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The 8 Best On Running Shoes

Those funky outsoles aren’t just for show. On shoes are engineered to make running feel great—Here are the kicks you need to know about.<p>Founded in 2010, On was born out of a desire to create a shoe that would deliver the perfect Goldilocks running sensation with every step: a soft landing, followed …

Shoes

This $30 Vibrator Is Basically God's Gift To Your Amazon Cart

Oh yeah, and it's Prime-eligible! *adds to cart, never leaves home for a month*<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Shopping

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

How Home Depot is driving people back into its stores

Home Depot is installing online order pickup lockers, in-store navigation tools and digital product information screens to drive customers to …

eCommerce

Meet Amazon's Massive Profit Center That May Soon Dwarf Amazon Web Services

Amazon (AMZN) has developed a low cost money printing press.<p>And it's called an advertising business that benefits from companies clamoring to get …

Amazon Web Services

An Analysis of 43M Facebook Business Pages Shows This Is the Ideal Number of Times to Post a Day

Facebook's algorithm changes have radically changed the calculus for businesses.<p>If you've been on Facebook at all recently, either for personal use or to promote your business, you've no doubt noticed radical changes to the newsfeed. Posts by friends and family have been given pride of place, while …

Social Media

Prime Numbers On Back-To-School: How A Retail Phenomenon Is Changing A Retail Tradition

Amazon is schooling the retail industry on how to turn “1+1″ into science. Hopefully, retailers are taking notes.<p>The “1+1″ represents the equation of online and offline shopping. The science is how Amazon Prime Day has changed the sum of them for pre-event shopping. Amazon’s annual online sale, …

eCommerce

Most Shoppers Will Flee During Complex Online Checkouts: Study

Better get your transactional email system in order: A study by Splitit and Google Consumer Surveys shows that 70% of online shoppers will abandon …

eCommerce

Amazon built one of the world's most efficient warehouses by embracing chaos

Robbinsville, NJ<p>When Dave Alperson got his first job at an Amazon warehouse in 1997, as a temporary hourly employee, it involved walking around the warehouse with a list of where to find products—mostly books—that customers had ordered.<p>Twenty years later, as a regional director of operations for …

eCommerce

Here’s the Real Reason Online Shoppers Ditch Their Carts Before Checkout

Cart abandonment is a familiar phenomenon for both online shoppers and retailers, but for the latter, it’s a constant source of frustration. What is …

eCommerce

5 crucial e-commerce marketing tactics to drive more sales

Want more traffic and increased sales for your online ecommerce store? Of course you do. As an ecommerce entrepreneur, you will expect more sales and …

eCommerce

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

We found some amazing bargain destinations.<p>It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because …

Flying

The story behind the Phil Mickelson ad you can't stop watching

You've probably already seen that Phil Mickelson ad where he does "The Worm" and dodges golf balls, which is pretty remarkable considering it came …

Golf

Review: Anker's newest wireless earbuds are dirt-cheap and sound amazing

Not long ago, Anker launched its answer to Apple’s AirPods with the Zolo Liberty – an impressive first effort that left a good impression, and retailed for $150. Now, it’s following it up with the SoundCore Liberty Lite.<p>We like the SoundCore Liberty Lite. For starters, it’s cheaper. Anker’s more …

Consumer Tech

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

Recipe: Cheesy Tomato Chorizo Orzo Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

Quick skillet dinners are a smart choice all year long, but I find they're especially welcome on these warm summer days when the goal is to keep the …

Italian Food

Three Ways Great Leaders Show They Care About Their Team

A few years ago, I worked with a large healthcare client with 74,000 employees. They have built an internal university and invite every clinic manager to attend a management development program for five days. Mid-week, the CEO stops by to do a “Town Hall” where he fields questions and shares …

Leadership

These Georgia Republican Campaign Ads Are Somehow Not Fake

Despite a busy schedule of outrage-quelling following Monday’s face-palm press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump on Wednesday managed …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Amazon launches Part Finder, built by technology it acquired from Partpic in 2016

Got an odd screw, nut, bolt, washer or fastener you need to buy more of, but have no idea to how to find the right one? Amazon’s “Part Finder” can help. The company has rolled out a new feature on mobile that lets you point your camera at the item in question, so Amazon can scan it, match it, then …

Fish

How Amazon Used Psychology to Take Your Money on Prime Day

Amazon employed its most psychologically manipulative method in the final hours of Prime Day.<p>Prime Day! Prime Day! Prime Day!… is over. If you’re …

Mountain biker performs daring jump OVER Tour de France riders as they race up Alpine summit during stage 10

The Tour de France hit the Alps for the first time on Tuesday's stage 10, bringing with it the usual site of hordes of people coming perilously close …

Road Cycling

‘We Agree.’ Russia Chimes In After Trump Blames the U.S. for the Countries' Bad Relationship

As President Donald Trump prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a tweet it agrees …

Infographic: Essential statistics for driving social media success

Mental agility is a fantastic trait for brand managers.<p>The pace at which social media platforms are changing calls for continual adaptation from …

Growing your company: Why the North Star metric works

Seafarers once traversed the oceans with the North Star as a guide, determining their proper direction depending on their relationship to it in the night sky. Now in 2018, tech entrepreneurs are doing the same — in a manner of speaking.<p>One of the most recent trends in the startup world is the North …

Management

When stores don’t keep products in stock, customers turn to Amazon instead

Consumer buying behavior is shifting online, driven in part by the availability of products in online stores and convenience of Amazon Prime. A new report by retail-industry analysts at IHL Group found that 55% of American households are now Prime members, along with 69% of households than earn …

Amazon Go’s auto-checkout challengers are piling up–meet one of the most ambitious

Amazon Go, the e-commerce giant’s automated checkout project, is just preparing to open its second convenience store. But like the Soviets’ launch of tiny Sputnik in 1957, Amazon Go’s 2016 debut is already fueling a (retail) space race. The latest company to launch is Israel-based Trigo Vision, …

Why Search Engine Optimization Is the Key to Making Money Online

You can't make money online without an audience, and search engine optimization can bring millions of people to your website.<p>There are all sorts of ways to make money from a blog or website. You could sell ads, write sponsored content or work with content partners. You could create an online shop …

Engines

Sales Enablement Tools Are the Keys to Making More Money

Technology has made it easier than ever to optimize the performance of your sales team to drive revenues faster.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last several years, many technologies have been developed to help accelerate and automate the sales and marketing …

Customers

This Waterfall in Brazil "Swallows" You Whole (and Spits You Back Out in a River!)

There's a waterfall in Brazil that's for true adventurers only: it appears to "swallow" people whole beneath a rock and spit them back out on the other side. Pedra que Engole, or "a stone that swallows," is in Trindade, Rio de Janeiro, and it attracts people not only for its beautiful views along …

This amazing new web tool lets you create microsites that exist solely as URLs

Long live the open web<p>Former Google designer Nicholas Jitkoff, who’s now the vice president of design at Dropbox, has created a really nifty new web tool he’s calling itty bitty sites, or self-contained microsites that exist solely as URLs. You can create your own by following this URL: …

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