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  • Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business

    Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business
    GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet. "Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Video-Streaming and Gaming Set-Top for TVs

    Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix. As expected,...
  • Amazon's Fire TV Box: No-Brainer Strategy, But Will It Light Up Retailer's Revenue?

    Amazon poured millions of dollars into creating the Fire TV device -- but it's not clear when, or even if, the company will see a return on that investment. Amazon undoubtedly will sell a healthy number of the boxes, much as it has successfully pushed...
  • China's Online Giants Head for IPOs in New York

    HONG KONG - China's online giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo are both setting courses for share flotations on stock markets in the U.S. Both companies have significant relations with the media and entertainment sectors. Alibaba, an e-commerce behemoth with...
  • Growth spurt slowing at retailer Tilly's

    Growth spurt slowing at retailer Tilly's
    Any parent with teenagers can tell you how tough it is to keep abreast of their fashion whims. Even more difficult: doing it for a living and making a profit at it. Tilly's Inc. of Irvine is a specialty retailer that targets teens and young adults...
  • Take precautions with gift cards this graduation season

    Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad. That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six. The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
  • Staples to close up to 225 stores; February retail sales mixed

    Staples to close up to 225 stores; February retail sales mixed
    Office supply giant Staples Inc. is planning to close as many as 225 North American stores while slashing annualized costs by up to $500 million by the end of 2015. The Framingham, Mass., company, which has been pressured by online competitors such as...
  • House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

    WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...
  • Amazon, Warner Home Video Near Settlement of DVD Dispute

    Amazon and Warner Home Video are close to a deal that would end a standoff that resulted in the Internet retailer preventing consumers from making pre-orders on DVDs of hit films including "The Lego Movie," according to sources. While terms of their...
  • Groupon buys Canadian coupon startup

    Groupon buys Canadian coupon startup
    Chicago-based online deals company Groupon has acquired Canadian grocery coupon startup SnapSaves, the companies said Tuesday. SnapSaves, which launched in August, gives shoppers cash back on some items after they upload grocery receipt pictures. It...
  • Amazon: Relentless.com

    Amazon: Relentless.com
    High-tech creation myths are expected to start with a garage. Amazon, impatient with ordinary from the outset, began with a road trip. In the summer of 1994 Jeff Bezos quit his job on Wall Street, flew to Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife MacKenzie and...