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Retailers brace as Amazon launches in Australia

Dec 05, 2017 - 10:37 AM

The arrival of the behemoth poses a threat to a market already grappling with weak consumer confidence amid tepid wages growth

E-COMMERCE GIANT. A picture taken on December 28, 2016 in Vertou, western France, shows the logo of US electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon. Loic Venance/AFP

Amazon pushes into Southeast Asia with Singapore launch

Jul 27, 2017 - 2:37 PM

The launch of Amazon Prime in Singapore marks the company s entry into a region of more than 600 million people

A picture taken on December 28, 2016 in Vertou, western France, shows the logo of US electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon. Loic Venance/AFP

Chinese spend billions on Singles' Day

Nov 13, 2016 - 12:34 PM

Gross merchandise volume Alibaba s key measure of online sales was 120 7 billion yuan 17 8 billion this year – more than the GDP of Jamaica and well up from 91 2 billion yuan in 2015

Twitter tests 'buy' button for posted ads

Sep 08, 2014 - 9:49 PM

This is an early step in our building functionality into Twitter to make shopping from mobile devices convenient and easy hopefully even fun group product manager Tarun Jain said in an online post

THE BUY BUTTON. Twitter introduces a new feature that lets users purchase items from sponsored tweets

Paypal to increase commercial payment fees

Aug 20, 2013 - 12:16 AM

Paypal s latest policy update has some changes in store for Philippine PayPal account holders

INCREASED FEES. An illustration of online payment service PayPal at LeWeb Paris 2012 in Saint-Denis, near Paris on December 5, 2012. Photo by AFP/Eric Piermont

Buy wine... on Amazon

Nov 09, 2012 - 12:06 AM

Amazon s online wine shop will be a marketplace offering customers more than a thousand wines crafted by wineries in the US

WINE ONLINE. Screen grab from www.amazon.com