Ecommerce

Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO
IPO

Handmade Goods Site Etsy Valued at $3.88 Billion in IPO

Shares of the online marketplace for crafts more than doubled in their debut.
What Will Attending an Event Be Like In 2020?
Technology

What Will Attending an Event Be Like In 2020?

Within five years, event technology is poised to radically transform every aspect of the event experience.
William Litvack
Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?
Doing Good

Can Etsy Make Money and Do Good at the Same Time?

Etsy doesn't think of itself as just another e-commerce company. It says its mission is to 're-imagine commerce.
Julia Boorstin
EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches
Legal Issues

EU Says Google Cheated in Shopping Searches

In another antitrust investigation, the search giant is accused of distorting Internet search results to favor its shopping service.
Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal
Ecommerce

Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal

The agreement is expected to go into effect this week.
Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews
Amazon

Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews

Beware peddlers of lies. The ecommerce goliath is dropping the legal hammer on four sites it claims hawk fake positive product reviews.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
PayPal, eBay to Stay Interdependent for Five Years After Split
Ecommerce

PayPal, eBay to Stay Interdependent for Five Years After Split

The two firms agreed that eBay would not reduce the volume of transactions it channels through PayPal.
Hukkster Rises From the Dead as a Real-Time Retail Sales Alert Site
Ecommerce

Hukkster Rises From the Dead as a Real-Time Retail Sales Alert Site

Missing Hukkster? Hukk that. The defunct sale-tracking site is back, but is it better?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar
Retail Businesses

Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar

Even as online shopping sales continue to grow, more e-commerce players are proving that the physical space should not be ignored.
Uptin Saiidi
This Mompreneur's Work-Life Motto: Don't Lean In. Sit Upright.
Work-Life Balance

This Mompreneur's Work-Life Motto: Don't Lean In. Sit Upright.

For this busy working mom, effectively splitting her time and energy between career and kids isn't about 'leaning in.' It's about spreadsheets, sitters and asserting your needs. Don't ask, just do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Dash Makes Shopping as Easy as Pushing a Button
Amazon

Amazon Dash Makes Shopping as Easy as Pushing a Button

The tech giant rolled out its expansion of the Dash program, which includes brand-specific buttons that let you order supplies.
Nina Zipkin
Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse
Mergers and Acquisitions

Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse

The two companies counted combined net revenues of $1.4 billion last year, and, moving forward, will complement one another's respective strengths.
Geoff Weiss
The Top 5 Ecommerce Trends You Should Look Out For
Technology

The Top 5 Ecommerce Trends You Should Look Out For

This year could be huge: Improving the customer experience is key.
Jan Verleur
4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations
Ecommerce

4 Must-Have Ecommerce Automations

If you're selling something online, make your life easier with these tools.
Adam Callinan