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holiday e-commerce

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Amazon unwraps new truck trailers just in time for the holidays

The company hopes the thousands of new trailers will help it speed up US deliveries and also give customers a bigger window in which to place orders for same- or two-day delivery.

By December 4, 2015

Seasonal buying guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Check out CNET's 2015 holiday gift ideas for expert advice, reviews, and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

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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 January 28, 2016

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Cyber Monday nabs sales record again, but perhaps not for long

With more holiday spending happening earlier, Cyber Monday may soon lose its crown as the biggest online US sales day of the year.

By November 30, 2015

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Smartphones, tablets to fatten holiday e-commerce sales

Retail e-commerce sales will be up 15 percent this year, and mobile shoppers will drive a hefty portion of that growth, eMarketer says.

By September 5, 2013

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Prime again: Amazon reports another banner holiday season

The e-commerce giant says 3 million new customers signed up for its Prime subscription service. Top-selling tech included smart TVs and its own Fire tablets.

By December 28, 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 February 2, 2016

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How Amazon's Prime Now can get an order to your door in an hour

With an eye on last-minute holiday shoppers, the e-commerce giant shows off the operations of its new rapid-deliveries service in Manhattan.

By December 21, 2015

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Amazon losses widen as it braces for rocky holiday quarter

The e-commerce company misses Wall Street expectations and reports a third-quarter loss of $437 million. More critically, it warns that its fourth-quarter revenue will also disappoint.

By October 23, 2014

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Amazon wants to hire 80,000 temp workers for holidays

The e-commerce site's massive fulfillment network continues to grow as it kicks off its busiest time of year.

By October 15, 2014

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Amazon surprises investors with a gift of profit

The e-commerce company posts a $214 million profit for the holiday season. CEO Jeff Bezos says Prime membership got a boost of more than 50 percent in the quarter.

By January 29, 2015