The holiday shopping season may be drawing to a close, but it’s just starting to heat up at Tabfusion, as the Facebook tab application developer introduced four new apps for Facebook storefront providers Shopify, Magento, Prestashop, and WooCommerce.
Facebook commerce provider Ecwid reported continued momentum for small and midsized retailers using its storefronts on the social network, saying that orders rose 37 percent in the first quarter versus the year-earlier period, while sales jumped 26 percent during the same period.
Facebook commerce provider Ecwid reported robust growth in sales at its stores on the social network during the fourth quarter, with sales for the period up 267 percent compared with the fourth quarter of 2011 and up 65 percent versus the third quarter of 2012.
Facebook commerce provider Ecwid has a client base made up of mostly small and midsized businesses, so it came as no surprise that Ecwid touted the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Facebook success of those types of businesses.
Social commerce platform Payvment announced Thursday that its Lish.com product discovery destination, which launched in beta in August, is now open to the public, complete with a new feature for its clients on the retail side: branded seller storefronts.
Are Facebook storefronts in danger of going the way of the cassette tape and the Beta VCR? Not so fast, according to Facebook commerce provider Ecwid.
The Gap, J.C. Penny, Nordstrom and Gamestop all closed storefronts on Facebook.
The latest take on Facebook retail comes from Tel Aviv, Israel-based Zibaba, which is introducing f-Commerce Ads Direct today.
Return on investment in social commerce? Most vendors in this space promise that, but ROI guides the new Facebook Connect-driven product that Sociable Labs is launching today.