45 posts and columns on commerce
News Bytecompany announced on Tuesday. The company first began as a way for merchants to sell items to followers on Twitter from within the stream, only requiring buyers to “@reply” to sellers with simple commands like “Buy” or “Donate.” The launch on the new Instagram platform comes complete with a number of celebrity merchants touting their wares.
News Bytefirst reported by Dow Jones VentureWire. Previously, Fuloria spent three and a half years working at Facebook in charge of its Credits e-commerce initiative, as well as managing Facebook ad products. Before Facebook, he spent more than six years at Google in various roles.
News Bytesoon offer Google Play gift cards for sale, the company announced Tuesday. They’re akin to akin to Apple’s iTunes cards; customers purchase the cards from physical retailers, then use them to buy digital media online through Google’s Web store. The cards will come to Target, GameStop and RadioShack this month, with more stores to follow.