Category Archives: E-Commerce

New Mobile E-Commerce Software From Grand Rapids Firm

GRAND RAPIDS — EAgile Inc., a global leader in Internet of Things technologies, announced the release of its eLink software for mobile e-commerce.

The company said eLink is the first software to combine smartphone-based one-tap ordering, product authentication and customer engagement functions with enterprise-level track and trace visibility into a single product.

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2017 Government Website Visitor Satisfaction Rises

ANN ARBOR — The Ann Arbor-based website analysis firm CFI Group reported an increase in overall government website visitor satisfaction from 2016 to 2017 in its 2017 Government Websites report, a study based on a survey of government website visitors across the country.

Satisfaction is up 8 points, from a score of 65 in the government’s fiscal year 2016 to 73 in fiscal 2017, based on a 0-100 scale.

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Firm Offers Free ‘Phone Call From Santa’

SHELBY TWP. — The countdown to Christmas is near and anticipation around globe mounts as children wait for Santa Claus to come.

And now, a Shelby Township company is offering parents an opportunity to give their children a very cool experience — a personalized phone call from Santa himself.

PackageFromSanta.com offers the phone call via a free app for iOS and Android smartphones that includes one free personalized call.

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A Stock Market For Sneakers? It Launched Today

DETROIT — Detroit’s Dan Gilbert is one of the founders of a new venture that calls itself a “stock market of things.”

StockX will allow users to buy and sell valuable limited-edition products with all the visibility of the stock market. In other words, you’ll know exactly what those collectibles are worth on a day to day basis. Buyers and sellers will remain anonymous, but the price won’t.

And believe it or not, StockX is starting its markets with athletic shoes — or, as the company said in a press release, the “secondary sneaker space.”

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