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Urban Outfitters facility on track to close in September

...Urban Outfitters decided to close the Trenton facility after building a $110 million, 1-million-square-foot e-commerce fulfillment center in Gap, Pa.That center opened in June and will employ 500 people.Attempts to reach representatives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-22/urban-outfi
EBay, PayPal outline plans for after split

...they did as a combined company.E-commerce company eBay first said in September...online payment offerings from Chinese e-commerce retailer Alibaba and other retailers...marketplace business, which includes the e-commerce arm of eBay. It stumbled last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/ebay-paypal-outline-plans-
Amazon, born in a Seattle garage, marks 20 years in business

...narrowly escaped the dot-com bust of 2000 to reinvent online retailing. And eventually, it morphed into the global e-commerce powerhouse it is today with $89 billion in annual revenue.Led by its 51-year-old founder, Jeff Bezos, the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-18/amazon-born-seattle-garage
EBay sells Enterprise unit, tops profit expectations

...share. That was 4 cents better than analysts had projected, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research.The e-commerce company posted revenue of $4.38 billion in the period. Including revenue from its discontinued enterprise unit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-16/ebay-sells-enterprise-unit
Aiken Mall among shopping centers across nation struggling to survive

...The biggest risks to the growth of mall sales will be e-commerce and low expectations for consumer spending. THE STORY...F. Chang's.Though Wilke did not dispute that e-commerce is changing consumer patterns, he said brick-and-mortar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-17/aiken-mall-
Silicon Valley company starts to take court disputes online

...million disputes a year.He co-founded Modria in 2011. Although the company's focus is on selling its technology to e-commerce businesses, Rule said he is passionate about deploying it to courts."I can build great tools that represent the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-12/silicon-valley-company-starts-take-
Business news

...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
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
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