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Google Emerges into Mobile Payment Industry

We’re seeing quick progression in online shopping trends, so it makes sense that we’re also seeing the mobile payment industry increase. Forget carrying around your wallet or having to take your card out to make an online purchase. Google is catching up with services like Apple Pay, PayPal, and Venmo with their own service called ‘Pay with Google’.  Continue reading

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Shopping on Instagram with the Instagram and Shopify Integration

For Instagram users who are also online shoppers, you’ll want to be aware of the expanded Instagram and Shopify integration. The goal of the integration is to make online shopping a seamless and enjoyable experience. With e-commerce constantly growing as a channel, the integration becomes a powerful tool for brands to grow their brand and connect with mobile shoppers. Continue reading

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Instagram’s Best Shopping Tool -LIKEtoKNOW.it

Wouldn’t you like to know exactly where your favorite blogger got her boots from? Or where you can buy that cool bag she is holding in her Instagram photo? Now you can- thanks to LIKEtoKNOW.it aka Instagram’s best shopping tool

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First Monday Trade Days Uses Technology to Enhance Shopping Experience

For the people who have never been to Canton, Texas on the First Monday Trade Days, you are missing out! This monthly flea market pops up on the Thursday through Sunday before the first Monday of every month and draws nearly 200,000 to 400,000 people.

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You Want it, You Need it, You Love it- Wanelo

Shopping and Pinning with Wanelo

With the emergence and increased use of Pintrest and other blog sites, many young shoppers have found new ways to shop online yet there was still an important feature missing. In 2010, Deena Varshavskaya started up the San Francisco based website Wanelo. The word is a playful combination of the words Want, Need, and Love, which describes some of the unique features of the website.

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Google the Grinch, Shoppers Beware

The holiday (and gift-giving) season is upon us. While many Americans choose to do some of their holiday shopping in physical stores, many take to the Internet to easily find and purchase items off their lists. While a simple Google search might seem like the quickest way to find your desired product, be warned: you may be getting ripped off. Continue reading

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Polyvore

In the digital world, sometimes there’s nothing more eye-catching than a well-made collage. On a blog, on a website, on Instagram or Facebook – you know you stop to look when you scroll across an intriguing collage. Polyvore thinks so too, and that’s why they’ve created a global community with a new way to discover and shop for things you love. That’s right, through the creation of collages inspired by the website’s members.

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TheFind: Holiday Shopping Savior

thefindIt’s almost that time of year again – yes, it’s holiday season – and that means time to start thinking about gift-giving. The never-ending lists of friends and family to buy presents for are piling up, and you have no time to shop for any of them. It may be holiday shopping season, but don’t panic just yet… TheFind is here to help with a personalized online shopping search engine.

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#shopthehangout

On Thursday, October 3rd, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg hosted the first #shopthehangout event with Google+.

DVF and Google+ came together to kick off the fall shopping season in a unique shopping experience using Google+ Hangouts On Air. The event was  in partnership with the CFDA. Continue reading

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