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Retailers may want to take a hard look at Pinterest if they aren't already doing so. Evidence continues to suggest the social media website is a good way to generate customer leads. That's certainly the experience Wayfair, an ecommerce company that sells home furnishings, is having.
EBay is working to implement the company's payment service, PayPal, with retailers, eBay CEO John Donahoe told CNBC from the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona. Home Depot will offer PayPal as a standard feature of payment, and by the end of 2012, PayPal will be in 10 to 15 different retailers nationwide.
Michael Jackson’s jacket, a Madonna dress, even plates bearing the Queen of England’s face - in a world of cold hard investment, the collection of special items that hold a particular value because of their significance in our collective memory makes a welcome change, and perhaps represents the ultimate alternative investment.
It’s no secret that the global economy is in trouble, so if you’re bored of the world of stocks and bonds and feel the tedium of a slowing market, the time may have come to explore whole new world of investment: space travel.
Vintage fashion investment is an increasingly lucrative area, and with substantial public demand for luxury clothes, fashion retail businesses have seen impressive returns – so is there still room to get money for old rope?
The battle over Internet piracy bills, soon to be voted on in Congress, has reached a fever pitch, drawing a web-wide protest, and fierce opposition from the tech industry, among others involved in online business, the New York Times reports.
Giant e-commerce companies like Amazon are acting increasingly like their big-box brethren as they extinguish small competitors with discounted prices and free shipping. The little sites are fighting back with some tactics of their own, like preventing price comparisons or offering freebies that an anonymous large site can’t.
Mark Dixon, CEO of Regus, discusses Regus' growth in Asia and Continental Europe, and also talks about growing demand for mobile offices around the world.
A fresh survey out Thursday provides more evidence about how valuable tablet owners are to retailers during the holiday shopping season, and how devices such as Apple’s iPad and other tablets are a retail game-changer.
A friend forwarded me an ad on Craigslist which pitches the services of the greatest holiday must-have ever—a Criticism Deflector.
Men tend to be very task-focused when they shop online, says BBDO CEO Andrew Robertson. “They don’t shop, they hunt,” he said. Women, however, tend to think of shopping as “a journey,” he says. A look at what this means for retailers such as Blue Nile that are trying to broaden their customer base.
Google's entrance into the wireless payment market shows there's money to be made, but tech providers still have to overcome security concerns among consumers and merchants.
Many customers that placed orders online at Target.com for Missoni for Target are now receiving an email from the discount retailer saying their shipments are delayed or worse — they will be cancelled altogether.
Instant shopping site Moda Operandi offers consumers the chance to preorder next season’s clothes days or even hours after they’ve appeared on runways. That’s long before the spring and summer looks that debuted over the past eight days of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York hit the stores. That is, if some of the more fantastic or theatrical pieces even make it there at all.
Short-term deals offered on Groupon and other Web site may be the wrong strategy for local businesses that need more than a temporary sales boost to survive.
If retailers think of iPads and tablets as just another mobile device they may not be offering their shoppers the best experience, according to Siva Kumar, CEO of TheFind, a retail comparison shopping web site.
The National Retail Federation, the industry's trade group, is expected to issue their back-to-school shopping forecast Thursday. Their outlook calls for sales to be flat with the year-ago period as parents practice restraint in their spending decisions.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on one new tech startup that's taking Silicon Valley by storm.
After months of speculation, U.S. online group discount retailer Groupon finally took the plunge and filed for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise about $750 million. While the offering has been keenly anticipated by investors, not everyone is buying into the frenzy.
Ever since the days of the town-square market or the general store, shopping has been a social experience. But more recently, Web sites such as Groupon and LivingSocial have used the phrase “social shopping” and tried to give it a new meaning.