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LG Plus becomes first of Korea's three operators to face customer sign-up freeze over illegal subsidies

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South Korea’s three mobile operators were hit by a cumulative $40.1 million dollar fine for illegal mobile subsidies last month, and now the country’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has begun its second course of action, suspending the carriers from signing up new customers for fixed periods. LG Plus is the first...
LG Plus becomes first of Korea's three operators to face customer sign-up freeze over illegal subsidies
Best Buy ordered to pay out $27 million for stealing Buy Back concept

Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon

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The 7-inch Amazon Kindle Fire HD goes far to correct many of the issues that plagued Amazon's first foray into tablets nearly a year ago. The Fire HD also introduces several tech enhancements over competing tablets, and while in the end the Kindle Fire HD falls short of Amazon's...
Kindle Fire HD review: A big improvement from Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Dual-core in a quad-core world

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The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 launches with ICS and a dual-core processor for $400. A couple months ago this would have made an appealing package for Android tablet shoppers. Now, not so much. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Dual-core in a quad-core world

BII REPORT: Here's How Consumers Are Shopping With Their Phones

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Mobile devices are playing an increasingly large role in commerce. In a special report out from BI Intelligence, we analyze patterns around all types of mobile behavior, including how people use their phones to shop. Access The Full Report By Signing Up For A Free Trial Today>> So, how are consumers using their phones...
BII REPORT: Here's How Consumers Are Shopping With Their Phones

Wal-Mart testing iPhone-assisted self-checkout technology

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Wal-Mart is in the process of testing an iPhone checkout system. The technology allows shoppers to scan items using their iPhones and pay at a self-checkout counter, a procedure that could reduce checkout times and reduce associated labor costs. A Wal-Mart super center in Rogers, AR near the company's headquarters...
Wal-Mart testing iPhone-assisted self-checkout technology
Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces 'Perks' To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers

From Suffolk book plant to British readers but will novel generate UK tax?

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Journey of new novel shows how book printed and published in Britain - and bought on Amazon - is taxed in LuxembourgJust ahead of its March 2013 publication date, a modest hardback print run of a new novel, Traps, under the Weidenfeld & Nicholson imprint, spilled off the production line...
From Suffolk book plant to British readers but will novel generate UK tax?

One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)

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From about 2008 to 2012, one way everyone thought Facebook would make a lot of money is through something called "f-commerce." "F-commerce," was a play on e-commerce. The vision was that small and large retailers alike would open stores on Facebook.com, and that through the magic of "social," the distribution...
One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)

Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

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If anything on the Internet is like a mall right now, it’s social shopping site Wanelo. Call it the Pinterest for products or the Twitter for products or the whatever for products, the platform is starting to leave “X for X” territory and become its own thing like Madonna...
Internet Mall Wanelo Gets Personal With Wanelo 3.0

Online Shoe Retailer Spartoo Marches On With €25 Million Series C, Led By Sofina, To Bolster European Growth

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European online footwear and bag retailer, Spartoo — the ‘Zappos of Europe’ — has raised €25 million ($32.5 million) in Series C funding led by investment holding company Sofina. Existing investors A Plus Finance, CM-CIC Capital Privé, Highland Partners and Endeavour Vision also participated in the round. The company has raised €45 Million...
Online Shoe Retailer Spartoo Marches On With €25 Million Series C, Led By Sofina, To Bolster European Growth

Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

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Ruslan Kogan may not be a known entity in the U.S., but the Aussie entrepreneur is a pioneer of online retail in Australia and happens to be the country’s wealthiest self-made person under the age of 30. Oh, and he also founded Kogan.com, a a manufacturer and direct retailer of...
Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

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Online shopping is wildly convenient if you’re tight on time or live out in the boonies, miles from a mall. But often with convenience, comes compromise – on both quality and fit because it’s hard to tell from a picture, especially of a supermodel, what the clothes really look like...
Clothes Horse is blazing the trail for the future of clothing that fits

Amazon.com sets up portal in India, will only service other retailers

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Amazon.com has set up a website with its brand in India, but will not be selling on the site.In line with Indian government rules, the new marketplace Amazon.in is only offering sales and order fulfillment services to Indian retailers.Amazon Seller Services set up in February last year another website...
Amazon.com sets up portal in India, will only service other retailers

FTC Says Data Brokers Offered Private Information

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Several companies selling personal data appeared ready to do so in ways that violate federal privacy law when approached by regulators acting as shoppers, the Federal Trade Commission said....
FTC Says Data Brokers Offered Private Information
BII REPORT: The Rise Of The Tablet Consumer
Apple to sell unlocked iPhone 5 handsets beginning Thursday night
Amazon's finger-friendly website redesign rolls out

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

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Good morning! News:  Why did a top executive quit AppNexus, and why are others looking to leave? AOL has re-launched its Webmail product, calling it Alto. Facebook stock went up yesterday, thanks to a positive report about its mobile ad business. Reports say IBM will buy Israeli software firm Red...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

Sociable Labs’ EverShare Adds FB Auto-Sharing And Pinterest Boards To Any Site

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Referral traffic is pouring out of Pinterest and Facebook’s Open Graph frictionless sharing. With Sociable Lab’s licensable EverShare you can snatch their functionality without any serious development work and soak up some page views. EverShare lets you host your own Pinterest-style product or content boards to give your users their social...
Sociable Labs’ EverShare Adds FB Auto-Sharing And Pinterest Boards To Any Site
Why 96% Of Americans Are Nervous About Mobile Pay--And Why They Shouldn't Be

ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

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Shopsavvy is about to get a lot more useful for Best Buy shoppers. The companies will announce tomorrow that the Shopsavvy mobile app, which lets you scan and compare items from retail and online stores, has tapped into Best Buy’s API to let you research items faster and make...
ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping
Amazon's Quidsi Gets Its Own Version Of Prime, With New Membership Program Called "Familyhood Plus"

Google Acquires KikScore Technology And Assets To Complement Trusted Stores

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In an effort to expand the kind of information available to online shoppers via its Trusted Stores program, Google has acquired the technology and certain assets of KikScore, a trust seal company serving mostly small businesses. The cost of the acquisition wasn’t disclosed. According to a... Please visit Search Engine...
Google Acquires KikScore Technology And Assets To Complement Trusted Stores
Retailers must hop on the connected consumer bandwagon before it's too late

IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype

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From the same company that brought you the ThinkPad and the tank of a keyboard known as the Model M, today IBM is demonstrating its latest consumer development: a mobile shopping app. As odd as that sounds, it's no secret that Big Blue employees some rather brilliant folk, and...
IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype

App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

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The term “mobile commerce” is commonly used to describe e-commerce revenues that are generated over smartphones and tablets. But Flurry, a mobile analytics company, is now introducing the term “app & mortar” in a new report published today that explores the rise in smartphone shopping. Clearly, the term is a...
App and Mortar Is One New Way to Describe the Trend in Mobile Commerce

Retailers Put Black Friday Specials Online

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Retailers increasingly are turning their attention to online shoppers with Black Friday specials offered to Internet customers as well as those trudging to the mall....
Retailers Put Black Friday Specials Online

The Skinniest Shoppers Buy the Priciest Food

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Yesterday we showed you a very interesting infographic of money spent on food, broken down by city. Now here is another wrinkle in the story of how people spend their money at the grocery store. A small study recently done in Seattle says that, in Seattle, a city with an...
The Skinniest Shoppers Buy the Priciest Food

Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores

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Walmart shoppers at more than 200 stores will soon be able to use their iPhones to scan items and pay at self-checkout counters, as the retail giant has announced an expansion of its Scan & Go pilot program....
Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores
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