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Social Shopping Platform Piccing Raises $3.62M

What you see is increasingly becoming what you can get. Or if not that, then something pretty close.

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Marc Balet, Bonnie Pressman Discuss OuiHours

The duo, along with president and ceo Alex Dulac, have launched the editorially focused lingerie Web site with e-commerce to follow Jan. 1.

Amazon Workers Strike in Germany as Christmas Orders Peak

Some staff at Amazon warehouses in Germany started a new three-day strike on Monday to press their demands for better pay and conditions.

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PowaTag Digi-Shop Billboards Land in NYC

The mobile commerce scanning application has partnered with 2(x)ist to create virtual stores this holiday season.

German Union Calls New Strike at Amazon Warehouses

German union Verdi has called a fresh three-day strike at five warehouses.

Polyvore Reveals Most-Searched Fashion Brands

Top 10 lists, released on Thursday, show fast-fashion chains continuing to dominate, while Nars and MAC scored big in the beauty department.

Amazon Adds Bidding Option to Site for Fine Art, Collectibles

The new feature represents a renewed attempt by the company to move beyond the fixed-price model on its site.

ShangPin, UKTI Sign Trade Agreement for China

The Chinese fast-fashion and luxury e-commerce platform has inked an agreement aimed at encouraging British business in region.

German Union Launches New Strike at Amazon Warehouse

Labour union Verdi sought to squeeze the online retailer in the busy pre-Christmas period in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

E-Commerce Growing in China's Rural Areas

Consumers in less developed areas increasingly use mobile phones to make purchases online, according to Alibaba's Alipay.

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Smartphones the Future, but Tablets Drive Sales

A divide has opened up in the fast-growing world of mobile commerce, leaving retailers to wonder whether they should focus on smartphones or tablets.

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