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Amazon Device Sales Up 9x Over Last Year

December 27, 2016 eCommNewz Staff

Amazon had a record Christmas and its own Alexa devices, Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo, lead the way. Sales were up over last year’s holiday season an amazing 9 times. “Echo and Echo Dot were the best-selling products across Amazon this year, and we’re thrilled […]

Retailers Testing New In-App Marketing on Instagram

November 1, 2016 eCommNewz Staff

Instagram announced today a new connection within the app to product information and then an easy click to an actual purchase on a retailers app or website. Starting next week Instagram will be testing this feature with 20 US retailers including Kate Spade, JackThreads and Warby Parker. This is likely […]

Google Updates Merchant Center

August 30, 2016 eCommNewz Staff

Google introduced a new version of its Google Merchant Center today that offer more efficient navigation and makes additional shopping programs easier to find. The Google Merchant Center enables online retailers to connect their products to Google so that their products are included in search results, YouTube and partner websites. […]

Pinterest Enables Video Ads for Ecommerce Marketers

August 17, 2016 eCommNewz Staff

Pinterest rolls out Promoted Video, available only on mobile devices, to make them an even better marketing platform for brands. The trend toward video advertising with social media platforms and the internet in general continues with this Pinterest announcement. According to business intelligence firm L2, Marketers are projected to spend […]

Amazon Reshaping Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 eCommNewz Staff

Amazon recently passed Facebook to become the the fourth-largest US company based on stock market value. By 2020 analysts Rob Sanderson, Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst at MKM Partners, predicts that Amazon will be the largest US company by 2020. “Amazon has a significant position in two of the largest […]

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