May packs an exciting punch for eCommerce with several new store launches, product launches, and website launches. Not only that, blockchain, new payment modes, and massive revenue turnovers make up for the remainder of this month’s key eCommerce news. Also, don’t forget to check out our resource of the month. Read on!
A win-win for SMBs as HubSpot announced its Shopify Integration.
The HubSpot-Spotify integration is available at no additional cost for shared customers. Shopify merchants can now share sales data with HubSpot. Read more here.
Gizmodo Media launched a brand-new deal and content eCommerce site.
Gizmodo Media launched The Inventory, a dedicated website for product guides and content. The media house also launched Kinja Deals as an editorial brand for Gizmodo’s content. Read more here.
Upcoming startup, Elysian is bringing blockchain and eCommerce much closer than ever before.
The blockchain startup is focused on decentralizing the eCommerce ecosystem with innovation in the security of customer data, faster delivery, and identity theft protection to make eCommerce more trustworthy. Read more here.
Bayer spin-off, Covestro, launched a flagship store on Alibaba’s B2B platform.
As part of their digitalization strategy and to better position their products and services, Covestro has launched a flagship store on Alibaba’s B2B platform to piggyback on the latter’s massive presence in China. Read more here.
Shopify’s new Tap & Chip Reader is a step further in omnichannel retail payments.
Shopify’s new Tap & Chip reader is a faster and more secure method of payment and it accepts contactless tap payments from Apple Pay and Google Pay. Read more here.
eCommerce made up 42% of Dutch postal company PostNL.
Signaling at the massive growth of online retail in the country, Post NL boasts of a staggering 42% turnover of its total turnover from eCommerce logistics alone. Read more here.