Here is a list of product releases and updates for late Oct from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on protracted existence tools, image-recognition for search, shipping tools, remuneration security, and associate programs.
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Ecommerce Product Releases
Airbnb launches new API and associate module for jammed sites. As a new beginning to boost a bookings, Airbnb has launched a new pull for associate partners with sites of over 1 million visitors, as good as an API for app developers. Through a guest associate program, underline any Airbnb register on your site, and acquire a elect for any engagement we expostulate by your audience. Showcase Airbnb hosting opportunities for your assembly and acquire a elect for any new horde who signs up.
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Target adds protracted existence offered to a mobile website. Target has launched an protracted existence underline on a mobile website. The new feature, called “See It In Your Space,” allows shoppers to use their smartphone camera to see how a square of seat would demeanour in their room before selling it. Currently accessible for 200 Project 62 Target home products, a functionality will hurl out to hundreds of additional products by a finish of a year and thousands of products in 2018.
Facebook launches Marketplace for cars. Facebook is expanding a used automobile register by partnering with heading automobile dealerships. Browse register from automobile dealers by new partnerships with Edmunds, Cars.com, Auction123, CDK Global, and SocialDealer. Communicate directly with dealership member around Messenger, powered by discuss providers like ActivEngage, CarCode, Contact At Once!, and Gubagoo. Visit a extended vehicles territory and filter listings by year, make, model, mileage, car type, and transmission.
Mobify Web Push Notifications adds new analytics. Mobify’s Web Push Notification Analytics is accessible immediately as a underline of a Mobify platform. The new capability enables retailers to know how shoppers are engaging, that messages are delivering a best acclimatisation rates or carrying a biggest impact on revenue, and how campaigns are behaving overall, by particular device or specific campaign.
Search eBay with new image-recognition features. New image-recognition hunt facilities — Find It On eBay and Image Search — are now live on eBay’s mobile apps. These facilities concede shoppers to use cinema instead of difference to hunt eBay’s 1.1 billion listings. With Find It On eBay, start your hunt on any amicable platform, like Facebook, or while browsing your favorite blog or website. Simply “Share” a design with eBay and a eBay mobile app will aspect identical listings. With design search, we click on a camera symbol and take a print or use an existent print of a object we wish to buy from your camera roll. eBay will afterwards uncover we listings for equipment that are a tighten review or visually identical to what we wish to buy.
Qualpay bolsters remuneration platform. Qualpay, a provider of integrated omnichannel remuneration solutions, has announced a recover of repeated billing with comment updater facilities to a payments estimate platform. Qualpay’s repeated billing allows merchants to muster customized billing plans, facilitate pricing management, yield easy remuneration tracking, and more. Account updater helps merchants urge relations with subscribers by automatically updating patron remuneration information supposing by tag issuers.
Visa ID Intelligence moves remuneration certainty over passwords. Visa has announced Visa ID Intelligence, a height that allows issuers, acquirers, and merchants to fast adopt rising authentication technologies and emanate some-more secure and accessible ways for consumers to shop, pay, and bank on their connected devices. Available by Visa Developer Platform, Visa ID Intelligence offers a curated preference of heading third-party authentication technologies with elementary formation regulating Visa APIs and SDKs — permitting clients to create, test, and adopt new authentication solutions.
Kount announces BOOST Technology to expostulate sales, kick rascal by AI. Kount, a provider of solutions for rascal and risk management, has announced a recover of BOOST Technology, a latest encouragement powered by synthetic comprehension and appurtenance learning. BOOST Technology is designed to import a risk of rascal opposite a value of any singular patron to assistance brand legitimate exchange from fake ones. The appurtenance training featured during a core of BOOST Technology works out of a box, elaborating and improving a algorithm as it builds a singular design of any merchant’s business.
First Data unveils array of new initiatives with Apple Pay. First Data, a actor in commerce-enabling technology, has announced new initiatives with Apple designed to enlarge a placement of First Data’s Clover inclination and accelerate a enlargement and digital mutation of Apple Pay. First Data’s Clover Go device, an EMV and Apple Pay-enabled mobile tag reader, will be accessible in a entrance weeks on Apple.com and in Apple sell stores opposite a United States. Clover Go can be used with iPhone and iPad, and can accept EMV exchange in reduction than 3.5 seconds.
Amazon launches Handmade during Amazon.ca. Amazon has announced a launch of Handmade during Amazon.ca, a new storefront featuring handmade equipment crafted and sole directly from artisans. With Handmade during Amazon.ca, consumers can learn hundreds of artisans and some-more than 10,000 products from around a world, and emporium internal from artisans formed in their community, with giveaway two-day shipping. For artisans looking to sign-up, Amazon.ca is waiving all register fees until Dec 31, 2018. All products accessible on Handmade during Amazon.ca contingency be done by hand. Product categories embody home décor, jewelry, stationery and celebration supplies, furniture, and kitchen and dining.
eBay launches eBay Authenticate to boost shopper certainty for oppulance handbags. eBay has launched eBay Authenticate, a white-glove authentication use designed to assistance a marketplace’s millions of active buyers emporium with certainty for oppulance handbags. eBay sellers can now implement a use to list oppulance handbags and wallets valued during slightest $500 and accept 80 percent of a final offered cost when offered oppulance handbags from 12 high-end brands, including Gucci, Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Valentino. For a singular time, a use will accept oppulance handbags valued during slightest $250 and sellers will accept 90 percent of a final sale price. eBay buyers can emporium some-more quietly for oppulance handbags meaningful that equipment noted with an “Authenticity Verified” tag are corroborated by a 200 percent income behind guarantee.
Reaction Commerce raises $8.5 million in array A appropriation led by GV. Reaction Commerce, an open-source commerce height for retailers and brands, has announced $8.5 million in Series A financing. The turn was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with appearance from prior investors. In addition, Reaction is also rising new multi-shop marketplace capabilities, as a association continues to innovate on a proceed to commerce. Reaction Platform, a company’s paid offering, is a single, end-to-end platform, permitting for continuous, scalable, and programmed deployment and government of commerce applications opposite mixed environments and regions.
ShipWorks craving shipping module now integrated with Jet.com. ShipWorks, an craving shipping module module for warehouses and accomplishment centers, has announced a new formation with Jet.com, a online offered platform. The ShipWorks formation allows Jet.com merchants a ability to conduct a whole sequence accomplishment routine within a elementary interface. Once merchants have downloaded their Jet.com orders into ShipWorks, they can fast review shipping rates and smoothness times for mixed shipping carriers. After a tag has been printed, smoothness information will be automatically communicated behind into a merchant’s Jet.com account, including boat date, use used, and tracking number.
Amazon launches Business Prime Shipping in a United States and Germany. Amazon Business has announced a launch of Business Prime Shipping, a paid annual membership module for purebred multi-user business business in a United States and Germany. In a United States, Business Prime Shipping offers total giveaway two-day shipping on authorised equipment for all users on an Amazon Business account. Amazon Business business can pointer adult for an annual Business Prime Shipping membership formed on a series of users on their business account: $499 for adult to 10 users, $1,299 for adult to 100 users, and $10,099 for over 100 users.
Amazon Business Prime