British retailer hopes to grow its business in a difficult economic climate.
Google is rumoured to be opening retail stores later this year. Alistair Fairweather looks at why the search engine business needs retail presence.
Record Christmas takings have swollen Amazon's cash pile to as much as $9-billion, the online retailer is expected to declare.
A sales war could determine whether Apple, Google or Amazon will dominate the fastest-growing area of personal computing.
Britain's Pearson and Germany's Bertelsmann are to merge their publishing units, Penguin and Random House, to recover ground lost to Amazon and Apple.
A fierce row has broken out over a plan to drive a road through the Amazon, imperilling the future of some of the world's last uncontacted tribes.
A new Global Witness report has revealed that environmental activists were killed at the rate of more than two a week in 2011.
Bookstores around the world have been shutting their doors in the face of what looks a lot like publishing Armageddon. What's a bibliophile to do?
An unprecedented land grab for new web addresses has begun with fierce competition for new internet real estate including .app, .blog and .web.
Greenpeace says British consumers are unwittingly contributing to the devastation of the Amazon rainforest by buying meat products from Tesco.
All eyes are fixed on Brazil's president as she considers a forest code that could spell the end of vital parts of the Amazon and other forests.
It was started by a handful of isolated enthusiasts, gradually became a cult craze, and is now threatening to become a commercial enterprise.
Every year millions of books, games, TV shows and other items are given away for free.
Things can only get better for users as the major players battle over market share and innovation.
At $199, the wireless media player/book reader/web browser/geegaw will be the cheapest of its kind when it is released.
The internet is letting a school sprout in the Amazon where teachers tend not to linger due to harsh living conditions and a scarcity of students.
Online retail giant and Fortune 500 company Amazon is expanding its customer services and development team in Cape Town.
A highly addictive new drug has the potential to become a 'weapon of mass destruction,' writes Tom Phillips.
In the forest, there are no horizons and so the dawn does not break but is instead born in the trees -- a wan and smoky blue.
Few realise that Amazon doesn't consider other retailers its big rivals anymore. No, Amazon is competing directly with the likes of Apple and Google.