From the Editor's Desk So, Amazon is opening physical bookstores now, perhaps hundreds of them. As this article suggests, maybe the pendulum has swung far enough towards selling online and low prices alone don't cut it any more. After all, there's very little differentiation online, other than lower prices. What about shopping as entertainment! In the physical world, a great storefront, a helpful staff member, a chance discovery can all add up to a pleasant shopping experience. Will brick and mortar make a comeback? - Comment
Why Flipkart, Craftsvilla and others are banking big on image search More and more e-commerce and fashion sites are introducing visual or image search. The solution allows the user to use a smartphone to click a picture of, say, a shirt pattern that she likes -- either in a magazine or one that someone is wearing -- and the system will search the portal to find a similar, or even the same shirt.
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McCullum pleased with 'fitting' farewell New Zealand's now former ODI captain Brendon McCullum has praised his team for the way they responded to a batting collapse in the first innings and staged a 55-run win to retain the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy