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March 28, 2014

Pinterest, more than Facebook or YouTube, is supplying the greatest percentage of downstream traffic to retail sites, according to new research from Experian Marketing Services.

March 28, 2014

Mobile cloud platform company MobStac has added a new set of mobile commerce features that are capable of providing consumers with a universal shopping experience across all devices.

March 27, 2014

Social media sites are playing an increasingly important role in driving traffic to other websites, including retail websites and even other social networking sites, at the expense of search engines and portal websites, according to new research from Experian Research Services.

March 27, 2014

Amazon.com and Google were among the biggest winners in the annual CoreBrand Top 100 Most Powerful Brands Rankings for 2014, both increasing in their rankings.

March 26, 2014

Facebook has seen the future — through 3D goggles. The social media giant has reached an agreement to acquire hot virtual reality technology start-up Oculus VR for $2 billion.

March 21, 2014

Almost half (45%) of brands see measuring ROI as a challenge in using Twitter as a marketing tool, followed by building an audience (42%) and engagement (37%).

March 20, 2014

During the 2013 holiday season, Alex and Ani turned to EBay Enterprise, an EBay Inc. company, to help drive sales and achieve higher ROI through its Facebook ads.

March 17, 2014

Chinese e-commerce platform provider Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is reportedly planning a U.S. initial public offering (IPO).

March 14, 2014

Google. Inc. may be close to signing a lease for its first-ever freestanding retail store in the United States, according to Crain’s New York Business.

March 14, 2014

Close to half (45.1%) of brands reported that ‘measuring ROI and results’ is their greatest challenge when using the Twitter platform for marketing, followed by ‘building an audience’ (42.1%) and ‘engagement’ (36.8%).

March 13, 2014

Sephora has launched a new social shopping platform, called Beauty Board, to engage customers through beauty images and allow them to post, share, browse and shop the company’s photo gallery directly on its web site, mobile site, iPhone and Android apps.

March 6, 2014

Auction.com, the world’s largest online real estate marketplace, has received a $50 million investment from Google Capital.

March 5, 2014

E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc., a business-to-consumer e-commerce company in China, has entered into a strategic partnership with Yhd.com, whereby each company launches a flagship channel on the other's platform.

February 21, 2014

Rick Caruso, founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated has launched a new blog on LinkedIn Influencers, an exclusive blog site for influential thought leaders.

February 14, 2014

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. will buy messaging app provider Viber Media Inc. for $900 million. Rakuten, which is also a major investor in Pinterest and owner of U.S. online retailer Play.com, seeks to use Viber as a platform for both mobile shopping and content consumption, according to the Associated Press.

February 14, 2014

Pinterest will emerge as a stronger alternative to Facebook and Twitter, according to global research and analytics firm Blueocean Market Intelligence.

February 11, 2014

comScore and Google are partnering to offer a real-time audience metric designed to help brand marketers easily measure campaigns across screens.

February 11, 2014

Chinese e-commerce retailer Alibaba is reportedly planning to open a U.S. e-commerce website through its subsidiaries Vendio and Auctiva.

February 4, 2014

Caribou Coffee has taken over the rotunda in the nation’s largest shopping center, Mall of America, Bloomington, Minn., to put up a 64-ft.-tall “Living Pinterest Board” to celebrate the launch of its new Real Inspiration blend, created in collaboration with its fans on Pinterest.

January 31, 2014

acebook had a notable influence on holiday shoppers, especially those using mobile devices.

January 31, 2014

Yahoo recently identified a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts.

January 30, 2014

ChannelAdvisor Corporation, a provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions, is expanding its Webstores Amplifier with support for Bigcommerce, an e-commerce website platform that allows small and medium businesses to quickly set up online stores.

January 29, 2014

Record levels of engagement helped Facebook grow revenue in its fourth quarter, ended December 31, by 63% to nearly $2.59 billion.

January 14, 2014

Consumers engage with retailers on Facebook more than they do on the retailers’ own websites.

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