Tag: E-Commerce

This Meghan Markle-Loved Skincare Brand Created the Perfect Skin Mist for Oily Complexions

Tatcha’s New Satin Skin Mist Is for Combination to Oily Skin | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image This Meghan Markle-Loved Skincare Brand Created the Perfect Skin Mist for Oily Complexions this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility […]

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Attention, Amazon Shoppers: Google Wants Some of Your Spending Money

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, Google and Amazon stuck to their strengths. Google’s search monopoly and universe of online services seemed to present little overlap with Amazon’s web commerce empire. But as the ambitions of each has expanded, it is becoming unavoidably, inescapably, clear that the technology giants are heading for a collision. On Tuesday, […]

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Uber’s Dismal Debut Is a Rare Event on Wall Street

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them.__________ Uber has done something that few other big technology companies can claim: open below its initial public offering price. Shares of the ride-sharing company began trading Friday at $42 a share, down 6.7 percent, and […]

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Redfin Aims to Bring E-Commerce to Home Buying

Redfin, the Seattle-based real estate brokerage, is starting a program that lets house hunters bid on properties directly through its website. The move aims to bring online shopping to a business dominated by attending weekend open houses and driving around with agents. The company recently tested the program in Boston and now plans to extend […]

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Here’s Why the Delicate Necklace Meghan Markle Wore to Debut Baby Archie Is Extra-Meaningful

The Meaning Behind Meghan Markle’s Turquoise Stone Necklace | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Here’s Why the Delicate Necklace Meghan Markle Wore to Debut Baby Archie Is Extra-Meaningful this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Silicon Valley Is Coming for Your House

In today’s on-demand digital world, buying and selling a home remains stubbornly, painfully analog. Most sales still begin with a real estate agent (and a 6 percent commission). Most still end in an office, with the two sides signing page after page of legalese. Silicon Valley wants to change that. Tech companies have begun to […]

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A Very Modern Waste of Tax Dollars

When Californians place an online order with Best Buy, they pay the company and they pay a state sales tax. What the receipt doesn’t say is that Best Buy gets some of the sales tax, too. California distributes a portion of sales tax revenue to local governments, based on the location of sales. In 2015, […]

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Celeb-Loved Brand Allbirds Just Launched Flats So Comfortable, You’ll Never Want to Take Them Off

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Deal Alert! Tons of Amazon Leggings and Other Comfy Essentials Are on Sale Right Now

Amazon Essentials Sale on Basic Wardrobe Staples | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Deal Alert! Tons of Amazon Leggings and Other Comfy Essentials Are on Sale Right Now this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Perk? Pointless? Laziness Enabler? Ford Offers Amazon In-car Deliveries, On-demand Car Washes

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Amazon Expanding One-Day Prime Shipping as Sales Growth Slows

SEATTLE — Amazon grew into a giant by selling everything under the sun. Its strongest growth lately has been in the cloud. The company on Thursday topped analyst forecasts for the first quarter, notching $3.6 billion in profit on almost $60 billion in sales. That compares with a $1.6 billion profit on $51 billion in […]

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The Real Stars of the Internet

I’ve been to the bagel place down the street from my apartment maybe a hundred times. The staff is friendly. I like the food. They’re always open. Lots of people have their own opinions about it. Googling “Smith Street Bagels” produces pages of listings, most accompanied by star ratings visible right there in the results, […]

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Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business

SEATTLE — Amazon may dominate online shopping in the United States, but in the world’s second-largest economy it is all but calling it quits. Amazon said late Wednesday that it was closing its domestic e-commerce business in China. The company had long struggled to gain traction in China despite operating there for more than a […]

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Battle for .amazon Domain Pits Retailer Against South American Nations

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Amazon is the world’s biggest online retailer. It is also the world’s largest rain forest. The question is who owns the name. This is the core of an epic battle between the tech behemoth Amazon.com and eight South American countries that contain parts of the rain forest. At stake is the […]

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