This Week in eCommerce
October 3 – 7

This week in eCommerce proved to be quite the roller-coaster ride for Apple. Facebook feeds were flooded with displeased status updates regarding the anticipated iphone 5 which; of course, turned out to be the launch of the iphone 4S. Not two days after the iphone 4S announcement, the passing of Steve Jobs (Apple’s longtime CEO and technology/business icon) has quickly changed the tune of the many naysayers as we all mourn the loss of one of this generation’s biggest visionaries. Here is a look back at this week in eCommerce.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Amazon announces their unique pricing strategy for the Kindle Fire tablets.  Tablets are an interesting product because re-sell value does not have to exceed cost to be profitable.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

After all of the anticipation of an iphone 5, Apple launches the iphone 4S.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Datawind tablet launches in India for $35.00!!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Looking back at how Steve Jobs has impacted the eCommerce industry.

Friday, October 7, 2011

You cannot ignore social media if you are implementing an eCommerce strategy. There are many great ways to utilize Facebook as a marketing/communication tool. A UK based company called  Ondango has introducted a solution for online merchants who can now sell their products on their Facebook page.