Social media and search engines are two of the most popular online destinations, but are heading in different directions when it comes to customer satisfaction.
Google Inc. is reportedly planning to start providing users with “Buy” buttons in their search results within the next few weeks.
Alibaba Holding Group Ltd. is reportedly partnering with search startup Quixey Inc. to provide deep mobile search functionality into apps.
Retailers are taking an increasingly omni-channel approach to their mobile strategies, looking to combine mobile with existing channels rather than treat it as a separate entity.
Walmart announced a new search engine for Walmart.com. The new engine, named Polaris, was developed by a small team within @Wamart Labs, the research and technology hub for innovation at Walmart.