Commerce is increasingly melding bricks, clicks and multiple sales channels.
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China's largest e-payment service will waive newly introduced levy on online transactions if these are placed via mobile devices, as it looks to drive more users for its mobile app.
E-commerce giant is reportedly testing the service with India Post to cater to customers who don't want to make upfront payments, and in a country where 80 percent of online transactions are completed with cash-on-delivery.
The additional manpower will contribute to Square's goal of tripling the size of its engineering team in New York City within the next year.
Small retailers like Apricot Lane Peoria are driving transactions on the social network by offering a personal touch and using the Ecwid shopping cart app.
The Harris Poll finds that showrooming runs the other way too. Amazon appears to gain either way as does Walmart.
All industry reports and data are basically coming up with the same conclusion: 2013 is all about mobile.
Cynics, optimists and realists will all have valid points about Amazon's drone delivery plans. In the meantime, Amazon has managed to dominate the headlines on Cyber Monday.
This month's pick tries to (unsuccessfully) connect some dots between datacenters, first dates, and a pair of chinos.
Third-party sellers in the country no longer have to agree to "price parity" clause.
Shop, click, and delivery in an hour. Singapore is a perfect place for this to happen, with its ubiquitous shopping malls and megamarts, so why isn't anyone doing it yet?
Italians have always been wary of making purchases online, but things could be about to change, thanks to growing adoption of smartphones and slates.
An all-in-one device for credit and debit cards sounds both antiquated and too-good-to-be-true all at the same time. So which is it?
Well, sort of.
After January, all businesses regardless of their size will be subject to a 2.75 percent fee for mobile transactions that are swiped or 3.5 percent for sales entered manually.
Chinese e-commerce giant will provide free data analytics tools to help smaller vendors better tout their wares to online shoppers.