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  • Tiger Global leads $60 million investment in India's Quikr

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian online classifieds portal Quikr has secured $60 million from backers led by U.S. investor Tiger Global Management LLC to boost product development and expand its mobile business, the company said on Wednesday. Indian online...
  • German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

    Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany's newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in 2008. The sons of a lawyer who encouraged...
  • Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014

    Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014
    Kaitie Burger's love affair with the online retailer Zulily began a little more than a year ago on a tip from a friend. The young company started out as a discount site with mainly children's clothing and gear marketed to moms. But Burger, who has no...
  • Rakuten says to buy U.S. rebate site operator Ebates for $1 billion

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten Inc said on Tuesday it would buy U.S. Internet discounter Ebates Inc for $1 billion, extending an acquisition spree in a deal whose logic has been questioned by analysts and investors alike. The move...
  • Alibaba talks corporate governance to potential IPO investors

    Alibaba talks corporate governance to potential IPO investors
    (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma on Monday surprised potential investors at a standing-room only event in New York by addressing governance concerns over the Chinese e-commerce giant, including a controversial 2010 spin-off of its...
  • Canadian retailers bet on technology in fight with U.S. giants

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian retailers, scrambling to keep pace with the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Amazon.com Inc in an increasingly crowded market, are investing heavily in high-tech tools to lure shoppers. Companies have ramped up their...
  • Google, Amazon competition heats up

    It was a tech industry tit for tat: First came word that Amazon is paying $1 billion for a video game streaming company Google had pursued. Three days later, Google announced a major effort to build aerial drones capable of delivering packages a goal that...
  • Building a giant? Rocket bets big on new online markets

    Germany's Rocket Internet faces daunting logistical challenges and rising local competition from Lagos to Laos as it races to capture customers in emerging markets before e-commerce titans Amazon and Alibaba can catch up. That spells mounting losses as...
  • Amazon CFO to step down next summer amid investor discontent

    Amazon CFO to step down next summer amid investor discontent
    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's finance chief plans to step down next summer after more than a dozen years at the post, the e-commerce company said on Wednesday, at a time when more investors have been complaining about skimpy profits and high spending....
  • Same-day delivery derby heats up with Newegg's entry

    Electronics and gamer-gear retailer Newegg is the latest e-commerce player to join the same-day delivery derby, announcing that it would roll out same-day service to parts of Los Angeles. Speeding up delivery times is the latest arms race among e-tailers...
  • Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action

    Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action
    A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering. U.S. District Judge...
  • With 'subscription box' retailers, Christmas now comes once a month

    Annie Lakatos is a mom, a wife, a nurse practitioner and an unapologetic, self-admitted nonshopper. Trying on skirt after skirt, top after top, wondering what works and what doesn't she hates the whole mess. "My best friends have gone shopping with me...