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One Direction School Supplies Are Really Hot This Year, According To Google Shopping Data One Direction School Supplies Are Really Hot This Year, According To Google Shopping Data

Google has shared some search trends for back to school shoppers using the search engine for their shopping needs. The company finds that this is the earliest back to school shopping season on record, and its Google Shopping data shows …

eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop
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eBay announced today that its local shopping service eBay Now, previously only available in mobile app form, is now launching on the desktop. The service lets customers look at products from stores, place an order online, and then have the …

Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Invest in Shopping Site Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Invest in Shopping Site
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Online shopping just got fierce with the help of supermodel and bussinesswoman, Tyra Banks. Banks joins another celebrity investor, Ashton Kutcher, in the online shopping website TheHunt.com, which allows shoppers to search for outfits found on their social media sites, …

Square Market Launches As Online Storefront for Small Businesses Square Market Launches As Online Storefront for Small Businesses
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Not content to simply exist as a mobile payments platform, Square is expanding into the world of ecommerce with a new online marketplace for local businesses to display their wares. It’s called Square Market, and it lets any Square-using small …

Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce
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According to one report, Yelp is considering getting into ecommerce with a potential on-site shopping feature. Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman spoke at the LeWeb conference in London. According to SocialTimes, he said the company is considering supporting ecommerce. The report …

Buying Your Wine from Amazon? Say Hello to Texas Buying Your Wine from Amazon? Say Hello to Texas

Back in November of last year, Amazon launched the Amazon Wine Marketplace. It would be wrong to say that they did so quietly – they announced it, and it received moderate coverage. But for some reason it just seemed like …

Ocappi Brings the Home Try-On Model to Engagement Rings Ocappi Brings the Home Try-On Model to Engagement Rings

If you’re looking to propose to your significant other, you’re going to need a ring. And there are three basic ways that you can go about picking out that perfect diamond. First, you can do the searching yourself and pick …

Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco
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After rumors that Google was planning on launching an Amazon Prime competitor that would offer same-day delivery on a wide range of products, Google has done just that – in a small pilot test. Google Shopping Express, as it’s called, …

Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming
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In order to combat showrooming, one Brisbane, Australia store is taking to some rather extreme measures. The store is now charging people a $5 “just looking” fee in the hopes of deterring them from using the store as a physical …

eBay Rolls Out New Personalized Feed to All U.S. Users eBay Rolls Out New Personalized Feed to All U.S. Users
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Last October, eBay launched their new “eBay Feed” to a small number of U.S. users. Today, eBay says that they are finally rolling it out widely to all U.S. users. “We’re delivering a cleaner, contemporary look and feel; a more …

Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles

Amazon has just launched a new specialty store on its site for memorabilia from various entertainment industries – music, movies, and TV. It’s called the Amazon Entertainment Collectibles Store, and it features over 350,000 “unique and rare” collectibles – all …

Jumio Brings Simplified Shopping To Android With Netswipe Mobile Jumio Brings Simplified Shopping To Android With Netswipe Mobile

Mobile shopping is huge. That much was clear in some pre-holiday statistics from Google that said holiday shoppers demanded the same experience across both mobile and desktop. One of the things standing in the way of that is making checkout …

Target Will Price-Match Amazon Year Round Target Will Price-Match Amazon Year Round

Taget has decided to expand a holiday promotion and keep price-matching of online retailers an option for the entire new year, according to a report from Reuters. According to the company, they will continue to match the prices on competitor’s …

PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays
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It’s a given that many people will be using PayPal to make transactions over the holiday season. The service, however, is strictly limited to those who either have a credit/debit card or bank account they’re willing to associate with their …

Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again

Everybody loves birthday presents, but the best we can ever hope for is a half-sincere “Happy Birthday” post on our Facebook wall. Amazon is going to fix that, and have you buy the gift from them in the process. Amazon …

Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads

According to a report from Nielsen, your susceptibility to and tolerance of social media advertising is tied to your ethnicity. Nielsen looked at interactions with social ads and found that Asian-American consumers are much more likely to react positively, all …

Etsy Finally Launches An Android App Etsy Finally Launches An Android App
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Etsy announced that it has launched an Android app, finally. This comes less than a week after the company launched its iPad app (the iPhone app has been out for quite some time). “Beyond iPhone and iPad users, nearly a …

Google Acquires BufferBox Locker Service Google Acquires BufferBox Locker Service

It looks like Google is picking up the pace on acquisitions again. Sure, one of them wasn’t real, but earlier this week, there was one legitimate Google acquisition announcement with news that the company has acquired Incentive Targeting. Now, news …

More Consumers Will Avoid Black Friday By Shopping Online During Cyber Monday More Consumers Will Avoid Black Friday By Shopping Online During Cyber Monday

Are you planning on heading out for some Black Friday shopping this year? If so, you might to reconsider those plans. Cyber Monday is right around the corner, and it promises the same deals without the crowds. RadiumOne, a social …

Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday Is the Real Holiday Shopping Blitz Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday Is the Real Holiday Shopping Blitz

As online shopping becomes a bigger part of consumers’ holiday buying strategy, retailers are forced to offer new types of deals that go beyond the traditional Black Friday earlybird specials. Take a look at last year, for instance. U.S. shoppers …

Fab Offers Free Shipping for the Holidays and Beyond Fab Offers Free Shipping for the Holidays and Beyond
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Like all ecommerce sites, Fab.com wants you to do a good majority of your holiday shopping on their site. The busy season is fast approaching for online retailers, and Fab has just announced a pretty hefty incentive for those trying …