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E-commerce Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Slow Mobile Websites Equal Instant Death

Get a load of this—or not, as the case may be. A new study finds that the average load time for the top 100 e-com sites is nearly double what Google recommends.

E-commerce News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

News Byte: Amazon Ups 'Prime' Rate

The Internet retailer increases the fee of its popular membership plan by $20 to stimulate revenues.

E-commerce Seven Rules to Tax By

Seven Rules to Tax By

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) sets requirements for a remote sales tax law.

E-commerce Origin Sourcing Takes a Beating at Congressional Hearing

Origin Sourcing Takes a Beating at Congressional Hearing

Remote sellers' hopes for paying a single tax rate based on their business locations may have been dashed in a House Judiciary Committee hearing.

E-commerce Facebook Bounces Email

Facebook Bounces Email

The social network's four-year-old competitor to Gmail falls flat on its, well, Facebook.

E-commerce News Byte: IBM Debuts 'Smarter Commerce' Ecosystem

News Byte: IBM Debuts 'Smarter Commerce' Ecosystem

Working with partners, IBM expects to deliver 150 digital marketing solutions that aim to accelerate campaign deployment and maximize ROI.

E-commerce eTail Blog Insights: How Warby Parker Went From Online Novelty to Multichannel Sensation

eTail Blog Insights: How Warby Parker Went From Online Novelty to Multichannel Sensation

The eyeglass seller's director of online experience, Tim Riley, talks about the company's explosive growth.

E-commerce Amazon Might Up Prime Fee by 50%

Amazon Might Up Prime Fee by 50%

The e-commerce giant may be losing up to $2 billion on its Amazon Prime loyalty program.

E-commerce eTail Blog Insights: Slow Network Speed Equals Bad Brand Perception

eTail Blog Insights: Slow Network Speed Equals Bad Brand Perception

A recent study shows that customers don't like to "wait in line" when online.

E-commerce News Byte: Online Sellers Had a Mobile Little Christmas

News Byte: Online Sellers Had a Mobile Little Christmas

Shoppers made 46% more purchases on mobile devices than they did in 2012, according to IBM.

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