Google published a super interesting infographic, identifying peak traffic time at stores on Black Friday.
Google's VP of Marketing, Lisa Gevelber, wrote a "Think with Google" blog post this month about how retailers must win the "micro-moments" to win omnichannel shoppers this holiday season.
Re/code reported last week (Sept. 4) Uber is planning a partnership announcement with "big retailers and fashion brands that could number in the dozens," which would use Uber as an express delivery option for e-commerce customers.
On Tuesday (July 28), Google announced in a blog post its new search feature, which allows users to search a business and view its busiest times, to presumably pick when you can go there to avoid long lines, service delays and the like.
Amazon's Prime Day last week may have gotten mixed reviews, but one thing is for sure, there is a market for free shipping on an e-commerce subscription basis.
Back in May, Google announced features to its mobile AdWords to help advertisers determine ROI. Soon after that, Google introduced "Place an order" functionality to mobile restaurant search results, via a select number of restaurant delivery startups.
Springwise blogged (June 25) about a nifty Chrome plugin called Bookindy that overlays the browser when visitors browse Amazon.com, displaying the price of the book in question at a local boostore (see above screenshot).
E-commerce consultant and blogger George Ioannou blogged Tuesday (June 16) about the new Ted Baker virtual store (pictured above). The store works like Google Street View, using 360-degree panoramic photos to simulate a visit to the company's store in Shoreditch, England.
About a month ago, Google announced "Project Fi," its new wireless service available only to Nexus 6 phone owners.
Two weeks ago, I wrote on our blog: "Think about how often you Google businesses on your phone to find their number (say, to order takeout)..."