Bootstrapping Barcelona-based visual commerce startup Photoslurp has taken its first external funding: Announcing €750,000 (~$870k) in pre-Series A financing, led by Spanish VC Inveready Technolog
In July b2b smart access startup Latch announced a partnership with ecommerce platform Jet.com to install 1,000 of its smart locks on residential apartment buildings in New York. It's now announced t
Amazon shared third-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The company posted significantly better-than-expected earnings, at 52 cents per share, when analysts were forecasting just three cents.
eBay today is launching two new visual search tools that will allow online shoppers to use photos they snap, have saved on their phone, or even those they find while browsing the web or other social n
Amazon is trialling a service called “Seller Flex” that will provide delivery services for third-party merchants on its platform, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The project orig
Online commerce giant Shopify is ready for its Instagram moment: The one-stop shop platform provider is opening up its Instagram integration to thousands of its merchants leading up to the holiday sea
Shake Shack is trialling a cash-free location, where the only ordering option will be via kiosks, at its NYC Astor Place location. The new spot will open in early October, per the company, and will fe
Europe's executive body has revealed more of its thinking on reforming digital taxation rules, issuing details of proposals it's considering ahead of another meeting of EU ministers next week.
Amazon’s Influencer Program, a service that allows social media personalities to earn commissions on the Amazon products they promote, is now accepting sign-ups from YouTube influencers who want
Glossybox, a BirchBox clone launched by the Samwer brothers back in 2011 to deliver willing consumers a monthly subscription of beauty products, has been acquired by UK online retailer and ecommerce p
Computer vision continues to find its way into all sorts of apps as the underlying tech powering convenience-oriented image searches. Latest -- and it must be said late -- to the party is fashion ecom
U.S. social media giants have been warned by Europe's consumer rights commissioner that she's running out of patience with their failure to comply with the region's consumer protection standards.
Jet, the online retailer bought by Walmart last year, has struck a deal with smart access provider Latch in an effort to make deliveries easier for its customers in urban areas. Over 100,000 residents
Amazon has completed its acquisition of e-commerce firm Souq.com, which was first announced at the end of March and sees the U.S. retail giant enter the Middle Eastern market.
Amazon just announced its third annual Prime Day, the retailer’s answer to Black Friday that originally started to celebrate its 20th anniversary. While Amazon had previously said they would be
ThredUP, the online secondhand clothing store that has raised over $130M in funding is going old school. The startup has announced they will be opening at least five brick and mortar retail stores by
Yesterday, Amazon and Whole Foods ruined a perfectly slow news day on a Friday in June with the announcement that Amazon intends to buy Whole Foods for almost $14 billion. The most obvious victim of t
Amazon has quietly launched a new feature offering shoppers personalized suggestions of products they might like to buy. Called "My Mix," the addition is tied to Amazon's "Interesting Finds" -- the cu
Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana will now be able to save you money when you’re shopping online. The company announced today that it will begin a pilot test of a new Cortana feature t
Target’s mobile app strategy will undergo a significant change, starting this summer. The retailer announced this week it will soon combine the functionality of its Cartwheel savings app with it