Most people who are interested in starting their own companies are focused on building a successful track record that will allow them to stay in business long term. One of the main reasons why there are so many people that choose not to follow these dreams and turning them into realities is because of the… Continue reading An exploration of eCommerce
The Internet serves as a hub of the world, providing entertainment, connection, and goods and services. By 2015, online retail is expected to be worth $279 billion. In United States, while Internet is an important resource, it’s not readily accessible to everyone. Ten percent of Americans don’t have access to basic broadband because of where… Continue reading Why American internet is lagging
There has been plenty of buzz lately about the rise in shopping from mobile devices. Smartphones in particular are seeing sharp increases as entries into the eCommerce. Black Friday saw over a billion dollars in online sales. Despite the trend, the use of shopping apps is still low on the list. Gaming, weather apps, and… Continue reading Despite rise in mobile commerce, shopping apps are still 10th on the list
Having a business in this technology crazed world it is crucial to incorporate the newer way customers are shopping online, through their mobile devices. Technology has allowed buyers to make purchases via the internet, without the assistance of a company representative, which has ultimately changed what influences them prior to making a purchase. So what… Continue reading What influences your customers before they buy?
As the madness of the holiday season dies down and the New Year gains pace, retailers will renew the cycle of offering new attractions to entice shoppers into parting with their hard-earned cash in exchange for physical and digital goodies. From New Year’s Eve to Valentine’s Day, there is no lack of opportunities for shoppers… Continue reading Will online shopping ever be safe?
Awhile ago, I wanted to purchase some custom Converse shoes. Y’know, how on their website, they let you design your own? I’m all sorts of Canadian, so I was turned away upon checking out. I’ve been ensaddened ever since. In fact, it isn’t the first time my online shopping experience has been stifled by my… Continue reading Heineken Gets Personal with Online Campaign
Cool UK gadget retailer, Firebox, has begun selling the SmartSwipe, a handy USB device which reads, encrypts and transmits your personal credit card data directly to the online payment page. Now, there’s a lot of insecurity about these days. We’re told hackers and crackers and spammers and other enemies of the people are all working… Continue reading SmartSwipe Card Reader Keeps You Safe Shopping Online