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May 18, 2015
5 of the Best Gifts for the College Grad
No matter your price range, here are five gift ideas for your favorite college grad.
July 25, 2014
Analyst: Amazon’s Deal With HBO Promises All-New Content
Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities is not convinced that Amazon will share sufficient details about future spending.
June 19, 2014
Analyst: Amazon Stock May Be Cooling Off With New Fire Smartphone
Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities believes that Amazon is unlikely to provide investors with a strategy roadmap.
June 13, 2014
Will Prime Music Change Amazon’s Tune?
Amazon announced Prime Music Thursday, an unlimited, ad-free, on demand music streaming service for Prime members.
May 06, 2014
Volatility: Are Stocks Getting Ready for a Bumpy Ride?
Some investors are becoming increasingly concerned about the market’s latest moves, but is volatility really returning to alarming levels?
April 22, 2014
Could the Online Sales Tax Be Amazon’s Downfall?
For years, Amazon has undercut its brick-and-mortar competitors, but researchers say that may be changing as more and more states adopt an online sales tax.
April 21, 2014
Target Takes Its Subscription Service to the Next Level
Target is expanding its subscription service to cover nearly 1,600 items across a wider spectrum of products.
April 21, 2014
Analyst: Amazon Unlikely to Provide ‘Strategy Road Map’
Wall Street analyst insights from Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities.
April 17, 2014
Wal-Mart Robs MoneyGram, Western Union’s Money Transfer Service
MoneyGram and Western Union shares took a nosedive Thursday after Wal-Mart announced that it will begin offering low-cost money transfers under its own brand.
April 14, 2014
Amazon Invests in the Funnies, Buys Comics Retail ComiXology
Amazon on Thursday closed a deal with ComiXology, a platform for digital comics.
April 07, 2014
Amazon’s Lockers Now Allow Returns, But Will Customers Embrace the New System?
Amazon's locker system has helped the company cut costs associated with shipping and packaging, but will customers transition to the new system?
March 31, 2014
Amazon Strikes Continue: Workers in Europe Demand Livable Wage
Workers at Amazon's Leipzig, Germany distribution center are on strike in an effort to negotiate a more livable wage.
March 31, 2014
Pinterest & Social Media Paying Off for Many Retailers #Pinned
A report from Experian Marketing Services showed that social media sites in March accounted for 7.72 percent of traffic to retail websites in March.
March 26, 2014
Wal-Mart and Friends Get No Love From Online Buyers: Cue Amazon?
Forrest Research shows that retailers aren't meeting customers' demand for a smooth shopping experience across all channels.
March 25, 2014
Mall Shopping Gets an Upgrade With 7-Foot-Tall ‘Digital Storefront’ Tablets
Westfield Labs unveiled 7-foot-tall "digital storefront" tablets outside a New Jersey mall this week in an attempt to boost brick-and-mortar retail traffic.
March 24, 2014
Sam’s Club, Amazon Take Top Spots for Customer Service Ratings
Sam's Club and Amazon scored the highest customer satisfaction ratings on the 2014 Temkin Experience scale.
March 21, 2014
Amazon’s Vine.com Is Now Allergy Friendly: Grocer Gets a Facelift
Amazon's Vine.com just got a face lift and now features a drop-down menu that makes it easier for consumers with dietary restrictions to find allergen-free groceries.
March 17, 2014
Amazon Opens Pandora’s Box of Same-Day Delivery: Is It Here to Stay?
Same-day shipping: destined to succeed or destined to fail? Many analysts say the latter unless consumers start exhibiting a willingness to pay for it.
March 16, 2014
Macy’s Plans to Expand Click-and-Collect Service, Launch Same-Day Delivery
Macy's is investing in new technology to support the expansion of its click-and-collect service.
March 13, 2014
Here’s How Amazon Will Compensate for Rising Transportation Costs
Amazon is revamping its distribution network as it struggles with ever-increasing transportation costs. Hence: Prime price hike.
March 12, 2014
Target Traffic Slows After Devastating Data Breach
Target's customer traffic dropped significantly in January thanks to its security breach.
March 11, 2014
Wal-Mart CFO: The Ice Is Melting on Our Frozen Sales
Wal-Mart CFO reported Tuesday that the company's sales have been stronger in recent weeks thanks to better weather.
March 11, 2014
Amazon to Release Its Own Gaming Console, Games in Future
Rumors of Amazon's purported gaming console are growing after news of an acquisition. The company bought Irvine, California-based Double Helix Games last month.
March 08, 2014
Is Amazon About to Go Under Britain’s Tax Microscope?
U.K. tax authorities may start digging deeper into the complex web of corporate accounting Amazon has established overseas.
March 06, 2014
Staples Bleeds Red, Will Board Up 225 Stores By 2015
Staples released its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday and announced that it will close 225 stores by 2015.
March 05, 2014
RadioShack Will Close 1,100 Stores to Stem the Bleeding
RadioShack reported its fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday and said that it plans to close as many as 1,100 stores, which resk
February 28, 2014
5 Recent Spectacular Startup Disasters
You know how it goes: the bigger they get, the harder they fall.
February 28, 2014
Sam’s Club Fends Off Amazon With Pilot Online Subscription Service
Sam's Club is testing a new subscription service, My Subscriptions, that it hopes will help it fend off Amazon.
February 27, 2014
Wal-Mart Buys Yumprint to Outpace Amazon in Online Grocery Games
Wal-Mart acquired recipe-focused startup Yumprint Wednesday to help bolster its online grocery delivery business. How will Amazon respond?
February 26, 2014
Has Jim Cramer Found a Mighty Amazon Rival in Zulily?
Jim Cramer highlighted Zulily on "Squawk on the Street" Tuesday as the one company that has the potential to beat out Amazon.