Sure, you can "like" a store on Facebook, but you can't easily tell all your friends you "want" that new pair of jeans, "love" that handbag or "own" that sleek electric guitar.
With a flood of orders coming for the new iPhone 5, Apple pushed back delivery times for the new device on its website Friday.
More than half of all websites selling goods such as game consoles and digital cameras face closure or heavy fines for trying to "cheat" consumers, the European Union warned on Wednesday.
Microsoft said Monday it was investigating an attack by hackers on its Indian retail website, reportedly carried out by a Chinese group called the "Evil Shadow Team."
Online sales in China, the world's largest web market, rose 22 percent in 2010 as price-sensitive consumers turned to the Internet for cheaper products amid rising inflation, an industry report said.
China's largest retail website Taobao and Yahoo! Japan launched a joint service Tuesday in a deal expected to create the world's biggest online marketplace by harnessing Asia's surging ranks of e-consumers.
Christine Martinez spent the past week frolicking on the Caribbean island of St. Barth after becoming a star by sharing her sense of style at Pinterest.com.
Online sellers in China will have to provide their real names and addresses or pay hefty fines under new rules introduced Thursday, in Beijing's latest move to tighten control of the web.
China's largest retail website Taobao and Yahoo! Japan on Monday announced a new partnership aimed at increasing online shopping options for consumers in the world's number two and three economies.