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Apple Pulls White iPhone 4 Out of Its eCommerce Hat!

April 28, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Jeer or cheer, Apple may have just pulled a one-up over mobile fiends by releasing the elusive white iPhone 4 today (gasp!). This means that those patient Apple fans (or what is left of them) can finally put a white iPhone into their online shopping carts.  ZippyCart last reported that the white ... Read More »

Amazon Profits Down After Hiring Spree to Support Ecommerce Solution

April 28, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Amazon.com, the web’s largest-grossing ecommerce solution, is showing profits slightly below earlier predictions. Despite bringing in a reported net sales of $9.86 billion (which was up 38 percent, beating analysts’ expectations of $9.54 billion), its profits fell 33 percent to 44 cents per share. There were many reasons for this discrepancy, namely ... Read More »

eBay Steps into Mobile and Local Deal Space with Where.com Deal

April 21, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Popular ecommerce house eBay, is continuing its shopping spree and has bought location-based mobile media company Where.com. Although financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, eBay expects the deal will finalize during the second quarter of 2011.  The deal is proving to be a strong move and proper fit for eBay ... Read More »

eBay Evolves Its Marketplace with Another Acquisition: GittiGidiyor

April 14 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team In a follow up to a 2007 transaction, eBay has acquired additional shares of Turkey’s leading online marketplace, GittiGidiyor. Although terms of the deal were not disclosed, eBay will now own approximately 93 percent of GittiGidiyor, giving the company majority stake.  Launched in 2001, GittiGidiyor has more than 6.4 million registered users ... Read More »

Pier 1 Imports Revives Its Retail Chain With 3 Year Ecommerce Plan

April 12, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team In the days when brick and mortar retailers are in need of restructuring to stay afloat, the focus has shifted to ecommerce as a saving grace. Home furnishings retailer, Pier 1 Imports, recently announced its three year plan to drive sales and further improve profitability by resuming its strategy for a full ... Read More »

Apple Stymies Our Hopes and Dreams: No White iPhone 4

April 8, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team If we have learned anything from Apple it’s that the company has a knack for sparking rumors. The latest rumor to rear its ugly head comes from Wednesday night when Apple’s website suspiciously went down. Usually an offline Apple site is an indication that they’re readying for a new product or a ... Read More »

American Express Enters Mobile Payments Market with Serve

March 29, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The future of the digital payment solutions market is still shaping in front of us as 2011 is the year for new emerging technologies. The latest to step into the market comes from American Express who launches its own digital payment system and commerce platform, Serve. Serve allows those who do not ... Read More »

Game Changer: eBay Set to Acquire GSI Commerce for $2.4B

March 29, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team On Monday, eBay announced its plans to acquire GSI Commerce, a provider of ecommerce solutions and interactive marketing services, paying $29.25 per share, or $2.4 billion in total. The company will finance the acquisition with cash and debt, anticipating the deal will close in the third quarter of 2011, as there is ... Read More »

The Amazon Appstore is Here and the Shopping Cart it Rode On

March 22, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The wait is over! If rumors are true, the Amazon Appstore officially launches the same day Angry Birds sequel: Rio debuts. Those Android users and Angry Birds’ fans who have anxiously waited to fill their Amazon shopping carts with apps can relax now. But not you, Google, things are just getting started ... Read More »

Amazon Diversifies Prime Service with Unlimited Streaming

February 23, 2011 By the ZippyCart Shopping Cart Reviews Content Team Amazon announced on Monday that it will would be adding unlimited streaming of TV shows and movies to its flagship Prime service. Amazon Prime offers members free two-day shipping or a discounted rate for one-day shipping on a variety of “eligible items” at an annual rate of $79. Eligible items ... Read More »