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Mobile Influence Strong During Holiday Season, but Conversions Lag

The latest read on consumer behavior during the holidays shows customers shopping earlier while also being more strategic — especially when it comes to bargain-hunting.

Art-to-wear Start-up Vida Expands, Stays Streamlined

The site will debut silk dresses on Tuesday.

Pinterest will be expanding its the Buyable Pins program, after launching in June. They will add 3 new ecommerce platforms - IBM Websphere, Magento and Bigcommerce and merchants Wayfair and Bloomingdale's, plus Demandware merchants DVF and Steven Alan and thousands of new Shopify stores. The number of Buyable Pins is now more than 60 million.

Pinterest Expands Buyable Pins

Pinterest doubles the number of Buyable Pins with new merchants and platforms.

Federico Marchetti Takes Control at the New YNAP

Yoox Net-a-porter Group Shares Climb on Debut

Federico Marchetti talks about his strategy, and answers skeptics of the combination of Yoox and Net-a-porter.

Alex and Ani app screen

Alex and Ani Bets on Digital

Alex and Ani has invested almost $7 million in digital in the past two years, and a new app just launched to provide an even better online experience.

The Net-a-Porter homepage

Alison Loehnis Named President of Net-a-porter Group

She begins her new role Monday, when YNAP debuts on the Milan Stock Exchange.

Key shopping events like Cyber Monday are tailor-made for mobile.

Consumers Quick to Delete Retail Apps that Don’t Work

If shoppers have a bad experience using the app, they will likely delete it, according to recent research from Forrester Consulting.

Inside the Gilt by Appointment showroom.

Gilt Gets Physical, Rolls Out Initiatives

Gilt’s new physical shopping space, Gilt by Appointment, is already seeing average order values more than twice as high as those placed via its e-commerce site.

Twitter’s Social Commerce Play

Twitter and e-commerce provider Demandware will unveil a “Buy Now” button on the social platform today.