Ebay Now becomes eBay Then, as the online marketplace decides immediate delivery does not work in its business plan.
Prime Day and Jet.com, both born in the past seven days, could endure as fixtures in online retail.
E-commerce players with intimate knowledge of Amazon think Marc Lore may have the time, money, and business model to keep the new marketplace aloft.
Online sales were 97% of what they did on the first big Christmas shopping day, and 60% of Cyber Monday's.
Not all social mentions were kind to Amazon, but mentions were up 50% and sales increased 80%. Most of all, Jeff Bezos and company got the jump on the competition.
Walmart joins the party and thousands of retailers look to bask in the glow of Amazon's big event.
Buy buttons blooming on Instagram and Pinterest will have an immediate impact on purchase volume, says a British researcher.
The online cash-for-used-gadgets company values technology, testing, and timing.
Or perhaps it's better to ask why some executives find it so hard to look at experiences from the customer's point of view.
But it may turn out to be a seminal event in e-commerce promotion and loyalty club recruitment.
Amazon took the phrase "Christmas in July" seriously, apparently, with its Monday announcement of Prime Day.
The premium denim brand provides a personalized shopper experience that's a cut above the rest by bringing the benefits of the in-store experience to the online realm.
More than a quarter of millennials have faked their birthdays when signing up for a newsletter to get a discount.
Willingness to pay for it could be the reason. Price is number four on their list of considerations, says a study.
Ross Ulbricht rode the Silk Road to a life sentence without parole. Does the same fate await even some well-intentioned webmeisters?
The business software company bolsters its retail credentials with one of the e-com world's favored email providers.
Nearly three quarters of respondents use online shopping carts to store items they plan to buy later.
Putting brand-driven purchasing directly inside the Pinterest experience will give marketers the opportunity to create a more seamless path-to-purchase.
Real Food retailer Cultures for Health uses targeted email to reclaim revenue from abandoned online shopping carts and site visits.
The company launches The Maker Shop to make its brand more tangible and inspire the next generation of female engineers.
XpressBuy boasts four times as many participating retailers as Facebook Buy and Twitter Buy combined.
Learn about the measures that leading online retailers have taken to increase credibility and security on their websites.
Nearly a third of American men say they shop online at least once a week. Only 18% of women make the same claim.
Hate Amazon because it rules in price? Actually, it's worse than that. It's the king of customer experience, too.
The technology is there, but brands need consumer trust, and adoption, for mobile payment apps and drones to become realities.
When is a lot of bad really good? When they're reviews on Amazon.
Technology speeds onward, but e-commerce sites lag behind. Load times on mobile sites increased almost a full second over the holidays.
That's up 12%, according to Adobe, and represents nearly one third of annual Internet retail sales.
The retailer's Like2Buy page guides Instagram followers from snap to shop.
Both Walmart and Toys R Us dropped prices after Black Friday and raised them after Super Saturday. But Amazon held steady throughout.
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