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5 Lessons the World's Largest Online Retailers Spent Millions to Learn

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

You're busy. I get that. Heck, I'm in business development, I hear it all the time. I'm surprised you're even taking the time to read this article, so...

A New Era of Commerce Innovation?

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 03.11.2016 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

With the recent release of Magento 2.0, a lot of buzz has been happening at the Echidna office. As an eCommerce agency, many of our clients not only c...

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 12.04.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldy engaging the public on current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

5 Best and Worst Things to Buy Online

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.16.2015 | Money

Some purchases are better made online because you can get a much lower price than at a brick-and-mortar retailer -- and you can save yourself the time and hassle of going to the store. Here are the best and worst things to buy online.

Emily Peck

Amazon Now Offers Free Same-Day Delivery To Prime Members | Emily Peck | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology

One step closer to never interacting with humans again.

Four Secrets to Buying Furniture Without Actually Going Into a Store

Kelly Fallis | Posted 01.29.2015 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Fallis

Building relationships with online sites and the team behind them only gives you more confidence in your own purchasing decisions. As you get to know them, and they you, you can both start filtering out what you don't want and get to what you do a heck of a lot faster.

Now These Are Crop Tops We Might Actually Wear

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Style

As our favorite stores and even the red carpet have unfortunately reminded us -- crop tops aren't going anywhere. And even though plenty of fashion bl...

5 Advanced Strategies for Saving Money When Shopping Online

Max Kolysh | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Max Kolysh

Savvy shoppers know that when shopping online, it just takes a bit of motivation and research to beat the sticker price on almost any item. Retailers make the experience a labyrinth of discounts, promo codes and rewards cards -- most people end up getting discouraged and paying full price.

The Day That Made Me Realize I May Be Too Old For Shopping

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I once suggested to my visiting 80-year-old aunt that we could spend the afternoon together shopping. 'Why?' she asked me, 'I don't need anything.' It was a generational disconnect of the first degree.

Survey: Not That Many People Are Actually Buying Clothes Online

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.08.2013 | Style

The arrival of a package full of clothing you purchased online is enough to cause an endorphin rush comparable to Christmas morning's glee... until yo...

How Girls Get Ready for Girls Night Out

Amanda Callaghan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Style
Amanda Callaghan

It is one of the biggest mysteries of all time -- why do women take so long to get ready? A recent study of 2,000 women, conducted by Malibu Rum for t...

4 Closet Staples To Splurge On -- And 3 To Buy For Cheap

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Candace Braun Davison Here's what will keep your look on trend for 2013 -- and what will keep you looking stylish through 2023. Keep in touch...

How to Pick a "Showroomer" Out of the Crowd

John Dick | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
John Dick

Do you know who "showrooms?" Tall people. Yes, tall people. Someone who says they are taller than their peers is 48 percent more likely to walk into a store to see a product, only to then leave and buy that product somewhere else online.

The Darker Side of Online Shopping

Richard Stephens | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Richard Stephens

The general consensus among consumers is that online shopping is more convenient and cost-effective, as e-stores continue to slash prices in a bid to drive more and more traffic their way. Of course, not everything in life is quite that simple.

The Nonexistent Facebook Democracy Is Now Gone for Good

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 02.09.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Whatever Facebook does eventually replace the current voting system with, there is one fundamental thing that will not change: You will still be the product, not the customer.

Catherine New

Sam's Club Admits It Messed Up Holiday Deal Shopping | Catherine New | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money

On Monday, Sam's Club admitted it messed up its online Black Friday sales. The discount retailer, which is owned by Walmart, said that its online ...

Why Cyber Monday Drives Me Senseless

Janie Emaus | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I used to love to touch soft cashmere sweaters that I might buy for my daughter. Or pick up a book and flip through the pages. Now I touch my keyboard and scratch my head. Is the waist really that small on that jacket? Are those stripes too gaudy for my sister? Tapping on the screen enlarges the image. But I still can't feel the texture.

Things To Look Out For While Online Shopping, From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Are you at risk for credit card theft when you shop online? I was joined by Trae Bodge, Senior Writer for The RetailMeNot Insider, who told me what to...

A Huge Money-Saving App That Everyone Must Have From Trae Bodge (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

When budget living expert Trae Bodge joined me on Mondays with Marlo, she told me about the Invisible Hand, an amazing app that finds you the lowest p...

The Addiction I Feed While My Family Is Asleep

Elizabeth Dosoretz | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Dosoretz

Not long ago, prior to play dates and potty-training, I looked forward to some Me Time at the stores. The saleslady knew my first name and we often acted like long lost friends. On days when skinny jeans were not feeling so skinny, she had the perfect Prada ballet flats for me. This is the first part of my confession: I have not seen my saleslady in months. As a matter of fact, I feel like I'm cheating on her. Now my shopping is done online.

Online Holiday Sales Up 19 Percent

Valleywag | Nicholas Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Online shoppers spent 19 percent more this holiday season than last year, according to ComScore. It's a big number, but not as big as last year's 26 p...