Ecommerce

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 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
Alibaba's Jack Ma Cancels Speech After Row With Anti-Counterfeiting Group
Alibaba

Alibaba's Jack Ma Cancels Speech After Row With Anti-Counterfeiting Group

The ecommerce company has been dogged for years by accusations that its online shopping platforms were conduits for counterfeiters and critics say it has not done nearly enough to stop the problem.
Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub
Alibaba

Alibaba Vows to Keep Fighting Fakes Despite Anti-Counterfeiting Group Snub

The U.S.-based International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition announced on Friday that it would suspend Alibaba's membership, after several IACC member companies quit the group in protest at Alibaba's inclusion.
Want to Build Loyalty in the Age of Ecommerce? Trust Your Customers. Don't Expect Them to Trust You.
Customer Loyalty

Want to Build Loyalty in the Age of Ecommerce? Trust Your Customers. Don't Expect Them to Trust You.

Here are ways to develop customer loyalty when the competition is a click away.
Jeff Booth
Why No One is Buying Bras Online: Challenges for the eCommerce Lingerie Industry
Ecommerce

Why No One is Buying Bras Online: Challenges for the eCommerce Lingerie Industry

Maybe you don't sell bras, but there are ecommerce strategy lessons for you in that sector, nonetheless.
Aimee Millwood
5 Tips for Creating Great Pins on Pinterest
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Tips for Creating Great Pins on Pinterest

Pinterest is all about eye candy and stories. What's yours?
Eric Siu