eBay Matches Amazon With Logistics Option
A new eBay service will enable merchants to store inventory in strategically located warehouses, resulting in faster delivery times.
Alibaba Seeks Share of U.S. B2B E-Commerce
Alibaba's move to open its platform to U.S. sellers puts it "in direct competition with Amazon in the business-to-business online marketplace."
Amazon to Spend $700 Million to Upskill Employees
The retail and tech giant will expand its training programs to help employees move into more advanced roles.
Walmart Gets Big Sales Boost From E-Commerce
"Walmart is now a major competitive force in e-commerce and is capable of capturing shopper share from Amazon and others.”
Amazon Profit Doubles to Record $3.6B in Q1
The company "has entered a new era with comparatively sluggish sales growth, but a consistently profitable business.”
Don’t Break Up Big Tech Firms: Former Antitrust Regulator
Calls for regulating companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google out of existence are misguided, says Canada's former competition commissioner.
Ford Names Ex-Amazon Exec Tim Stone as CFO
The appointment of Stone to replace Bob Shanks "demonstrates Ford’s continuing transformation to a new age auto company."
Where Should Companies Plant Their Stakes?
New York remains the most attractive city in the world for doing business, but San Francisco is on track to surpass it in the future: Global Cities Report.
Amazon Posts Record Earnings But Stock Falls
“The question for investors now is if Amazon can grow profits fast enough to make up for slowing revenue growth."
Retailers’ Financial Cycle Times: The Hare Beats the Tortoise
A new ranking of corporate speed and agility shows why some brick-and-mortar retailers, especially Macy's, are ailing.
Mastercard SpendingPulse: Retail Sales Grew at Strongest Rate in Six Years
Retail sales topped over $850 billion this holiday season as shoppers were encouraged by a robust economy and early discounts.