Guest Post What many eCommerce startups, private equity groups and venture capitalists don’t realize is that once the retailer surpasses a certain number of daily orders, their third-party logistics (3PL) provider often can’t keep pace with sales.
Indian home shopping business Homeshop18 has closed a $30 million funding round as it edges closer to an IPO.
Popular Indian e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has reportedly raised $50 million in a new round of funding to help it continue to grow and beat out similar sites.
What's so special about an ecommerce site for fashion addicts? Ask Earlybird Ventures, who just led a huge Series A for the startup.
E-commerce startup Nice Laundry provides colorful, high-quality designer socks at a low cost, and recycles old socks to boot.
Alibaba predicts that 2013 will be the year that Chinese e-commerce surpasses U.S e-commerce, with $265 billion in sales compared to a projected $230 billion for America, and that total Chinese online sales will reach $445 billion in 2015.
Pinterest just raised $200 million at a $2.5 billion valuation. But if the company seriously starts to monetize what marketers like Sephora are finding in the social shopping platform, two and a half billion dollars is far too cheap.
"We had a great finish to an excellent year, with fourth quarter results exceeding our expectations," said eBay president and CEO John Donahoe.
One Kings Lane, a prominent e-commerce business for home decor, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding with hopes of rapid expansion.
With $600 million in projected sales, Wayfair has become a major force in home goods retail.
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said only two companies have ever recorded annual transaction volumes at this level: Wal-Mart and Alibaba.
Fab is blowing away all its previous sales numbers -- and for retail, late November is just the beginning.
Rent the Runway raises $20 million to give Cinderella moments to everyone.
Facebook was either an amazing driver of purchases and traffic over the holiday shopping weekend or a complete non-factor. So which is it?
Today, the fashion-tech startup has launched its iPhone app, with an Android and tablet offering on the way.
Holiday shoppers didn't totally forgo long lines and early call times on Black Friday, but they did grab their smartphones and iPads to help them navigate to the best destinations, online or off.
Turkey Day is no longer just a day to gorge, give thanks, and watch football. We're now celebrating our American heritage with our pocketbooks too, using the holiday as an excuse to shop until the tryptophan kicks in.
Guest Post With the holidays upon us, we thought we’d take a look at how ready our index startups are for two great holiday traditions – shopping and travel. Between Black Friday, Cyber Monday, holiday vacations, and winter storms, these sites are about to get a workout.
Editor's Pick When you're looking to scale quickly, it helps to be a high-growth company in a high-growth industry in a high-growth country.
Wholesale fashion buying platform Balluun raises $3.8M to connect designers with retailers.