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The Future of the Subscription Economy

The Future of the Subscription Economy

Last year may have given rise to a surge in startup-subscription services, but will larger competitors joining in this year spoil the mood?
E-Commerce Business Makes Popping the Question Easier

E-Commerce Business Makes Popping the Question Easier

Jewelry buyers get the best of both worlds: The price and flexibility of designing a engagement ring online and the in-store experience before they commit.
Online Microlenders Offer Capital to Young Businesses

Online Microlenders Offer Capital to Young Businesses

An eBay merchant quadruples his revenue with help from an online microlender.
Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Decoded Fashion's hackathon builds technology to change the way designers create clothes and consumers purchase them.
Social Engagement Boosts Quirky Clothing Line

Social Engagement Boosts Quirky Clothing Line

Online fashion upstart Betabrand is on a mission to create the world's first truly social clothing company.
How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)

How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)

The U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx have all raised their shipping rates. This handy reference can help you find the best deal.
How a Trio of Apps Helped a Custom Menswear Shop Thrive

How a Trio of Apps Helped a Custom Menswear Shop Thrive

San Franciso clothier Taylor Stitch employs multiple apps for a custom commerce solution.
4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Customer-Return Policy

4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Customer-Return Policy

For many ecommerce companies, customer-return policies can be just as important as the price or the product.
Eventbrite: $1 Billion in Tickets and Counting

Eventbrite: $1 Billion in Tickets and Counting

The event organization platform tickets everything from local cooking classes to stops on the Vans Warped Tour. The secret to its success? Tapping into the zeitgeist.
How Silicon Valley's Glow Shines Beyond Its Borders

How Silicon Valley's Glow Shines Beyond Its Borders

To highlight Global Entrepreneurship Week, we took a look at how international entrepreneurs are starting to reel in Silicon-Valley-sized investments.
Are You Ready for the Digital Holiday Shopping Rush? (Infographic)

Are You Ready for the Digital Holiday Shopping Rush? (Infographic)

Most small businesses aren't equipped to handle the demand online or over mobile, a new report says.
What You Can Learn About Ecommerce From Used Wedding Dresses

What You Can Learn About Ecommerce From Used Wedding Dresses

An online retailer pitches the sharks on her newly minted designer wedding dress consignment business, but no one bites.
Is Your Website Ready for Cyber Monday?

Is Your Website Ready for Cyber Monday?

A 10-point checklist for your holiday e-commerce operation.
PayPal Lets Small-Merchant Shoppers Buy Now, Pay Later

PayPal Lets Small-Merchant Shoppers Buy Now, Pay Later

By extending its 'Bill Me Later' option to customers of small and medium businesses, PayPal gives owners another way to encourage shoppers to spend.
Sheryl Sandberg's Pitch: Facebook Is the Future of Selling Online

Sheryl Sandberg's Pitch: Facebook Is the Future of Selling Online

Companies large and small can benefit from 'real, authentic' interactions on the world's largest social network.
Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Facebook's 3 Biggest Ecommerce Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

When it comes to selling goods on the big social network, most users don't want to make purchases. Here's how to steer clear of the issues.
Five Ways to Turn Your Website into a Sales Machine

Five Ways to Turn Your Website into a Sales Machine

Consider these easy options for making your website a sales powerhouse.
Do You Know the Best Way to Grow Your Business?

Do You Know the Best Way to Grow Your Business?

Once your business launches, it's time to grow. But it's important to grow smart. Here's a look at why the Shark Tank investors passed on one great company after taking a look at its growth plan.
A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

With StyleOwner, fashionistas can help style-challenged friends and monetize their social networks
How Shopify Became the Go-To Ecommerce Platform for Startups

How Shopify Became the Go-To Ecommerce Platform for Startups

Dissatisfied with options for online storefronts, a snowboard seller and his friend built one themselves. Now thousands of other businesses use their customizable store builder.
Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront

Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.
How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

How Stageit Is Becoming a Must-Have Commerce Tool For Music Entrepreneurs

Musicians can streamlive shows to virtual concert-goers through a hassle-free online auditorium.
How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions

How to Safeguard Online Shopping Transactions

A secure credit-card transaction system can encourage shoppers to make purchases and help ensure that you stay in business.
Fast-Growing Chegg Aims for High Marks with Students

Fast-Growing Chegg Aims for High Marks with Students

From homework help to the inside scoop on professors, we examine how this textbook entrepreneur is staying ahead of the curve in the education market.

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