Chairish is a peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling high-quality, preowned furniture.
Optoro helps online retailers resell their returned, damaged, or excess inventory. This is the fifth investment for Revolution Growth, which was founded by former AOL execs Steve Case, Ted Leonsis, and Donn Davis.
Research group Forrester and Shop.org released a report today on the state of online retail and how retailers are spending their marketing dollars.
In addition to creating better experiences for the end user, Connect also lets Stripe-using merchants set up and start using their online payments in minutes instead weeks.
Rocket Internet continues on its quest for world domination of e-commerce. The Iconic is the leading online fashion retailer in Australia, and wants to stay that way.
Customers acquired via Twitter are worth 23 percent less, and Facebook brings in just barely average clients. But pay-per-click advertising brings in customers worth 46 percent more, and organic search brings in buyers who are worth a massive 54 percent more than your average customer.
Warby Parker is known for being one of the most tech-savvy fashion brands out there. The e-retailer of eyeglasses recently opened its first physical store and is building its own point-of-sale system to go in it.
Shopping search engine TheFind unveiled its new iPad app that wants to create a new and improved customer experience on tablets.
Combat Gent gives men no excuse not to have a well-made suit. The online men’s store has raised $1.84 million in funding from well-known fashion investors and is the first company selected for the new Fashion Tech accelerator program.
After pivoting away from flash sales and toward its own products, New York City-based Fab has just raised a huge amount of funding to help drive its transformation and support its fast-growing audience.
RetailMeNot, “the world’s largest digital coupon marketplace,” filed for a proposed initial public offering. The proposed maximum aggregate offering price is $230 million and the stock will be listed on the NASDAQ as ”SALE.”
Fanatics is an online retailer of official licensed sports merchandise. The company powers the e-commerce sites of all major professional sports leagues, major media brands, and over 200 collegiate and professional team properties.
Cuyana is a fashion brand that sells well-made, sustainably sourced apparel. Today it announced a “Lean Closet” movement where you can switch out unwanted clothing items with higher quality essentials.
Boutiika is a startup that connects online shoppers to clothing available in local stores. Today the startup announced that it has expanded into three more cities, has more than 300 retailers available on the site, and added in a slew of new features.
Carnet de Mode describes itself as a “Parisian temple of fashion.” The marketplace connects up-and-coming fashion designers in Paris with stylish consumers around the world.
Guest Post There are hundreds of e-commerce sites supporting the sale of any particular product or service. Unfortunately, with potential comes saturation. This clutter has become the biggest barrier to entry.
Erply provides POS system and inventory management software for commercial retail and e-commerce businesses. Today the company announced raising $2.15 million in its second round of funding.
With its newest acquisition, the subscription-based online store from California adds fuel to its European expansion blueprint.
Following the lead of other recent tech-focused IPOs, e-commerce software business ChannelAdvisor’s shares popped almost 40 percent in its first day of trading as a public company.
Abbey Post is a fashion marketplace that brings social e-commerce to the plus-size community. The company just released a totally rebuilt version of the site, which now features an internal social network and expanded inventory
Rocket Internet announced Namshi, its Middle Eastern online fashion retailer, has raised $13 million led by Summit Partners to sustain growth.
Wanelo released the third version of its mobile application today to make online shopping a pleasurable and personal experience “for everyone.”
More ubiquitous taxes are coming, as the U.S. Senate voted today to require large online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for their customers.
PhiSix launched its 3D simulation solution today that allows people to virtually try-on clothing before hitting ”buy.”
The Fab you know and love is gone, and replacing it is something far more ambitious.
TikTakTo combines flash sales, product search, social features and daily deals to create “the ultimate online shopping experience.”
A bill aimed at simplifying the U.S. states’ requirements for collecting sales tax on online transactions moved closer to passage Monday.
Image monetization startup Stipple has debuted a killer new social commerce tool that lets sellers make sales through picture sharing on networks like Facebook and Twitter.
ChannelAdvisor filed for an IPO today, proposing to raise $86.25 million, although the price per share and number of shares has not yet been revealed.
Honey has secured angel funding for its technology that surfs the web for discounts, so you can benefit from coupons without doing any of the work to find them.
Editor’s Pick The app scans your face into a 3D image and allows you to see how glasses would really look on your face.
Acumen Brands has raised a whopping $83 million from General Atlantic to support growth of its portfolio of e-commerce companies.
Pickwick and Weller is an e-commerce startup that designs, manufactures, and sells “the perfect t-shirt.” Founded by Ashton Kutcher, Ryan Donahue, and Matt Rowe, the company attracted investment from tech-centric venture capital firms.
A new website called CoutureSQD lets women rent from stores like Zara and H&M for $25 a month.
Wal-Mart experiments with a new crowdsourced delivery system where Walmart in-store customers deliver to online shoppers.
Apparently, if you run a top e-commerce website, it pays to be slow. Unless you’re Amazon.
Indochino makes shopping for suits and shirts as easy as possible with its online service that provides style and measurement guidance, and delivers custom clothing to your door.
Zaarly’s online marketplace phases out the “Request Anything” feature to focus on Storefronts.
E-commerce retailer Jumia takes investment to fuel its growth into new African markets.
E-commerce beauty startup Julep raises $10.3 million led by Andressen Horowitz to further disrupt the cosmetics supply chain.