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Amazon Prime Day Highlighted by Disappointment
Amazon

Amazon Prime Day Highlighted by Disappointment

While Amazon's first ever Prime Day was billed as the single greatest sale event of the year, the general consensus among online shoppers wasn't quite so positive.
Samuel Edwards
What You Need to Know About Those New Blue Price Tags on Pinterest
Ecommerce

What You Need to Know About Those New Blue Price Tags on Pinterest

Here's what the latest Pinterest update means for businesses and consumers.
Nina Zipkin
In the New Golden Age of Ecommerce, Social Collaboration is Key
Ecommerce

In the New Golden Age of Ecommerce, Social Collaboration is Key

Brands and retailers have improved their ability to reach consumers in their social habitat but wider ecommerce must find ways to integrate and offer similar experiences.
Jack Lowinger
5 Ways to Win Back an Abandoned Shopping Cart
Customer Relationship Management

5 Ways to Win Back an Abandoned Shopping Cart

We're talking the online kind, of course, and the lost revenues they pose for startups.
Bobby Emamian
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
Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes
Amazon

Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes

The new offering highlights innovative 'rising star' products from both popular invention hotbeds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy
Shipping Center

Shyp Wants to Make Online Shopping Returns Easy Peasy

The San Francisco-based shipping startup is unveiling a new product today that aims to make the process of returning items you buy online hassle free.
Catherine Clifford
Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?
Amazon

Who Needs Drones When Amazon Could 3-D Print Your Goods From a Van Parked Outside Your Home?

Earth's biggest e-tailer could one day 3-D print your purchases from the back of a high-tech delivery truck.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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