Facebook has launched a buy button beta program with Shopify that will allow more merchants to sell their products on its platform. This will make it easier for users to shop without leaving the
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social commerce is buying and selling stuff online with friends helping
Businesses today won’t succeed if they focus solely on generating profits, according to Jack Ma, CEO and Founder of Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba. Instead of chasing the money, they should prioritise consumer satisfaction, making
Pinterest recently unveiled that it will be introducing “buyable pins” to its successful platform. The pins will contain more information than the current setup and will incorporate a new button that will allow users
Amazon has changed the tax practices of its European arm following the United Kingdom’s clampdown on conglomerates that are shifting their local profits to other countries, according to The Guardian.
American retail company Target will continue to invest more than $1 billion to improve its e-commerce platform and hardware following its outstanding online sales numbers in Q1 2015, according to its CEO and Chairman
Social marketing company Insightpool has announced the acquisition of startup Next Principles. Describing itself as “the social relationship intelligence platform,” Insightpool aims to identify those influencing social media and work with the market to
Bitcoin’s value continued to fall over the weekend, declining to as low as $265 apiece on Sunday, with other major cryptocurrencies following suit, according to the International Business Times.
Reddit isn’t just a social sharing and commentary site anymore. Now, with the release of Redditmade, it’s a crowd-sourced funding site as well. Interestingly, Redditmade works as a sort of mashup of Reddit and
Twitter has announced its first social commerce addition. When Twitter hired former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard last year to head up their “commerce team,” it became obvious they were working on something. That something
International Data Corporation (IDC) has lowered its forecast for the global shipments of tablets to 233.1 million units in 2014.
Now the GrubHub has offered its IPO prospectus in a bid to go public, they have disclosed (via accounting) their commission rates. Most restaurants listed with them pay about a 13.5 percent commission, but
Many experts expect the social commerce market to flourish in 2014. How can retailers monetise their presence on various social media channels?