Ecommerce

Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products
Amazon

Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products

'What Amazon knows a lot about is going to retail, and we continued to hear that that's a big problem for startups,' Launchpad's senior marketing manager said.
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
5 Research-Backed Strategies to Increase Your Sales Revenues
Conversion

5 Research-Backed Strategies to Increase Your Sales Revenues

Most businesses put too much emphasis on generating web traffic and not enough on optimizing for conversion.
John Stevens
Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival

The deal will see the U.S. grocery giant swap its Yihaodian platform for a 5 percent stake in JD.com Inc., worth about $1.5 billion by the firm's latest market value.
Alibaba Expects to Nearly Double Transactions Volume to More Than $900 Billion by 2020
China

Alibaba Expects to Nearly Double Transactions Volume to More Than $900 Billion by 2020

Echoing that growth, Chairman Jack Ma said Alibaba expects to have 2 billion consumers on its books by 2036, up from 423 million active buyers in 2016.
Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'
If I Knew Then

Shopify's Daniel Weinand: 'With Every Failure I Experienced, There Was an Opportunity to Come Out Even Stronger'

The co-founder of the growing ecommerce company reflects on making mistakes and trusting your gut.
Nina Zipkin
The Science Behind High-Converting Websites
Marketing Bootcamp

The Science Behind High-Converting Websites

Calls-to-action, consumer-friendly color and followups on abandoned shopping carts are among the tools smart ecommerce companies employ.
Eric Samson
5 Keys to Building Your Ecommerce Site
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Keys to Building Your Ecommerce Site

Your first step: Ignore the eye rolls and decide on your vision.
Thomas Smale
Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion
Salesforce

Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion

The deal will help Salesforce open a new front as it look to take away more market share from traditional software providers such as Oracle and SAP.
4 Methods for Building a Successful Ecommerce Brand
Marketing Bootcamp

4 Methods for Building a Successful Ecommerce Brand

The Internet has made the possibilities immense.
Nathan Resnick
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.
5 Signs That Your Competitors Are Lazy
Competition

5 Signs That Your Competitors Are Lazy

Examine your competition and use these strategies to get ahead of them online.
Tony Messer
How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months
Ecommerce

How a Group of Ecommerce Veterans Launched Hollar, an Online Dollar Store, and Hit $1 Million in Monthly Sales After Just 5 Months

David Yeom combined childhood nostalgia, marketing experience and all-star connections to create a new way to buy low-cost goods.
Lydia Belanger
How to Get Your Startup #convcomm Ready
News and Trends

How to Get Your Startup #convcomm Ready

Messaging apps are taking over and, as an entrepreneur, you have to give customers what they want.
Xing Wang