E-Commerce

Alibaba Group signage is posted outside the New York Stock Exchange prior to the company's initial price offering (IPO) on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alibaba May Prefer Seattle Rather Than San Francisco For Its U.S. Headquarters

The e-commerce giant’s biggest rival, Amazon, is already based out of Seattle.

04/01/2015

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba Sets $68 Per Share Price Ahead Of Friday Debut On NYSE; May Be Largest IPO In History

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse is expected to start trading Friday on the NYSE in an IPO that values it at $167.62 billion, bigger than the current market value of Amazon, Cisco, and eBay.

09/18/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button To Help Businesses Boost Sales

Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network.

07/17/2014

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Tech Report: Shopping Startup Fab Grows Quickly

E-commerce startup Fab is quickly growing. The company, which uses flash sales to sell products, is expected to reach 8 million users in the next week.

10/12/2012

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo To Sell Half Its Alibaba Stake For $7.1 Billion

Struggling Internet company Yahoo Inc. has secured a lifeline after agreeing to sell half of its prized stake in Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba for about $7.1 billion, with most of the cash going to shareholders.

05/21/2012

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EBay Revenue Higher In 2nd Quarter; Profit Falls On Acquisition

EBay Inc.’s second-quarter results beat analyst expectations Tuesday with growth in its PayPal online payment service and marketplace business – although profit fell 31 percent on charges from its recent purchase of e-commerce retail site operator GSI Commerce.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011