Articles with tag like: social commerce

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Salesforce partners with Alibaba Cloud to develop social commerce product

News | Ecommerce | 20 Sep 2021

Salesforce, a US-based CRM company, has partnered with Alibaba to launch a product designed and built in China, helping multinational brands grow their business in the region.

partnership, social commerce, Alibaba

Twitter starts to roll out paid Ticketed Spaces on iOS

News | Ecommerce | 27 Aug 2021

Twitter has announced that some hosts on Spaces, its live audio feature, will now be able to sell access to Ticketed Spaces. 

Twitter, social commerce, ecommerce, online shopping, Apple

Linktree partners with PayPal to enable direct payments

News | Mobile Payments | 25 Aug 2021

Linktree, a Canada-based connectivity platform, has partnered with with PayPal to deliver its users a way to accept direct payments in any country where Paypal operates.

mobile payments, ecommerce, social commerce, PayPal

Shopify and TikTok team up to let users shop directly from the social media app

News | Ecommerce | 25 Aug 2021

Shopify, a Canada-based ecommerce company, has announced it is tapping TikTok to develop a feature that allows users to shop without exiting the social media platform.

ecommerce, partnership, Shopify, social commerce

TikTok and Shopify launch self-serve advertising platform for Kiwi SMBs

News | Ecommerce | 19 Aug 2021

Social platform TikTok and ecommerce platform Shopify have announced launching an update to its TikTok For Business in New Zealand in the shape of TikTok For Business Ads Manager.

social commerce, ecommerce, product upgrade, partnership, Shopify, ecommerce platform

Interview with Lowell Group on social commerce and its relevance for merchants

Interviews | Ecommerce | 23 Jul 2021

Michael A. Renz, Lowell Group: ‘The customer experience counts the most – and it should drive all efforts in order to increase sales since social commerce provides a unique opportunity to do so.’

social commerce, ecommerce, merchants, online shopping

YouTube acquires social commerce startup Simsim

News | Ecommerce | 20 Jul 2021

YouTube has announced the acquisition of Simsim, an India-based social commerce startup.

social commerce, ecommerce

Klarna acquires HERO to bring best of in-store experience to social shopping

News | Ecommerce | 12 Jul 2021

Klarna has acquired of HERO, a social shopping platform designed to provide consumers with inspiration, advice and immediately shoppable content produced directly from retailers' physical stores. 

Klarna, acquisition, social commerce, ecommerce

Social commerce to surpass USD 30 bln in the US, eMarketer reported

News | Ecommerce | 09 Jul 2021

eMarketer has revealed in its latest forecast that social commerce sales in the US are picking up.

research, social commerce, ecommerce, online shopping

Printemps launches livestream shopping event

News | Ecommerce | 28 Jun 2021

France-based department store Printemps has debuted a livestream shopping experience, claiming to be the first in the country to tap into the growing trend that first took place in China.

product launch, livestream shopping, social commerce, ecommerce

88 percent of US-based Millennials want to make purchases on chat apps

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Jun 2021

Clickatell, a mobile communications and chat commerce company, has revealed that 82% of US-based Millennials want to make purchases via chat apps like the ones they use to talk to friends and family.

study, research, social commerce, mobile payments

TikTok is testing in-app shopping with streetwear brand Hype

News | Ecommerce | 18 May 2021

ByteDance, the maker of video app TikTok, has started to test in-app shopping features in Europe.

social commerce, ecommerce, online shopping

Snap to launch its Creator Marketplace in May 2021

News | Ecommerce | 07 May 2021

Snap has announced plans to launch a Creator Marketplace, which will help businesses to find and partner with Snapchat creators, including Lens creators, AR creators, and Snap Stars.

Snapchat, product launch, marketplace, social commerce, ecommerce

India-based social commerce to value USD 7 bln by 2025, Redseer reveals

News | Ecommerce | 12 Apr 2021

India-based consulting company Redseer has revealed that the social commerce segment in India is expected to value USD 7 billion and contribute at least 5% of the overall ecommerce market by 2025.

study, research, social commerce, ecommerce

Snapchat acquires fashion recommendation app Screenshop to expand its ecommerce efforts

News | Ecommerce | 09 Apr 2021

Snapchat has acquired Screenshop, an app that scans your photos to identify your desired style choices, then provides clothing recommendations based on those findings.

Snapchat, acquisition, social commerce, ecommerce

Afterpay to launch live shopping event featuring sustainable brands

News | Ecommerce | 07 Apr 2021

Afterpay has announced the launch of a live shopping event to help consumers build a more mindful and eco-friendly wardrobe.

Afterpay, social commerce, BNPL, ecommerce

Nike is working on an in-house social commerce app aimed at Gen Z

News | Ecommerce | 02 Apr 2021

Nike has launched a project that aims to create its own social shopping niche outside the bounds of TikTok and Instagram.

product launch, social commerce, ecommerce

YouTube tests automated product recognition in videos

News | Ecommerce | 31 Mar 2021

YouTube has announced experimenting with a product listing feature for videos, pushing the video platform in the social commerce direction.

ecommerce, social commerce, mobile payments

Nordstrom launches platform for shoppable content as more retailers experiment with livestreaming

News | Ecommerce | 19 Mar 2021

The department store chain Nordstrom has announced its 'Livestream Shopping' channel, as part of its broader ambitions to delve into ecommerce livestreaming.

social commerce, online shopping, ecommerce, retail

Rapyd powers payments on J L Stream – the India-based social live streaming app

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Mar 2021

Rapyd has partnered with J L Stream (Jaldi Live), the new 'Made in India' social live streaming app, to provide a complete payment solution to J L Stream users globally.

Rapyd, social commerce, e-wallet, mobile payments