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Amazon Buy With Prime – What does this mean for Shopify Merchants?

Last week, Amazon announced the introduction of Buy with Prime, a brand new initiative for Prime members that will grow the convenience of Prime shopping to online stores outside of Amazon. This is a momentous change to its business strategy that we believe was made to compete with fast-growing rival Shopify.  Online store owners who...

Amazon to pass 5% Inflation & Fuel Surcharge On to 3rd Party Sellers

Amazon to pass 5% Inflation & Fuel Surcharge On to 3rd Party Sellers

In what will come as more bad news for 3rd Party Sellers, Amazon announced that it would be adding a 5% inflation and fuel surcharge on top of existing fees for sellers who use their fulfillment services from 28 April 2022. “The surcharge will apply to all product types, such as non-apparel, apparel, dangerous...

Meta Ramping Up eCommerce in the Metaverse

Meta Ramping Up eCommerce in the Metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg's next big focus is the monetization of the metaverse. In a blog post, the Meta CEO announced that they are testing functionality that will make it possible for creators to sell virtual goods online worlds built on Horizon. "The ability to sell virtual items and access to things inside the worlds is...

Shopify 10-for-1 Stock Split, Seeking Founder Share Approval

Shopify 10-for-1 Stock Split, Seeking Founder Share Approval

Shopify is looking to split its stock at a 10-1 ratio, thereby allowing more investors access to shares. This would be the first stock split for the e-commerce giant since it went public in 2015. The board approved the stock split and would need a two-thirds majority vote from shareholders at the annual shareholder...

Google releases Retail Search for Online Stores

Google releases Retail Search for Online Stores

The power of Google Search is now available on-site for eCommerce stores with the launch of Retail Search. We've highlighted the importance of on-site search for your online store in the past. Making your site search user-friendly, accurate, and robust brings a lot of advantages to store owners and customers. Your customers need to...

Dropbox Shop Launches Beta eCommerce store to US users

Dropbox Shop Launches Beta ecommerce store to US users

Dropbox Shop is now available to all US users in beta form. It allows users to sell digital content through its new eCommerce feature. Merchants are spoilt for choice when it comes to platform options as many companies turn towards e-commerce as the next feature to attract users and beef up their offering. Dropbox...

International eCommerce with Shopify Markets

Following and using Shopify Markets from early access to its full-scale release has given us countless hours of experience with Shopify's solution to international eCommerce.  Simply put, Shopify Markets enables you to sell to consumers worldwide and makes complex issues around currency conversion, import taxes & duties, payment...

Shiba Inu Launches SHIB Metaverse

Shiba Inu Launches SHIB Metaverse

Popular cryptocurrency coin Shiba Inu announces the launch of its own metaverse together with the sale of virtual plots of land. The development of Shib: The Metaverse comes as many other role players in the metaverse space continue to roll out new developments in the virtual world. The Shiba Inu team will offer 100,595...

BigCommerce Launches Multi-Storefront

BigCommerce Launches Multi-Storefront

Multi-Storefront is an exciting new featured debut by the SaaS online store platform BigCommerce, allowing merchants to design and manage multiple storefronts from a single shop. This new feature is welcome news for store owners and developers making it possible to manage everything in a single master store. Merchants will have the flexibility to...

Bigcommerce & dLocal Team Up to Expand Cross Border & Local Payments in Latin America

Bigcommerce & dLocal Team Up to Expand Cross Border & Local Payments in Latin America

Saas e-commerce platform BigCommerce continues its expansion into Latin America by partnering with dLocal, a payment platform that connects merchants to emerging markets. The new partnership will enable global merchants to accept payments such as local cards and other alternative payment methods powered by dLocal. Unfamiliar payment options or lack of...

Shopify Review 2022: Everything You Need Know

Shopify Review 2022: Everything You Need Know

Updated with the latest features such as Shopify Markets The complete Shopify Review: e-Commerce has become increasingly popular over the last few years and even more so at the start of 2020. Almost all businesses now need an online presence to helps them reach customers, handle sales and promote their brand. Building...

Walmart Aims to Boost Conversion Rates with a new tool, Choose My Model

Walmart Aims to Boost Conversion Rates with a new tool, Choose My Model

Walmart announced the new AI-enabled feature that gives shoppers the ability to choose a person that matches them in height, skin tone, and body shape. The retail giant will be rolling out the feature to more brands and products in the coming months. Future features will also include the ability for customers to upload their own photos...

Shopify Growth Slows Down as Pandemic Shopping Surge Cools

Shopify Growth Slowns Down as Pandemic Shopping Surge Cools Down

Shopify Inc. stock experienced its most significant drop on Wednesday as the eCommerce giant warned that growth has slowed from the pandemic high of 57%. They mentioned record-raising inflation and consumer spending as key factors influencing the slowing growth in 2022. Their stock is down almost 50% over the past 12 months on a higher time frame.

BigCommerce Acquires Wholesale Quoting App B2B Ninja

BigCommerce Acquires B2B Quoting App B2B Ninja

One of the leading cloud e-commerce platforms continues to strengthen its B2B offering to merchants by acquiring long-time partner B2B Ninja. B2B Ninja allows merchants to effortlessly streamline quoting, making it easy for customers to request quotes and pricing in their cart. It also helps merchants efficiently manage the quotes through the app's dashboard.

Tiktok and Fast Fashion. The next wave of social selling

Tiktok and Fast Fashion. The next wave of social selling

Tiktok continues to dominate the social media space with growth across all metrics. The short-form video app now has over 1 billion users, doubling its user base in the past twelve months. The bulk of this is made up of teenagers. TikTok's growth was not isolated to only users. Its revenue grew by over 70% to almost...

Amazon Shares Shatter Record for the Biggest Single-day Increase in US History

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Amazon's enjoyed the most significant increase in value in over seven years and the largest market value increase in history due to the eCommerce behemoths positive earnings report. Shares increased by 14% on Friday, pushing the share price to over $3150 by close and its overall value to a staggering $1.6-trillion. Investors were buoyed...

eCommerce in the Metaverse

Retail giant Walmart has been spotted silently moving into the realm of virtual shopping with digital currencies. Earlier this year, CEO Doug McMillon stated "We are continuously exploring how emerging technologies may shape future shopping experiences." Walmart's move into the metaverse (proven by a slew of new patents and filings mentioning "virtual goods" and "digital currencies") might...

Payflex: The best South African Payment Gateway?

Imagine you are scrolling through an online store, then suddenly, something catches your eye. 30% SALE OFF EVERYTHING! - including that brand new gadget you've been dreaming about. In love with this product, your eyes rush through all the information & images until you reach the price. Your wallet groans and your heart breaks - as...

eCommerce With TikTok

Social media giant TikTok has recently revealed their plans to explode its diversification into the world of eCommerce. This will allow brands to use the culture-shaping impact and reach that this app has proven to have. What is TikTok? TikTok, owned by tech mega-corp ByteDance, is...

Shopify Announces Subscriptions and Post-Purchase Upsells Integration

Continuing with their insatiable obsession for innovation and optimization, Shopify announced subscription and post-purchase upsell apps are now fully integrated with Shopify's checkout. This is big news Online merchants can now, without jumping through hoops, sell subscription-based products AND offer post-checkout upsells. These new features aim to make Shopify's already hyper-optimized checkout even...

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