E-commerce

On-Demand

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.'
The Fix

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ecommerce

Selling Online: Art, Science or Just Hard Work? What's Your Experience?

Five crucial factors you need to work out before you take the ecommerce plunge.
Customer Experience

3 Ways to Create Customer Experiences That Boost Sales

Consumers make purchasing decisions for reasons far more complex than price. Understanding that psychology is a big marketing advantage.
Customer Engagement

Why Customer Engagement Is the Future of Ecommerce

Internet businesses succeed by focusing on their relationship with the people who have shown interest in their product.