Ecommerce

Starting a Business

How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
Marketing

What Happens When a Storefront and a Social Media Network Combine?

Storenvy mixes a no-cost e-commerce platform with community engagement.
Starting a Business

The 'Etsy Economy' and Changing the Way We Shop

The online handmade marketplace is seeking to reimagine retail.
Starting a Business

Startup Offers a Fresh Take on Online Auctions

Yumani lets vendors duke it out to give you the best price.
Entrepreneurs

Millennials and Money: A Look at How Young People Shop and Spend in America (Infographic)

Young people tend to shop more than their older counterparts, and they use technology as they shop in greater numbers too. Here, check out other striking stats on millennials' shopping habits.
Social Media

Pinterest Launches Web Analytics to Help You Pin Down Traffic

With its new dashboard, the photo-sharing platform allows business owners to better understand what's working with their audience.
Starting a Business

The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

From assessing your customer's needs to registering a domain, here's what you need to consider before you start selling online.
Starting a Business

A Look Inside NYC's Entrepreneurial Landscape

A new exhibit at New York's Tenement Museum explores a century of the city's immigrant small-business owners, while the city government champions its growing tech startup community.
Starting a Business

The Future of the Subscription Economy

Last year may have given rise to a surge in startup-subscription services, but will larger competitors joining in this year spoil the mood?
Growth Strategies

E-Commerce Business Makes Popping the Question Easier

Jewelry buyers get the best of both worlds: The price and flexibility of designing a engagement ring online and the in-store experience before they commit.
Finance

Online Microlenders Offer Capital to Young Businesses

An eBay merchant quadruples his revenue with help from an online microlender.
Starting a Business

Innovative Event Aims to Merge the Worlds of Fashion and Technology

Decoded Fashion's hackathon builds technology to change the way designers create clothes and consumers purchase them.
Starting a Business

Social Engagement Boosts Quirky Clothing Line

Online fashion upstart Betabrand is on a mission to create the world's first truly social clothing company.
Growth Strategies

How to Beat the Shipping Price Hikes (Infographic)

The U.S. Postal Service, UPS and FedEx have all raised their shipping rates. This handy reference can help you find the best deal.
Retail Businesses

How a Trio of Apps Helped a Custom Menswear Shop Thrive

San Franciso clothier Taylor Stitch employs multiple apps for a custom commerce solution.