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  • 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, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less

    Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less
    Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company....
  • Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.

    Agencies report top 10 consumer complaints in U.S.
    Do-not-call violations and telemarketing abuses ranked as the fastest-growing consumer complaints last year, according to a report released Wednesday. Three Maryland agencies participated in the annual survey by the Consumer Federation of America and...
  • Snapchat could become latest start-up to reach a $10-billion valuation

    Last year, Snapchat decided Facebook's $3-billion offer wasn't cool. You know what's cool? $10 billion. The Venice Beach start-up, whose app enables users to send photos and videos that disappear seconds after they're viewed, is reportedly in talks with...
  • Alibaba increases valuation to $130 billion before IPO

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba increased its valuation to $130 billion in an amended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, less than a month from the company’s initial public offering. Alibaba, which processed more transactions...
  • Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland

    Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland
    Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland. Developers are racing to build...
  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...