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Google is steadily making changes to its online shopping experience for consumers. In just a few months, the search engine has made several announcements in order to compete with the likes of Amazon and its brands.
When it comes to getting into the realm of same-day shipping it’s not about building a warehouse in every state or waiting to see what Amazon does. According to Shutl CEO and founder Tom Allason, it’s all about focusing on your brick-and-mortar store.
Google has signed on to a multiyear partnership with STELLAService which will allow consumers to access ratings and reviews of various online retailers.
A recent “Global Online Payment Methods 2013 – First Half 2013″ report by yStats.com has found that making online payments and transactions is increasing on a worldwide level.
A recent study from Kentico Software has found that 76% of smartphone users and 78% of tablet users return often to websites that look good and work well on their mobile devices. But for those sites that are not designed responsively, 44% will never go back and 52% will not return on a regular basis.
Imagine if you can introduce your brand to just some of the 1.1 billion users on Facebook, 500 million users on Twitter, or the 225 million people using LinkedIn. According to this infographic by Social Annex, you can and it’s all about customer loyalty programs.
While a focus on social media initiatives seems to be lacking in most contact centers as of late, a new Deloitte study has found that the use of social media is expected to rise within the next 24 months.
The site search provider SLI Systems has announced plans to proceed with an initial public offering in its home country of New Zealand.
Google announced this week in this video that going forward there will be a dollar sign in Gmail attachments. The video shows all it takes is a simple click and you can transfer cash through Google Wallet, according to an article on Mashable.
PayPal announced this week they will be offering free payment processing through the rest of the year for some U.S. businesses that use its PayPal Here mobile payment system, according to an article on Mashable.com.