E-commerce store owner opening clothier on Furys Ferry Road

An e-commerce venture is the catalyst behind a new locally-owned clothing retail...for both businesses."It was kind of a no-brainer for me to add the e-commerce as well," said Gilbert, who owns the store with husband John. "I...

Target boosts annual profit outlook as sales rise

...Cornell has been aiming to reinvent Target as a more nimble force amid fierce competition.The company is investing in e-commerce and expanding Target's small-format stores. It's also trying to reclaim its position as the place to go for...

In a slow-growth world, technology stocks are trending again

...chief market strategist at U.S. Trust in New York. "So we have tremendous upside when it comes to social media, e-commerce, retailing, you name it."Facebook's revenue jumped 39 percent in the second quarter. That compares with a 4...

Pay raises, store spruce-ups crimp Wal-Mart's profit

...year. It's opening fulfillment centers dedicated to e-commerce that should speed up delivery and put more items in...The company posted a 16 percent increase in global e-commerce in the second quarter.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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