After dipping its toes into brick-and-mortar retail last year by opening its first physical bookstore, Amazon.com could be diving into the deep end.
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MasterCard is rolling out a "Pay By Selfie" feature that allows retailers to verify an online shopper's identity using a photo of their face.
Forrester Research says the number of consumers browsing and buying online will hit 270 million by 2020, driven largely by activity on mobile devices.
Alibaba bought 33 million shares of Groupon, making it the fourth-largest shareholder in the online deals website that has lost 86 percent of its value since going public more than four years ago.
Amazon is pushing deeper into creating its private-label apparel. The e-commerce company’s website has numerous openings present in a department labeled ‘Amazon Private Label team.’
Amazon announced the arrival of devices that order their own refills. ‘We want to make customers' lives even easier so they won't run out of items like laundry detergent, pet food or printer ink again’, Amazon devices director Daniel Rausch said.
Amazon reported earnings for its holiday quarter on Thursday and Wall Street greeted them with pushing its shares down more than 10 percent in after-hours trading. Both its net income and revenue figures missed analysts' estimates.
Best Buy opened its site to third-party merchants in 2011, and today it is cutting them loose with the closure of its marketplace business. The closure affects only the US marketplace on BestBuy.com.
Birchbox, a startup that sells subscriptions for personalized beauty samples, said it’s cutting 15 percent of staff and suspending operations in Canada.
Facebook continues to make a play in e-commerce with a move that positions it as the destination of choice for everyday services, such as ordering food, buying movie and concert tickets, or planning a night out.
Britain's vote in June to exit the European Union delivered a shock to global e-commerce. To quote the now U.S. president elect Trump, the reality of his victory has the impact of "Brexit plus plus plus".
Google’s Project Wing is the code name for the company’s drone delivery service it hopes to launch in 2017. Now a new patent filing from the company reveals how part of Project Wing deliveries could deliver your packages.
Messaging service Snapchat is exploring the possibilities to morph the Sweet-channel into an e-commerce platform.
Uber announced plans to begin making same-day deliveries in select U.S. cities for a host of notable brands and retailers, including Nordstrom, Rent the Runway, 1800Flowers, Cole Haan and Google Express.
Walmart's fourth quarter capped a year of investment. Now the company is hoping e-commerce and a one-Walmart approach to technology delivers customer loyalty and sales.