Why Malls Are Getting Mauled (All Things D) Social Selling Finding Niche With Polyvore (Women’s Wear Daily) Fab Achieves Mobile Commerce Goal With 56% Of Xmas Day Revenue From Its Apps (TechCrunch) A comprehensive online sales tax appears dead for now, but will resurface in the 2013 legislative cycle (The Next Web) Inventables raises $1.65M [...]
Weekly Reading 12/28: Get your own MacGyver moment with Inventables. A temporary reprieve from comprehensive online sales tax. A bleak future for brick & mortar, and more.
Square to announce payment trial with Burberry, its first luxury brand partner (The Next Web) Facebook Brings Back Pinterest-Style “Collections” Feature In Test With 11 Retailers Like Fab And Etsy (TechCrunch) Once Proudly Web Only, Shopping Sites Hang Out Real Shingles (New York Times) Tapiture raises (at least) $450K to prove “Pinterest for bros” critics [...]
Weekly Reading 12/14: Nike’s new accelerator. The rise of re-commerce. New mobile apps for beauty, and more.
Nike Launches A Tech Accelerator, To Develop Nike+ Apps (Fast Company) Everyone’s an Editor With Glossi (On the Runway) Fashion Marketplace Material Wrld Raises $780K Seed Round Led By Warby Parker, Bonobos Investor Great Oaks VC (TechCrunch) eBay Has Turned Into A ‘Fast Fashion Graveyard’ (Business Insider) J. Crew, Tumblr Hosting Blogger Event (Women’s Wear [...]
Weekly Reading 12/7: Google Shopping and Amazon Kindle play nice. Storenvy socializes online shopping. BRIC countries adopt U.S. holiday shopping habits. Etsy lands on the Android, and more.
Etsy launches slick Android app to buy crafts on the go (VentureBeat) Storenvy brings the mall experience to online shopping (Pando Daily) Google Shopping now includes the Amazon Kindle (and why that’s a big deal) (All Things D) ShopKeep POS banks $10M for iPad register system (VentureBeat) Clutch’s mobile shopping app is chock full of features, [...]
Weekly Reading 11/30: Cyber Monday scores big, mannequins as spies, a new “Pandora for Fashion”, and more.
Black Friday beats Cyber Monday for mobile shopping (VentureBeat) Bionic Mannequins Spy on Shoppers to Boost Luxury Sales (Bloomberg BusinessWeek) Another Record Monday: Cyber Sales Hit New High (Women’s Wear Daily) Shoppable Films: Fad or Future? (Huffington Post) On Cyber Monday, Mobile — Not Social — Takes All the Glory (AllThingsD) The Joys and Cautions [...]