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Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event Facebook to Tell Us More About Gifts at November 1st Event
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Are you excited about having the ability to send your Facebook friends real, tangible gifts? Is it “ability” or “obligation?” Hm. That might make all the difference. Either way, the new Facebook Gifts platform is on the way, and we …

Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff) Etsy Had Nearly 1.5 Billion Pageviews In September (And People Are Buying More Stuff)
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Etsy revealed a handful of stats about its business today. For one, the ecommerce site saw 1.42 billion pageviews during the month of September. After refunds and cancellations, the Etsy community sold $76.8 million worth of goods during the month, …

Etsy Launches Gift Cards In Time For The Holidays Etsy Launches Gift Cards In Time For The Holidays
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Etsy announced today that it now has gift cards available. They can be purchased at etsy.com/giftcards, and are accepted by over 100,000 Etsy shops. They can be sent via email or printed to give to the recipient in person. The …

Etsy Launches Listing Variations For Sellers Etsy Launches Listing Variations For Sellers
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Etsy announced today that it is rolling out Listing Variations to sellers. These, the company says, will enable sellers to highlight available options and gather requisite details from buyers at the time of purchase. The feature should ensure prompt fulfillment …

Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts
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Last month, Facebook jumped into the ecommerce arean with the launch of “Gifts,” the company’s new gift exchange platform. You may remember a “Facebook Gifts” existing years ago, but that version only dealt with virtual goods. The new Facebook Gifts …

Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff
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Etsy has launched a new browsing experience for it shoppers with the addition of new “browse pages”. Etsy’s Hebo explains in a company blog post: A few months ago, we released a new way to browse items for Weddings. It’s …

eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo
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According to eBay, the online marketplace logged over 4 million new users in the first half over 2012. We also know that eBay’s mobile apps just hit the 100 million download milestone. And as of today, eBay has over 350 …

Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated] Hundreds Of Bonanza Users Get Their Twitter Accounts Suspended [Updated]
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It appears that Twitter accounts who have been tweeting links to pages from ecommerce site Bonanza (formerly Bonanzle) have been getting suspended by Twitter. Bonanza co-founder Mark Dorsey tells WebProNews, “This past Friday, hundreds of our sellers’ Twitter accounts were …

Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature
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Facebook has begun testing a new feature called “Collections,” which will let retailers provide new ways for Facebook fans to share products they like with their friends. It comes in the form of a new type of Page post that …

Etsy Makes Search Ads Available To Thousands More Sellers Etsy Makes Search Ads Available To Thousands More Sellers
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A little over a year ago, Etsy launched search ads. This week, the company announced some new features to the offering, and dropped some numbers about the product. Over the past year, the company says, Etsy’s search ads have generated …

Google Adds Catalogs To Google Shopping Google Adds Catalogs To Google Shopping
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Google has launched Google Catalogs on the web, after over a year of having it available only as an app for tablets. It was first launched for the iPad in August of last year, until an Android version was launched …

Is Google Shopping Good For Your Business? Is Google Shopping Good For Your Business?
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Google Product Search officially becomes Google Shopping starting in October (which begins Monday), as Google completes the transition it announced in May. This means Google will move to a full paid inclusion model for product results. Merchants will no longer …

Amazon Mulling Over Online Wine Sales [REPORT] Amazon Mulling Over Online Wine Sales [REPORT]

Amazon.com may be the next big go-to place to buy booze on the web, as the company is looking to get (back) into the online wine sales business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon announced their plans at a …

Facebook Launches Gifts (And They’re Real This Time) Facebook Launches Gifts (And They’re Real This Time)
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Facebook has just plunged itself into the ecommerce arena with the launch of Gifts, their first-ever real-life gift exchange initiative. With Facebook Gifts, users can buy their friends gifts and they will ship right to their doorstep – and it …

Amazon-Owned Vine.com Launches As Your Eco-Friendly Online Retailer Amazon-Owned Vine.com Launches As Your Eco-Friendly Online Retailer
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If buying green is something that’s important to you in your everyday life, a new site now in beta wants to be your go-to retailer. Vine.com is live, and it wants you to “live life green.” All of the products …

eBay Hits 100m App Downloads, 100m Mobile Listings eBay Hits 100m App Downloads, 100m Mobile Listings
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eBay is focusing on mobile, and they have some numbers that prove they’re moving in the right direction. According to a blog post, eBay’s suite of mobile apps have broken the 100 million download barrier – including 25 million downloads …

Google Analytics Gets Some Ecommerce Updates Google Analytics Gets Some Ecommerce Updates
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Google announced some updates it’s making to Google Analytics tracking code and processing, specifically related to ecommerce. “These changes will allow you to better filter, segment and categorize the revenue generating portion of your traffic,” says Google in a blog …

eBay Is Changing Its Logo To This eBay Is Changing Its Logo To This
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eBay announced that it is changing its logo. The old one is still in place on the site, but the company says it’s making the new one available next month. They did, however, provide a preview of what it will …

Amazon Locker Service Is Expanding Amazon Locker Service Is Expanding

Amazon started a locker service about a year ago, and it’s currently be expanded, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, who says lockers are popping up around the Bay Area as of the past few weeks. …

These 5 Videos Will Make You A Google Shopping Expert These 5 Videos Will Make You A Google Shopping Expert
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Google has released the following four Google+ hangouts discussing Google Shopping. The first is an intro and overview. The second is an intro to the Merchant Center. The third is about creative and optimizing product listing ads, and the fourth …

Now, Google’s Search As You Type Is A Standalone Product Now, Google’s Search As You Type Is A Standalone Product

Google announced that it is now offering the Search As You Type feature from Google Commerce Search as a standalone product. AdWords advertisers now have access to a free pilot. The feature uses Google’s search suggestions and instant product results …