Google Express to close in a few weeks, will become part of Google Shopping – gpgmail

[ad_1] Google’s failed online shopping service Google Express is closing in a few weeks, as its features will be merged into a revamped version of Google Shopping, Google says in an email sent to its customers this week. The company had already announced its plans to shutter the Google Express brand, as part of a […]

Target’s personalized loyalty program launches nationwide next month – gpgmail

[ad_1] Target today announced its new, data-driven loyalty program, Target Circle, will launch nationwide on October, 6th, following a year and a half of beta testing in select markets. The program combines a variety of features including 1% back on purchases, birthday rewards, and personalized offers and savings designed to make the program more attractive […]

Syte snaps up $21.5M for its smartphone-based visual search engine for e-commerce – gpgmail

[ad_1] Visual search has become a key component for how people discover products when buying online: if a person don’t know the exact name of what he or she wants, or what they want is not available, it can be an indispensable tool for connecting them with things they might want to buy. Now, one […]

Target’s Drive Up pickup service expands nationwide – gpgmail

[ad_1] Target’s same-day curbside pickup service, Drive Up, has now reached all 50 U.S. states, the retailer announced on Thursday. The service allows consumers to shop online then pull up to designated spaces at their local store to have their purchases ferried to their vehicle by Target staff. Drive Up has rolled out to Target […]

World of Warcraft Classic Is Mobbed With Returning Players

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When World of Warcraft Classic launched this week, no one was quite sure what the player response would be. The amount of interest in the launch has been massive, but how many people would show up to play? The […]

Instacart CFO Ravi Gupta to exit for Sequoia Capital – gpgmail

[ad_1] Instacart‘s chief financial officer and chief operating officer, Ravi Gupta, will exit the on-demand grocery delivery company at the end of the year to “return to his investing roots,” the company told gpgmail this morning. The executive will join Sequoia Capital as a partner on the growth team beginning in January. The company’s vice […]

Ron Johnson’s e-commerce startup Enjoy raises $150M, expands in U.K. – gpgmail

[ad_1] Enjoy, the e-commerce startup led by former Apple VP of retail operations, Ron Johnson, has raised an additional $150 million in Series C funding from L Catterton’s new consumer technology platform, LCH Partners. The funds will be used to fuel Enjoy’s U.K. expansion and other international growth. The startup is also today launching a […]

Target’s same-day pickup and delivery services growing at double the rate of 2018 – gpgmail

[ad_1] Target’s investment in same-day pickup and delivery options is paying off. The company, which today offers same-day in-store pickup, drive-up, and same-day delivery through its acquisition of Shipt, said this week that these services combined have more than doubled their sales in the last year. In addition, they accounted for more than a third […]

Amazon is acquiring a 49% stake in India’s Future Coupons – gpgmail

[ad_1] Amazon, which has invested over $6 billion in India’s growing internet market, just invested a little more to expand its foothold in the the world’s second largest internet market. The U.S. e-commerce giant is acquiring a 49% stake in Future Coupons, a group entity owned by India’s second largest retail chain Future Group, the latter […]