The U.S. set higher postage rates last year. E-commerce sellers in China are still scrambling to deal with the change.
Amazon is well positioned to continue serving consumers who want to buy things like groceries and household goods online.
Shops and malls could use a boost, but experts say that's not likely this year.
Seasonal gains in temporary jobs are behind last year's pace.
A federal commission is investigating.
Eva Wang and Sam Tian quit their jobs to make a go of it selling on Alibaba's Taobao livestreaming service.
We followed three small business retailers throughout the holiday shopping season. Here's the final word on how it went.
There are fewer seasonal retail jobs, but hiring in warehousing and transportation have picked up the slack.