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Topic: e-commerce

Target’s New App Steers You to the Right Aisle for Black Friday Taking on mobile mapping

Even with the e-commerce boom, shopping at brick-and-mortar stores will continue to rule this holiday season. But with more shoppers using smartphones to compare prices, Target is one of several…

November 17, 2014, 8:02 AM EST

Lucky Is Carving Out an E-Commerce Identity by Putting Readers, Not Products, First After Condé Nast spinoff, magazine president says content is still key

This summer, Lucky, the 14-year-old "magazine about shopping," made a surprising announcement: It was merging with e-commerce company BeachMint and spinning off from Condé Nast as an independent company. In…

November 10, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

Amazon Wants to Enter Your Homes and Hearts With This Super-Cheesy Infomercial Its new Echo gadget is part of the family

"Alexa, do we really need a voice-activated speaker that listens for our every command?"  Amazon is trying to earn a spot on our bookshelves, countertops and coffee tables with Echo, a…

November 6, 2014, 4:08 PM EST

15 Holiday Retail Stats That Every Marketer Needs to See Mobile's huge year marches on

If you see family members tapping away at their smartphones or tablets during Thanksgiving dinner, they could easily be sneaking in their first holiday purchases. Mobile will account for 31 percent…

November 5, 2014, 11:59 PM EST

How Conde Nast Plans to Make Epicurious the Ultimate Food Resource An interview with new Food Innovation Group vp, publisher Pamela Drucker Mann

  Photo: Elizabeth Lippman  Specs Name Pamela Drucker Mann Age 39 New gig Vp and publisher of Food Innovation Group: Bon Appétit and Epicurious Old gig Vp and publisher of Bon Appétit Less than a year ago,…

October 20, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

EBay and PayPal Will Part Ways in 2015 Split is intended to boost opportunities and revenue

After a strategic review, eBay has announced plans to spin off PayPal as a separate business in 2015. The e-commerce giant's board of directors is touting the separation as a…

September 30, 2014, 2:52 PM EDT

Amazon Is Reportedly Prepping Grocery Delivery for New York Could debut in coming weeks

Amazon Fresh is planning to add the Big Apple to its roster of cities where grocery delivery is available, according to Re/code, which cited unnamed sources. The delivery service could…

September 26, 2014, 3:41 PM EDT

Will U.S. Shoppers Embrace Alibaba? Shopping habits differ in America

Behind the headlines of Alibaba’s $231 billion IPO are some interesting questions about how Alibaba’s direct-to-consumer approach to online shopping will fit into the U.S. online retail market. That strategy may…

September 22, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

Look Out Amazon: Here Comes China's Alibaba After IPO, e-commerce giant plans U.S., Europe marketing push

One of the most closely watched IPOs in recent memory debuts on the New York Stock Exchange this Friday as the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba goes public. Jack Ma, the company’s…

September 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

Tumblr’s Top Draw as a Marketing Platform Is Its Wealthier User Base Ringing up revenue for retailers

Sure Tumblr has an artsy, hipster appeal, but its users are far from starving. In fact, and perhaps surprisingly, it caters to the wealthiest social media set of any of…

September 14, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT

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