Online Shopping The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Online Shopping en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:00:00 GMT How to Get People to Stop Ditching Their Online Shopping Cart Whatever you thought about shopping cart abandonment, think again. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:00:00 GMT Angus Lynch 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. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:41:19 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:26:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 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. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin 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. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 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. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny This Software Is Making Ecommerce Companies Even Smarter Meta data and machine-learning software leads buyers straight to what they want. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Grant Davis 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. Tue, 06 May 2014 15:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT Marie Dean 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. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Ready to Hang Out a Shingle in the Brave New World of Online Retail? New ecommerce firms need to scope out a strategy to lure customers over their virtual thresholds. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT Deepak Agarwal 25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale Don’t let the simple concept of a first sale mislead you. Obtaining that first customer can sometimes be a long, arduous battle. Here's how. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT Mark Hayes A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up Food52 is both a curated cooking site and an online shop for kitchen and home goods. Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT Gwen Moran PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 22:20:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Etsy to Offer Tips to Sellers in Town Hall Meeting CEO Chad Dickerson will discuss best practices for running an Etsy business in a live-streamed event, following company policy changes in the fall. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 19:24:00 GMT Nina Zipkin What Shoppers Still Won't Buy on Amazon (Infographic) Shoppers still won't buy just anything online -- even from an ecommerce giant like Amazon. This infographic explains what influences their decision making. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:00:00 GMT Linda Lacina 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. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:15:00 GMT Ray Hennessey