Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Etsy Rolls Out Free Shipping

The marketplace announced that it plans to provide sellers with support and tools to guarantee free shipping on orders of $35 or more.

The move looks to help Etsy increase marketplace conversion, repeat visits, order value, and increased sales while also building buyer trust and loyalty in its core shopping experience.

WarnerMedia Launches a New Streaming Service

The company stated that its rolling out a new on-demand streaming service called HBO Max.

As part of the launch, the company stated that Friends, the 90s sitcom hit, is moving away from Netflix and exclusively onto its new streaming service. Other shows available on the HBO Max are expected to include The Fresh Prince of Belair, Cartoon Network, and HBO programs.

HBO Max is expected to launch in 2020.

Uber Introduces a New Comfort Focused Offering

The on-demand transportation company announced that it’s launching Uber Comfort, a new trip upgrade.

The new feature enables customers to request newer vehicles with more legroom, and temperature control.

The company stated that Uber Comfort is targeted to users who are always on the go and will be available in cities including Austin, Los Angeles, and Seattle.