German onnline fashion retailer Zalando Plans IPO for 2014

After months of speculation, Zalando has announced today its plan to list on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange this year. The Berlin-based fashion retailer intends to offer newly issued shares, as the company focuses on reaching profitable growth.

Goodsie on pace to power $10M in sales this year, rolls out premium e-commerce features

Goodsie is a drop dead simple service for setting up a stlylish e-commerce site. Since it launched, says founder and CEO Jonathan Marcus, the service has signed up 1,200 sellers, each paying $15 a month. And it’s growing at 20 percent each month. Today it introduced a suite of premium features: email marketing, real time sales analytics, and mobile optimization.

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Strange new retail creature Wayfair emerges from 200 domains

You may not have heard of it, but this year a company called Wayfair surpassed Crate & Barrel to become the No. 2 online retailer of home furnishings and housewares in the U.S., based on annual sales. Wayfair carries more than 4.5 million items from 5,000 brands, and it’s still growing.

Cyber Monday sales crush Black Friday with $1B spent in 24 hours

Online retailers racked up a cool $1 billion in sales on Cyber Monday — traditionally the heaviest online holiday shopping day of the year — and sales were up 16 percent from a year ago, according to data from comScore.