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EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

...prohibits items that promote or glorify hatred, violence and racial intolerance," said eBay spokeswoman Johnna Hoff.The e-commerce company is the latest to prohibit the sale of Confederate merchandise following Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Sears Holdings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/ebay-bans-sales-confederat
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...from sales of counterfeit goods despite the Chinese e-commerce giant's pledge to combat the trade in fakes.A lawsuit...company will fight it. Alibaba, the world's biggest e-commerce company by sales volume, has launched a series of initiatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-18/business-news
The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

...Earnings jumped at Yahoo last year after it raised $9.5 billion by selling part of its stake in Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce site owner.No. 2: Carol Meyrowitz, TJX Companies, $23.3 million, up 13 percentMeyrowitz has led the parent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-29/top-10-highest-paid-female
Wal-Mart chairman hands off role to son-in-law

...stage at the meeting that Penner is married to his daughter.Penner had been chairman of the company's technology and e-commerce committee since it was formed in 2011 and has been instrumental in guiding the company on the technology front."You've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-05/wal-mart-chairman-hands-ro
Alessandra Julia Eubank - Matthew Roger Williams

...Charlottesville, VA. Miss Eubank is a graduate of Radford University and is currently employed by E-Z-GO as an E-Commerce Specialist. Mr. Williams is the grandson of Mrs. Anna Nicholson and the late Mr. Charles Nicholson and the late...

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Mobile growth spurs on Alibaba's revenue surge

...is a key reason why.The Chinese e-commerce reported revenue growth jumped 45...the increasing use of our mobile e-commerce apps will continue to fuel significant...middle-class consumer class. Its e-commerce platforms including Taobao and Tmall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/mobile-growth-spurs-alibab
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...Stores Inc. reported sluggish sales and a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as worker pay raises, spending on e-commerce and currency fluctuations put pressure on the bottom line at the world's largest retailer.The company also reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Malls revamp to fend off e-commerce

...the industry even predicted that e-commerce would spell the death of malls...threat has faded. Like catalogs, e-commerce is now considered another channel...to be built across the country. E-commerce hasn't significantly altered consumer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/19/tec_307850.shtml
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Ascena buying owner of Ann Taylor, Loft for about $2.16B

...company is planning to grow its new casual brand, Lou & Grey, by opening more stores this year and launching its own e-commerce website.Ann shareholders will receive $37.34 in cash and 0.68 of a share of Ascena Retail Group Inc. stock in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-18/ascena-buying-owner-ann-ta
EBay thinking smaller as it prepares for split from PayPal

...to setting up eBay and PayPal to succeed and to deliver sustainable value to our shareholders," Donahoe said.The e-commerce company is seeking to reinvigorate its marketplace business. It stumbled last year when it had to deal with a change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/ebay-thinking-smaller-it-p