| May 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days.
"Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...
| Mar 17, 2014
Cards Against Humanity, the edgy card game that has topped toy and game sales on Amazon for several years, will soon be available in select retail stores, the game's creators plan to announce Wednesday at an industry trade show in Las Vegas.
| May 22, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A single encouraging IPO can't cure all that's gone awry lately for Chinese stocks, the technology sector or the market for initial public offerings.
But the closely watched debut of Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc. did more than its part...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.
Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:41 AM
When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry.
“This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
| May 29, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Amazon laid the final cornerstone in its blueprint to dominate home entertainment this week with the debut of Fire TV: a small, $99 box the e-commerce titan promises is the easiest way to bring Internet video, games and other digital media to HDTVs.
| May 24, 2014
| 4:13 PM
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:06 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
The next big thing arrives in stores today as Samsung introduces its hot new Galaxy S5. Verizon is offering a buy-one-get-one free deal on the new water-resistant smartphone. Save on everything Easter with coupons: $12 off...
| May 28, 2014
Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size.
Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all.