In the largest initial public offering in US history, Alibaba raises funds to fuel its global ambitions.
Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.
Online retailer, which bills itself as the "Amazon of Southeast Asia," hopes to tap a market where online shopping has yet to gain traction.
Amazon was the reason you didn't have to go to the mall. Now it may want to be the reason you do.
China's mega e-tailer is roughly two months away from launching its own video-streaming service, modeled on Netflix and HBO, the company said on Sunday.
That's what the e-tailer tried to decide over the holidays, when it opened a Las Vegas pop-up store that let shoppers handle items before ordering. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains, the experiment could point to Zappos' future plans for opening physical stores.
In a victory for consumers and a Senate committee, one of the marketers accused of duping Web shoppers into joining paid programs drops much-criticized practices.
VistaPrint, an online printing company, says it is no longer connected to Affinion, one of three marketing companies accused of duping consumers into paying monthly fees.
Larry Magid speaks with Professor Prentiss Cox and CNET's Greg Sandoval about controversial marketing practices that some senators and angry online shoppers have called "scams."
Priceline, Classmates.com, and Orbitz say customers should read the fine print before complaining about being charged recurring monthly fees to join loyalty programs they didn't want.