Bigcommerce Acquires Zing, Shopify Files IPO, and More

Bigcommerce Acquires Zing, Shopify Files IPO, Inbound Marketing Tips, and More

Multichannel Ecommerce News


Multichannel Seller News

Welcome to this week’s Multichannel Seller News update. Articles this week include Bigcommerce acquiring POS tool Zing, Shopify filing for IPO, inbound marketing tips, and more.

As always, if there is a story you want to share with us that you think we need to include, be sure to email us, or leave us a link in the comments!


Bigcommerce Acquires Zing POS acquires endicia

Bigcommerce announced it has acquired POS inventory tool Zing. The move positions Bigcommerce to better compete with other hosted ecommerce platforms, like Shopify, who features their own POS integrations.

Read More at Bigcommerce

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Mobile Sales Helping Ecommerce Beat Forecasts

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In 2010, Forrester predicted ecommerce sales would top $300B by 2017. It is clear that the industry will actually surpass $300B this year, thanks to mobile and omnichannel sales.

Read More at Digiday

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Shopify Files For IPO

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Previously it was Etsy filing for IPO, now it’s Shopify. The SMB-focused ecommerce platform has grown significantly over the last 9 years and now claims it supports 160,000 merchants. The move is expected to help them raise $100m in funding.

Read More at Forbes

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Best Practices for Ecommerce Inbound Marketing

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If you have your own ecommerce website, you better be focused on inbound marketing. It’s one of the only ways to consistently drive and grow a high margin retail business. This post can help you get started.

Read More at Bigcommerce

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5 Content Marketing Ideas For May 2015

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Per the last article, invest in your inbound marketing strategy! One of our favorite regular features will help you out: here are your 5 content marketing ideas for 2015.

Read More at Practical Ecommerce

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Bonus Article!

Tesla Announces Batteries

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While the rest of the world talks about being green, Tesla continues to just make things happen. The company announced yesterday that they are going to offer high-efficiency batteries for your home.

Read More at Gizmodo