EU Fines Google A Record 2.42 Billion EurosThe European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.
Nike To Slash 1,400 Jobs, Cut Sneaker Styles In ShakeupThe sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to focus on the hottest-selling sneakers, slash the number of styles it offers and sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring in which it also will cut about 1,400 jobs.
Walmart To Discount Online-Only Items Sent To StoresWalmart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company's stores for pickup. It's part of the retailer's efforts to compete with Amazon.
Holiday Shopping Season Is Losing Some Of Its PowerNovember and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down from a peak of over 25 percent, and experts believe it'll keep dropping.
After Mom Killed, Police Again Warn Online Buyers & SellersAfter an Arlington mother is targeted, followed and killed while trying to raise money for Christmas, police are again urging people who buy and sell items online to protect themselves.
New Options For Thwarting Package ThievesSome online shoppers are opting to pick up their packages at secure Amazon lockers nearby.
With Deals Offered Early, Will Shoppers Buy On Cyber Monday?Cyber Monday may be in danger of losing its online sales title.
Ready, Set, Log On! Texans Booting Up Computers For Cyber MondayIt's Cyber Monday and holiday shopping sales are expected to be bigger than ever this year. Many retailers started their online sales last week and on Friday alone consumers spent a record $3.34 billion!
Thanksgiving Shoppers Spent Less Due To DiscountsThanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they've come to demand.
Dialing Up Deals: Black Friday Online Sales Hit New HighHoliday shoppers eager to snag big discounts turned to the internet in record fashion this week, one tracking company said, driving online sales on Black Friday to a new high.
Black Friday Goers Shop For The Year's Hottest Holiday ItemsDifferent tech items like drones were popular during this year's Black Friday shopping events.
Stores Try To Cater To Savvier Customers On Black FridayEven people who said they'd already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the fun of looking.