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Retailers Taking in More Cash with eBillme

Online supplier of home appliances Number1Direct.com is one e-commerce company that has experienced firsthand the value of expanding its checkout options for a growing customer demographic: shoppers who prefer cash over credit. Since...

E-commerce Site Gets 300,000 Visitors in Twitter Promotion

Still not sure exactly how — or even why — you should be engaging with your e-commerce customers through social media? Then take a look at one of the most creative uses of Twitter we’ve seen yet, and how it landed...

GSI Commerce Hits Target with FetchBack Acquisition

GSI Commerce, a leading e-commerce and marketing company based in King of Prussia, Pa., has purchased retargeting ad technology provider FetchBack for an undisclosed sum. The Tempe, Ariz.-based FetchBack creates industry-leading scalable...

First Impressions After 90 Days on the Beat

Taking over a new beat or being given a new assignment is one of the great perks of being a journalist. Three months ago I joined the editorial staff at Website Magazine to cover the Internet for an audience of Web professionals. My...

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Japanese E-Commerce Giant Gaining Ground in U.S.

Forget about Facebook for the time being. When it comes to aspirations of world domination on the Web, the company to watch is Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. The largest and most successful e-commerce company in Japan announced...

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E-Commerce Sales Making Historic Gains

Need more proof that e-commerce is storming back with a vengeance? The U.S. Commerce Department’s newly released data shows the industry’s first back-to-back, double-digit percentage, year-to-year sales growth since the...

Six Ways to Test Your E-commerce Site

An objective opinion is one of the most valuable, easily obtainable yet underutilized commodities in business. It is especially important for e-commerce professionals to receive outside feedback on their websites, as they are often...

Mother's Day Shoppers Trust VeriSign Seal

Lesser-known e-commerce businesses are taking advantage of the new VeriSign Trust Seal to give Mother’s Day shoppers added incentive to visit their sites before the holiday. The world’s most recognized online trust mark...

UPS and AliExpress - E-Commerce Shipping

Last week the formal launch of AliExpress , the wholesale marketplace arm of Alibaba, caught our attention and we hope it caught yours too, as it is a pretty big deal in the realm of e-commerce. Today, UPS has announced it has formed...

Alibaba.com Launches AliExpress (and an Escrow Service)

E-commerce powerhouse Alibaba.com today formally launched AliExpress , a platform offering smaller-quantity orders, instant online transactions, and an escrow service to protect buyers and sellers. Consider this a significant development...

Affiliate-Friendly E-Commerce Players

The biggest names in e-commerce have realized the benefits of affiliate marketing. Connecting your website audience with the right partner or partners can make the difference in your Web success. The June issue of Website Magazine...

5 Upgrades for your E-commerce Website

To succeed in the competitive e-commerce marketplace, merchandisers have to fill their own shopping carts from time to time. To help you do just that, we’ve highlighted some of the recently released professional tools, software...

5 Social Shopping Backlinks for E-Commerce

The Easter holiday shopping season is in full swing and it may just be your last chance to make some big sales before the back to school season starts. Many merchants are expecting this to be a rather slow summer shopping season so...

Live Chat Effective for Internet Retailers

Is providing live chat technology effective for Internet retailers? According to a report from Bold Software (purveyors of that technology) it certainly seems to - at least as it relates to purchase intent. “When we filtered...

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A (Very Average) Consumer's Guide to E-Commerce

I am not a serial shopper. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. It’s an event when I go outside of my zone to purchase something online, which makes me an incredibly average consumer. I’m so average, in fact, that I am...

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