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E-Commerce Sales

Declining e-commerce sales hurt Barnes & Noble

A European online bike seller wheels into the U.S., land of bike shops

Fakes often outshine originals, but the counterfeit fight goes on, Alibaba’s Jack Ma says


Top 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Online grocers expand their offerings with a merger

Declining e-commerce sales hurt Barnes & Noble

Lands’ End names a new CMO and reshapes its leadership


Second 500 U.S. E-Retailers

Keeping up with innovation keeps smaller retailers in the game

Thrive Market raises $111 million amid rapid growth

How ScotteVest hopes to reshape the online (and offline) apparel world


Web-Only Merchants

How Chubbies uses social media to build its brand

Wal-Mart’s CEO calls e-commerce growth too slow

The New York Times cooks up a new e-commerce plan with meal kits


Retail Chains

Bed Bath & Beyond web sales climb more than 20% in Q1

Supermarkets pick up the pace with curbside pickup

Toys ‘R’ Us appoints its first chief technology officer


Consumer-Brand Manufacturers

Ron Johnson’s Enjoy.com expands into Los Angeles

Why women’s apparel brand TahariASL waited to wade into e-commerce

A niche e-retailer finds growth by swimming with sharks, and selling through Amazon



HSN’s mobile sales rise 37% in the third quarter

1-800-Flowers’ web sales climb 3.8% in Q1

QVC is now trading on Nasdaq as a stand-alone company


Top 500 European E-Retailers

Brexit gives online grocer Ocado a surprise lift

Wal-Mart moves its China CEO to lead UK chain Asda

Amazon grocery delivery service opens to the cutthroat UK market


Top 500 Chinese E-Retailers

Chinese web retailer JD.com books 100 million orders in a one-day sale

Wal-Mart strikes a new alliance in China with 5% stake in JD.com

Chinese e-retailer LightInTheBox reduces its loss as sales fall


Top 500 Asian E-Retailers

Amazon targets India growth with a $3 billion investment

Chinese retailer JD.com creates a showcase for imported home furnishings

Alibaba plows $1 billion into Lazada Group in a push overseas


Top 500 Latin American E-Retailers

E-commerce growth slows in Latin America

Latin American e-marketplace MercadoLibre makes another acquisition

Global e-retailer Cnova’s sales grow 2.5% in Q3


E-Commerce Leaders

Wayfair named Internet Retailer of the Year

How a Dell executive learned to plug into what consumers want

E-commerce coverage from IRCE 2016


Top 400 Europe

Computer products retailer Geeks.com yanks the cord on e-commerce sales

Revenue climbs 20% in the first half of the year at e-commerce operator Yoox Group

The European e-commerce sun also rises for U.S. web merchants



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