The Amazon competitor most likely scuttled its subscription-based plan when it discovered small commissions and higher volume worked better.
A study finds that 44% of consumers bypass all other sites and head directly for Amazon when searching for products.
Committee chairs like Goodlatte are likely to have greater influence on legislation under a McCarthy regime.
More than 80% of Americans want to receive ads from retailers and e-tailers; though only 57% say they want to hear from them when there is a sale or promotion.
It's building a clientele without cannibalizing other sellers, and it's achieved a 23% repeat buyer rate in its inaugural month.
Internet transactions to play a larger role in the best holiday season in five years, a new study predicts.
As digital and physical commerce continue to converge, marketers must ensure that omnichannel reigns.
Third-party sellers "same store sales" increased 30% on Amazon, a four-point rise over June. Sales on eBay and other online marketplaces declined.
Its 20% stake in Suning will give it access to 1,700 same-day delivery stations.
Mass-market consumers purchased 335% more via their smartphones than they did in Q2 2014.
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.
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