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Facebook Opens Marketplace to Take on eBay and Craigslist
Facebook

Facebook Opens Marketplace to Take on eBay and Craigslist

It will roll out in the U.S., UK, Australia and New Zealand in the coming days.
Matt Brian
15 Tips for Designing a Mobile Friendly Ecommerce Website
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15 Tips for Designing a Mobile Friendly Ecommerce Website

If you don't already have one, here are some tips to help you create a solid e-commerce website for mobile.
Due
Why You Shouldn't Give Up on Social Commerce (Infographic)
Infographics

Why You Shouldn't Give Up on Social Commerce (Infographic)

Few consumers directly purchase through social channels -- because they haven't quite figured it out yet.
Rose Leadem
Amazon Is Cracking Down on Counterfeit Goods
Amazon

Amazon Is Cracking Down on Counterfeit Goods

Apparently by levying a sizeable fee to merchants and requiring loads of proof that the products are legit.
Facebook Offering Refunds for Kids' In-App Purchases
Facebook

Facebook Offering Refunds for Kids' In-App Purchases

Parents have a lot of worries when it comes to their kids. Will little Timmy make it into a top college? Will Jamie make the team? Will you ever get a refund for the $3,000 your smaller child blew on in-app purchases using your smartphone or tablet?
Amazon Partners With Startups to Sell Crowdfunded Products
Amazon

Amazon Partners With Startups to Sell Crowdfunded Products

The online retailer is partnering with more than 25 crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and venture capital firms to offer 200 products on the platform.
Judge Says Bitcoin Isn't Really Money
Bitcoin

Judge Says Bitcoin Isn't Really Money

The ruling is good news for the defendant, who was accused of money laundering via bitcoin.
Take Ecommerce to the Next Level With These 4 Marketing Strategies
Marketing Bootcamp

Take Ecommerce to the Next Level With These 4 Marketing Strategies

Companies won't survive without a marketing strategy that radiates in many directions.
Erik Huberman
Vertical Is on the Horizon of the On-Demand Economy
Marketing Bootcamp

Vertical Is on the Horizon of the On-Demand Economy

The visible on-demand boom signals a shift from horizontal business models to vertical marketplaces. Here's what lies ahead in the 'age of vertical.'
Tx Zhuo
How a New, Mobile-Friendly Website Gave a Fitness Company a Boost in Profits
Business Optimization

How a New, Mobile-Friendly Website Gave a Fitness Company a Boost in Profits

Fitlosophy's increased 65 percent in six months, thanks to Shopify's e-commerce platform.
SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
E-commerce

SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices

The company has provided the SEC with information about its accounting for logistics unit as well as operating data from its Singles' Day shopping festival.
What Sears Taught Amazon About Business
Disruption

What Sears Taught Amazon About Business

Sears' 1800s innovations and market disruption model are still at the core of retail behaviors today. Retail companies would be wise to study this history.
Zach Ferres
Amazon Launches 'Pantry' Service in the UK
Amazon

Amazon Launches 'Pantry' Service in the UK

The move is the ecommerce giant's most ambitious foray into Britain's growing online grocery market.
Selling Products Online? How to Build a Perfect Checkout Page (Infographic)
Shopping

Selling Products Online? How to Build a Perfect Checkout Page (Infographic)

A look at how to create a checkout experience that nudges online shoppers to actually buy what they put in their shopping carts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow