Visa Intros Online Payment Service
E-Commerce Warehouse Demand Up
Netflix Nixes Saturday DVD Shipments
Amazon Launches E-Book Subscriptions
Facebook Testing Buy Button
Payment processor Visa is launching a new service, Visa Checkout, that eliminates a few steps in online payment, hoping a quicker payout will lead to fewer abandoned shopping carts online.
Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the U.S. industrial real estate market, spurring development.
In a move that could end up saving Netflix 10 percent annually on shipping costs, the company has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service.
Retailing giant Amazon has announced the creation of a subscription service for its e-book catalog. The offering, known as Kindle Unlimited, gives subscribers access to 600,000 e-books for $9.99.
Social media giant Facebook wants to push deeper into e-commerce and it is testing a new feature -- a so-called buy button -- that could help the company reach its revenue goals.