Ecommerce

10.30.15
Amazon will ditch its daily local deals on December 18 (update: Register too)
10.30.15

Amazon will ditch its daily local deals on December 18 (update: Register too)

Amazon has better things to do than sell you daily deals.

By C. Velazco,   10.30.15
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08.20.15
Four weeks with Jet (aka 'My month without Amazon')
08.20.15

Four weeks with Jet (aka 'My month without Amazon')

One of our staffers tried ditching Amazon for Jet. Spoiler: He kind of liked it.

By J. Colucci,   08.20.15
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05.22.15
Amazon's 'Handmade' section takes aim at Etsy
05.22.15

Amazon's 'Handmade' section takes aim at Etsy

There's a lot to love about Etsy -- it's one of the best places on the internet to find all sorts...

By T. Seppala,   05.22.15
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02.13.15
Visa's secure payment system is expanding to online shopping
02.13.15

Visa's secure payment system is expanding to online shopping

Visa's move to protect your credit card numbers was apparently pretty popular. How do we know that...

By T. Seppala,   02.13.15
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02.12.15
Xiaomi will tiptoe into the US by selling accessories, not phones
02.12.15

Xiaomi will tiptoe into the US by selling accessories, not phones

The world's most valuable startup (for now) is finally getting ready to sell stuff in the United S...

By C. Velazco,   02.12.15
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10.02.14
Move over daily deals, Groupon's getting into groceries
10.02.14

Move over daily deals, Groupon's getting into groceries

Groupon has always been pretty good for scoring cheap dinners and discounted skydiving lessons, bu...

By C. Velazco,   10.02.14
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09.19.14
Alibaba IPO makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined
09.19.14

Alibaba IPO makes it worth $231 billion, more than Amazon and eBay combined

We'd heard that the US IPO for Chinese company Alibaba could be among the biggest ever, and it did...

By R. Lawler,   09.19.14
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07.18.14
Facebook's Buy button lets you purchase products directly from Page posts and ads
07.18.14

Facebook's Buy button lets you purchase products directly from Page posts and ads

Facebook doesn't want you to ever leave Facebook -- not to look at photos, read the news or chat w...

By Z. Honig,   07.18.14
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