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4 Hot Tech Startups to Watch in 2014

4 Hot Tech Startups to Watch in 2014

These promising tenderfoots are steamrolling ahead on the rocky road to making it big in business.
3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

3 Major Retail Predictions for 2014

One industry insider offers his top insights on the retail industry for the New Year.
Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

With 590 U.S. technology companies in the IPO pipeline, 2014 is looking to be a good year.
For Zady, It's Quality Over Quantity

For Zady, It's Quality Over Quantity

In honor of Giving Tuesday, our startup of the month is looking to buck the fast-fashion trend for a consumer-conscious model, while also donating a portion of sales to charity.
Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile

Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile

Sales during Thanksgiving weekend were down from last year, but Cyber Monday is attracting shoppers in droves.
Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.
Self-Made Billionaire Michael Rubin: E-Commerce Is Rapidly Changing

Self-Made Billionaire Michael Rubin: E-Commerce Is Rapidly Changing

The owner of Rue La La, Fanatics and ShopRunner was bankrupt in his teens. But today, at 41, he is worth almost $3 billion.
How to Get Your eCommerce Site Optimized for the Holiday Season

How to Get Your eCommerce Site Optimized for the Holiday Season

Follow these tips and take the most advantage of gift-buying online shoppers.
Why Fab Is Bleeding

Why Fab Is Bleeding

Are the e-commerce company's recent shakeups a sign the wounds are healing or just a Band-Aid to stop the hemorrhaging?
6 Tools Your Business Should Invest in for 2014

6 Tools Your Business Should Invest in for 2014

Software and platforms make it cheap and easy for your business to address everything from marketing, to brand management to human resources.
Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.
An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet

An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet

On CustomMade.com, buyers post a photo or a description of what they want and craftspeople bid on the project.
Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model

Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model

Companies like Birchbox and Bitters + Bottles illustrate the benefits of subscription services: recurring revenue and deep customer relationships.
In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

In Weak Shopping Environment, Cyber Monday Is Where It's At

Overall spending from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday is expected to be relatively flat, but online shopping is expected to buck the trend.
Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding

Jessica Alba's Startup Nabs $25 Million in Funding

Subscription-commerce business The Honest Company has just closed a round of funding for expansion and growth.
Affordable Custom Made Suits? It's No Longer an Oxymoron

Affordable Custom Made Suits? It's No Longer an Oxymoron

Proper Suit stitches together bespoke tailoring and e-commerce so the American male can dress better for less.
TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers

TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers

Called "Marketplace," the new e-commerce platform on TOMS.com features products from 30 entrepreneurs, all with mission-driven retail models.
How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today

How to Get Your Startup's Technology Up and Running Today

Thanks to cloud computing, you can be in business faster than it takes for the cable company to install your internet connection.
PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

PayPal Waives Transaction Fees for Promising Startups

The company's new program, Startup Blueprint, provides free transaction services and support to tech startups making less than $3 million a year.
3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing

3 Ways to Make Online Sales More Enticing

With everyone offering discounts and deals around the same time of year, it's hard to stand out. Here are three ways to differentiate yourself from the competition online.

EBay Lures Apple Exec to Run Products Division

In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
How Online Retailers Can Make More Money by Next Week

How Online Retailers Can Make More Money by Next Week

Incorporate these tips to your existing site to improve your cash flow quickly.
Staples Looks to Get Personal With Latest Acquisition

Staples Looks to Get Personal With Latest Acquisition

The office-supplies retailer has nabbed Silicon Valley startup Runa to personalize the online shopping experience.
Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

Will Etsy's New Policies Turn it Into eBay?

The handmade marketplace will allow sellers to hire staff and use outside shipping and manufacturers.
How to Innovate in E-commerce

How to Innovate in E-commerce

Zappos Labs brings startup spirit to an online powerhouse.

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