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Internet Archive Opens Window To E-Commerce Past

January 26, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team The San Francisco based non-profit, Internet Archive, recently released the beta version of its Wayback Machine. The Wayback Machine allows users to browse through old web sites that have been collected over the internet throughout the years and let them appreciate how far the world wide web has come. ... Read More »

Online Store Caters To Russian Prisoners

January 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Relatives of inmates serving time in Moscow can now use a new online store to pay for gifts to be delivered to inmates cells, official Russian news agency Itar-Tass reported Sunday. Everyone needs a little pick-me up every now and then to let them know they are loved, and ... Read More »

More Baby Boomers Buying Consumer Packaged Goods Online

January 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team The 50 to 64 year old demographic is leading the way in online consumer packaged goods (CPG) sales, according to a study by the Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research. Shopping in general might be down, but online shopping is way up (the US just finished its biggest ecommerce holiday ... Read More »

Government Cracking Down on Hidden Fees for Online Purchases

December 13, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reached out to the FTC to begin discussions about adding more stringent regulations to online retailers with regards to return fees.  At brick and mortar retailers, when a customer comes in to return a previously purchased item, there is sometimes a restocking fee ... Read More »

Amazon UK Goes Down, Gawker Gets Hacked – Was it WikiLeaks Supporters?

December 13, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Last week, a WikiLeaks support group calling themselves “Anonymous” launched an attack on MasterCard dubbed Operation: Payback, causing MasterCard.com to error out for hours.  This attack, which involved a series of DDOS attacks against MasterCard.com, was said to be the first in a series that the group has planned ... Read More »

Will ‘Card-Not-Present’ Signature (CNPS) Technologies Change The Way You Sell Online?

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December 8, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team US Digital Transactions Corporation announced today an exclusive partnership with SignatureLink, Inc., which they say will be a game-changer for the future of ecommerce. The partnership allows SignatureLink to continue work on a promise-to-pay system that they conceived in 2004. The system lets online shoppers make purchases online with ... Read More »

Uber Monday Biggest eCommerce Spending Day in UK

December 8, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Uber Monday, December 6, 2010, was the biggest ecommerce spending day of the year for the UK. Also called “Mega Monday,” Uber Monday saw UK consumers spend 633 million pounds at online retailers (that’s just over a billion American dollars!). In an incredible instance of close attention to detail ... Read More »

Consumers Continue to Shop Holiday Deals at Amazon

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December 6, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Online shoppers had a great time deal hunting over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and many people think that now there are no more amazing deals to take advantage of before the holiday season. Actually, many online retailers are still offering a wide array of deals for consumers, as ... Read More »

Drop Down Deals Helps Find Online Coupons For Consumers

December 1, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Not all online shoppers are savvy enough to hunt down coupons every time they plan to make a purchase, while others just do not want to waste the time searching, and would rather just pay a few extra dollars to save some time. However there are various technologies out ... Read More »

Survey Says: Staying Safe is Key When Shopping Online

November 16, 2010 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team People love shopping online. Why not? Deals at online retailers like eBay and Amazon.com frequently rival or even beat the deals offered in-person at big box stores like Walmart and Target, and shoppers can access these deals from the comfort of their own homes, rather than face down the ... Read More »