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How can retailers leverage their social media presence?
Friday, 28 Feb, 2014 – 5:51 | No Comment

Many experts expect the social commerce market to flourish in 2014. How can retailers monetise their presence on various social media channels?

58% of Super Bowl ads include hashtags
Monday, 3 Feb, 2014 – 2:51 | No Comment

Although Facebook was the most-mentioned social network (in a 5-4 win over Twitter), it was hashtags that dominated the game alongside the Seahawks. In 2013, about half of the ads run during the big game …

Ecommerce startup allows you to “shop Instagram”
Friday, 24 Jan, 2014 – 5:01 | No Comment

Ecommerce startup Keep helps customers shop for items worn by fashionable women and posted to their Instagram accounts.

Christmas packages late due to online shopping surge
Friday, 27 Dec, 2013 – 3:58 | No Comment

Due to a significant rise in online shopping, US retailers like Amazon, Wal-Mart and Kohl’s have failed to deliver some of the packages meant for their clients before Christmas.

Google Shopping offers the best deals – we checked
Monday, 9 Dec, 2013 – 4:28 | No Comment

This time of year, everyone is looking for great deals to fill stockings and make up for bad gifting ideas. So where are the best deals online right now? Well, if you’re looking for a …

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon Prime Air delivery drones
Monday, 2 Dec, 2013 – 2:56 | No Comment

During a 60 Minutes segment featuring Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, the chief executive took the opportunity to unveil a new delivery drone program the company is working on called Amazon Prime Air. It’s basically …

Small businesses the future of Facebook
Friday, 29 Nov, 2013 – 7:33 | No Comment

Facebook has one million advertisers onboard, which is twice the number of advertisers on its platform from the previous year, revealed Dan Levy, Director of Small Businesses at Facebook.

Amazon to begin Sunday deliveries with USPS
Monday, 11 Nov, 2013 – 3:56 | No Comment

Never one to sit back and ignore innovation, Amazon has worked out a deal with the United States Postal Service to make package deliveries on Sundays in two test cities for a new program. Amazon …

Amazon adds Login and Pay with Amazon service to challenge PayPal
Monday, 14 Oct, 2013 – 6:05 | No Comment

Up to this point, eBay’s PayPal has dominated the Web payments arena. The company, which was founded by two entrepreneurs in the 1990s and which quickly grew to become the go-to payment system for eBay …

After seizure of Silk Road, activists find FBI’s Bitcoin wallet
Monday, 7 Oct, 2013 – 6:49 | No Comment

Activists have identified the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Bitcoin wallet, which has been used to transfer about 26,000 Bitcoins from Silk Road user accounts into federal hands. Activists are now sending political statements and hate …

Click and Grow your own herb garden
Monday, 30 Sep, 2013 – 6:25 | No Comment

You’ve probably seen those As Seen On TV herb garden kits with their little built-in grow light and pre-packaged out-of-the-box garden. You may have even purchased one only to find out that they aren’t exactly …

Chirpify teams up with non-profit groups
Friday, 16 Aug, 2013 – 9:27 | No Comment

Greater Giving, a unit of Global Payments Inc., which provides credit card payment processing and fundraising solutions, has joined forces with Chirpify, the only social commerce platform that allows entities to buy, sell, fundraise and pay in-stream in Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.