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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘online shopping’

eBay Launches New Daily Deals Blog

eBay is looking to promote items from their top sellers with the introduction of a new Daily Deals Blog. And if you love getting products on the cheap, it’s definitely one to add to your feeds. From the new Daily Deals blog: Every day, we will feature several items from top sellers discounted up to 90% off! From must-have home …

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Surprise, You’re a Gun Owner Now; Man Orders TV from Amazon, Gets Assault Rifle

Now how am I supposed to watch the Olympics? After ordering a new flat-screen TV from Amazon, a Washington D.C. man got quite the shock when his package arrived without a flatscreen TV inside. But it wasn’t empty. Instead, his shipment contained a semi-automatic rifle with a 20-round mag and an MSRP price of a little over $2,000. The gun …

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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. Amazon’s help center does not acknowledge the Bay Area, but indicates that lockers are currently in operation in Seattle, New …

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Wajam Aims To Make Your Online Shopping Experience More Useful

Wajam is launching a new feature for social shopping. If you’re unfamiliar with Wajam itself, it’s a browser extension that adds social search results to your search experience across the major search engines and other sites including Amazon, Yelp, YouTube, eBay and others. The company has now partnered with Shopping.com to offer consumers a comparison shopping experience service from more …

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Shop Till You Drop On Mobile Devices With Google Shopping

I have not yet purchased a single thing on my mobile device. I have the Amazon mobile app, but it’s just not a very consumer friendly mobile app as far as the shopping experience goes. Maybe things will start to look up for the mobile shopping experience as Google Shopping has now launched for mobile devices and tablets. But wait, …

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Women Would Miss Social Media More Than Men

By now it’s no secret that, despite having virtually no presence among the leaders of tech companies, it’s the womenfolk who make up the majority of internet users these days. BT, a UK-based provider of IT services, took a survey of British internet users to see what the behavioral differences are among men and women who use social media. Unsurprisingly, …

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How Beauty Chain Sephora Is Taking Retail Digital

Cosmetics retailer Sephora is known for the very hands-on, but pressure-free experience it offers to consumers in its physical stores. The company, however, is also making a name for itself in the online world as it ramps up its digital efforts. Sephora recently rolled out a “digital makeover,” which included a new website, a deep integration with Pinterest, and an …

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Shopping Cart Abandonment Issues [Infographic]

Those who are in the e-commerce business will tell you shopping cart abandonment is major issue. Online shoppers put items in their cart as they are shopping on a particular site, but don’t complete the sale more than 65% of the time, on average. To some extent this is just part of the business. On the other hand, their are …

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Walmart’s New “Pay With Cash” Feature Lets You Shop Online Without Plastic

Walmart is looking to expand the reach of its online store by offering customers the chance to pay for their orders with cash. Of course, this new feature will allow shoppers without plastic to take advantage of the many items that are available online – thousands more than are available in stores. This is the first venture of this type …

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Facebook Open Graph Socializes Shopping With Fab.com

Facebook sure does love these developer spotlights, and for good reason. It gives the platform a chance to continually sell the benefits of Open Graph implementation to their users and developers. So far, we’ve seen how Open Graph drove traffic for Foodspotting and various video apps. Now we’re seeing how Open Graph can impact the world of online commerce. Fab.com, …

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Social Networking Drives Product Discovery

In a new study called Social Impact by social commerce solutions company Sociable Labs, it’s been found that 62% of online shoppers read product-related comments posted by Facebook friends. The study also has shown that 75% of these shoppers click on the link referrals. Sociable Labs’ study queried 1088 online shoppers/Facebook users, and investigated the influence social media sharing has …

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SXSW: Mulu Announces Version 2 At SXSWi

Mulu, the community-centric Pinterest-esque personal shopping assistant website, announced today that it will be launching Version 2 of their site during SXSW. For those uninitiated with the website, Mulu merges shopping with sharing by allowing users to pin potential purchases they come on the internet. Some of the purchases made through Mulu pages result in contributions toward charities affiliated with …

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