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holiday e-commerce

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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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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.

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Best Buy's online conundrum: Nailing e-commerce

The electronics giant's biggest challenge--doubling down on online sales--is a common issue for most conventional retailers. Welcome to the mad e-commerce rush.

By December 13, 2011

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Holidays drive record-breaking e-commerce

U.S. online retail spending reached a record-breaking $43.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, Comscore reports.

By February 4, 2011

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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

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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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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

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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

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Amazon workers strike at five German facilities

Just as holiday orders peak for the e-commerce giant, more than 2,000 distribution center workers strike in Germany.

By December 15, 2014

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Amazon faces yet another strike in Germany

German union Verdi, which has been battling with Amazon over worker wages, calls for a strike during the busy holiday shopping season.

By December 8, 2014