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AI in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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EBay folds Indian operation into local retailer Flipkart

Facing fierce competition from Amazon.com, eBay has sold its Indian operation to local retailer Flipkart, while joining Tencent Holdings and Microsoft in investing US$1.4 billion in the Indian company.

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Why smart stores don't check out

Amazon, Starbucks and Apple want you to walk into their stores, pick up your items, then walk right out. But there's a problem.

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Alexa helps you shop on iOS but won't play Spotify

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, in its quest for world domination, is now available on iOS devices. But Alexa on iPhones has its limits.

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11 ways to sell on Instagram

Social media marketers and business owners share their top tips for showcasing products on the mobile photo and video sharing site.

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CIOs take on digital transformation programs in diverse areas

More CIOs are taking on initiatives aiming to improve customer experience and better enable their workforce to compete digitally.

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How gamification improves customer engagement and retention

Marketing pros and business owners share tips on how to use gaming techniques to attract, educate and retain customers -- and sell more stuff.

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Wal-Mart launches emerging tech incubator

Wal-Mart Stores is creating what it's calling a technology incubator in Silicon Valley that's focused on technologies that will change how people shop.

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How Target is reimagining its stores to compete in the digital world

Target currently gets less than 5 percent of its retail business from digital, however, CEO Brian Cornell is looking to change that.

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Amazon brings Alexa to its main iOS app to help iPhone users shop and track orders

Siri who? iPhone users can now ask Alexa to track a package or play a Prime video.

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5 top challenges to digital transformation in the enterprise

Large enterprises born before the digital age often face significant hurdles when it comes to enacting the kinds of changes that are necessary in order to make the digital leap. Here are the top five challenges they tend to face when...

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12 ways bad web design can hurt your online business

Experts in web design and SEO discuss some of the most common – and problematic – mistakes businesses make when creating web or ecommerce sites and what they can do to avoid them.

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Shopify takes aim at Wix and WordPress for top dog in the ecommerce space

These ecommerce platforms are quietly fighting a war for the top spot amongst business owners.

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HP’s Elite x3 Windows phone gets a job with Mobile Retail and Mobile Scanning Solutions

HP hopes its Elite x3 Windows phone will become essential equipment if it learns how to read barcodes in retail, medical and other vertical industries.

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Google Home can now buy stuff for you on command

Now you can ask Google Home to order things from Walgreen's, Costco, or Toys R Us through Google Express.

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9 simple ways to raise capital for your ecommerce startup

Entrepreneurs and investors share their tips on how to get cash to fund a new business.

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How to use social media to boost your ecommerce sales

Social media is an essential marketing tool for any business owner, but only if it's used properly.

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6 simple ways to show customers love this Valentine’s Day

Small business owners and marketing pros share their tips regarding what ecommerce businesses can do this Feb. 14 to show their customers they care.

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