June 16th, 2015
Shopify and Facebook announced an expanded beta test for the Facebook buy button, which was first announced last July. The announcement comes on the heels of Pinterest’s big Buyable Pins announcement, which also includes Shopfiy as a partner, and opens up that functionality to thousands of Shopify merchants.
May 27th, 2015
A new feature Facebook is testing could turn the social network into more of an e-commerce market place or digital swap meet. You’ll soon be able to search across Facebook for items to buy from other users.
April 27th, 2015
Etsy just went public, opening at $16 a share and quickly raising $500 million valuing the company at $3.5 billion as shares jumped as high as $32 at opening. As the company goes public, it’s obviously going to face a lot more pressure to grow and, and that means its’ going to have to regularly […]
April 7th, 2015
About a year ago, Amazon unveiled the Amazon Dash, a way for people to add items to their shopping lists from their homes by scanning them with the device or using the microphone to tell it what they need.
March 2nd, 2015
Some sites have already grown to find Pinterest to be a valuable tool for ecommerce, but it may become even more valuable for selling products as the company is reportedly readying the launch of a new “buy” button, which would enable users to purchase items right from Pinterest itself.
February 2nd, 2015
A payments feature in Facebook Messenger has been expected since at least last summer. In June, Facebook hired PayPal President David Marcus to run its messaging unit.
January 12th, 2015
Back in January, Groupon acquired fashion retailer ideeli for $43 million in cash to extend its presence in fashion and apparel. Such offers had already been popular on Groupon, and the company pointed to research estimating the off-price fashion market to be around $40 billion.