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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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E-commerce giant Alibaba aims to win outside China

Already dominant in its home country, Alibaba plans to do a lot more around the world in the coming year.

By 15 May 2015

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Amazon exec shifts to CEO post in fashion e-commerce

Romain Voog previously served as president of Amazon France. His appointment at Global Fashion Group comes alongside a $34.7 million investment from venture capitalists.

By 8 April 2015

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China opens door for full foreign ownership of e-commerce companies

New Chinese reforms allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership of their e-commerce companies in Shanghai's Free Trade Zone.

By 19 January 2015

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Stripe exec: Soon, e-commerce will move to Facebook, too

Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.

By 5 November 2014

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Google steps up e-commerce war with Amazon, report says

The search giant plans to go after Amazon in an effort to beef up product search and e-commerce offerings. Google's first target: groceries.

By 8 July 2014

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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