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holiday e-commerce


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

Seasonal buying guide

Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Check out CNET's 2014 holiday gift ideas for expert advice, reviews, and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.


Amazon to stop selling Google Chromecast, Apple TV

The e-commerce giant wants to "avoid customer confusion" by directing buyers to other video-streaming devices, including its own family of Fire TV gadgets.

By October 1, 2015


With new Fire TV and tablets, Amazon's rivalry with Apple heats up

The new hardware includes a $50 tablet and an updated Fire TV set-top box. Amazon's strategy differs from Apple's high-end approach but puts the two giants in more intense competition than ever.

By September 17, 2015


Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014


After crushing Black Friday records, Amazon to bring back Prime Day

The company's 20th anniversary sale results in a slew of new Prime members and huge sales, despite criticism on social media that called the day a dud.

By July 16, 2015


As Amazon marks 20 years, Prime grows to 44 million members in US

The online retailer's membership program, a key part of its growth strategy, added 3 million more people in the past three months, according to a new survey.

By July 15, 2015


Walmart offers rival sale to Amazon's Prime Day

Seeking a bigger name online, Walmart picks a fight with the world's largest Internet retailer, announcing a sales event the same day as Amazon's 20th anniversary sale.

By July 13, 2015


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


Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time

The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.

By October 22, 2014


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