The ecommerce app that offers everything at cheap prices exploded after a Super Bowl ad.
The West has yet to recreate China’s success in the space.
Dirt-cheap Chinese brands are deepening their focus on the US.
India’s Open Network for Digital Commerce could make ecommerce easier for smaller sellers. Would it work elsewhere?
Apple will become an ad player. Malls will primarily be for logistics. Retailers will depend less on 3rd-party retailers. And more.
Amazon invented the “1-Click” checkout in 1999. Now, Bolt is making it available to non-Amazon competitors.
Gen Z teens are taking their talents to Depop and making big money flipping vintage items.
Keith Rabois is back with OpenStore, a Shopify roll-up that just raised $30m at a $250m valuation.
Conversational commerce, which brings chat to the shopping experience, could be worth $142B in retail by 2024.
Mighty is what you get when you crossbreed lemonade stands with Shopify.
Older retailers like Express, J.Crew, and Urban Outfitters want to copy Amazon’s 3rd-party marketplace model.
Squarespace started in 2003 in a University of Maryland dorm. Here’s a timeline of its path to success.
Items purchased online are 3-4x more likely to be returned. For PayPal -- which provides services across the retail journey -- this acquisition makes a ton of sense.
Vinted, the platform for buying and selling used goods, just raised $303m
An investigation found miracle cures and medieval weaponry are selling on Etsy. The company is working hard to change that.
eBay used to rely on PayPal. Now, its in-house payments platform is growing more popular.
Snapchat sees commerce as the future of its business. It’s taking a major step toward that future by buying Fit Analytics.
Livestreamed ecommerce is taking China by storm. Here’s how.
With 67m reviews and 13m wines in its recommendations database, Vivino wants to build out its wine marketplace.