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Amazon, the king of e-commerce, gets primed for 2016

Amazon's Prime membership service will help the company continue to dominate online shopping, this holiday season and beyond.

By 30 November 2015

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Marissa Mayer unveils make-or-break plan for Yahoo

The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.

By 3 February 2016

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Your impulse buys are costing Amazon a fortune

The online retailer missed Wall Street projections during its all-important holiday quarter, and shipping and fulfillment costs didn't help the situation.

By 29 January 2016

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Amazon rebuffs idea of partnering with PayPal

The e-commerce titan has instead focused on its own online payment method, and says more than 23 million customers have used its Pay With Amazon service.

By 26 January 2016

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Will virtual reality make you buy more? Retailers are betting on it

Virtual reality springs up at the retail industry's marquee show, offering a glimpse of how we might shop in the future.

By 21 January 2016

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Why Amazon built a warehouse inside a Midtown Manhattan office tower

The e-commerce giant is constantly looking for new ways to speed up its shipments. In Manhattan and several other US cities, it has opened urban warehouses to do just that.

By 22 December 2015

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Amazon UK tells some customers to trash their hoverboards

The company said certain hoverboards sold on its site were unsafe due to noncompliant electrical plugs.

By 17 December 2015

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Walmart doubles down on China with e-commerce buyout

The mega retailer takes full ownership of China-based Yihaodian, an online marketplace that sells food, home goods, electronics and more.

By 24 July 2015

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Alibaba made $1 billion in 8 minutes

China is in the throes of the world's single largest day of shopping, Single's day. Shoppers are expected to spend a record amount of money, mainly through online platforms like Alibaba and JD.com.

By 11 November 2015

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Amazon's novel idea? Physical bookstores, says mall CEO

Amazon was the reason you didn't have to go to the mall. Now it may want to be the reason you do.

By 3 February 2016