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As E-commerce Grows Around the World, China Leads

John Burbank | Posted 11.24.2014 | Business
John Burbank

In terms of online purchase intentions, China is clearly several steps ahead of the rest of the world. But we believe what is happening in China will quickly happen elsewhere.

The Ultimate Online Shopping Guide To Fall Boots

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.24.2014 | Style

Tis' the season to get your booties and thigh-highs in order, because as the air gets crisp you'll finally be able to complete your cozy outfits with ...

A Billion Websites and Counting

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

In 25 years, we've gained choices but we may have lost our confidence we're making good ones. Happy birthday, Internet.

Gerry Smith

Shopping Online May Actually Be Safer Than Shopping In Person

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

The list of major retailers that have been hacked keeps growing. But while tens of millions of people have seen their credit card numbers fall into th...

6 E-Shops You Don't Know About (But Need To)

Refinery29 | Bobby Schuessler | Posted 09.01.2014 | Style

We spend the majority of our lives hunched over our laptops in a .www black hole, searching the market to bring you the best the web has to offer. So,...

Kylie Jenner's High Heels Have A Very Low Price Tag

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 08.30.2014 | Style

While most people tend to spend long weekends on the beach or watching Netfilx, we always make sure to set aside some time for shopping. And our w...

The Only Labor Day Sales Your Closet Wants You To Shop

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.29.2014 | Style

There are three words in the English language that can shake any warm-weather-loving person to her very core: Labor Day Weekend. And even though we...

Google Is Building A Fleet Of Delivery Drones

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages c...

Shopping Made Psychic: No-Content Marketing Marches on

Spencer Critchley | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Spencer Critchley

Content marketing emerged from traditional marketing, after all the promotion finally became overwhelming. But what happens when there's too much content? Code.

AmazonSmile: Shop 'Til You Drop and Feel Good About It

Renee C. Herrell | Posted 10.21.2014 | Impact
Renee C. Herrell

Online shopping provides consumers an opportunity to shop 24-hours a day, 7 days a week -- and now they can "do good" around the clock. Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer, is making the next move in online giving.

Savvy Shopping with Your Smartphone

Terrell McSweeny | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Terrell McSweeny

Sometimes it seems like there's an app for everything. While these are often useful innovations, it is important to remember that not all of them are providing protections if something goes wrong with your purchase.

Kate Hudson May Have Found The Perfect Cheap Summer Sandal

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.26.2014 | Style

Though it seems like the style world is already talking about fall fashion, we're still fixated on breezy summer dresses and short shorts. And thankfu...

We NEED Your Cheap Short Shorts, Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style

Grab your credit cards because this weekend, you're going shopping. Even if you hadn't planned on buying a few new pieces, after you see all the a...

User-Unfriendly Online Ticket Sales

Steve Pociask | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Steve Pociask

In the airline industry, there are plenty of intermediaries that search and provide reliable fare information that saves time and money for consumers. Ideally, for online ticket buyers, there should be "all-in" price data too, but industry standards are missing.

Can I Live Without Credit?

Credit Karma | Posted 09.14.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

Living without credit is possible. Is it advisable though? Is it accomplishable without frustrating limitations? Those are different questions.

Is it Time to be Bullish on E-Commerce in the Philippines?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 09.09.2014 | Small Business
Jonha Revesencio

This post is the first of the "Digital Marketing Insights" series. Co-authored by Joey Alarilla. Filipinos love going to the mall, which for decade...

Negotiating Online

Ken Kirsh | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

Want to save money? Get out of the house. Help keep these stores alive while trying to get a better price in person. We think we're too busy when we're really just being lazy or not thinking.

Data-Driven Simplified Shopping: New Women 3.0

Ondi Timoner | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

I can't stand shopping. As a mother, filmmaker, talk show host, founder and CEA of A TOTAL DISRUPTION, I simply don't have the time to spend hours in a store trying on clothes and rummaging through endless racks searching for the best deal. Online shopping promises to save time and money, but this just hasn't been the case for many of us trying to balance life and work in our increasingly busy schedules.

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon's Smartphone Is Just Too Expensive

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology

SEATTLE -- Amazon's new smartphone features some cool new technology, but probably the most surprising thing about the device is its high price. Je...

E-Commerce: The Future Is Now

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
N. Kimron Corion

Social media has revolutionize the way we do business over the past years; social media allows businesses to have a conversation with their customers and not just a one-way flow of information like traditional media allowed. Social media can, however, make or break a business and it needs to be used with care.

Bury the 'Hachette'

David Sable | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
David Sable

To be fair, I am an Amazon supporter. An early, early user. A Kindle type (app, though, not device any longer). A believer that they should raise prices... you get the point. But, I now put them in the Google category. They scare me.

Who Is Reviewer #1,407?

Ishani Banerji, Ph.D. | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science
Ishani Banerji, Ph.D.

Why would someone bother reviewing a product or service that has been reviewed 3,795 times already, given that writing a review takes time and effort? Many websites will insist that the review be a certain number of words, in addition to asking the customer to provide a rating. So why put in all that time and effort when other people have already done so?

10 Reasons Why Shopping Rules!

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 07.20.2014 | Style
Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin

I know how shallow and materialist it is to admit to the world that I love to shop! But I do, I do, I just @!#$%^&*#?&#$!% do!

What We Give is as Important as What We Get

Natasha Ashton | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

The human-animal bond is nothing if not reciprocal; in return for their compassion, their comedy and the comfort they provide us, we give them love, food, shelter, health care, toys and maybe even a spot on the bed in return.

The 5 Main Reasons Why Shoppers Leave Your Website Without Buying

Ian Mills | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

You've sorted your online marketing and you're getting traffic. But you're losing sales. Why? I've compiled a list of the five main reason shoppers leave websites without buying, as well as what you can do about it.