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How to Innovate in E-commerce

Zappos Labs brings startup spirit to an online powerhouse.

What's Fashionable in Apparel E-Commerce

Our look at three of the top e-commerce clothing sites.

Tips for Ringing in Sales This Holiday Shopping Season

For online retailers, it is never too early to start your holiday strategy. Here is a month-by-month guide for making your holidays bright.

Online Lifestyle Retailers Are Turning Into Magazines

A new wave of ecommerce startups is getting traction in the marketplace by marrying high-quality editorial with online shops boasting fast delivery, excellent customer service and lust-worthy products.

Struggling With Online Sales? So Are the Big Guys

For many online retailers, most revenue still doesn't come from the web. But if you're still looking to compete, our experts have some advice.

A Beginner's Guide to Getting Started in Retail Ecommerce

Do small retailers really stand a chance online? Take these issues into consideration before jumping into ecommerce.

Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Sift Science is a cloud-based service that tracks consumer e-commerce behavior patterns and assigns every user a "fraud score."

Apps to Help You Start Selling on Facebook -- Now

Consider these four options for selling your wares on the world's biggest social network.

Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.

5 Ways J.Hilburn Gets Retail Personalization Right

The custom retailer doubled revenues in a year. The secret to its success? Tailor fitting the shopping experience to fit every man individually.

Giving Ecommerce a Social Twist

Wanelo is a online community of people who can link to products they like and share them with their friends, via a corkboard-like interface similar to Pinterest.

E-Commerce Auctions Seen as Boring and Too Much Work

According to a new report, the number of transactions made in online auctions is shrinking even as e-commerce grows.

Smelling the Roses: How One Startup Aims to Disrupt the Floral Industry

Startup The Bouqs is looking to take the thorn out of online floral delivery.

How Social Media Can Boost a Shop's Pet Projects

A Los Angeles pet boutique needs to reposition its social-media efforts to help its business and its charitable efforts, our experts say.

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Founded by a former Yahoo search and advertising executive, the startup is Marissa Mayer's 19th purchase for the tech giant.

Online Startup Fab Sued for Copyright Infringement, 'Unfair' Competition

The suit comes on the heels of a $150 million fundraising round and coincides with layoffs.

The Royal Baby Bubble: How Businesses Cope With Short-Lived Demand

With some savvy planning, business owners can make a profit from major news events.

Kickstarter's Crowdfunding Competitors That Also Help Deliver the Goods

Once a successful crowdfunding campaign ends, the pressure is on for entrepreneurs to make good on their promises. These platforms can help.

International Online Shopping Expected to Almost Triple in Next 5 Years

Consumers are increasingly looking to buy goods across international borders, both to save money and to gain access to a greater variety of items.

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.

EBay's 3-Year Comeback and Why PayPal Needs to Move Offline

The company's stock is the highest it has been in nearly a decade, and has the potential to go even higher.

A Fitness Studio Makes Full-Court Social Press

South Carolina's Pure Barre is using social media to expand from workout to a lifestyle brand.

Businesses to Begin Selling on Yelp

The website known for its listings and reviews of local businesses is set to become an ecommerce platform.

A Salon's Social Media Highlights

Indiana's G Michael Salon uses makeover photos and staffer bios to shape its Twitter and Facebook feeds.

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