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1. New “Buy” Button Available On Twitter

The “Buy” button, currently in its testing phase, can be embedded in tweets and will allow users to purchase products with a few clicks.

2. Alibaba Debuted On The New York Stock Exchage

The Chinese eCommerce giant made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange with the biggest IPO in US history, raising 24.4 billion $.

3. Coca-Cola Lauches Surge Drink Exclusively On Amazon

The lemon cult soda from the ‘90s will be available only on Amazon. This is the first time Coca-Cola sells its products solely online.

4. Amazon Launches Its Pay & Login System

From browsing to buying with a few clicks, customers can use their Amazon accounts, without having to set up new ones on third party sites.

5. Avon Gives Its Website a Major “eCommerce Makeover”

The American international direct selling company in beauty and personal care items is focusing on its Army of Ladies to save the US business.

6. First Airport Lockers Launched By Amazon

Travelers using Birmingham Airport are now able to pick-up their Amazon orders. The dedicated service will be operating 24 hours a day.

7. Shopify’s 5th Build a Business Competition

This year, five lucky store owners that win the competition will be sent to Necker Island for a five-day mentorship adventure.

8. Tradescraper Launches As a New Worldwide B2B e-Marketplace

Greece based, the B2B trading portal & social network aims to draw new lines when it comes to helping buyers and suppliers find each other.

9. Retailer Steps Forward With Cannabis Products eCommerce Site

Adding to the few existing eCommerce sites that sell cannabis products, Green Cures & Botanical Distribution launched Allcbd.com.

10. Shopzilla Becomes Connexity

Shopzilla, the company that provides marketing services to eCommerce merchants, will rebrand to Connexity.

11. Google Expands Its Local Inventory Ads Beyond The US

The ads are no longer US exclusive. Google has made local inventory ads available in 5 new countries: Australia, Japan, UK, France & Germany.

12. Zara Lands In China Thanks To Alibaba’s e-Marketplace

Zara fashion products will be available in October in the official Tmall store, one of the most fast growing business of Alibaba.