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Social commerce spotlight: Social network CafeMom launches crowdsourcing shopping platform The Prowl
August 16, 2013 – 8:49 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Social network CafeMom launches crowdsourcing shopping platform The Prowl

New social shopping site The Prowl aims to connect users with products they’ll actually buy, rather than simply dream of.

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Social commerce spotlight: Does the Target / Facebook collaboration spell another fail for f-commerce?
May 17, 2013 – 8:53 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight:  Does the Target / Facebook collaboration spell another fail for f-commerce?

Facebook and Target have teamed up in a bid to stave off threats from Amazon and eBay, whilst giving f-commerce a much-needed jumpstart. But the outcome looks bleak on both counts, say analysts.

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Social commerce spotlight: Hot social shopping site Wanelo is on fire
April 5, 2013 – 9:17 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Hot social shopping site Wanelo is on fire

Social shopping site Wanelo has recently announced a tremendous jump in user figures and a huge boost in funding. What’s its secret to explosive growth?

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Social commerce spotlight: Britain is fastest growing market for social shopping
March 1, 2013 – 9:32 am | One Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Britain is fastest growing market for social shopping

As Britain pushes social shopping growth, industry heads point again to social login as a means of getting shoppers through the door

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Social commerce spotlight: Social shopping goes east with gamification and giveaways
December 21, 2012 – 10:06 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Social shopping goes east with gamification and giveaways

Social commerce is going East, where start-ups stand to learn from the Western industry’s mistakes

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Social commerce spotlight: f-commerce still a money-spinner for SMBs
November 23, 2012 – 9:08 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: f-commerce still a money-spinner for SMBs

Despite widespread acknowledgement that f-commerce is something of a sinking ship, new reports suggest that the platform is actually contributing to a large portion of revenue for some businesses.

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Social commerce spotlight: Soldsie allows retailers to make instant sales within Facebook comments
September 21, 2012 – 8:09 am | 3 Comments
Social commerce spotlight: Soldsie allows retailers to make instant sales within Facebook comments

San Francisco-based start up Soldsie has launched a social media point-of-sale platform that allows retailers to sell goods through their Facebook comments, or from a purchaser’s perspective, by simply typing the word ‘sold’ into the comments section beneath an item’s image. Yep, it really is that straightforward.

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Social commerce spotlight: Flipboard creates meta magazine catalog
September 14, 2012 – 8:05 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Flipboard creates meta magazine catalog

Last week social magazine Flipboard surpassed the 20 million user mark, and is now setting its sights on adding an m-commerce layer to its operations.

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Social commerce spotlight: Wajam lets friends weigh in on shopping choices
July 27, 2012 – 7:59 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Wajam lets friends weigh in on shopping choices

According to Wajam, 90% of people consult a friend before making a shopping decision. Now, Wajam Social Shopping brings users their friends’ opinions on products and offers a comparison shopping experience from more than 3,500 merchants. Search for a product, filter your friends’ views by social network or individual, make a decision, and then choose the merchant offering the best deal.

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Social commerce spotlight: Mobile retail rises, social shopping sinks, according to IBM
July 20, 2012 – 8:08 am | No Comment
Social commerce spotlight: Mobile retail rises, social shopping sinks, according to IBM

Hot on the heels of a retail sales report from the Commerce Department showing a third straight month of declining sales, the latest Retail Online Index from IBM shows that total online sales were down by more than 2% from the last quarter.

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