Square’s Online Store Opens up to Large Sellers With New Developer Tools

Square's Online Store: Seamless integration with Square Point of Sale helps keep in-person and online business in sync.

Square’s efforts to attract large sellers to its platform are gaining traction based on its latest quarterly earnings report. The company says that its mid-market sellers grew by 43 percent annually, twice its total Gross Payment Volume (GPV) growth. To further that momentum, Square is launching a developer API giving these merchants access to not… Continue reading Square’s Online Store Opens up to Large Sellers With New Developer Tools

No More Cash Cow: Google’s Dominance In Advertising May Be On Shaky Ground With Amazon’s Entry

Just a little more than a decade ago, an entrepreneur named Jeff Bezos started a company called Cadabra. It quickly became rebranded as Amazon focused on Web commerce. For the past few years, though, it’s been slowly evolving to a point where it’s becoming more media-focused and today is showing signs that it’s ready to… Continue reading No More Cash Cow: Google’s Dominance In Advertising May Be On Shaky Ground With Amazon’s Entry

62% of Consumers Prefer Facebook Over Pinterest & Twitter As Their Social Commerce Channel

In the world of social, all the platforms are looking to one-up each other and show that it’s possible to monetize their service. Lately, that has evolved beyond simple advertising. And it’s apparent what you’re seeing now — earlier this month, it was said that there were signs Twitter would soon unveil its own shopping… Continue reading 62% of Consumers Prefer Facebook Over Pinterest & Twitter As Their Social Commerce Channel