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Supply Chain

Playologie fashions an online wholesale marketplace for children’s and maternity products

An online marketplace emerges for selling marketing and consulting services

Domino’s Pizza takes a step toward faster delivery to its franchise locations


Vendor Financials

Salesforce scores a 23% increase in Q1 revenue

Inventory management specialist TradeGecko receives nearly $7 million in funding

A new investment fund emerges for Internet tech startups


Industry Statistics

Retailers need to better meld mobile, web and store shopping

How to play in the $1 trillion B2B online market

Smartphones now account for a majority of mobile transactions


Content Management

WordPress owner buys e-commerce software provider WooCommerce

Responsive design helps double mobile revenue for e-retailer Treadmill Doctor

Akamai loses a round in a long-running legal fight against a rival content delivery network


Customer Service

Shoppers have questions and retailers don’t have all the answers

The Apple Watch debut marks a new retail strategy for Apple

Online shoppers say: Bring on the drones!


E-commerce Platforms

Bigcommerce targets larger retailers with new e-commerce technology

Chinese e-commerce firm Baozun raises $110 million in a stock offering

Shopify’s stock surge puts its value near $2 billion


E-Payments & Security

How a luxury e-retailer reduces fraud

Denial-of-service attacks hit more than a dozen retail sites in Q1

A global e-commerce fraud report ranks Indonesia as the riskiest for U.S. e-retailers



B&H Photo-Video launches a free shipping program

EBay is still trying to figure out same-day fulfillment

Why prefers to build its own fulfillment technology


Marketing Technology

‘Facebook organic impressions are going the way of the buggy whip’

IBM and Facebook team up to help retailers target shoppers

Watch what happens (get it?)


Order Management

Online activity steps up for furniture manufacturer RST Brands

Bigcommerce adds Zing, a mobile payments company, to its e-commerce platform

How True Value derives more value from electronic documents


Performance Management

Impatient consumers won’t wait for e-retailers to get their act together

BMW unveils augmented vision goggles

Amazon buys an ‘Internet of things’ technology company



How should brands use wearables?

The key to Bonobos’ email marketing strategy

Web shoppers want to be personal but not too cozy with retailers


Web Site Analytics

Mobile dominates an e-retailer’s stats sheet during the NCAA basketball tournament

E-retailers’ traffic surges after Christmas

It’s an extra-merry holiday season for retailers that upgraded their mobile sites


In-store Systems

The online roots of Nordstrom’s latest digital-in-store creation

Jawbone outfits its latest model for in-store mobile payments

Apple Pay running into hurdles at checkout, survey finds



Karmaloop gets new owners, none named Kanye West

PayPal spends $25 million to settle Bill Me Later claims

Adidas Group’s web sales jump 56% in Q1


Client Contracts

Salesforce scores a 23% increase in Q1 revenue

Amazon and Hachette reach a deal on book prices

eBay changes the way it rates sellers


Technology Newsmakers

Facebook’s WhatsApp may include a business-to-consumer chat function

Google’s paid clicks rise 13% in the first quarter

Amazon’s Bezos steps closer to selling space travel



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