Boo.com

  • Web Reservation International (boo.com owner) acquired by PE firm

    [Ireland] This is big news for people who experienced the dotcom crash, survived and brought home a t-shirt: Boo.com, once an online fashion retail outlet that went spectacularly bust in early 2000 after burning through approximately $135 million in VC money in about a year and a half, just got acquired (once again). Actually, it’s Boo.com’s latest parent company Web… Read More

  • Boo.com Got Sold Again!

    Boo.com Got Sold Again!

    This is big news for people who experienced the dotcom crash, survived and brought home a t-shirt: Boo.com, once an online fashion retail outlet that went spectacularly bust in early 2000 after burning through approximately $135 million in VC money in about a year and a half, just got acquired (once again). Actually, it’s Boo.com’s latest parent company Web Reservations… Read More

  • Boo.com Back in 2007, Maybe

    Boo.com Back in 2007, Maybe

    Boo.com, one of many poster-children for the dot-com boom of the nineties, has been threatening to re-launch for the last year or so. Mike Butcher at TechCrunch UK says that the site is now scheduled to debut in 2007, barring any further delays. Mike also gives some background on version 1.0 of Boo.com, which lasted all of six months: In 1999 Boo.com, a fashion retail site, burnt through… Read More