The Best Buy Developer site offers tutorials to work with Products, an API that provides REST protocol to access product's pricing, availability, and images. The tutorials are under the how to's category and the topics include search for products based on description, search based on review criteria, and search based on a list of attribute values. Keyword search is also available. Something to consider, Best Buy product information is updated close to real time with the goal to facilitate product search for developers and consumers.
This week, Amazon announced Subscribe with Amazon. The offering is a subscription service for sellers of digital products and services. Through a series of APIs, subscription sellers can use Amazon infrastructure to offer products and services on monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis.
Handshake, sales order processing platform, offers the Handshake API that allows developers to integrate Handshake with third party applications and services. Handshake allows users to write, accept, and sync orders across any device or server running the Handshake platform. Additionally, Handshake supports barcode scanning for more streamlined order processing.