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Google Shopping Express Going Nationwide? Google Shopping Express Going Nationwide?

Google is working on expanding its Google Shopping Express service nationwide, according to a new report. Google Shopping Express is Google’s Amazon Prime competitor, which provides same-day delivery service for products ordered online. It began with a small pilot in …

‘Buy Now’ Button Spotted In Tweets ‘Buy Now’ Button Spotted In Tweets

It looks like Twitter users may soon be able to purchase items directly from tweets. And after the launch of mobile app-install ads, why not? A “Buy Now” has been spotted within the Twitter mobile app. Re/code shows tweets with …

Is The Amazon Fire Phone A Game Changer For E-Commerce? Is The Amazon Fire Phone A Game Changer For E-Commerce?

Leave it to the world’s leader in e-commerce to develop a mobile device that you can simply point at an object and push a button to buy it. Do you expect the Amazon Fire to have a significant impact on …

Bitcoin Bowl Is Here to Confuse the Hell out of Your Dad Bitcoin Bowl Is Here to Confuse the Hell out of Your Dad

On December 26th, 2014, men, women, and children – food drunk from the previous night’s Christmas feast – will gather in the living room to enjoy the world’s first Bitcoin Bowl. Hello pops, you say as your elderly father picks …

eBay Has A New App To Get Others To Sell Your Stuff For You eBay Has A New App To Get Others To Sell Your Stuff For You

eBay launched a new iPhone app called eBay Valet, which provides sellers with another way to sell on the site. It finds what items are worth, then sends them in for valets to sell them for you. Take pictures of …

Google Helps You Get More Conversions From iOS Users Google Helps You Get More Conversions From iOS Users

97% of mobile shoppers abandon their shopping carts. That’s a stat Google has been tossing around for about two years (hopefully it’s gotten a little better since then). Either way, Google is expanding a feature it launched on Android over …

Alibaba Announces New U.S. Main Street-Inspired Marketplace 11 Main Alibaba Announces New U.S. Main Street-Inspired Marketplace 11 Main

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, ahead of its United State-based IPO (said to be the largest ever for a tech company), announced a new U.S. online shopping marketplace called 11 Main. The site aims to emulate the Main Street shopping experience …

Groupon Adds Freebies To iOS App, Android Coming Later This Summer Groupon Adds Freebies To iOS App, Android Coming Later This Summer

Groupon launched the Freebies category in its ecommerce marketplace back in November. This gave users a way to get digital coupons, promotion codes, sales, giveaways and samples from participating brands like American Eagle, Best Buy, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Sephora. Groupon …

Newegg Launches B2B Marketplace Newegg Launches B2B Marketplace

Online electronics retailer Newegg announced the launch of a new B2B marketplace called NeweggBusiness. It serves as a third-party channel to connect B2B buyers and sellers, focusing on product selection and competitive pricing. Newegg Business, which is a subsidiary of …

Amazon Reportedly Launching Subscription Payment Service Amazon Reportedly Launching Subscription Payment Service

Amazon is reportedly launching a new service to let users pay for third-party subscriptions (like phone bills, digital music subscriptions, etc.) as early as today. According to Reuters, the service would let members use credit card details stored on Amazon …

Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’ Fab Shutting Down? CEO Calls Report ‘Bullsh*t Hate’

Though e-commerce and “everyday design” website Fab has in fact gone through multiple layoff periods over the last year or so, the company’s CEO is saying that the report of its death was an exaggeration– in so many words. Valleywag’s …

eBay Touts Enterprise Omnichannel Commerce Momentum eBay Touts Enterprise Omnichannel Commerce Momentum

eBay announced increased adoption of omnichannel commerce technologies globally for eBay Enterprise. It has secured 451 clients and 862 extension and renewals in the first half of the year. These stretch across its various services. Alex and Ani, BOXPARK, Destination …

Google Shopping Express Launches Overnight Delivery Google Shopping Express Launches Overnight Delivery

Google announced on Tuesday that Google Shopping Express is bringing overnight delivery to Northern California (from Fresno and Porterville in the south to Eureka and Crescent City in the north). The new overnight service is available immediately in East Bay …

Google Gives Ecommerce Analytics A Revamp Google Gives Ecommerce Analytics A Revamp

Google announced the beta release of a “complete revamp” of its ecommerce analytics, which it says will provide richer insights into pre-purchase shopping behavior and product performance. It will let you analyze how far shoppers get into the shopping funnel, …

eBay Stores Sellers Get New Selling Tools, Discounts eBay Stores Sellers Get New Selling Tools, Discounts

eBay told eBay Stores sellers on Thursday that they now have access to new subscriber-exclusive selling tools and discounts on items and services. Sellers can now create and manage promotions like order size offers, free shipping offers, related items offers, …

Census Bureau: Online Shopping, Mail Order Businesses Up 27% Census Bureau: Online Shopping, Mail Order Businesses Up 27%

The U.S. Census Bureau released some new stats on Thursday, including that online shopping establishments were up 27.4% between 2011 and 2012. It says the number of electronic shopping and mail-order houses establishments grew from 23,697 to 30,185 in that …

Forrester Looks At The Hows And Whys Of B2B Ecommerce Forrester Looks At The Hows And Whys Of B2B Ecommerce

Forrester has a new report out looking at B2B ecommerce finding what it describes as “solid evidences on the impressive financial successes achieved by companies that have taken the lead in implementing B2B ecommerce.” The report found that 89% of …

Amazon Now Has A Store Just For Collectible Coins Amazon Now Has A Store Just For Collectible Coins

Amazon just launched a new store for Collectible Coins at amazon.com/collectiblecoins. It claims to offer direct access to over 10,000 unique U.S. coins from over 75 dealers. According to the company, shoppers will be able to peruse a “wide variety …

New E-Commerce Benchmark Study Out New E-Commerce Benchmark Study Out

MarketingSherpa and eBay’s Magento have a new E-commerce Benchmark Study out, which utilized data from 3,000 hours of research, survey responses from 4,346 marketers, interviews with “key e-commerce leaders,” and a review of academic works related to e-commerce. It has …

Google Announces Google Play Payment Improvements And Expansions Google Announces Google Play Payment Improvements And Expansions

Google announced the addition of PayPal support for Google Play in 12 countries as well expanded carrier billing and gift card availability. The company says sales of apps and games on Google Play are already up by over 300% versus …

eBay Expands In Latin American Market eBay Expands In Latin American Market

eBay just announced the launch of new Spanish and Portuguese-language versions of its website for customers in Latin America. The e-commerce giant already has over 2 million people in Latin America using its site in English and with U.S. dollars, …