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.
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.
E-commerce beauty startup Julep raises $10.3 million led by Andressen Horowitz to further disrupt the cosmetics supply chain.
Deal Decor, an ecommerce site that allows consumers to buy quality furniture online at a reduced price, has announced $1.2 million in seed financing.
Apple understands it. Amazon understands it.
Guest Post HP has had to face tough realities this week. Fortunately, there is a way for it to survive: Embrace the inevitable trend favoring “vertical” companies.
Apple taught the tech world that going vertical — where a company owns many of the critical technology ingredients that it uses in its products — can result in big payoffs. Products like the iPhone and iPad are made with Apple software, chips, and hardware.