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Bloomingdale’s goes all-in on metaverse with new virtual store

Bloomingdale’s virtual store will initially feature collections from brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, David Yurman, MCM, Byredo and Baccarat.

Hackers access DoorDash data, T-Mobile teams up with SpaceX, and eBay buys TCGplayer

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Zilliz, the startup behind the Milvus open source vector database for AI apps, raises $60M, relocates to SF

In 2020, Chinese startup Zilliz — which builds cloud-native software to process data for AI applications and unstructured data analytics, and is the creator of Milvus, the popular open source ve

Daily Crunch: Collectible trading card marketplace TCGplayer sells to eBay for $295M

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eBay is acquiring trading card marketplace TCGplayer for up to $295M

EBay is acquiring TCGplayer, an online marketplace for collectible trading card games, in a deal valued up to $295 million, the company announced on Monday. The deal is subject to customary closing co

SoftBank, Sequoia China back this ERP startup enabling China’s online exporters

Thanks to cross-border e-commerce platforms, China continues to be a major exporter of consumer goods for the world in the online shopping age. It’s not just marketplaces like Amazon and AliExpr

Treggo, armed with new funds, takes on crowded Latin American last-mile delivery sector

Treggo works with thousands of last-mile providers to give merchants information on the best delivery provider in a certain zip code.

Ghost appears with new funding, marketplace to match buyers with unsold products

Ghost created a marketplace, similar to eBay, that provides a way for brands to get rid of excess inventory and will handle all of the posting, sales and shipment of goods sold.

How e-commerce companies can brave the new retail environment

Even with inflation, and a potential recession on the horizon, now is the time to reach out to existing customers and stick with them through the ups and downs.

UK launches antitrust investigation into Microsoft’s $69B proposed Activision acquisition

One more hurdle up ahead for Activision Blizzard, the games giant behind Call of Duty that Microsoft is looking to acquire for $68.7 billion. The U.K.’s Competition and Markets Authority has ann

eBay acquires NFT marketplace KnownOrigin for an undisclosed sum

eBay announced today that it’s acquiring Manchester-based NFT marketplace KnownOrigin. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. eBay says the companies have signed and closed the deal

Daily Crunch: SpaceX employees blast Musk’s tweets as a ‘source of distraction and embarrassment’

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eBay is launching an interactive live shopping platform

EBay announced today that it’s launching eBay Live, a dedicated shopping platform that gives users a way to purchase products in a live and interactive environment. The new experience is rolling

Puffco unveils the $299 Proxy, an innovative, modular cannabis vaporizer

Puffco has long led the market with innovative cannabis vaporizers. The Puffco Peak Pro is easily one of the best e-rigs available, and the company just unveiled a new vape called the Proxy. It offers

Onramp Funds accelerates e-commerce financing platform with $42M in equity, credit

The company provides working capital based on sales forecast data to resolve the shipping, fulfillment, advertising and inventory cost of goods for e-commerce sellers.

eBay launches its first collection of NFTs in partnership with web3 platform OneOf

eBay is the latest company to enter the NFT business, as the online marketplace announced today that it’s launching its first collection of NFTs in partnership with web3 platform OneOf. The comp

Grafana Labs raises $240M Series D

Grafana Labs, the company behind the popular Grafana visualization tools (and a contributor to other open source projects like the Prometheus monitoring system), today announced that it has raised a $

London’s By Rotation is taking its p2p fashion rental app stateside

Fashion rental platforms had a tough time during the pandemic as in-person events evaporated and office workers ditched their smarts to collectively slip into comfy loungewear. But as the pandemic rec

ChannelEngine raises $50M for an operating system that helps retailers sell through marketplaces

Marketplaces are the order of the day when it comes to selling online, providing a one-stop shop for shoppers, and for retailers looking to target as many would-be buyers as possible, while also creat

Shopware, an e-commerce platform that powers 100K brands, raises its first outside funding: $100M from PayPal and Carlyle

The e-commerce boom that started with the COVID-19 pandemic shows little sign of slowing down, and today a company called Shopware, which provides a set of open source tools to power online shopping e
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