Guest Post Michael Hart is VP of Logistics at start-up Deliv.
Bigcommerce has raised big bucks from Steve Case’s Revolution Growth Fund to help physical retailers build successful online stores.
Needless to say, investors’ confidence was impacted by this week’s flood of earnings news. Here’s a look at what moved up, what moved down, and why.
While Square gets most of the hype in the mobile payments world, eBay’s PayPal business remains strong.
eBay announced today it’s releasing a new iOS app called eBay Exact, for ordering custom 3D-printed stuff.
Just because you walk by a hot dog stand, doesn’t mean you’re craving a hot dog. This example illustrates how location-based advertising is not enough.
It is indeed an honor when a year-old startup with two or three million dollars in annualized revenue scores a $100 million investment. An unusual honor, as well. But there’s method behind the madness.
Osama Bedier, the head of Google Wallet, has left the company.
More ubiquitous taxes are coming, as the U.S. Senate voted today to require large online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for their customers.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
Editor’s Pick HopeLab’s six free-to-play online minigames help kids understand why they need to take medicine that makes them feel sick.
The U.S. Senate voted to once again advance the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would place a mandatory state sales tax on things sold over the Internet.
A bill aimed at simplifying the U.S. states’ requirements for collecting sales tax on online transactions moved closer to passage Monday.
The future of eBay is mobile payments, however, and for investors willing to overlook some short-term pain, there may be some long-term gain as PayPal transaction volume increased a strong 21 percent in the last quarter, and PayPal merchant services jumped 25 percent.
The RealReal has raised $14 million to grow its luxury online resale marketplace, which it claims is “second only to eBay.”
Popular Indian e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has reportedly raised $50 million in a new round of funding to help it continue to grow and beat out similar sites.
eBay is partnering with Goodwill to launch a new pilot program. You mail in your stuff, Goodwill tries to sell it for you, and what doesn’t get sold gets donated.
With same-day shipping, everything’s perfect — but not quite perfect enough.
The fashion world can keep its Chanel clutches and Jimmy Choo shoes; techies are more interested in getting their hands on Google Glass.
Editor’s Pick Here’s the brief tech companies filed with the Supreme Court — and the exact reason these business say they do support same-sex marriage.
“We had a great finish to an excellent year, with fourth quarter results exceeding our expectations,” said eBay president and CEO John Donahoe.
The promise is simple: sell anything, anywhere, from your phone. No matter where you want to sell it: eBay, Etsy, Craigslist, or Facebook.
Instead of using marketing to get potential sellers and buyers on eBay’s website, the company is testing new ways to physically get people’s items from their houses.
The things these aging apps will do to keep our interest… Here’s who went under the knife in 2012 — and whether it worked.
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said only two companies have ever recorded annual transaction volumes at this level: Wal-Mart and Alibaba.
eBay’s new “Want List” highlights gift ideas from influential Internet-famous people, such as Robert Scoble.
Fresh Black Friday data from e-commerce juggernaut eBay and payments specialist PayPal highlights this year’s holiday shopping theme: the mall of America is in your pocket.
After properly stuffing themselves with copious amounts of turkey, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, dressing, and pumpkin pie, eBay saw a ton of people reach for their mobile devices to make some form of payment.
Ebay isn’t giving up on China. The company today announced a new partnership with local fashion e-commerce website Xiu, which will sort through eBay’s inventory for pieces that will appeal to China’s culture.
The Red Cross is accepting donations to those affected by Sandy through Apple’s iTunes today. Apple has used its entertainment marketplace as a way to solicit donations since 2010.
There’s a right way and a wrong way to announce layoffs. Sadly, too many tech companies take an insensitive and shortsighted approach that shows just how out of touch they are with the rest of the world.
Who starts an announcement that he’s tossing 470 people’s jobs into the meat grinder with the world ”delighting?”
Guest Post Ten years have gone by since eBay completed one of the most important acquisitions in the history of the tech industry.
Fashion resale marketplace Tradesy launches with $1.5 million in funding under its belt.
EBay reported significant growth for its online payments service PayPal today.
In an effort to step up its game against other online retailers, eBay debuted a brand new website design today to match its updated company logo.
Adults have FitBit, Fuelband — maybe someday again — Jawbone UP. Kids now have Zamzee.
Think $30 million is a lot to pay for produce? Not when it gives money back. Kabbage, which gives loans to online sellers, got $30 million in funding today, led by Thomvest Ventures.
Zaarly, the local custom commerce company, is releasing the most significant update of its short existence today. Originally conceived as a “want engine” that allows buyers to order customized services or products from local artisans, Zaarly is adding Storefronts to showcase the most outstanding sellers and offers.
Editor’s Pick We all have regrets, but they don’t typically involve blowing billions of dollars.