Online Sales Jumped 37 Percent During Weekend

Retailers’ holiday sales have so far proved disappointing, but online sales again are a bright spot.

Walmart.com Stumbles on Thanksgiving Ahead of Big Holiday Shopping Weekend

A big offline promotion leads to big online problems on the eve of Black Friday.
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eBay CEO on “Cautious” Holiday Outlook: We Didn’t Mean to Sound So Negative

A reason for e-commerce investors to feel a bit more jolly?

Amazon Surges to New Highs on Expectation of Positive Holiday Report

Amazon’s fourth-quarter sales should be up as much as 30 percent year over year, or double the overall e-commerce market.

Google Should Thank Holiday Shoppers for Boosting Cost Per Click

There’s clear evidence that holiday shoppers helped boost one of the company’s key metrics in the fourth quarter.

Online Holiday Spending Stumbles Over Fiscal Cliff

Here’s something else you can blame on Congress — online spending was up 14 percent this holiday season, falling short of expectations.

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Analyst Raises Price Target for eBay After Evidence of Strong Holiday Sales

Baird Equity Research’s Colin Sebastian raised his price target for eBay today to $60, up by $2, based on evidence that eBay and PayPal benefited from a 15 percent increase in online spending during the holidays. Sebastian now expects eBay to earn 69 cents a share on revenue of $4 billion in the fourth quarter, which is the high end of eBay’s guidance. In trading today, eBay’s shares fell $1.16, or 2.2 percent, to $52.43 a share. The company will report earnings on Jan. 16.

Some Last-Minute Online Shoppers Can Still Put Gifts Under the Tree

There are a number of ways to still get deliveries sent to your home if you don’t feel like fighting the crowds at the mall.

Online Shopping Season Peaked Last Week, but It’s Not Over Yet

For consumers who want to receive orders in time for Christmas, the deadline is this week on many e-commerce sites.

The Prime Reason Why Amazon’s Sales May Be Falling Behind This Holiday

Amazon’s peak spending days may occur even closer to Christmas this year, as more customers sign-up for its free two-day shipping program.