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Major Russian e-commerce player KupiVIP raises fresh funding from MCI Management

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Russian e-commerce company KuviVIP Holding has announced that it has raised new funding from central European private equity group, MCI Management. The company operates highly popular shopping club KupiVIP and a luxury version called KupiLuxe, as well as a range of other fashion-focused e-commerce brands in Russia, such as ShopTime.ru, shop.quiksilver.ru, mexx-shop.ru and...
Major Russian e-commerce player KupiVIP raises fresh funding from MCI Management

Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

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The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, is today announcing its plans to test a “same-day” delivery service in select markets called “Walmart To Go.” The program, beginning now, will run through the holiday season and will be available in Northern Virginia (outside D.C.), Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and San Jose/San Francisco. During the...
Walmart Begins Testing Same-Day Delivery In Select Markets

Facebook launches local currency payments API, gives developers till September 12 to switch from Credits

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Facebook today announced the launch of its local currency payments API. At the same time, the company has given developers a fixed deadline to switch: Facebook Credits support will end on September 12, 2013. As a result, Facebook also plans to deprecate Payer Promotions for Facebook Credits, and will start...
Facebook launches local currency payments API, gives developers till September 12 to switch from Credits
Order Management Startup Lettuce Raises $2.1 Million From Crosscut Ventures, 500 Startups, And Others
GrubHub is bringing restaurant ordering into the 21st century

Digital Distribution: Exchanging Control For Convenience

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Digital distribution can be a good thing, eliminating shipping, packaging, printing, storage, etc. and allowing instantaneous order fulfillment. Unfortunately, it has its downside, especially when digital products are tied to "walled gardens." The possibility always exists that the product you purchased, for all intents and purposes, never really belongs to...
Digital Distribution: Exchanging Control For Convenience

Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death

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About a year ago, Facebook announced that it was launching subscription payments and local currency support for in-app payments while getting rid of Facebook Credits. In March, the company previewed local currency payments for game developers. Today, Facebook announced that it’s launching the local currency payments API for all game...
Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death
Retail: Warehouse 'Bots Do Battle to Make Same-Day Delivery a Reality
JackThreads Just Had Its Highest Sales Month Ever: 'We Don't Give the Store Away'
Amazon's UK operation avoided corporate taxes on £3.3 billion in sales last year

Amazon Patent Looks To Make Receiving Lousy Gifts A Thing Of The Past

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An interesting patent has surfaced over at Quartz, detailing a method for exchanging unwanted gifts. Amazon filed this patent application in 2006 and had it granted in 2010, but so far, has yet to make use of it. (This is not to be confused with Amazon's more controversial, broadly written...
Amazon Patent Looks To Make Receiving Lousy Gifts A Thing Of The Past

Zulily takes on an $85 million Series D to grow its daily deals service for moms

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Groupon’s long decline be damned, daily deals startup Zulily, which focuses specifically on parents and their kids, is steaming ahead, collecting a massive $85 million Series D round of funding, led by Andreessen Horowitz. If your eyes just bulged, you are in good company. As Amazon’s daily deals arm hemorrhages cash, and Groupon’s...
Zulily takes on an $85 million Series D to grow its daily deals service for moms

Hurricanes and the limits of data (and technology)

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We write a lot of stories that show how data is helping to solve big problems and improve people’s lives. But the New York City post-Sandy experience is also a testament to the limits of data. Certainly, sharing data about where you can get food and gasoline, and optimizing traffic routes based...
Hurricanes and the limits of data (and technology)

Cont3nt.com: connecting videographers and news agencies around the world

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News agencies that want to cover events happening in restricted parts of the world have had few options for licensing high-quality content. But with the rise of citizen journalism and the spread of viral video during the Arab Spring, a startup called Cont3nt.com is creating a way for publishers to...
Cont3nt.com: connecting videographers and news agencies around the world

Facebook stock manages to move up more than 3% on the day, holds steady after-hours

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Facebook ($FB) managed to scrape together a day’s gain in normal hours NASDAQ trading today, up some 3.23%. The company ended the day worth under $70 billion, a market slide from its IPO price point of some $104 billion. The company’s initial public offering saw a short spike in its...
Facebook stock manages to move up more than 3% on the day, holds steady after-hours

Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Now Offers Shipping Through ShipStation

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Founded on the premise of making it easier for independent creators to interact with their customers, Stitch Labs launched to offer a cloud-based solution for small businesses that wish to manage CRM, product orders, and inventory management. Now it’s taking that a step further by helping SMBs complete the full...
Inventory Management Startup Stitch Labs Now Offers Shipping Through ShipStation
Connecticut residents will pay sales tax on Amazon orders starting in November

Amazon opens doors on marketplace in India

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People in India searching for books and movies online have a new option available to them. Amazon has quietly launched amazon.in, a new online marketplace for India. Because of India’s strict Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regulations, Amazon can’t simply open an extension of its existing e-commerce business in India. Instead,...
Amazon opens doors on marketplace in India

I'm Watch creator explains order fulfillment process, offers 15 percent discount for your patience

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We all know that Android 1.6 isn't getting any newer, but it's now clear that customers pining for the I'm Watch will need to dig deeply and muster a final bit of tolerance. According to the Italian smartwatch creator, it's made a few changes to the device, primarily to...
I'm Watch creator explains order fulfillment process, offers 15 percent discount for your patience

Watch Out Amazon, Japan's Rakuten Buys E-Commerce Fulfillment Company Webgistix To Expand Further In The US

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Japanese ecommercce giant Rakuten is making a acquisition of a US-based company today-Webgistix, a logistics and services company specializing in fulfillment technology for e-commerce retailers. The acquisition is Rakuten’s second logistics investment outside of Japan. Financial terms of the deal were not being disclosed at the time. Founded in 2001,...
Watch Out Amazon, Japan's Rakuten Buys E-Commerce Fulfillment Company Webgistix To Expand Further In The US

ANALYST: Amazon's Surging Stock 'Boggles My Mind'

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's fourth-quarter net income fell 45 percent, as sharply higher revenue failed to keep pace with increased spending on order fulfillment and digital content, a trend that's become the norm for the world's largest online retailer. The company's financial results missed Wall Street's expectations -- but...
ANALYST: Amazon's Surging Stock 'Boggles My Mind'
Zulily rockets to billion dollar valuation with $85M from Andreessen Horowitz
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