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Aug 23, 2014

Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google’s AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites, potentiall... #Google Inc. #Wall Street Journal

Aug 21, 2014

China's Smartphone Maker Coolpad Dives Deep Into E-Commerce

“Go online or go home” seems to be the ethos of retail in China these days. Even at the risk of having a lower profit margin, Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad is determined to charge ahead in the e-commerce battle... #Google Inc. #Wall Street Journal

Aug 21, 2014

Amazon, Hermès, Chipotle Top Forbes Most Innovative Retailers List

It probably isn't a great surprise to see e-commerce giants Amazon and Netflix among the retailers on Forbes' Most Innovative Companies list. But 177-year-old Hermes? And burrito merchants Chipotle... #Google Inc. #Wall Street Journal

Aug 21, 2014

Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods is hoping to attract more consumers from China, with a new agreement that will let the U.S. e-commerce company bring millions of products from its international sites to the country as imported goods. The company’s China business made the ... #China #Shanghai

Aug 15, 2014

DealBook: Alibaba Suspicious of Accounting at Film Company

The accounting issues at the film company, which was recently acquired by Alibaba, are raising questions about whether the Chinese e-commerce giant was overzealous with recent takeovers... #China #Shanghai

Aug 15, 2014

Cushman & Wakefield Looks to Double Asia-Pacific Revenue

The New York-based real-estate brokerage says it expects growth in Asia, despite challenges such as instability in China's property market and the rise of e-commerce... #China #Cushman & Wakefield

Aug 12, 2014

Alibaba Aims to Collect More Money From Its Payments Affiliate

The Chinese e-commerce behemoth discloses that it has reworked its bonds with its online payments affiliate -- and should be reaping more money from that relationship in the future... #China #Cushman & Wakefield

Aug 15, 2014

Tracking Alibaba’s Buying Spree

Investors may wonder if the Chinese e-commerce giant has done all its homework in its recent buying spree... #China #Cushman & Wakefield

Aug 14, 2014

Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its annual profit outlook Thursday amid sluggish sales, higher-than-expected healthcare costs and the need to invest more in its e-commerce operations... #China #Cushman & Wakefield

Aug 14, 2014

Bits Blog: Spring, an E-Commerce Start-Up, Aims at Mobile Shopping

Spring has more than 100 major retailer partners participating, including brands like Nicole Miller, Michael Kors and Levi’s... #Michael Kors #Nicole Miller