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 across 26 countries.
Many of the numbers Fab shared this week were previously released, but it’s remarkable to see them here in one presentation, which looks back not only at 2012, but at the past 18 months of Fab.com as a whole. Yes, Fab.com only debuted in June 2011, which makes its growth all that more impressive.
TechCrunch’s Leena Rao profiled the company in November, telling the story of Fab’s shift from social networking site for the gay community to the design shopping site now valued around $600 million. For Fab, it’s about having a bigger vision – it wants to be the place where you shop to find the things you can’t find on Amazon or other e-commerce sites.
Fab has talked in the past about membership numbers and sales, especially in light of its large raise $105 million in new funding this July, and the more recent seven-figure investment from India’s Time Internet earlier this month. But as 2012 draws to a close, a little historical perspective never hurts.
Some of the key figures Fab released include those below. (We’ve also linked to some past TechCrunch posts, where relevant):
Fab is on a mission to help people better their lives with design. Fab was founded by serial entrepreneur Jason Goldberg, Bradford Shellhammer, Nishith Shah and Deepa Shah in February 2011 and launched on June 9, 2011. Fab’s headquarters are in New York. The company also has offices in Berlin, London and Pune. Over 6 million people around the world use Fab to discover everyday design products at great prices, to connect with the world’s most exciting designers, and to...