Fanatics launches live commerce app

Fanatics Live will initially feature trading card “breaks” along with limited-edition merchandise and collectible items.

Fanatics reveals NFL was biggest backer in $1.5B round announced last month at $27B valuation

Fanatics, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based sports merchandising giant, revealed today that the NFL was the “single biggest investor” in the latest round announced by the company, a $1.5 billion round a

LA Rams, Fanatics and Postmates coordinate on an on-demand pop-up

Postmates, now destined to be a division of Uber, is diving deeper into the world of on-demand retail and its partnership with the National Football League. The company, working alongside Fanatics and

Why e-commerce startups aren’t raising more funding during this historic boom

After yesterday’s look into the somewhat lackluster pace of investment into e-commerce-focused startups this year, a few VCs sent in notes that added useful context. So this morning let’s

Instacart CFO Ravi Gupta to exit for Sequoia Capital

Instacart's CFO will "return to his investing roots" as a growth-stage investor at the storied venture capital firm.

Vision Fund startups Fanatics and Coupang unite to sell US sports merch in Korea

SoftBank chairman Masayoshi Son has repeatedly described the Vision Fund as a club for the world’s most exciting startups and, while even the fund’s own LP seem to disagree with some of it

Ticketmaster and Fanatics link up to sell merch and tickets on each others’ platforms

In a blockbuster deal for Fanatics and Ticketmaster, the two companies have agreed to sell verified tickets and merchandise on each others’ sites. According to a statement from the two companies

Fanatics exec chairman Michael Rubin to speak at Disrupt SF 2018

Even as the wealth of Jeff Bezos balloons and Amazon eats everyone’s online retail lunch, there are still a few other e-commerce entrepreneurs faring rather well. In 2011, eBay purchased GSI Com

Given an assist, sports e-commerce giant Fanatics closes that $1 billion round led by SoftBank

Fanatics, the 17-year-old, Jacksonville, Fla.-based sports e-commerce company that helps leagues and teams sell their licensed apparel and fan gear directly to customers, has closed on $1 billion in f

One Kings Lane Loses CEO Doug Mack To Fanatics

One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack is leaving the home goods e-commerce company. Mack will be joining sports site Fanatics as CEO. Mack joined OKL in 2010, and helped grow the company to its nearly $1 bi

Groupon Loses Mobile Head David Katz, Who Is Heading To Sports Commerce Site Fanatics

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After eBay Acquisition, GSI Commerce Founder Launches Kynetic With Rue La La And ShopRunner On Board

When eBay <a href="">bought GSI Commerce for $2.4 billion</a> in cash and debt in March, it was somewhat surprising to le