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September 8, 2014

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that media reports indicate could be worth as much as $24.3 billion, making it the biggest U.S. initial public offering ever.

September 8, 2014

Braintree, PayPal’s payments processor subsidiary, will let its merchants start accepting Bitcoin over the coming months.

September 4, 2014

EBay and Facebook both reportedly experienced technical issues on Sept. 3.

September 3, 2014

CVS Caremark on Wednesday announced that it is changing its corporate name to CVS Health to reflect its broad healthcare commitment.

September 2, 2014

Walmart, Target, CVS Caremark and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service are among the 50 best companies for Latinas to work for, according the magazine Latina Style.

August 28, 2014

Bitcoin digital currency platform provider BitPay has become a Demandware Link Technology Partner.

August 27, 2014

Nook Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble Inc., together with video game manufacturer Rovio, will make the upcoming “Angry Birds Stella” game available for preview exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from Aug. 29 to Sept. 3.

August 27, 2014

With some 3,200 franchised, independently owned and corporate stores, the fast-growing Danish jewelry retailer Pandora needs to ensure customer relationship management (CRM) consistency throughout its operation — especially during the heavily promotional holiday season. It does so by using the Microsoft Dynamics CRM system and a retail portal based on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. The solution helps ensure that every store is aligned with the same marketing and customer service plan.

August 20, 2014

Lowe's second-quarter net income rose a better-than-expected 10%, helped by improving weather.

August 20, 2014

Overstock.com will allow international customers to pay in Bitcoin, beginning on Sept. 1.

August 18, 2014

Social media is slowly but surely moving from a promotional channel to a channel for direct transactions, as evidenced by the recent news that Facebook is testing a “buy” button of its own.

August 14, 2014

Fatburger is piloting CurbStand, the iOS app that allows users to seamlessly locate, pay and tip for valet parking from their mobile devices.

August 12, 2014

CVS/pharmacy launched its entrance into the Seattle market with the grand opening of a new location in the city of Renton, the first CVS/pharmacy in the state of Washington.

August 6, 2014

Venture Commercial, an X Team International partner, has completed a lease to bring a 16,000-sq.-ft. Ace Hardware store to North Dallas.

August 6, 2014

Global Payments Inc. has signed a referral agreement with BitPay, a provider of business solutions for the Bitcoin digital currency.

August 4, 2014

While some retailers and brands are now conducting actual e-commerce from their Facebook pages, the “buy” button holds the potential to substantially increase Facebook’s potential as a platform for executing omnichannel transactions.

August 4, 2014

Facebook and RB, a provider of health and hygiene products, have entered into a multi-year, nine-figure global partnership.

August 1, 2014

Specialty supplements retailer PureFormulas recently migrated to Oracle Commerce to personalize the customer experience and open up new market segments without sacrificing ease of use.

July 31, 2014

Almost three-quarters of Americans worry about the quantity of personal information available online and more than half feel they cannot trust social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to keep their contact information, buying habits and political beliefs confidential.

July 31, 2014

Posiflex has released three new POS terminals with projected capacitive flat, multi-touch, bezel-free touch screens as a standard feature, at no extra cost.

July 30, 2014

Ulta Beauty, in partnership with Thanx Media has implemented Oracle Endeca Site Search and Experience Manager solutions.

July 29, 2014

The Wendy’s Company has extended its partnership and will continue licensing APT’s Test & Learn software for another three years.

July 28, 2014

So the news is out that Facebook is testing a new “buy” button designed to help businesses drive sales in News Feed and on Pages.

July 24, 2014

Facebook Inc.’s revenue in the second quarter increased 61% to a better-than-expected $2.91 billion, up from $1.81 billion in the year-ago quarter, fueled by its fast-growing mobile advertising business.

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