e-commerce

PayPal's updated mobile app changes purchasing experience

Sep 6, 2013
PayPal hopes their new app change will help bolster the company's mobile e-commerce.
Posted In: paypal, e-commerce, mobile apps, cell phones

Social shopping: Word-of-mouth into dollars-and-cents

Aug 26, 2013
On social commerce sites, users curate their own recommendations, and people can even get a cut of any sales.
Posted In: fashion, e-commerce

Square creates new online, mobile marketplace

Jun 27, 2013
Square, which makes little plastic blocks that plug into phones and tablets for credit card swiping, is launching Square Market, a new online space for retailers to set up digital storefronts.
Posted In: Square, e-commerce

Is vacation rental site Airbnb illegal?

May 27, 2013
Last week a judge in New York ruled online vacation rental site Airbnb is violating laws against running illegal hotels.
Posted In: hotels, Internet, e-commerce, rental

How old is 'too old' to lead a tech company?

May 10, 2013
The founder of Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is resigning at the age of 48. Why? He says he's too old for the job.
Posted In: alibaba, e-commerce, China, online retail

Shopping Enhancer: Online shopping made equal

Mar 20, 2013
A new web service called Shopping Enhancer aims to restore parity to online shopping by getting around Google's pay-to-sell system.
Posted In: Google, Amazon, e-commerce

Catalogs still piling it on

Nov 19, 2012
Wasn't online shopping supposed to put an end to all this paper?
Posted In: holiday shopping, Retail, e-commerce

Shopping online, with cash

Apr 27, 2012
Walmart introduces a 'pay with cash' option on its website. You go online to order something, then drive to a Walmart store and pay in cash. Once you've paid, Walmart will ship your items right to your door.
Posted In: Walmart, e-commerce

Cyber sales blowing up

Dec 5, 2011
INTERNET CATCHING ON.
Posted In: e-commerce, retail sales