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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
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
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
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
Amazon

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets
100 Brilliant Companies

This Visual-Recognition App Lets You Shop the Streets

ASAP54 matches users' photos of apparel and accessories to identical or similar product images stored in its database.
Jason Ankeny
This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter
100 Brilliant Companies

This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter

Meta data and machine-learning software leads buyers straight to what they want.
Grant Davis
All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Google

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they've previously searched for.
Geoff Weiss
How One New Social-Proof Technology Is Increasing Website Conversions
Customer Loyalty

How One New Social-Proof Technology Is Increasing Website Conversions

With the ecommerce space getting more and more crowded, companies need to look for innovative ways to get customers (and have them stay). Here is one.
Marie Dean
Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features
Payments

Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

The mobile payments company announced today an offline function, an inventory tracker and a pre-order tool.
Geoff Weiss