A Flipkart exec calls the email -- which states that "beautiful women are more successful in their lives" -- a "big fail" and promises to investigate the matter.
For the eighth straight year, Amazon takes the No. 1 spot in the ForeSee survey of online shoppers. Apple, meanwhile, had its worst showing in four years.
This is no "It's a Wonderful Life," but the thousands stung by Web marketing practices now under government scrutiny may find it a feel-good story anyway.
Cheap 18.5-inch touch-screen all-in-one will join the Asus Eee Top and Averatec All-in-One in the niche-but-growing Nettop category.
After tailing off earlier this year, venture investors are showing far more confidence in green technology in the third quarter, buoyed by government policies and a successful IPO.
Top online retail sites may be inadvertently turning away customers because of higher-than-expected demand.
Although more e-tail browsers are being converted into buyers, many ditch their shopping carts midway through a transaction, a study shows.
Two research firms and Amazon.com confirm earlier numbers suggesting another record year for online holiday sales.
Home decor and sporting goods are new favorites, sharing top spot with top sellers books and music, as sales climb an expected 42 percent this holiday season, according to Forrester Research.
E-tailing giant finally unveils Kindle, its new e-book reader. Here are Peter Glaskowsky's first impressions of the gizmo.