All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘online shopping’

Pinterest Launches Price Drop Notifications, Will Email You When Your Pins Get Cheaper

Pinterest is about to make shopaholics very happy. Today, the social networking site announced that they will now be monitoring price drops on products and notifying users of this via email. Back in May, Pinterest introduced what they called “more useful pins.” Basically, Pinterest added more information to certain types of pins – recipes, movie reviews, and most relevant to …

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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 One Direction supplies are very popular items this year. According to Google, most of users’ back to school research will …

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eBay Launches eBay Now For The Desktop

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 items delivered to a specified location. eBay says this usually happens within the hour. Until now, eBay Now has only …

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Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher Invest in Shopping Site

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, like Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Tumblr, as well as different photo apps. The Hunt team will locate the items and …

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Square Market Launches As Online Storefront for Small Businesses

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 businesses across the country open and operate an online storefront for free, making it easier for people all across the …

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Yelp Is Reportedly Looking To Get Into E-Commerce

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 quotes him as saying, “We have a toe in the water, but I see a lot of potential there. We …

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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 it launched, and then we kind of forgot about it. Maybe that’s just me. For shame. Anyway, it’s still in …

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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 out a ring that you think your partner would like. Second, you can propose with the promise of a ring …

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Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco

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, is a local delivery service that Google says they hope will help people get items that they order online on …

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Store Charges $5 Browsing Fee to Combat Showrooming

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 showroom, and then running off to buy the same products online. If the customer ends up buying something, the $5 …

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eBay Rolls Out New Personalized Feed to All U.S. Users

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 intuitive, convenient way to browse, decide and buy – both globally and locally; and a new personal way to curate …

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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 authenticated. We’re talking records, instruments, playbills, photos, clothing, etc. The new store is browsable by category, autograph status, and year. …

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