Ecommerce Industry Roundup – Week of 6/11/12

The news and headlines that grabbed our attention this past week:

Apple’s WWDC: The Complete Guide via Mashable: Apple rocked the tech world at the 2012 Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), announcing updates to iOS, MacBook and Siri, plus a highly-anticipated Facebook integration.

The Next Wave of E-Commerce Innovation via Forbes: In the United States, online retail is experiencing double-digit growth. By 2015 it is projected to be a nearly $300 billion market. Forbes looks at what will drive the next wave of growth and innovation. That’s what we call Smart Commerce.

6 Hot Trends Driving Men’s Ecommerce via Mashable: In the past year, the men’s e-commerce market has seen more than a half dozen ecommerce launches, including Mr. Porter, Birchbox Man, and Dollar Shave Club. Here are the six major trends driving this growth.

PayPal to Offer E-Commerce on TV Sets With Comcast, TiVo via Bloomberg Businessweek:  PayPal will join with cable company Comcast Corp. and set-top box maker TiVo Inc. to let television viewers donate money and buy goods from their TV sets using a remote control.

And we’d like to send a big congratulations to our friends over @havaianas who celebrated their 50th Anniversary this past Thursday. Looking forward to seeing what you bring us these next 50 years!


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