Google Shopping

Google And Amazon's Competition Is A Win For Smaller E-Commerce Companies

E-commerce is booming, and one player is leading the charge. Amazon is expected to drive 80% of all e-commerce growth this year. That is tough market domination for anyone to crack.<p>Enter Google, Amazon’s long-time rival, which has recently begun pouring resources into its alternative e-commerce …

eCommerce

Amazon May Have A Vestager Problem

Introduction<p>It was just a short news flash, like we all get so much from this wonderful platform. The title was EU regulators looking into Amazon's …

Business

EU antitrust regulator eyeing Amazon’s use of merchant data

The European Union’s competition commission is looking into how Amazon uses data from retailers selling via its ecommerce marketplace, Reuters reports.<p>Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager revealed the action today during a press conference. “We are gathering information on the issue and we …

Antitrust Laws

Amazon Surges Past Microsoft, Yahoo for a Larger Chunk of US Ad Dollars

Amazon already commands almost half of U.S. e-commerce spending — and now it’s coming for America’s ad dollars.<p>According to a new report from digital …

Fashion Industry

50 Tips for Website SEO Success

For all the brands looking to improve their online presence, here is a checklist of 50 SEO tips that briefly cover everything from SSL certificates …

Google Search

A Quick Guide to Amazon Ads

Amazon has a lot of catching up to do if it wants to beat the likes of Google and Facebook in terms of ad market share. The big two make up more than …

Facebook Ads

Walmart Buys Another E-Commerce Player for $225 Million

The retail giant beefs up its digital and delivery efforts in Chile and Mexico.<p><b>Walmart</b> (NYSE:WMT) recently announced the acquisition of Cornershop -- …

Investing

10 Ways to Make Your First Ecommerce Sale

The world of eCommerce is relentless and incredibly competitive. One just cannot go and make a big and growing marketplace with a sheer force of will …

Customers

The Most Popular Home Decor Item in Every State, According to Google

There's something to be said about state pride and the inevitable friendly competition that often ensues (barbecue! pizza!), but as it pertains to home decor and shopping trends? Well, that's different.<p>Window treatment company Next Day Blinds recently came out with a fun report outlining data on …

Trends

Four financial trends revitalizing commerce | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

The world of finance has been redefined with ever-evolving technological developments associated with the "fintech revolution". Changes have been …

Robotic Process Automation

Google And Pointy Partner To Help Local Retailers Compete With Amazon

Amazon’s onslaught against brick-and-mortar retail is relentless. Today it controls about 5% of all American retail, according to Bloomberg, and is on track to take 49% of all online spending this year predicts EMarketer.<p>Amazon is the competitor that keeps local independent retailers up at night. …

eCommerce

Why Fast Fashion Is Experiencing Rapid Growth | eMarketer Retail

Fast fashion—design trends quickly and cheaply translated for the masses—has had a strong year so far. But unless you're a young woman who takes …

He’s one of the only humans at work — and he loves it

SHANGHAI — Inside a warehouse the size of seven football fields, hundreds of robots pack roughly 200,000 boxes each day and ship them to customers across China. Four humans babysit.<p>One is Zou Rui, 25, a soft-spoken engineer who stands for much of his eight-hour shift in New Balance sneakers, …

World News

11 Myths About Driving eCommerce Traffic, Debunked

eCommerce is growing, and it is more competitive than ever. Without good, targeted traffic, your online business will be dead in the water. Driving …

eCommerce

#askOMR Folge 35 - Report Spezial: Google Shopping mit Carlo Siebert

MIT

Cross-Channel Marketing: 6 Ways to Connect Your Google and Facebook Audiences

I don’t have to tell you that marketing is a multi-channel affair, and it’s dominated by Google and Facebook. They’re each powerhouses in their own …

AdWords

Ordering contact lenses online? You could save 20% by NOT buying direct

<b>Buying contact lenses online can often beat high-street prices. But DON'T automatically go direct to retailers – MoneySavingExpert.com's found it's</b> …

eCommerce

Amazon.com vs. Alphabet: Where to Put Your Money

So far this year, an investor comparing <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:<b>AMZN</b>) to <b>Alphabet</b> (NASDAQ:<b>GOOG</b>, NASDAQ:<b>GOOGL</b>), the home of Google, has seen that it’s no …

Investing

Here’s how Google is helping Pipa+Bella take fashion jewellery to women across India

<i>Launched in 2013, Pipa+Bella is using</i> <i>data extensively to understand customers better,</i> <i>reduce bounce rates, promote engagement, and improve goal</i> …

Startups (India)

Google May Be Biased, But Regulation Isn’t the Answer

12:54 PM 09/05/2018<p>On August 28, President Trump tweeted that his administration is considering regulating Google out of concern that the search …

SEO

Why The First Amendment Won't Save Google From Trump

The debate about Google’s extraordinary power over the press has become real. Facebook and Twitter executives are expected to testify tomorrow about their efforts to curate online content, and last week President Trump tweeted that “Google and others are suppressing voices of Conservatives” and …

Donald Trump

Chinese billionaire who founded an e-commerce site backed by Google is arrested in Minneapolis for sexual misconduct

A Chinese billionaire who founded the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com was arrested on Friday night during a trip to Minnesota on accusations of …

China

JD.com founder Richard Liu returns to China following arrest in the US

Richard Liu Qiangdong, the billionaire founder of online retail giant JD.com, has returned to China after he was arrested and subsequently released …

China

Low Traffic very small amount of sales (2 months old shopify site) by shopperp

Hi,I have a Pet Store on Shopify - https://shoppersprestige.com/ This site is 2 months old. My social media profiles, specially Facebook, Twitter and …

eCommerce

Sex allegation lands Chinese billionaire in Minneapolis jail

Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of e-commerce site JD.com, has since been released, and a company statement says he was falsely …

Business Administration

The Chinese retail revolution is heading west

China’s two biggest online retail groups, Alibaba Group and JD.com, are building retail empires unlike anything yet seen in the US or Europe. After …

World Economic Forum

Why Brands Can't Afford Not To Advertise On Amazon

Facebook and Google have long held the lion's share of advertising dollars, but Amazon is quickly growing its influence in the space, surpassing $2.2 …

eCommerce

Marketers Spent 165% More On Amazon Sponsored Product Ads In Q2

Performance-marketing agency Merkle released its Q2 2018 Digital Marketing Report (DMR) on July 19, analyzing trends across paid and organic search, …

Marketing

JD.com Stock Is an Appealing High-Risk, High-Reward Play

The e-commerce market in China has been growing at a fantastic rate, and many investors have been trying to profit from this trend by buying <b>Alibaba</b> …

Stock Markets

Sen. Orrin Hatch wants the FTC to investigate Google

By Brian Fung<p>Brian Fung<p>Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A prominent Republican senator on Thursday urged U.S. competition regulators to reopen an investigation into Google and its practices in online search and digital …

Technology Policy