Yahoo is letting users put themselves on a waiting list for long-ago claimed email addresses, like email@example.com.
Showrooming — checking products out in a nearby store before buying them from an online seller — is a growing phenomenon, and, understandably, it has some brick-and-mortar retailers panicked. This infographic from Compete Pulse aims to show stores how to score a sale from a customer armed with a mobile phone.
Despite the hype that surrounds social marketing, email remains the most successful free means to bring in new customers.
Yelp will roll out a “Call to Action” feature that allows merchants to support a single transaction on their Yelp business listing page.
Etsy, the online marketplace of handmade and vintage goods that drove $895 million in sales in 2012, is looking to expand by include the sale of items made with emerging technologies such as 3D printers and CNC routers and supporting individual showcases in major retailers, CEO Chad Dickerson said today at the LeWeb conference in London.
Amazon has opened up its login widget for app developers, mobile apps, individual websites and clients of the identity management service Janrain to use.
After just a year as the head of Groupon Goods, Faisal Masud is leaving the company to lead global e-commerce at office supply retailer Staples.
Brands love Pinterest because its community seems so willing to promote their content. According to a new infographic from visual analytics firm Curalate, 70 percent of brand engagement comes from fans rather than the company itself. The company has also nailed down the single-best time for companies in several different sectors to pin their content to let the magic happen.
Google is testing a same-day delivery service for items bought from participating retailers, the company announced today.
Facebook’s entry into the gift card market hasn’t stopped third parties from using the network for social gifting. GroupGifting.com has raised an undisclosed amount of seed money for a competing service called eGifter through the Long Island Angel Network, the company announced today.