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150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

4 Ways to Improve Your Ecommerce Customer-Return Policy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Convenient return policies are key to developing customer loyalty, but many ecommerce retailers continue to make the process far too onerous. Too often, they bury their return policy deep in their website and load it with technical …

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Shopping Cart & Ecommerce Software

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Tech delivers rich pickings for talent as ecommerce matures

March has barely begun, but a couple of stories highlight not only the growing maturity and mainstreaming of ecommerce, but also further confirmation …

The Difference Between E-business and E-commerce

Some people use the terms "e-business" and "e-commerce" interchangeably, but they're not synonymous. E-commerce refers to buying and selling online, …

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How Retailers Can Avoid Becoming A Showroom for Ecommerce Competitors

It’s a trend that’s become all too familiar to brick-and-mortar retailers this holiday season: A customer comes into the store, checks out a product — and then buys it online for less. Often, the consumer looks up ecommerce websites’ prices for comparison on a smartphone while they’re still …

3 Ways to Monetize Large Ecommerce Sites

Is your ecommerce site getting its fair share of the $43 billion spent in online shopping each quarter? Not likely if you’re not actively monitoring your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) such as cost per sale, cost per acquisition, and the lifetime value of a customer. One of the advantages of an …

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Marketing bosses must get involved more in ecommerce

<b>MARKETING:</b> Living in silos for years, marketing departments are finally – in some parts of the industry, at least – coming together to understand …

Ecommerce Basics: 10 Questions to Ask When Creating an Online Store

If your company sells goods in a brick-and-mortar store but not online, you could be missing out on an incredible revenue-generating opportunity. U.S. online retail sales grew 12.6 percent to $176.2 billion in 2010, and they're expected to reach $278.9 billion by 2015, according to Cambridge, …

6 Tips to Help Improve Your eCommerce Product Pages

Good and impressive product pages play a crucial role in the growth and success of any eCommerce website. It can’t be denied that there are multiple …

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The Rise of Online Entrepreneurs: Ecommerce By the Numbers (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With lower startup costs and a broader reach, a growing number of entrepreneurs are turning to online retail instead of traditional brick-and-mortar businesses. According to data compiled by Ubot Studio, a marketing automation software …

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Study: Global Ecommerce to Hit $1.2 Trillion This Year, Led by Asia

Ecommerce sales are forecast to increase 17% to $1.2 trillion worldwide this year, led by growth in the Asia-Pacific region.<p>Indonesia is expected to …

Square Creates 'Square Market,' an Ecommerce Service for Businesses

Move over, Etsy and Shopify. Popular mobile-transactions startup Square is branching out beyond processing in-person payments. Starting today, it wants to help businesses sell their wares online, too. Square has created Square Marketplace, an ecommerce service allowing businesses to sell their …

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5 New eCommerce Lessons

Based on a blog post by Martin W. Smith. For full explanation of each point, visit his original post at http://scenttrail.blogspot.com/2013/06/5-new-ecommerce-lessons.html<p>Created with Haiku Deck the free presentation app for iPad. Learn more and get Haiku Deck: www.haikudeck.com

10 Rules for Successful Ecommerce Marketing

These wise quips from Mark Hayes of Shopify are indispensable advice for both newcomers and old-timers alike. Originally appeared in a guest post: http://blog.offerchat.com/10-rules-for-successful-ecommerce-marketing/

Page load speed: 14 valuable tips for ecommerce managers

<b>It’s widely accepted that minimising page load speed is good practice for ecommerce, to ensure visitors get a fast service and search engines don’t</b> …

Google, Adobe and Best Buy are working on an ecommerce web data standard

More than two dozen tech firms and ecommerce operators, including IBM(s ibm), Google(s goog), Adobe(s adbe), Best Buy(s bby) and Qubit, have banded …

Ecommerce Site Lets You Search for Clothes by Uploading Photos

For ladies and gents looking to spruce up their wardrobe, a new social ecommerce platform lets users upload photos of a specific item of clothing, …

How Does Your Ecommerce Website Score on Customer Engagement?

It is known by many names and has several variants. Some like to call it conversation marketing, others have fancier terms for it. But at the heart …

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It looks like Marissa Mayer's acquisition spree continues. Yahoo has acquired Lexity, the app-centric ecommerce platform founded by former long-time Yahoo employee Amit Kumar.<p>Originally called Vurve, Lexity builds apps to "help merchants …

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Helpful e-commerce app Slice snags $23M from Rakuten, Lightspeed, and others

We’ve all been there before. It’s the moment when you realize a package is probably sitting on your doorstep right now, and you’re not there to pick it up before someone else does. It’s unsettling.<p>The designers behind the ecommerce-focused app Slice set out in 2011 to not only make sure that …

Five ways niche ecommerce sites can beat Amazon

<b>Fans of feel-good 90s movies will recall Meg Ryan’s valiant but doomed struggle to save her corner bookstore from Tom Hanks’s big box rival.</b><p>Ecommerce …

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Facebook’s Global Mobile Ad Share Jumps to 16%, per eMarketer

Facebook's second year in mobile advertising has entailed a string of positive developments, so it's not entirely shocking to see eMarketer project …

E-Cigarettes Just Passed The $1 Billion Sales Mark

This is according to Wells Fargo data cited by V2 Cigarettes, a major online electronic cigarette retailer.<p>Sales in brick and mortar stores are now at $700 million annualized, while online transactions are expected to tick at least $500 million.<p>"When combined with online sales, <b>the industry has now</b> …

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The Only Place People Shop Online Is Amazon

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Online shopping in general isn't killing the great American mall, Amazon.com is — singlehandedly so. …