As retailers, we're all in relationships with our e-commerce sites. Some of these relationships are more of a roller-coaster ride than others. One day you may look at your site and say, "I think we're moving in different directions. This just isn't working out." Before you dump your website, however, I suggest you try some counseling first. If you want to salvage the relationship, work through these three steps:
With the arrest of Bitcoin Foundation's Charlie Shrem, Amazon.com's announcement of Amazon Coin and the collapse of Mt. Gox, many e-commerce experts are debating the survival and future of Bitcoin. Meanwhile, a new breed of tech-savvy shoppers are already using Bitcoin to hunt for great deals. However, the daily deal industry has been hesitant to accept Bitcoin and other virtual currencies (at least so far). Daily-deal websites were quick to adopt alternative payment methods like Authorize.net and PayPal, so what will it take before they cash in on virtual currencies?