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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 …

Here’s Why Pinterest’s New Funding Is Good News For Your Business Here’s Why Pinterest’s New Funding Is Good News For Your Business

Pinterest has reportedly raised a new $200 million round of funding, valuing the company at $5 billion. Investors are apparently impressed with the direction the already popular visual social media site is taking, which includes new native ads and enhancements …

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, …

U.S. Desktop E-Commerce Spending Up 12% From Last Year U.S. Desktop E-Commerce Spending Up 12% From Last Year

comScore put out new findings indicating that desktop-based e-commerce in the U.S. has grown 12% versus the same period last year. According to the firm’s estimates for Q1 2014 U.S. digital commerce sales, desktop e-commerce spending reached $56.1 billion during …

Alibaba Finally Files For IPO, Which Is Said To Be Largest Ever For Tech Company Alibaba Finally Files For IPO, Which Is Said To Be Largest Ever For Tech Company

As expected for quite a while, Alibaba has finally filed for its IPO, and word is that it will be the biggest one ever for a tech company. The Chinese e-commerce giant dominates mobile commerce in that country, accounting for …

f8 Talk Deals With Leveraging Facebook For Ecommerce f8 Talk Deals With Leveraging Facebook For Ecommerce

Facebook has released a number of discussions from its f8 conference last week on YouTube. If you weren’t able to attend, but are interested in using Facebook to help your ecommerce business, you might want to give this one a …

Google Shopping Express Expands To Two More Areas Google Shopping Express Expands To Two More Areas

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding Google Shopping Express, its same-day product delivery service, to Manhattan and West Los Angeles. So far, it has only been available in the Bay Area and the Peninsula & San Jose area. …

Sriracha One Of The Most Popular Same-Day Orders On Google Shopping Express [Infographic] Sriracha One Of The Most Popular Same-Day Orders On Google Shopping Express [Infographic]

As Amazon has expanded its same-day delivery service to additional cities, Google is showing what people buy the most with theirs. The company has put out a new infographic looking at what San Francisco Bay Area shoppers are buying using …

Groupon Launches ‘Basics’ Bulk Shopping Service Groupon Launches ‘Basics’ Bulk Shopping Service

Groupon just launched an online bulk-shopping service called Groupon Basics. The company says this brings “warehouse scale to online shopping.” “From vitamins to shaving supplies, Groupon shoppers can purchase their favorite products in large quantities and have them delivered right …

PayPal Just Revealed Its New Logo PayPal Just Revealed Its New Logo

PayPal announced today that it has a new logo, and is altering its brand identity. Behold: “When PayPal was first founded in 1998, our image was designed for the online world…making it easier to pay and get paid online…right as …

The RetailMeNot Story Told In Google Talk The RetailMeNot Story Told In Google Talk

RetailMeNot Founder, President and CEO Cotter Cunningham recently spoke at Google as part of the company’s “Talks At Google” series. The talk is called “The Unicorn Club,” and Google just made it available on YouTube. The Unicorn Club, according to …

Yelp Lets Businesses Highlight Bitcoin Acceptance Yelp Lets Businesses Highlight Bitcoin Acceptance

Yelp announced that it is now showing when businesses accept Bitcoin on business pages. This comes as a new attribute in the “More Business Info” section. “We’re constantly thinking about how to make our business attributes more useful for consumers …

Etsy Launches iPhone App Just For Sellers (Android Coming Later) Etsy Launches iPhone App Just For Sellers (Android Coming Later)

Etsy just announced the launch of a new iPhone app specifically for sellers called (appropriately) Sell on Etsy. An Android version will come later this year. “Etsy sellers are conducting more business from their mobile devices than ever before, and …

Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members Amazon Unveils ‘Prime Pantry,’ A New Grocery Service For Prime Members

In December, we heard that Amazon was working on a new offering called “Pantry,” which would offer Amazon Prime members about 2,000 grocery products (at first). Now, the company has revealed the offering under the specific brand name “Amazon Prime …

Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Grand St. Etsy Announces Acquisition Of Grand St.

Etsy announced on Wednesday that it is acquiring creative technology marketplace Grand St. Its team, including co-founders Amanda Peyton, Joe Lallouz, and Aaron Henshaw, will join the company. Grand St. gives makers of hardware products a place to list their …

Etsy Wholesale Gets Pricing For Public Access Etsy Wholesale Gets Pricing For Public Access

Etsy announced the pricing for Etsy Wholesale for when it launches publicly this summer. There will be a one-time joining fee of $100 for sellers, and the company will get a 3.5% transaction fee for wholesale purchase orders, the same …

Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service

Facebook has dabbled in online payments for years, but news out of Europe indicates that the company is working on becoming an “e-money” institution in Ireland, and has been in discussion with various companies in London about money transfer services. …

This Video Explores How Color Affects Online Shopping Behavior This Video Explores How Color Affects Online Shopping Behavior

BrainCraft has a new video out looking at how color affects our emotions, and how it relates to our online shopping habits. Something to think about when designing your product pages. Image via YouTube

Few Top Web-Only Retailers Are Using Responsive Design Few Top Web-Only Retailers Are Using Responsive Design

The Search Agency looked at the top 100 web-only retailers based on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 list of e-commerce sites in order to evaluate how they’re handling mobile. Specifically, they wanted to see if these sites are more mobile-ready than …

Report Finds Consumers Making Purchases More Quickly Report Finds Consumers Making Purchases More Quickly

Parago has a new report out indicating that consumers are shopping across channels more quickly than ever before, thanks to brick-and-mortar, online, mobile and social channels enabling them to quickly find good deals which can be be taken advantage of …