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Real Entrepreneurs, Real Shipping Lessons
Growth Strategies

Real Entrepreneurs, Real Shipping Lessons

These entrepreneurs are using hard-won experience – as well as some old-fashioned ingenuity -- to improve their shipping processes.
Samantha Drake
For Zady, It's Quality Over Quantity
Starting a Business

For Zady, It's Quality Over Quantity

In honor of Giving Tuesday, our startup of the month is looking to buck the fast-fashion trend for a consumer-conscious model, while also donating a portion of sales to charity.
Andrea Huspeni
Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile
Marketing

Cyber Monday Grows As More Shoppers Turn to Mobile

Sales during Thanksgiving weekend were down from last year, but Cyber Monday is attracting shoppers in droves.
Brian Patrick Eha
Not Science Fiction: Amazon Is Working on a Drone-Powered Delivery System
Growth Strategies

Not Science Fiction: Amazon Is Working on a Drone-Powered Delivery System

Unmanned drones could someday deliver packages within a 10-mile radius.
Jason Fell
How to Get Your eCommerce Site Optimized for the Holiday Season
Technology

How to Get Your eCommerce Site Optimized for the Holiday Season

Follow these tips and take the most advantage of gift-buying online shoppers.
Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
Linda Lacina
Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.
Catherine Clifford
An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet
Marketing

An Online Marketplace Brings Made-to-Order Goods to the Internet

On CustomMade.com, buyers post a photo or a description of what they want and craftspeople bid on the project.
Matt Villano
Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model
Growth Strategies

Ecommerce Trend for 2014: Buying Into the Subscription Service Model

Companies like Birchbox and Bitters + Bottles illustrate the benefits of subscription services: recurring revenue and deep customer relationships.
Matt Villano
Moss of the Month Club? 15 Unique Subscription Services
Starting a Business

Moss of the Month Club? 15 Unique Subscription Services

Subscription services are no longer just for magazine and beer-of-the-month clubs. The booming ecommerce method is one of our Business Trends for 2014. Check out these unique services to find out why.
Kathleen Davis
Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery
Growth Strategies

Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery

Amazon customers in some parts of the U.S. can now get packages every day of the week.
Lyneka Little
Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.
Linda Lacina
TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers
Marketing

TOMS Creates E-Commerce Hub for Socially Conscious Shoppers

Called "Marketplace," the new e-commerce platform on TOMS.com features products from 30 entrepreneurs, all with mission-driven retail models.
Catherine Clifford
The Best Way to Buy a Company Car
Finance

The Best Way to Buy a Company Car

Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.