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Furniture in a flash: Wayfair introduces 72-hour deals on home goods

Kobo's big in Japan already, now heads to Italy

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The Kobo e-reader looks like becoming an e-books success in Japan following its acquisition by Pinterest investor Rakuten. The e-commerce firm says Kobo Touch has become the top-selling product on Rakuten’s large online mall after going on pre-order sale July 2 ahead of its July 19 service launch. At the...
Kobo's big in Japan already, now heads to Italy

Lamoda, Rocket Internet's fashion-focused e-commerce site in Russia, lands $130m investment

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Rocket Internet-backed Lamoda, a fashion-focused e-commerce site in Russia, has announced that it has landed a $130 million (RUB 4.2 billion) round of funding from a range of regular Rocket Internet investors: Access Industries, Summit Partners and Tengelmann Group. Lamoda calls the deal “the largest investment ever made in Russian e-commerce”...
Lamoda, Rocket Internet's fashion-focused e-commerce site in Russia, lands $130m investment
Social Shopping Site Shopcade Introduces 'Perks' To Reward Its Most Influential Shoppers
With new U.S. presence, Shopcade expands its social commerce business model

Google-Backed Pixazza Extends “AdSense For Images” To Home, Travel And Sports Sites

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Pixazza, a Google-backed photo tagging service that has been compared to an “AdSense for Images,” is expanding its service beyond entertainment websites to now include home, travel and sports publishers as well. Pixazza allows publishers to identify, tag and match products found within online images on their sites and then...
Google-Backed Pixazza Extends “AdSense For Images” To Home, Travel And Sports Sites

Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

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Students rejoice, there is work for you over the holiday season. Anyone who has taken up a seasonal job will likely remember the haul over Christmas and Amazon says that it will be opening 1000 jobs through its UK warehouses to cope with the demand for gift orders. Recruitment for...
Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

Ten Week-Old Llustre Is Acquired by Fab.com After A Blistering European Roll-Up

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Online design sales site Fab.com has acquired a similar (but much smaller) UK design store, Llustre. Llustre was billed as a “trusted guide” to discovering good design combined with flash-based sales (up to 70% off the recommended retail price). Llustre now becomes Fab UK. Given that Llustre only launched around...
Ten Week-Old Llustre Is Acquired by Fab.com After A Blistering European Roll-Up
TheFind launches Glimpse, a Pinterest rival built on Facebook likes

Troubleshooting Q&A Platform FixYa's New iOS App Allows You To Record And Post Videos Of Product Issues

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FixYa, the Q&A site for products where where amateur product experts give repair advice to consumers, is debuting a new app today that allows people to shoot a video of a product problem with their iPhone and get a real product fix from one of FixYa’s 700,000 product experts. FixYa,...
Troubleshooting Q&A Platform FixYa's New iOS App Allows You To Record And Post Videos Of Product Issues
Investors spend $2M on Wanelo, a social store that looks a lot like Pinterest

Fab.com now has 3 million members worldwide

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Fab.com‘s CEO Jason Goldberg revealed interesting stats about the design-oriented flash sales site during London Web Summit (LWS) today. Although Fab.com’s launch page only went live one year ago, its popularity is very impressive; according to Goldberg, the site now has 3m members worldwide, out of which 2.5m live in...
Fab.com now has 3 million members worldwide

Amazon’s Junglee.com Goes Live In India As An “Advertising Service”; Our Take

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Well, looks like we were right about Amazon launching in India as Junglee.com: the site has gone live and features 120 million products from 14,000 brands, reports BGR India. What’s particularly interesting is the way Amazon has positioned it – as an advertising service for product ads, thereby acting as an aggregator for...
Amazon’s Junglee.com Goes Live In India As An “Advertising Service”; Our Take

At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

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The crowded presser for the factory of the future. (Photo: Shapways’ Instagram) This morning, Betabeat ventured forth to the industrial environs of Long Island City for a ribbon-cutting at what’s being billed as the “factory of the future.” Naturally, quite a few tech scene regulars were in attendance, like New...
At a Ribbon-Cutting for Shapeways' 'Factory of the Future,' Bloomberg Talks New York Tech

Shopping service Decide.com nabs $8M led by Vulcan Capital to cover all e-commerce categories

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Big data shopping service Decide.com shared today that it has just raised $8 million in Series C funding led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital. Other investors include two existing ones, Maveron and Madrona Venture Group. With this capital, the company said that it hopes to expand to cover...
Shopping service Decide.com nabs $8M led by Vulcan Capital to cover all e-commerce categories

Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold

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Design-focused e-commerce site Fab.com has been having a good year (and a half), and thanks to the massive 100-plus page slideshow the company has now shared, it has the figures to prove it. According to Fab’s latest, the site reached 10 million members in 2012, and sold 4.3 million products...
Fab Looks Back At Past 18 Months: 10 Million Members, 4.3 Million Products Sold
The future will be printed in 3-D
Decide.com scoops up $8M from Vulcan Capital & others to further combine 'big data' & shopping

FixYa releases iOS app for users to record their DIY issues in video clips to find help

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FixYa, the site that brings a community together to help people mend broken items from cars to blenders, has released a mobile app with a neat video feature. The new app provides a way to make a problem clear. If you’re not an expert, it can sometimes be tricky to...
FixYa releases iOS app for users to record their DIY issues in video clips to find help
Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts

Svpply unveils its elegant new iPad app featuring endless browsing of 80,000 stores

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As one of the web’s most loved social shopping sites, it was only a matter of time before Svpply, which has long brought the window shopping experience online, launched its first iPad application. Today, you can download the new iPad app, sit back on your couch and enjoy its elegant interface and seemingly...
Svpply unveils its elegant new iPad app featuring endless browsing of 80,000 stores

Rakuten terminates joint-venture in Indonesia, one year after similar exit path in China

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Japanese ecommerce giant Rakuten, which also owns the ebook reader firm Kobo, has ended its joint venture with PT Media Global (MNC) in Indonesia, almost a year after ending a similar partnership with Chinese search giant Baidu. The two companies launched their online store, called Rakuten Belanja Online, back in June...
Rakuten terminates joint-venture in Indonesia, one year after similar exit path in China

Brazilian startup Compra3 launches group buying site

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Brazilian start-up Compra3 is leaving beta testing today and opening up its group buying site to the public, complete with social networking features, more than 100,0000 users, and almost one million products on offer. The site exclusively targets the Brazilian market at the moment, although the company says it is...
Brazilian startup Compra3 launches group buying site

TheFind's Glimpse App Makes Facebook's Like Button Pay Off

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Maybe I’ve missed something along the way, but for all the “liking” of stuff on Facebook, I’ve never pursued a deal offered to me based on my like habits. It would seem to seem to me to be an obvious way to convert a fan into a buying customer —...
TheFind's Glimpse App Makes Facebook's Like Button Pay Off

Booting Up: Etsy's Closing In On 100M. Products Sold

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Mr. Dickerson. (Twitter.com) Worst nightmare for workday Skype gossipers: It appears until very recently there was a vulnerability that made it possible for anyone who knows your email to hijack your account. [TNW] Do you fret about the amount of info you’ve shared with Facebook? Think for a minute about...
Booting Up: Etsy's Closing In On 100M. Products Sold

YC-Backed Semantics3 Is A Massive Consumer Products Database To Rule Them All

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As more merchants flock to the web to sell their products online, there has been a deluge of data to be indexed by retailers who are looking to see where certain products are being sold and for how much. Parsing and extracting the value from all of this data is...
YC-Backed Semantics3 Is A Massive Consumer Products Database To Rule Them All

Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

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Fab, the fast-growing online design sales site, has acquired fellow design store LLUSTRE.COM, which will be henceforth be known as Fab UK. The news was due to be announced by Fab later today, but looks like LLUSTRE.com jumped the gun on its own blog. The UK launches comes as social...
Now at 5m members, Fab buys design store LLUSTRE and launches in the UK on its first birthday

TheFind wants to become your daily shopping habit with new iPad app (exclusive)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Shopping for clothes online can easily turn into a downward spiral of frustration. “Buying engine” TheFind has unveiled its new iPad app that seeks to turn e-commerce into pleasant shopping experience. TheFind was founded in 2005 back in the...
TheFind wants to become your daily shopping habit with new iPad app (exclusive)
Storenvy brings the mall experience to online shopping
Garmin sells its 100 millionth device, sees Q1 2012 revenues grow 10 percent year-over-year
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