Wayfair co-founder Steven Conine thinks future-us will shop for furniture using 3D models of our homes.
Songtradr matches artists with businesses looking to license music. After a flurry of acquisitions, it is valued at $300m+.
Stripe -- the $95B fintech startup -- is edging into another high-value business: identity management.
To woo homeowners onto its platform, Airbnb is offering mentorship, while Vrbo will let users transfer ratings.
To stay culturally relevant and compete with upstarts, Victoria’s Secret is embracing new trends, including athleisure and body positivity.
A number of tech companies -- Grabango, Amazon Fresh, WalkOut, Main Street Market -- are rolling out some form of self-checkout technology for grocery stores.
Mythical Games raised $75m to create “Blanco Block Party,” an open-world game where players own the characters… as NFTs.
Liteboxer is riding the home gym wave by offering an at-home boxing machine (priced at $1.5k).
Warby Parker is adding 25% more brick-and-mortar locations, betting that post-COVID shoppers will want the hybrid experience.
Subscription businesses often make it hard to cancel a service. Regulators are stepping in.
Free goodies related to vaccines may not increase the actual vaccine rate… but help stores drive traffic.
7-Eleven is adding 500 EV charging stations across the US by the end of 2022 -- a big increase from its current 22 stations.
Eggs made by chickens grazing on organic soil are storming the $6B+ egg industry.
Baking goods -- cocoa, flour, yeast -- boomed during the pandemic. The boom may be here to stay.
Candymakers (Mars, Hershey, Mondelez) are filing complaints and lawsuits against cannabis makers. Why? Branding edibles as “candy” is a public hazard for children.
Internet Explorer once controlled 95% of the browser market. Today, it has <1% share and Microsoft is moving onto the Edge browser.