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Topic: online shopping

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary Led China’s e-commerce giant to a $25 billion IPO

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year’s…

December 7, 2014, 8:04 PM 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

Many Florists Barely Break Even on Valentine’s Day Order gatherers are a thorn in their side

As you read this, Americans are in the process of dropping $1.9 billion on Valentine’s Day flowers—much of it going to buy the 224 million roses grown just for the…

February 10, 2014, 10:09 PM EST

People Shopping on Mobile Devices Visit More Sites Than Those on a PC Prefer brand and coupon sites

Mobile devices have made it possible for people to shop anywhere, anytime, and apparently, they’re taking advantage. According to Millward Brown Digital, people who shop from their mobiles visit more…

December 4, 2013, 6:47 AM EST

Nearly One-Quarter of Shoppers Plan to Shop on Thanksgiving Black Friday is creeping forward

The day after Thanksgiving is still the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but the holiday itself is starting to become the new Black Friday as a growing number…

November 20, 2013, 6:33 AM EST

A Look at How Geography Affects Shopping Habits Europe and North America

You might think that when it comes to shopping, everyone wants to get the lowest price and get the job done as fast as possible, right? Apparently not. Leo Burnett/Arc…

June 12, 2013, 7:43 AM EDT

Internet Sales Tax Bill Heads for the House Bill not a slam dunk, as House is expected to simplify it

Tax-free online shopping may soon become a thing of the past. A bill allowing states to collect sales taxes on the Internet passed the Senate Monday evening 67 to 27.…

May 7, 2013, 11:56 AM EDT

Google Upgrades Shopping, Maps Ahead of Holidays Adds list-making and indoor maps to retail tools

Google is making its own list this holiday season—or, more specifically, it's letting users do so. On Tuesday, the company was set to announce the addition of Shortlists to Google…

November 13, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

Business Social: Shop Tactics Erin Griffith explains the three ways shoppers are using social media this season

Business Social: Shop Tactics

November 21, 2011, 5:00 PM EST

Walmart Rolls Out New Mobile Apps Updates include budgeting and voice tools

Walmart is releasing new apps for the iPad and iPhone to make shopping more interactive. The world’s largest retailer says the apps will enable a “seamless” shopping experience “both in-store…

November 9, 2011, 6:29 AM EST

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