Australia 'Click Frenzy' online sale tagged 'Click Fail'
It was supposed to be Australia's first national, online shopping mega-sale but "Click Frenzy" sparked angry reactions Wednesday after its website crashed, with shoppers dubbing it "Click Fail".
US adds eBay to accused firms in 'poaching' probe (Update)
US authorities sued online retail giant eBay Friday, claiming it was part of a conspiracy with software maker Intuit to refrain from hiring each other's employees to keep salaries under control.
Analytics technology to identify performance raising measures based on employee/customer behavior
Hitachi today announced the development of big data analytics technology to help identify effective measures to improve business performance based on behavioral data collected from employees and customers using badge style ...
Black Friday now lasts the whole season, expert says
(Phys.org)—Black Friday has been the traditional kickoff of the holiday shopping season, but consumers can expect Black Friday sales starting now and extending through the end of the year, says Richard Feinberg, Purdue ...
Amazon gets $252 mn tax bill from France
France has demanded $252 million in back taxes from Amazon, it emerged on Tuesday, increasing the pressure on the online retailer over its controversial corporate structure in Europe.
Intel's Next Unit of Computing models prepare for landing
Singles Day: China's online shopping holiday
(AP)—Lei Shujie, a designer in Shanghai, piled up a wish list for Sunday, a quirky holiday dubbed "Singles Day" that has grown into China's—and possibly the world's—busiest online shopping day.
US video game sales drop 25 percent in October
(AP)—A research firm says U.S. retail sales of new video game hardware, software and accessories fell 25 percent in October.
Amazon breaks out the wine for US customers
Amazon on Thursday launched an online wine store selling "more than a thousand" varieties of US vintages.
Brazil's mobile sector threatens to confound PayPal expansion
The comeback story is rare in the dot-com world, but eBay is poised for a resurgence. As part of its reboot strategy, the company is betting PayPal's international expansion on Brazil.
Challenges and opportunities of omni-channel retailing
Shoppers are becoming increasingly comfortable interacting with retailers across multiple channels, creating pressure for retailers to offer seamless integration across multiple touch points and giving rise ...
American consumers overvalue US-produced apparel, study finds
In today's globalized economy, a large percentage of apparel products are multinational products as raw materials are produced, transported and assembled in different countries. However, consumers have little information ...
Amazon to hire 50,000 seasonal workers this year
(AP)—Amazon.com Inc. says it's hiring 50,000 temporary workers at order-fulfillment centers across the U.S. this holiday season.
US video game sales fall 24 percent in September
(AP)—U.S. retail sales of new video-game hardware, software and accessories fell 24 percent in September.