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A Restaurant Built (and Rebuilt) With Customer Loyalty

A Restaurant Built (and Rebuilt) With Customer Loyalty

Tapping its social-media following helped this Brooklyn restaurant survive after a hurricane.
Square Creates 'Square Market,' an Ecommerce Service for Businesses

Square Creates 'Square Market,' an Ecommerce Service for Businesses

The popular mobile-transactions startup now offers a way for companies to sell things online, too.
Yelp Helps Small Businesses Turn Visitors Into Buyers, for a Fee

Yelp Helps Small Businesses Turn Visitors Into Buyers, for a Fee

The popular review site introduces a new service that enables users to make transactions through their pages.
Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

How a children's clothing company stood out in social commerce, catching the eye of prominent investors.
From Facebook to Foot Traffic: Building a Bakery's Social Network

From Facebook to Foot Traffic: Building a Bakery's Social Network

Giveaways and user-submitted photos helped this Michigan cupcake shop increase its Facebook engagement.
How to Go Mobile on a Budget

How to Go Mobile on a Budget

Michael Schneider, CEO of Mobile Roadie, offers tips for small businesses looking to take their businesses mobile.
Ecommerce Basics: 10 Questions to Ask When Creating an Online Store

Ecommerce Basics: 10 Questions to Ask When Creating an Online Store

A quick guide to selling goods on the internet, from promoting your site and products to handling payments and returns.

How Soko Is Looking to Empower Women Entrepreneurs Around the World

Three young women entrepreneurs are looking to disrupt the traditional export supply chain through a first-of-its-kind mobile marketplace for artisans.

Taking on LinkedIn, News Corp. Is Planning a Social Network of Its Own

The coming launch of the 'WSJ Profile' social site, the arrival of sponsored posts on Tumblr, the value of a Google+ referral and more social-media news.
Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation

Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.
New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

New Service Aims to Simplify Ecommerce Payments

Ribbon allows for one-click payments via any user platform.
From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

From Renting Bedrooms on Airbnb to $1.5 Million in Venture Capital: Lessons in Resourceful Startup Funding

Tracy DiNunzio, the founder of online fashion marketplace Tradesy, shares her best advice for accessing startup funding when you are a statistical outlier.
The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward

The Internet Sales-Tax Bill Takes a Step Forward

A bill which would end tax-free online shopping moves on to the House of Representatives, where it is likely to be met with resistance from anti-tax Republicans.
Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

Why Internet Sales Tax is Bad Public Policy (Opinion)

The Marketplace Fairness Act, expected to pass in the Senate on May 6, requires online retailers to charge shoppers their state's sales tax. Is the law a poor political move?
The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

The Internet Sales-Tax Showdown and Your Bottom Line

The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 this week. If passed, online retailers would have to collect sales tax in all states, even if they don't have a physical footprint in the state.
How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
What Happens When a Storefront and a Social Media Network Combine?

What Happens When a Storefront and a Social Media Network Combine?

Storenvy mixes a no-cost e-commerce platform with community engagement.
The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The online handmade marketplace is seeking to reimagine retail.
Startup Offers a Fresh Take on Online Auctions

Startup Offers a Fresh Take on Online Auctions

Yumani lets vendors duke it out to give you the best price.
Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

Young people tend to shop more than their older counterparts, and they use technology as they shop in greater numbers too. Here, check out other striking stats on millennials' shopping habits.
Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

With its new dashboard, the photo-sharing platform allows business owners to better understand what's working with their audience.
What Steps to Take After Crowdfunding Success

What Steps to Take After Crowdfunding Success

When Tigere Chiriga's crowdfunding campaign for his floating mug worked, he turned to CrowdHut for assistance.
The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

From assessing your customer's needs to registering a domain, here's what you need to consider before you start selling online.
A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.

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