ChannelAdvisor Catalyst 2018 – Rob Hattrell – VP of eBay UK

I am attending ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Europe today in London and will be posting notes from the conference throughout the day. Rob takes the stage to...

U.S. Consumers Now Spent Over 5 Hours Per Day on Mobile...

Flurry, a division of Yahoo, in their blog post about the State of Mobile provides some interesting insights to mobile usage by consumers. In Q4...

eBay’s Fund-Raising Campaign For Charities Reached 84 Million in 2017

eBay announced this week that it raised $84 million worth of donation for charities in 2017, bringing the total funds raised to almost $810...

Steve Wymer to Join eBay as SVP and Chief Communications Officer

Steve Wymer is joining eBay as senior vice president and chief communications officer. He will lead the global team responsible for communicating eBay’s company narrative...

Amazon Starts Selling Real Christmas Trees

Everything that’s being sold on Amazon.com got there because people asked for it — from books and gadgets to fashion apparel and consumer electronics...

Amazon Pay Acquires Indian Personal Assistant Platform Tapzo

Reports from Indian media sources indicate that Amazon has acquired Indian Payment and Personal Assistant platform Tapzo. According to the Business Standard, the deal is...

eBay UK Signs Agreement to Acquire Motors.co.uk

eBay has signed an agreement with Cox Automotive to acquire Motors.co.uk, a leading UK-based classifieds site that makes the car buying and selling process...

Amazon to Collect State Sales Taxes in Virtually Every State on...

Beginning April 1, 2017, Amazon will start collecting sales taxes from all states with sales tax laws, ending tax free shopping in the last...

What is Amazon Really Doing with Twitch?

In August of 2014, Amazon purchased the popular Twitch game streaming service for $970 million to a bit of head scratching in the tech...

Amazon Agrees to pay €100m To Settle Italian Tax Dispute

Amazon paid at least €100m as a settlement for Italy’s tax dispute, a huge payment to settle the criminal investigation filed against the company...