News tagged with retail businesses

Charges: Russian stole data from restaurants, zoo

A Russian man recently arrested on bank fraud and other charges hacked into computers at restaurants in Western Washington, hundreds of other retail businesses, and even the Phoenix Zoo, U.S. authorities allege.

dateJul 08, 2014 in Security
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Amazon 4Q results, outlook sends stock lower

Shoppers spent more money online this holiday season than ever before, and yet, Amazon -the world's largest Internet retailer- failed to meet Wall Street's sales expectations with its latest financial results.

dateJan 31, 2012 in Business
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Amazon slammed for price reporting deal

Online retailing giant Amazon was criticized as "anti-competitive" Saturday for its latest promotion that encourages consumers to enter stores and leave empty-handed, after reporting back the prices they find there.

dateDec 10, 2011 in Business
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Google mulling online retail move: report

Internet powerhouse Google is in talks with major retailers about an online shopping service that would deliver purchases to buyers within 24 hours, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Internet
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Deal sites appeal shoppers and businesses alike

Groupon is adding 150 employees a month at its U.S. headquarters and trains them in a church because the conference rooms at its headquarters aren't big enough. Ideeli has crammed so much electronic equipment ...

dateMay 23, 2011 in Internet
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Amazon invests $175M in Groupon competitor

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it invested $175 million in social coupon service LivingSocial - the latest sign that the online retailer is delving into promising new methods of e-commerce.

dateDec 03, 2010 in Business
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