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A various amount of giving and shopping

I''m setting up a webstore which will sell a limited run artwork, but I have two pony requests and have a hard time navigating all ecommerce options. Looking for flexible pricing & donation handling. [more inside]
posted by monocultured on May 3, 2014 - 6 answers

Detailed descriptions or just the specs, ma'am?

When you're shopping online, do you like to see detailed descriptions or just the bare bones specs? Or have you seen research that says one or the other? I'm responsible for adding new products to our online shops, and I'm trying to justify the time spent writing detailed descriptions. [more inside]
posted by Katemonkey on May 28, 2013 - 34 answers

Alternatives to Amazon

I am trying to avoid shopping at amazon.com because of the company's predatory business model. What are the best online alternatives for each product category? [more inside]
posted by alms on Apr 22, 2013 - 33 answers

You know, like Netflix....

I am looking for a shopping cart solution that specializes in subscription based sales. I have a small product that comes in several "flavors" that I would like to ship to each customer's house every month. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 20, 2012 - 3 answers

Amazon.cn doesn't seem to have an English option...

Is there a China-based Amazon-style shopping website that I use to send a gift to someone in Shanghai? One that I can use from the US and is in English? thanks!!
posted by Bwithh on Mar 12, 2012 - 3 answers

How to track affiliate sales on PayPal

How do I track affiliate sales with a tracking pixel using PayPal checkout? [more inside]
posted by mamessner on Mar 11, 2012 - 3 answers

importing a small item from the USA

I want to buy a $12 item of clothing from the USA and have it delivered to the UK. Can I do this without spending $30+ on shipping? Also, are the Carhartt Leather Fencer Gloves (or something as good) available in the UK? [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Jan 14, 2012 - 7 answers

Non-amazon online stores?

What online retailers should I use to purchase gifts for my relatives in other states, now that I'm aware of how Amazon treats its warehouse employees and do not wish to purchase anything from them until they improve the working conditions and increase their wages? [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Dec 11, 2011 - 11 answers

Find me cheap stuff in Hong Kong!

Find me some bargains in Hong Kong! [more inside]
posted by almostwitty on Oct 14, 2011 - 4 answers

I want chocolates from a specific shop in Paris delivered to the US: please help me figure out how to do it.

I want to order from a chocolate shop in Paris, Jacques Genin, and have it shipped to the United States. But, Jacques Genin doesn't seem to even have a website, let alone online ordering. Is there a service I can use to buy and ship the products for me? [more inside]
posted by Susan PG on Sep 4, 2011 - 1 answer

Launching a Shopping Website

How do I determine how and how much to charge users who visit my website? [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Jan 9, 2011 - 12 answers

Sites similar to Deal Extreme

What sites are similar to Deal Extreme? I'm looking for a site that sells various merchandise at low prices, accepts Paypal payments, with free (or very low shipping fee), and that delivers to Southeast Asia.
posted by slashee on Sep 26, 2010 - 3 answers

Help a man dress properly

I want to buy 10 pairs of black jeans so I don't have to do the laundry every week. Buying them in the local Levis store is terribly expensive (EUR 930/$1244). Looking for alternatives. [more inside]
posted by wolfr on Apr 24, 2010 - 18 answers

How do i stock a clothing eCommerce store?

How do i stock a clothing eCommerce store? [more inside]
posted by Paleoindian on Jan 17, 2010 - 3 answers

Selling a new invention to the world...suggestions on shopping carts and cc processing?

Selling a new invention to the world online...suggestions on shopping carts and cc processing? [more inside]
posted by msoffab on Aug 19, 2009 - 6 answers

E-commerce orders for a gift list

Question about setting up a Web shopping cart that would send a list of orders to a list of different addresses. [more inside]
posted by Kirklander on Nov 6, 2008 - 2 answers

Cool E-Commerce?

Etsy.com displays products in interesting ways. What are some other unique e-commerce experiences? [more inside]
posted by Work to Live on Oct 3, 2007 - 4 answers

Are you for real?

Hope me! How can I verify if this online merchant, which also masquerades as this online merchant, is for real? [more inside]
posted by forallmankind on Apr 15, 2007 - 6 answers

What's the easiest shopping cart app to set-up/configure/use?

What's the best/easiest open-source e-commerce program? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Oct 30, 2006 - 6 answers

How can I take online credit card payments without using a third party payment service provider?

How can I take online credit card payments without using a third party payment service provider? [more inside]
posted by Hartster on Feb 8, 2006 - 7 answers

Explain credit card processing

How does my client accept credit cards online? [more inside]
posted by letitrain on Jan 18, 2006 - 16 answers

Name my store.

Name my store. [more inside]
posted by Typographica on Jan 16, 2006 - 44 answers

Online shopping cart minus the kitchen sink?

phpHelpFilter: Is CoffeeFool.com based on an existing shopping cart system? [more inside]
posted by evil holiday magic on Dec 19, 2005 - 14 answers

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