It’s been quite a busy week in eCommerce (we had trouble selecting the most relevant news with so many things happening), but we’ve managed to sum up the 12 most important news items from around the world.
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The shop will be located across the Empire State Building and it will function as a warehouse, where clients can pick up orders.
Peel converts smartphones or tablets into the ideal TV remote controls and gathers consumer data, although not directly related to shopping.
Swedish car brand Volvo launched a delivery service that allows drivers to get their online ordered goods shipped to the trunk of their cars.
BarkShop will feature a variety of dog products including toys, leashes and treats that will come together as themed collections.
PCP.CH, the Swiss retailer acquired STEG Electronics and the result of the merger is the largest player in the Swiss computers & electronics market.
Online retailer Konga will become Africa’s biggest eCommerce business after a $50 million investment flows into the company from Naspers.
After the Paypal Split, eBay launches its first global branding campaign, mainly targeting online shoppers for the holidays season.
The designer is an avid online shopper and built the online store for her own collections, shipping being available for Europe and US.
The maker of Bitcoin ATMs announced its new service, Robocoin Wallet, that people can use to instantly convert & store their cash into BTC.
Alibaba’s financial affiliate – Alipay – is planning to relocate to Shanghai’s financial center and will be leaving Hangzhou, the company’s hometown.
The social network will give businesses the chance to get more visitors with local awareness ads, which can be shown when people are nearby a shop.
The social network wants to become advertising’s middle man with its new officially launched Audience Network, competing with Google AdMob.
Starting this week, we’ve started a new curated series focused on eCommerce articles, guides and other resources around the web. Check out this week top resources: