12/29/2015 - 12:17pm

Mobile purchasing looks set for major growth in 2016.m

12/29/2015 - 10:39am

Smartwatch-based commerce only represents a sliver of total e-commerce, but that may soon be due for a change.

12/28/2015 - 2:26pm

Ordering groceries online and digitizing the store rank among the top trends in grocery shopping for 2016, according to GroceryStories.com.

12/28/2015 - 2:24pm

When it came to clicking online coupons in 2015, consumers had clear preferences about what they wanted discounts for.

12/28/2015 - 2:18pm

The three-day Christmas weekend (Dec. 25 - Dec. 27) showed strong consumer interest in online shopping during and immediately after the holiday.

12/28/2015 - 12:21pm

On-demand alcohol delivery app Drizly is in a growth mode. The start-up has an average transaction of around $70, about three times higher than a normal, average in-store transaction, the founders told Boston.com. [Boston.com]

12/28/2015 - 10:53am

The October 2015 launch of the Handmade at Amazon online arts and crafts marketplace was seen as a harbinger of doom for Etsy. However, Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson has publicly stated he doesn’t see Handmade at Amazon as a threat, and TheStreet reports that feedback from sellers on both platforms backs up Dickerson’s assertion. [TheStreet]

12/28/2015 - 10:31am

Staples Inc. is turning to Twitter to provide extra assistance for its small business customers.

12/28/2015 - 10:20am

Amazon.com had a merry (and prosperous) holiday season, at least according to a limited set of statistics released by the e-tail giant.