Posts tagged “E-commerce”
Just in time for Christmas, shopping search engine TheFind incorporates "Camera View" into its app that allows users to place potential purchases from catalogues in your home or office through augmented reality.
More consumers than ever will be searching for bargains online, using their smartphones, iPads or PCs at home with e-commerce expected to generate more than 5 percent of overall sales. ChannelAdvisor, a Triangle-based company, is helping fuel that growth by supporting numerous major retailers such as Amazon, Victoria's Secret, Saks Fifth Avenue, Office Depot and Dell.
"Google Music helps you spend more time listening to your collection and less time managing it. We automatically sync your entire music library--both purchases and uploads--across all your devices so you don't have to worry about cables, file transfers or running out of storage space," the Internet giant says.
Amazon backs sales tax; Red Hatter talk; Lenovo's online push; NetApp in trouble?; BlackBerry new OS
Bulldog blog headlines: Amazon backs sales tax bill covering all states; Red Hat's open communications attract media interest; Lenovo to push online sales in China; NetApp faces possible inquiry over crackdown in Syria; investor likes new BlackBerry operating system.
In an interview with Bloomberg news, the co-founder of Red Hat and CEO of Raleigh-based self-publishing firm Lulu says he relishes the chance to compete with Amazon as a publisher.
The tally emerged Wednesday in a quarterly report that included another previously undisclosed nugget: Google Inc. paid $151 million in cash for the Zagat Survey, a renowned restaurant review publisher that Google bought to counter the popularity of Yelp's business rating service.
The company's IPO, one of the most anticipated offerings of the year, has been beset with questions about how it accounts for revenue and its business model, as well as a weak market for stock offerings.
On Monday, YouTube unveiled a new feature called the Merch Store that allows users to purchase fan merchandise directly on an artist's YouTube channel. On Wednesday, YouTube announced a long-awaited deal with global rights agency Merlin, which represents some 14,000 independent labels.
ChannelAdvisor data shows the number of Facebook fans utilizing ecommerce increases to 249 million in one month across more than 500 sites. Victoria's Secret is still No. 1.
The annual event brings together some 1,000 senior executives from the technology, media, finance, telecommunications and entertainment industries. This year's conference focuses on the impact of data in a networked economy.