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Amazon US Online Sales at $18.9 Billion — Best Buy at $881 Million

Investors made an error. They drove Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) shares up 14% to over $46. Much of this was due to the company's disclosure it had online ...
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Hedge Funds Bought Apple, P&G in Q3; Dumped Allergan, Charter

Building on a turn toward more equity investments in the second quarter of this year, the top 50 hedge funds boosted their equity positions by 2.9% in the third quarter. ...
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Amazon, Best Buy Sold Bugged Smartphones as Data Breaches Rise 25% in 2016

Earlier this week, a cybersecurity firm called Kryptowire revealed that it had identified several models of Android-based mobile phones that included firmware to collect sensitive personal data about the devices' ...
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Election Optimism Good for Holiday Shopping: Analyst Top Picks

Any way you look at it, and regardless of who you voted for, getting the election completed is good for stock market investors. Despite fears of a Trump victory causing ...
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Barnes & Noble Releases $50 Nook in Bid to Salvage E-Reader Business

Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) NOOK e-reader sales have been slaughtered recently as the company falls hopelessly behind Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) due to the success of its Kindle. ...
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Amazon’s 35 Days of Black Friday

By now everyone has noticed how Black Friday has been stretched by retailers from a single day to a weekend to a week or even more. Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), ...
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Where to Find the Best Discounts on Black Friday

Once Thanksgiving dinner is safely tucked away, many Americans' thoughts turn to shopping. Some will hit the stores that are open on the holiday and others may just browse through ...
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Free Shipping Day Has Already Signed Up Over 400 Retailers

There have long been a couple of main attractions to online shoppers. First is (was?) the absence of a sales tax for product shipments. The other is free shipping, a ...
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More Effort Needed to Crack Down on Counterfeit Products Sold at Amazon and eBay

In late September, a Manhattan jury awarded Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) $5.5 million to compensate the company for sales of counterfeit diamond engagement rings sold by Costco Wholesale Corp. ...
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Election Hysteria Puts FANG Stocks On Sale

One thing smart investors should keep in mind is things that are said and promised during a red-hot election need to be taken with a gigantic grain of salt. With ...
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Amazon Adds Home Services in 20 US Cities

Just bought one of those big-screen TVs and need some professional help mounting it on the wall? Or maybe assembling that new gas grill looks more daunting than you thought ...
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A Third of Prime Members Buy From Amazon at Least Once a Week

Outsiders have questioned whether Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) makes much money from its Prime membership service. Maybe Amazon underprices its benefits, or gives away too many services for free. A ...
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iTunes Puts Expensive Content on Sale

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has put some ultra-premium content on sale, or even made it "free," most likely as an attempt to get more people to use iTunes for movies and ...
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How Amazon Has Changed Holiday Shopping Rules

It pretty much goes without saying these days that Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has changed the retail business almost beyond recognition. The company's online store offers more than 350 million ...
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Amazon Readies for Black Friday With Special Deals

With so many brick-and-mortar retailers kicking off their Black Friday deals early, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) won't be left behind. The online retailer has launched its own early bird deals ...
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