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  • Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public

    Joy Covey dies at 50; as CFO, she helped take Amazon.com public
    Joy Covey, who helped take Amazon.com Inc. public as the Internet retailer's chief financial officer, died Wednesday when her bicycle collided with a van on a downhill stretch of road in San Mateo County. She was 50. Covey, who had been riding her...
  • Former Goldman Sachs exec David Viniar joins Square board

    SAN FRANCISCO — Even as Twitter prepares for a hotly anticipated initial public offering, its co-founder Jack Dorsey already is about to debut a second act. His start-up Square, one of the fastest-growing young companies by revenue and one of...
  • That didn't take long: Google Nexus 5 sells out within minutes

    That didn't take long: Google Nexus 5 sells out within minutes
    Just minutes after Google announced and released the Nexus 5, its online store sold out of the black 16-gigabyte version of the smartphone. Google announced the long-awaited device Thursday morning. The new gadget features a near 5-inch full 1080p HD...
  • Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013

    Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013
    While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting. Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...
  • Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel

    Book sheds light on Battle of Big Bethel
    On June 10, 1861, Union and Confederate forces lined up against each other in the Battle of Big Bethel, the first planned engagement of the Civil War. Led by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler for the North, and Col. John Bankhead Magruder for the South, the...
  • 98 British publishers folded last year due to e-books, discounts

    98 British publishers folded last year due to e-books, discounts
    Ninety-eight British publishers closed their doors in the year ending August 2013. The cause? E-books and online discounts. Closures were up 42% over the previous year, according to the Guardian. The companies that folded included the 26-year-old...
  • Warby Parker broadens its focus to include physical stores

    Warby Parker broadens its focus to include physical stores
    When online eyewear purveyor Warby Parker launched its website in February 2010, the goal was simple: to leverage the power of the Web to offer designer-quality eyewear at less than $100 directly to the masses. Three years later, Warby Parker has sold...
  • Obama appearance at Amazon warehouse angers booksellers

    President Obama, who faithfully shops at independent bookstores when given the chance, has angered the American Booksellers Assn. with a planned appearance Tuesday at an Amazon warehouse. The appearance is "greatly misguided," ABA Chief Executive Oren...
  • Retailers prepare for post-Christmas discounts, gift returns

    Retailers prepare for post-Christmas discounts, gift returns
    Christmas is in the rearview mirror, but there's still no rest for retailers expecting yet another day of intense crowds Thursday. The post-Noel mall scene this year won't just be marked by the annual stream of returns from dissatisfied gift...
  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
  • Amazon says it sold 426 items a second on Cyber Monday

    Amazon.com sold almost 37 million items on Cyber Monday, a pace of 426 a second to be exact. The sales tally for Dec. 2 was one of a number of statistics the Seattle online retailer announced on Thursday.  It did not reveal how sales compared to...