Jackthreads, a Thrillist company, is offering a sweet $200 so you can maybe get a nice pair of pants or a shirt to wear on Valentine’s Day so you (and I mean this in the nicest way) won’t look like huge slob. I mean really, whens the last time you bought a nice pair of pants? Maybe a shirt? Shorts and sandals might be fine for your Magic: The Gathering parties but not for going on. Ok. → Read More
The line between content and commerce is blurring. Refinery29, a fashion news and trends site with a local twist, just launched a daily/weekly deal site called Refinery29 Reserve. The deals are for “high-end local fashion,” as CEO Philippe von Borries describes it.
Members-only shopping site JackThreads.com just got a redesign and has begun selling more gadgetry including headphones and Nooka watches. We wrote about these boys back when Thrillist bought the company in May. Similar to Gilt Group, the company sells “hot” and “exciting” items popular with the “kids” for up to 80% off, ensuring that legions of web developers… → Read More
It was only this past weekend that Dave Chase argued in a guest post here on TechCrunch that online media companies should get into e-commerce through group buying and flash sale sites. Ben Lerer, the founder of men’s site Thrillist (and New York City seed investor along with his father Ken) agrees wholeheartedly. He just bought JackThreads, a members-only commerce site that focusses on flash… → Read More