eCommerce

  • Gobble Says It Has Delivered 230K Easy-To-Cook Meals Since Launching Last Year

    Gobble Says It Has Delivered 230K Easy-To-Cook Meals Since Launching Last Year

    Back in September, Gobble unveiled a new kind of food delivery. It doesn’t offer a fully prepared meal or a box of ingredients and recipes — instead, it delivers “dinner kits” where much of the prep work is already done, and the cooking can be finished in just 10 minutes. But is that what people are really looking for? Well, it’s still fairly early (and Gobble… Read More

  • iPrice, A One Stop Shop For Buying Online In Southeast Asia, Lands $550,000

    iPrice, A One Stop Shop For Buying Online In Southeast Asia, Lands $550,000

    Amazon, eBay and other giants of online commerce are not fully present in Southeast Asia, and that has led to a glut of online shopping startups rising up across the region. At times it can get hard to keep with all the options — from Rocket Internet-backed Zalora and Lazada, to small players — and that’s where iPrice hopes to help. Read More

  • Handy In Talks To Acquire Homejoy As Home Service Startups Consolidate

    Handy In Talks To Acquire Homejoy As Home Service Startups Consolidate

    As more startups rush into the business of providing on-demand services for our every consumer need, we’re also seeing an inevitable move to some consolidation. In the latest development, Handy — the on-demand cleaning, plumbing and other home services platform — is in talks to acquire Homejoy, another home services startup that focuses specifically on cleaning. Sources tell… Read More

  • Automattic Buys WooCommerce, The Popular Plugin For Turning WordPress Into A Store

    Automattic Buys WooCommerce, The Popular Plugin For Turning WordPress Into A Store

    If you’re looking to turn your WordPress site into an online shop, one option reigns supreme: WooCommerce. With roughly 7.5 million downloads, it’s easily the most popular e-commerce WordPress plugin — hell, it’s one of the top 10 most popular WordPress plugins overall. And now it’s officially a part of the WordPress family. Automattic, the company behind… Read More

  • Price-Tracking Service PoachIt Shuts Down

    Price-Tracking Service PoachIt Shuts Down

    Price monitoring as a standalone service doesn’t seem to be resonating with consumers. The latest example? PoachIt, a smart shopping tool that helped consumers track price changes and find discounts via both web and mobile, announced today that it’s shutting down. The company had raised $2.8 million in outside funding, according to CrunchBase, and had grown its shopping community… Read More

  • Interior Define, Maker Of Ultra-Customizable Couches, Launches 3D Visualizer

    Interior Define, Maker Of Ultra-Customizable Couches, Launches 3D Visualizer

    Interior Define, the company that offers totally customizable sofas at a relatively affordable price, is today announcing new tools to help online shoppers. The company is introducing a new 3D interface for shoppers so that they can see the products from every angle, in every different customization, so that they truly know what they’re getting into. Before, users were checking out… Read More

  • Drizly Lands $13 Million In Series A Funding

    Drizly Lands $13 Million In Series A Funding

    Drizly, the mobile shopping app that connects users with delivery-friendly liquor stores, is today announcing the close of a $13 million Series A funding round, led by Polaris Partners. Existing investors Suffolk Equity Partners also participated alongside First Beverage Group and others. Drizly offers a mobile app that lets users order all kinds of spirits, beer and wine direct to their location. Read More

  • The Humble QR Code Is Being Disrupted… And Going Dotless

    The Humble QR Code Is Being Disrupted… And Going Dotless

    Many in the West are still dumbfounded that QR codes are a thing. Well, heads-up, the humble QR code as you know it is being disrupted. At least that’s according to Visualead, an Israel-based startup backed by Alibaba that announced a new ‘dotless’ format today. Read More

  • Clinkle Implodes As Employees Quit In Protest Of CEO

    Clinkle Implodes As Employees Quit In Protest Of CEO

    Seven employees quit the frequently mocked payment rewards startup Clinkle simultaneously today due to frustration with its 24-year-old CEO Lucas Duplan, according to multiple sources close to the company. Duplan, pictured above, is said to have withheld information from employees about acquisition talks with Apple that the team hoped would result in a sale. He’s believed to have… Read More

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