported that quarterly profit sank at the end of last year but its margins were better than expected.
Jan 28, 2013 17:19 EST
Yahoo! shares rose and then fell back in after-hours trading Monday as the struggling Internet pioneer topped Wall Street expectations despite a slip in quarterly profit.
Jan 24, 2013 17:39 EST
Online auction giant eBay has banned the sale of dolls linked to Quentin Tarantino's blood-soaked western about a freed slave "Django Unchained," describing them as "offensive," on Thursday.
Jan 24, 2013 13:33 EST
Internet retail colossus Amazon.com on Thursday announced the purchase of a text-to-speech technology company in a move evidently aimed at ramping up the capabilities of its Kindle Fire tablet computers.
Jan 17, 2013 11:27 EST
Amazon said Thursday its 22-million song music catalog was now "optimized" for users of Apple devices, making it easier for iPhone owners to circumvent the iTunes store.
Jan 15, 2013 06:56 EST
High-profile Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma will step down as CEO of online retail giant Alibaba in May, but remain executive chairman, the company said Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2013 13:09 EST
Amazon.com on Thursday launched a service that gives compact disk buyers instant copies of music in the Internet "cloud" in a major challenge to Apple's iTunes shop.