August 31, 2015

When online shopping club Jet.com launched in July, the retailer’s CEO said he aspired to have 15 million customers spending $20 billion by 2020. From the looks of the website, the prices and the shopping experience, Jet.com has a lot of work to do in order to get anywhere close to achieving that goal.

August 27, 2015

As Amazon.com deals with the fallout from a New York Times article over working conditions, another media outlet reports the retailer is scaling back its consumer device division and laying off dozens of employees in its hardware development center.

August 25, 2015

Not only is Amazon.com launching its one-hour Prime Now delivery service in its hometown of Seattle, but it's also adding a whole new category of deliverable products.

August 21, 2015

Amazon.com is planning to open a fifth fulfillment center in the state of Texas. 

August 17, 2015

Jeff Bezos is fighting back against an article in the New York Times accusing the retailer of having a ruthless and even abusive workplace culture.

August 17, 2015

Jeff Bezos is fighting back against an article in the New York Times accusing the retailer of having a ruthless and even abusive workplace culture.

July 31, 2015

On the heels of Amazon's Prime Day promotion, Walmart.com is kicking off hundreds of special buys timed to a historical spike in traffic when customers start the bulk of their back-to-school shopping.

July 28, 2015

Amazon is going to make it very easy for startups to launch, market and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe. 

July 23, 2015

Shares of Amazon.com surged past the $500 mark after the company reported a second quarter profit and revealed more details about a phenomenally successful Prime day promotion that fell in the third quarter.

July 23, 2015

Shares of Amazon.com surged past the $500 mark after the company reported a second quarter profit and revealed more details about a phenomenally successful Prime day promotion that fell in the third quarter.

July 22, 2015

Amazon Home Services has expanded the number of providers and the services they offer in 15 metropolitan areas, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, San Jose and Washington, D.C.

July 22, 2015

Online retailer Jet.com is all about low prices and so far the upstart membership club competitor is living up to it value proposition.

July 22, 2015

Online retailer Jet.com is all about low prices and so far the upstart membership club competitor is living up to it value proposition.

July 21, 2015

Boasting a proprietary dynamic pricing algorithm, the new online shopping club Jet.com officially launched on July 21 with plans to reach a lofty sales milestone faster than other retailer.

July 16, 2015

While the social buzz regarding Amazon Prime Day on Wednesday, July 15, has been not so prime, early reports indicate the event was a success sales-wise. And industry experts said the event was important in other ways too.

July 15, 2015

Amazon.com didn’t give much in the way of details about its sales on Wednesday, but the retailer said members shopped at record rates during its first ever Prime Day.

July 14, 2015

With Amazon.com’s share price approaching $500 on the heels of a highly publicized 20th anniversary promotional event, the struggling Books-A-Million chain announced a deal to go private for a paltry sum.

July 14, 2015

With Amazon.com’s share price approaching $500 on the heels of a highly publicized 20th anniversary promotional event, the struggling Books-A-Million chain announced a deal to go private for a paltry sum.

July 13, 2015

Amazon.com and Walmart aren’t the only retailers lowering prices this month. Food Lion has jumped on bandwagon at its 1,100 stores with a three-pronged price reduction effort.

July 13, 2015

Amazon.com and Walmart aren’t the only retailers lowering prices this month. Food Lion has jumped on bandwagon at its 1,100 stores with a three-pronged price reduction effort.

July 13, 2015

It’s no secret that a big part of Wal-Mart’s strategy is to maintain its market share in the face of competition from Amazon.com, and maybe even steal some away.

July 6, 2015

Amazon.com’s latest gambit to encourage shoppers to buy a $99 Prime membership and goose second quarter sales involves the creation of quasi-holiday called “Prime Day.” 

July 2, 2015

Retailers are scrambling to get their products to customers with overnight, same-day, four-hour, one-hour and other delivery options. But the question is: Is this the new normal for e-commerce, or is it a PR ploy to gain mindshare of consumers while only having to minimally deliver on this option?

June 25, 2015

Barnes & Noble Inc. posted another disappointing quarter of financial results as the retailer continues to struggle against Amazon.com and declining Nook sales.