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This Startup Wants to Make Shopping Online Even Easier
CES 2015

This Startup Wants to Make Shopping Online Even Easier

The founders of Skipstone aim to make product reviews over video more accessible and much more reliable.
Jason Fell
It's Time We Ditched the Term 'Cart' in Online Shopping
Ecommerce

It's Time We Ditched the Term 'Cart' in Online Shopping

With all the innovations we've seen, why is the experience of actually making a purchase on the web still so poor?
Chris Bennett
How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way
Young Entrepreneurs

How a Bullied, Dyslexic 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Fought Back and Found His Way

Ollie Forsyth didn't let haters kill his spirit. Instead, he drew strength from dyslexic billionaire Richard Branson's stratospheric success story and used their cruel jabs to fuel his entrepreneurial fire.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.
Online Shopping

Does In-Store Pickup Save Customers Time? Not Really.

A new study finds that picking up your online purchase in a brick-and-mortar store doesn't save you as much time as you think.
In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons
Ecommerce

In Ecommerce Push, Tumblr Adds 'Buy,' 'Browse' Buttons

The growing social platform has added action buttons to posts from four partners, including Etsy and Kickstarter.
Nina Zipkin
Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Nina Zipkin
Twitter Unveils New Ecommerce Feature
Ecommerce

Twitter Unveils New Ecommerce Feature

The social platform now allows marketers to put coupons in users' feeds with Twitter Offers.
Nina Zipkin
Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line
Managing Employees

Make Holiday Shenanigans Work for Your Bottom Line

Find out how some seasonal slacking behaviors can actually help your business.
Ted Devine
Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)
Ecommerce

Preparing for Black Friday? Check Out These Stats About Online Sales. (Infographic)

Online and mobile sales were booming last year.
Nina Zipkin
How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart
Shopping Carts

How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart

Whatever you thought about shopping cart abandonment, think again.
Angus Lynch
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses
Ecommerce

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Geoff Weiss
Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery
Ecommerce

Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery

Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising.
Benjamin Kabin
Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter
Online Shopping

Twitter Testing a Feature That Lets Users Buy Items Without Leaving Twitter

An embedded 'Buy Now' could be Twitter's first step towards letting merchants accept mobile payments directly through the shorthand blogging service.
Benjamin Kabin
Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things
Mobile Commerce

Why Online Shoppers Still Don't Use Their Phones to Buy Things

A new survey sheds light on why the mobile commerce experience isn't yet up to par with the PC ecommerce experience.
Catherine Clifford