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EBay Sells Equity Stake in Craigslist, Lawsuits Dismissed

EBay Inc. said it had sold its 28.4 percent equity stake in Craigslist Inc. back to the online classified advertising company.

clock June 19, 2015Bloomberg


EBay to Roll Out Cost-Per-Sale Ads for Web Merchants

EBay Inc. is introducing ads that merchants will pay for only if they lead to actual sales.

clock May 26, 2015Bloomberg

Government and Trade

Surging Clothing Demand Boosts U.K. Retail Sales

Sales of apparel and footwear gained 5.2 percent in April, the biggest increase since 2011.

clock May 21, 2015Bloomberg


Jobs Report Bouys Retail Shares

The stock market got a big boost today from a jobs report that showed a gain, but remained weak enough not to triggered an interest rate hike.

clock May 8, 2015Arthur Zaczkiewicz


Russian Shoppers Feeling Ruble Remorse

The ruble’s rally has consumers regretting panic purchases last year.

clock May 7, 2015Bloomberg


Richemont Rolls Out Smart Straps

IWC Schaffhausen plans to embed a communication device into bands of its timepieces.

clock May 5, 2015Bloomberg

Human Resources

Alibaba Freezes Hiring as Ma Says Company Needs to Be Efficient

The current level of 30,000 workers should be enough to maintain operations, Ma said in a transcript posted to an official Alibaba account on the social-media application Laiwang.

clock April 29, 2015Bloomberg


Gold Jewelers Bet on Indian Festival to Spur Demand

Indian jewelers are banking on what’s considered one of the most auspicious days for gold buying to spur demand.

clock April 21, 2015Bloomberg

The Dubai Mall is home to more than 1,200 retail nameplates.


Emaar Shares Jump as Chairman Re-Elected

Mohamed Alabbar’s re-election sends Dubai developer trading to a three-month high.

clock April 16, 2015Bloomberg


China’s Economy Slows to Weakest Since 2009

Output, investment and retail data point to a deepening slowdown.

clock April 15, 2015Bloomberg


Korea’s Hot Beauty Stocks Transfixes Traders

The cosmetics industry is outperforming other stock-market bets, attracting more analysts.

clock April 7, 2015Bloomberg


South African Retailers Lure Foreigner Investors in 11-Day Buying Streak

Foreign investors bought South African equities using liquidity from economic stimulus in Europe to take stakes in the country’s companies such as retailers.

clock April 2, 2015Bloomberg

Human Resources

Boston University Renames Business School After Allen Questrom

Boston University received $50 million, its largest gift ever, for its management school from retailing executive Allen Questrom and his wife Kelli.

clock March 30, 2015Bloomberg

Mens Retail Business

Beckham Goes to China Under Hong Kong Global Brands Venture

David Beckham-branded products are set to head to China when the British soccer star’s Hong Kong joint venture partner rolls out its goods in a few months.

clock March 27, 2015Bloomberg

Human Resources

Snapchat COO Emily White Leaving Amid Funding, Revenue Plans

She is the latest executive to depart, including human-resources director Sara Sperling and advertising executive Mike Randall, who the company had hired from Facebook.

clock March 13, 2015Bloomberg

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