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.
December 8th, 2014
Social media might not be all that great for ecommerce. At least not yet. Sure, it’s wonderful for branding and general marketing, but as far as getting actual conversions, the channel is severely lacking, according to some sources.
November 17th, 2014
Google announced that Google Wallet users can now add money to their balance using recurring bank transfers. The company insists that this is secure. Also new to Wallet are low balance alerts that let you know when you’re getting close to running out of money.
October 27th, 2014
Etsy just got a lot better for sellers. With one simple announcement, sellers are going to be able to offer their inventory in a whole new way. Well, it’s actually a really old way, but it’s a new for Etsy. The company announced that it’s giving U.S. sellers free card readers to accept credit and […]
October 6th, 2014
GoDaddy announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Stripe to make it easier for small businesses to sell online. The partnership will enable businesses to get instant credit approval, begin accepting credit card payments and access funds more quickly.
September 15th, 2014
E-commerce is booming, and the coming holiday season will only fuel the fire. New research finds that consumer purchase intent is skyrocketing for many e-commerce categories.
August 25th, 2014
As you may recall, eBay bought payments platform Braintree for $800 millionlast fall. Now, PayPal and Braintree have introduced One Touch, a new way to pay for things in mobile apps. In fact, it’s the fastest way to do so, according to the company.