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Amazon expands retail operations to Mexico

Amazon is now selling physical retail goods in Mexico. The expansion adds to the company's existing presence in the country and includes the launch of three Kindle e-readers for Mexican customers.

eBay and PayPal are splitting into separate companies

eBay and PayPal have been joined at the hip ever since the former acquired the latter in 2002, however that won't be the case for much longer. eBay Inc. has today announced that the two companies will split into separate, publicly…

Amazon quietly launches 'Collections' as an answer to Pinterest

Pinterest’s latest push into the e-commerce space isn’t going unnoticed as one industry giant is seemingly looking to beat them at their own game. Amazon recently launched a new feature called Amazon Collections that allows users to sort items on…

Pinterest to notify users when pinned items go on sale

Pinterest is rolling out a new feature that will alert users when the price of a pinned item gets a price drop. Regardless of whether the product gets a $1 price cut or sees $100 shaved off the top, pinners…

Yahoo's acquisition of Lexity is the 20th under Marissa Mayer

Yahoo recently closed on a deal to purchase e-commerce platform Lexity for an undisclosed sum in what is now the 20th acquisition since Google veteran Marissa Mayer took the helm just over a year ago. The four-year-old company will remain…

Google Checkout may be dead, but Google Wallet lives on

Google announced that it is dropping Google Checkout in favor of its more smartphone-friendly Google Wallet service. Businesses relying on Google Checkout to process online payments will have six months to transition to another payment processor. The company says it…

Google testing same-day delivery service

For nearly a month now, Google has been testing its own same-day delivery service named Google Shopping Express. This information comes from Reuters' unnamed sources familiar with the matter. Google Shopping Express won't put the search giant in the package delivery business though...