Instagram Users Can Now Shop Without Ever Leaving Brands’ Stories

Clicking on new stickers brings up product information, link to buy.

Snapchat Introduces Shoppable Snap Ads, Amping Up Its Ecommerce Offerings

Snapchat’s new Shoppable Snap and Story ads lets advertisers create an ad that consumers can shop—all while staying in the Snapchat ecosystem.

PayPal Built An Artist-Created Pop-Up Bodega Shop In SoHo To Show How People Use Extra Cash

How would you spend an extra $500?

Onerous Ecommerce Checkout Processes May Be Driving Millennials Away

An Experian study found the desire for frictionless security.

How Pop-Up Shops Are Evolving as Ecommerce Brands Expand Their Footprints

Ecommerce companies continue to open pop-up shops or brick-and-mortar stores that stand for something more than products.

Walmart’s New Shopping Service Raises a Lot of Questions About Whether It’s Worth It

The service is called Jetblack.

Cuyana’s First Store in NYC Is the Company’s Culmination of Everything It’s Learned in Retail So Far

Cuyana’s third store comes from the brand’s mission to be an omnichannel retailer.

People Across America Can Now Have What She’s Having: Katz’s Deli Launches Subscription Service

The famous Lower East Side restaurant is charging a premium to ship its pastrami coast to coast.

Could This Alternative to Bubble Wrap Reduce Ecommerce’s Dependence on Plastic?

It won the 'Better With Less' design competition aimed at reducing plastic waste in packaging.

20 Takeaways From Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

Big themes this year: China, privacy, ecommerce and work