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How This Woman Restored Her Mother's Mobility -- And Reinvented Her Career Too

John Tarnoff | Posted 07.20.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Mary's story is another simple example of how there are resources and outlets available to all of us at every turn. Many of my fellow Boomers are struggling to follow a narrow career reinvention path that they believe is all they can do -- but that path is merely shaped by their past experience.

Birchbox Founders Reveal The Best And Worst Business Advice They've Ever Received

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.20.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Birchbox, an e-commerce store that helps customers discover new products, has grown to more than 800,000 subscribers in four countries in less than fo...

Alibaba IPO

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.12.2014 | Technology
Jeff Danziger

Alibaba IPO

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.

Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

The Future of Ecommerce for Small Business

Ian Mills | Posted 05.03.2014 | Small Business
Ian Mills

For small businesses managing online stores, in order to remain relevant and successful, the key will be to keep ahead of the curve and implement focused strategies that ultimately drive sales and customer satisfaction.

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

WATCH: Millennials Powering Social Commerce

Shawn Amos | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Brands now have about 76 million reasons to get their social media houses in order. Millennials - those born from around 1980 to 2000 - are making s...

WATCH: Amazon Thinks It Can Predict Your Next Order

Shawn Amos | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

You shouldn't expect all your wish list items to magically appear tomorrow, but Amazon does have an idea that may help it get ahead in the same-day delivery war.

Your Face Here: Pixlee Posts Your Tagged Photos to Big Brands' Website

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.26.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

Kyle Wong is the cofounder and CEO of Pixlee, a tech company that leverages the trove of visual brand endorsements available on the web today. The st...

Small Business Gets Serious: Digital Trends for Small Business in 2014

David L. Brown | Posted 03.24.2014 | Small Business
David L. Brown

Getting serious about having an online presence, meeting customers' changing demands and maximizing the opportunities and shifts in the industry are what separate the successes from the failures.

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

Bali and Beyond: Building Momentum for Trade Deals and Global Commerce

Efraim Chalamish | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Efraim Chalamish

We need to build on this momentum and continue to finalize deals that foster trade, increase cross-border commerce, and enhance development -- especially in emerging markets -- at a time when the global economy is still struggling to recover from a deep Great Recession.

10 Qualities Of Successful Mobile Apps In Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 03.02.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Technology's evolutionary path has led us to an age where the most significant developments seem to be the ones that can fit on a smartphone. Conventional tech companies are finding new ways to offer their products and services in a digestible, minimal form while some new tech companies are focusing on promoting mobile-exclusive products.

Harper's Bazaar Digital Director Chats About Shop Bazaar and Fun Holiday Buys!

Rai Mensah | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style
Rai Mensah

Harper's Bazaar has made the consumer shopping experience just a little easier. With their 'Shop Bazaar' digital boutique established in 2012 they allowed the sophisticated yet tech savvy consumer to shop the pages of their print magazine online.

WATCH: Apple's Mobile Marketing Gift to Retailers

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Welcome to the in-store, personalized mobile retail experience. Information where and when you need it most. Brought to you by... Apple? Apple debute...

Dave Jamieson

Why UPS Workers Aren't Freaking Out About Amazon's Drones

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Having grown up in the package delivery business, Julie Thomas used to have an old saying about her industry. Whenever someone debated its longevity, ...

Scandiweb: Latvia's Magento Magicians

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Having studied at university and been fascinated with early programming classes, Antons Sapriko then went on to study IT at the University of Copenhagen, a top regional business school and there became mesmerized by Magento.

WATCH: Welcome to Cyber Everyday

Shawn Amos | Posted 02.01.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Perhaps you've noticed via the 80 billion emails that have gone out today that it's Cyber Monday. A time to go hog wild and buy buy buy online. But ou...

What Men Want: Thrillist Launches Supercompressor Selling Hi-Tech With Style

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Jill Di Donato

Forget Inspector Gadget, today's hi-tech man is a man of style. In a world where your phone says as much about you as your shoes, (I see the birth of ...

5 Ways You Can Digitally Find and Buy Gifts

Kara Kamenec | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Kara Kamenec

Emerging online shopping platforms do more than just make shopping attractive to the casual consumer; they give you the tools to get what you actually want, rather than what the online retailer wants you to buy.

3 Reasons Why Original Artwork Is More Popular (And Accessible) Than Ever

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

If 20x200 returns, I wonder if the changing art landscape will impact the business, and if it, like others, will look to original artwork to continue the job already begun -- supporting the artists in the maker movement of today.

Why Guys Love (E-Commerce) Shopping

Ryan Sedmak | Posted 12.17.2013 | Style
Ryan Sedmak

Ask most guys if they enjoy shopping, and you probably will hear an unsurprising, flat, "no". But, that doesn't mean guys aren't into looking nice. Now more than ever, men in general seem to care about their appearance almost as much as women.

World Digital Media Factbook 2013-14: Information Cornucopia

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

I'm inundated with numbers, statistics, percentages, charts and graphics that explain how digital the world has become and where it's heading in the n...

Retail Chatter #2

June Haynes | Posted 12.10.2013 | Style
June Haynes

In the past, one wouldn't think of buying a $10,000 designer gown online, but today brands have made it so easy and accessible.