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iPhones Now Top 5% Of Total E-Commerce Website Traffic

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It’s interesting to watch the impact that the mobile device explosion has on various industry verticals, and especially so in e-commerce – a market that has yet to take full advantage of the platform by offering mobile-friendly websites and apps. But that’s not stopping people from shopping on mobile by...
iPhones Now Top 5% Of Total E-Commerce Website Traffic

F-Commerce not paying out? Payvment sells its 200k users to Ecwid, is acquired by mystery company

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Top Facebook commerce firm Payvment is no more, after the company confirmed that it will close down its Facebook sales app, which provides a ‘shop front’ to 200,000 merchants, and Lish deals site. However, confusion remains over what is happening to the remainder of the company and its staff. Payvment has confirmed that...
F-Commerce not paying out? Payvment sells its 200k users to Ecwid, is acquired by mystery company

Adgregate Markets’ ShopFans Brings Social Retail Storefronts To Facebook

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Transactional advertising network provider Adgregate Markets, a finalist at the 2008 TechCrunch50 conference, is extending its e-commerce technology to Facebook today, with the launch of ShopFans, a social shopping applications. ShopFans is an e-commerce application on Facebook that allows retailers to set up a storefront on the social network....
Adgregate Markets’ ShopFans Brings Social Retail Storefronts To Facebook
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CHART: Why Media Companies Are Slow To Adopt E-Commerce

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Media companies know they need to add e-commerce to their business model to survive. They just don't have enough money or in-house expertise to create an entirely new e-commerce division, according to research by Forrester that Group Commerce recently sponsored. Below, we're giving Business Insider's readers an exclusive first...
CHART: Why Media Companies Are Slow To Adopt E-Commerce

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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This week all eyes are on San Francisco as our colleagues at GigaOM launch their sixth annual Structure conference, their signature cloud and infrastructure event. Follow along with their live blog coverage of the event, and be sure to check out our latest batch of job postings: Melcher Media: VP,...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Ecommerce Study Finds Mobile Safari To Be Fastest Growing Web Browser

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Much of the time when you talk about browser market share, it’s in the context of IE vs. Chrome vs. all the rest. But new data released from e-commerce technology company Monetate today has thrown the mobile version of Safari into the mix. The result? The firm found Mobile Safari to be...
Ecommerce Study Finds Mobile Safari To Be Fastest Growing Web Browser
KPCB’s Chi-Hua Chien: The Next Wave Of Tech Disruption Will Hit Commerce

Ecommerce Platform Shopify Acquires Mobile App Development Studio Select Start

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Shopify, which provides a turnkey e-commerce technology that lets anyone create a storefront online, has acquired mobile app and game studio Select Start Studios. The acquisition will be used to further Shopify’s mobile commerce initiatives. While all Shopify stores already include mobile optimized storefronts and checkouts, the acquisition of S3...
Ecommerce Platform Shopify Acquires Mobile App Development Studio Select Start

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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This week, we’re busy getting geared up for paidContent Live in New York City – more than 40 leaders from the digital media sector will join us onstage for a day of panels, fireside chats, workshops and more. If you can’t join us o April 17 at the Time and...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

eBay vs Amazon: decentralized vs centralized e-commerce

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Note: The company I cofounded, Hunch, was acquired by eBay in November 2011. I am now an eBay employee. But all the opinions expressed below are my own, and were developed prior to the Hunch acquisition, through my own research on e-commerce. Amazon and eBay are the two largest e-commerce...
eBay vs Amazon: decentralized vs centralized e-commerce

The Yahoo's Sales VP Who Opted Out Of Marissa Mayer's Turnaround Just Joined The Facebook Ad Business (YHOO, FB)

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A couple weeks ago, we broke the news that Marc Grabowski, Yahoo's VP of North American sales, had quit the company. Now we know why. He's landed a big job, COO, at an ad tech startup called Nanigans. Sources close to Yahoo management tell us Grabowski - and his relationships...
The Yahoo's Sales VP Who Opted Out Of Marissa Mayer's Turnaround Just Joined The Facebook Ad Business (YHOO, FB)
Nexus Raises A Third Fund Of $270M To Find The Next Killer App, In India
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