Google is making another big change to its Shopping platform in an effort to compete with rival Amazon. On Thursday, the company announced that merchants selling through its checkout product (called Buy on Google) will no longer pay commission fees. Current fees on Google range between 5% and 15%. The decision follows a series updates to the Google Shopping program since former PayPal COO...
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“It’s Hard to Know Where It Stops”
There are weeks when I read the news and think, “Really? Can all of this be happening?” Nowadays, I’m referring to the wild west of the startup and VC business, which is getting more insane by the term sheet. This week you saw unbelievable stories of rising prices, documented here by Kate. At the same time, there were important cautionary tales about the downsides of excessive...
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