June 23, 2014

I don’t mean for this column to become a running commentary on the latest goings-on at Amazon.com, but there’s no escaping the fact that after two decades, the e-commerce pioneer remains at the forefront of digital commerce innovation.

June 18, 2014

The new Amazon Fire smartphone, introduced at an invitation-only press conference on June 18, includes features specifically designed to encourage shopping on Amazon.com.

July 26, 2013

Amazon.com increased net sales an impressive 22% during the second quarter of fiscal 2013. But the Internet retailing giant reported a net loss of $7 million due to operating expenses and investments in warehouses, digital content and other areas, compared with net income of $7 million in the year-ago period.

May 2, 2012

Target will soon stop selling the Amazon Kindle line of e-readers and tablets.

October 31, 2011

Barnes & Noble is expected to unveil the new Nook -- its response to Amazon.com's new Kindle Fire tablet -- next Monday, the Associated Press reported.

May 23, 2011

Borders announced that it has expanded its partnership with Kobo, the maker of an e-reader that at $129.99 is about $10 to $20 less than the Kindle and Nook, respectively.

January 3, 2011

Barnes & Noble reported a preliminary same-store sales increase of 9.7% for the nine-week period ended on Jan. 1, led by the popularity of its Nook e-readers (the figure includes Nook devices sold in stores but not on its website).

July 22, 2010

Amazon.com reported Thursday that net income increased 45% to $207 million in the second quarter,...

July 19, 2010

Amazon.com said it reached a milestone, selling more e-books than hardbacks over the past three...

July 6, 2010

Borders Group has launched its first e-bookstore....

October 22, 2009

The shift from digital to physical books will ultimately hurt traditional brick-and-mortar booksellers, analysts said...

October 22, 2008

Amazon.com announced on Wednesday that its profit grew 48% in its third quarter. Meanwhile, the...

December 31, 2007

If the online retail empire had a royal family, 43-year-old Jeffrey P. Bezos of...

December 31, 2007

If you’ve been on Amazon.com lately, you’re probably familiar with its big marketing push...

November 18, 2007

Los Angeles, Amazon.com...