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10 Tips to Craft a Sizzling Ecommerce 'About Us' Page

10 Tips to Craft a Sizzling Ecommerce 'About Us' Page

People want to buy from companies they trust. Here's how you can tell your honest story and show why you stand head and shoulders above the competition.
Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

A new survey sheds light on why the mobile commerce experience isn’t yet up to par with the PC ecommerce experience.
7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.
Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Adding Personality and Trust to Your Landing Pages Can Maximize Conversion Rates

Adding Personality and Trust to Your Landing Pages Can Maximize Conversion Rates

Simple tweaks to your pages can mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in increased revenue. Here's what you can do.
This Could Be Fab's Last Breath

This Could Be Fab's Last Breath

The troubled ecommerce site will fire about a third of its staff in its latest round of layoffs and its founder's blog has disappeared.
This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

Meta data and machine-learning software leads buyers straight to what they want.
3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

3 Stylish Startups That Want You to Ditch 'Fast Fashion'

Sustainability is still evolving within fashion retail and these startups are trying to set the standards.
How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age

How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age

An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company.
Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

Finally: Alibaba Files for IPO

The Chinese ecommerce giant officially filed to list its shares in the U.S. in what could be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

Amazon's New Twitter Hashtag Puts Items in Your Shopping Cart

With #AmazonCart, you can now add items to your Amazon shopping basket without leaving Twitter.
How One New Social-Proof Technology Is Increasing Website Conversions

How One New Social-Proof Technology Is Increasing Website Conversions

With the ecommerce space getting more and more crowded, companies need to look for innovative ways to get customers (and have them stay). Here is one.
Fashion Startup and Cynthia Rowley Team Up to Bet on 'Crowd Commerce'

Fashion Startup and Cynthia Rowley Team Up to Bet on 'Crowd Commerce'

Crowdemand hopes to transform e-commerce by betting on luxe limited editions made (almost) just for you. Partnerships with big designers like Cynthia Rowley are a major piece of that puzzle.
Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Why UPS Should Be Very Afraid of Amazon's Delivery Plans

Amazon has already changed the way we shop and consume media. Who's to say the ecommerce giant won't overhaul how you get your mail?
Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
IBM's Watson Could Be Your Next Shopping Partner

IBM's Watson Could Be Your Next Shopping Partner

Cognitive, artificial intelligence is moving into e-commerce.
Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

A look at where online shopping is expected to grow the fastest in the next five years and which companies are leading the charge.
How This Startup Is Disrupting Social E-Commerce

How This Startup Is Disrupting Social E-Commerce

For years, product reviews and ratings were the only features to socialize the online shopping experience. So Tom Kwon created Blucarat to take interactive online shopping to a whole new level.
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.
Steer Your Online Business to Profitability

Steer Your Online Business to Profitability

Try these five steps to encourage visitors to take action on your site's landing page. Improved conversions will bring your company a healthy bottom line.

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