The headlines that grabbed our attention this past week:
Facebook E-Commerce: The Next Big Thing? @ Reuters- A group of e-commerce start-ups are betting that Facebook can become an e-commerce powerhouse to rival Amazon.com and eBay.
Teen Apparel Retailers Enjoy E-Commerce Boom @Forbes- Apparel and accessories businesses are seeing faster growth than any other e-commerce product segment. The topmost strategy for all apparel companies, including teen apparel retailers, should be the development of e-commerce business features.
Tablets are a Dream Come True for Retailers @Mashable- Since tablets have burst into the e-commerce space in the last few years, they’ve drastically altered the online shopping experience.
Gilt Groupe Samples Group Buying Model on Pinterest @Mashable- In the early days of daily deals, shoppers often had to band together in groups to “unlock” a deal. It was a strategy that proved effective in spreading awareness of those deals and the companies that offered them. But can the same idea work for Pinterest?