eBay's Holiday Wish: Affluent Shoppers

It’s becoming clear what eBay wants to find inside its corporate stocking this holiday season: affluent shoppers. Hence its brick-and-mortar retail shop on the corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and its new site offering luxury goods.…

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Black Friday, Red Ink: Big Discounts Will Kill Profits

The holiday shopping season has shifted into full gear. But while online retailers are sure to see stronger sales than their offline rivals, the desperate discounts happening across the board threaten to erode any profits they may have once hoped for this season.…

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