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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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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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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 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 to open first physical store

As the holiday shopping season draws near, the e-commerce giant is about to take its fight with retailers offline, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By October 9, 2014

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eBay misses slightly on revenue, but PayPal stays strong

The company's marketplace business continues to grow, despite a security breach in the spring, but it doesn't meet Wall Street's expectations for overall revenue.

By October 15, 2014

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Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014

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Get ready to see ads in your eBay app

In hopes of creating a new revenue stream, the e-commerce site is launching an ad network to place targeted ads in front of its mobile customers.

By September 11, 2014

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Online holiday spending up, but not as much as expected

ComScore finds US online shoppers using desktop computers spent 10 percent more than last holiday season, propelled by gadget sales. It was expecting an increase of 14 percent.

By December 26, 2013

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Tablets outdo phones when closing holiday-shopping deals

For online shopping, smartphones are good for browsing but tablets are used more when it's time to make a purchase. Also, iOS outdoes Android.

By November 29, 2013