Tag: e-commerce

App Review, Applications

Google just launched a shopping guide featuring 1,000 products

March 26, 2021

Via: Mashable

Amid all the uncertainty of the last year, there is one thing that is certain. We’ve been shopping online more than ever. And Google knows it. On March 26, the tech giant launched the Best Things for Everything Guide, a […]

App Review, Applications

Instagram adds in-app checkout as part of its big push into shopping

March 19, 2019

Via: The Verge

Instagram took its next step to becoming a full-fledged commerce business today, announcing that it is bringing a checkout feature to its mobile apps. With checkout, you can store your payment information with Instagram to make purchases more quickly. In […]

News and Press

Amazon Could Ship Packages Via Parachute Drones

May 31, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Amazon, the eCommerce giant in the U.S., has received a patent for a shipping label that can be embedded in a parachute so that packages can land softly when they are dropped by a drone or other aircraft. According to […]

News and Press

Mobile is now mission critical for e-business

November 2, 2016

Via: Computerworld

Web traffic from smartphones will make up 43% of all web traffic next year and will reach 52% globally in 2019, according to research firm Forrester. The implications of such mobile web growth are profound, especially for e-businesses trying to […]

App Review

Alipay’s Great Expectations

December 10, 2015

Via: Pymnts

Most Americans are entirely unaware of Alipay – and to the limited extent they are they are, their quick heuristic definition is something along the lines of “Chinese PayPal.” Which isn’t a bad starting point for a comparison. Like its […]


Can AI Search Help eCommerce’s Choice Paralysis Problem?

November 27, 2015

Via: Pymnts

When retailers don’t have to worry about stocking shelves and clearing room in the back for more inventory, how many items should they put up for sale? Before the age of eCommerce, this is was nonsensical question, but now consumers […]