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holiday e-commerce

 
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Smartphones, tablets to fatten holiday e-commerce sales

Retail e-commerce sales will be up 15 percent this year, and mobile shoppers will drive a hefty portion of that growth, eMarketer says.

By September 5, 2013

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Online holiday spending up, but not as much as expected

ComScore finds US online shoppers using desktop computers spent 10 percent more than last holiday season, propelled by gadget sales. It was expecting an increase of 14 percent.

By December 26, 2013

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Tablets outdo phones when closing holiday-shopping deals

For online shopping, smartphones are good for browsing but tablets are used more when it's time to make a purchase. Also, iOS outdoes Android.

By November 29, 2013

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PayPal accepts prepaid gift cards in time for holidays

The company has created a patent-pending technology to accept prepaid cards on PayPal-compatible sites.

By November 27, 2013

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PayPal sets sights on China, beyond with new biz tools

The payments company wants merchants to capitalize on overseas shopping trends like China's "Singles' Day," the biggest e-commerce holiday of the year.

By June 12, 2014

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Amazon lets third-party sellers in on holiday deals

The online retail giant gives third-party merchants a chance to promote their own holiday specials on the sites popular holiday deals pages.

By October 21, 2013

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Amazon's Fire Phone could fuel $2 billion in sales

CEO Jeff Bezos is betting that customers who like its Prime service will also like the convenience of shopping on Amazon's smartphone. But will they pay for the privilege?

By June 19, 2014

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Mobile bank payments in China surge 255%, report says

A People's Bank of China report states that $623 billion worth of transactions were made from mobile phones in the first quarter.

By May 27, 2014

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What I learned from my camera-crippled vacay

A forgotten charger leaves photo bug Stephen Shankland in the lurch. But he gets a lesson in restraint, SLRs, and e-shopping.

By May 3, 2014

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Best Buy's online conundrum: Nailing e-commerce

The electronics giant's biggest challenge--doubling down on online sales--is a common issue for most conventional retailers. Welcome to the mad e-commerce rush.

By December 13, 2011