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Instagram launches a new section for shopping product drops

Instagram today announced it’s adding a new feature to help connect online shoppers to product drops through its app. Drops, which are a newer e-commerce trend, help sellers create buzz for fort

Gilt Groupe Cuts 45 Jobs Amid A Quest For Profit, CMO And International Head Exit

Some downsizing is on the cards for Gilt Groupe, the fashion flash-sales site that has been valued at $1.1 billion. TechCrunch has learned that the company is cutting 45 jobs as it tries to turn p

Peach Is A Flash Sales App With An Auction-Based Twist

There are already a gabazillion flash sale sites and apps available, but the Berkeley, California-based founders of Peach App believe that there is still room for innovation in the world of online imp

Groupon Moves Into Flash Fashion, Buys Ideeli For $43M In Cash

More acquisitions for <a target="_blank" href="http://www.groupon.com">Groupon</a> to widen the net of consumers using its platform for more than daily deals. Today it is announcing the acquisition of

Zulily Shares Pop 82% Above IPO Price

A week after Twitter's IPO and two days after education company Chegg debuted on the NYSE, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zulily.com/">Zulily</a>, the daily deals targeted at mothers, opened on t

Flash Sale App Tophatter Adds Android Version, Brings Its Auctions To Canada

Tophatter, a flash sales site that sells apparel, makeup and electronics through 90-second auctions, released its Android app today and announced its first international expansion. The app is now avai

Flash Deals Site NoMoreRack Raises $12M, Hits 5.8M Members

<a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/07/05/nomorerack-sneaky-big/">Back in July, we caught up with</a> New York-based startup <a target="_blank" href="http://nomorerack.com/">NoMoreRack</a>, a flash s

Flash Sales Site Bêmbele Debuts In Colombia, Offers Designer Fashion And Luxury Accessories To Eager Market

Combine online flash sales with an emerging consumer market hungry for luxury clothing brands and you get what Bêmbele CEO Dean Schaffer hopes will be a recipe for success in Latin America. The site,

Following $16.7 Million Series B, Brazil’s Baby.com.br Expands With Kid-Focused Flash Sales Site Dinda.com.br

With today's launch of <a target="_blank" href="http://dinda.com.br/">Dinda.com.br</a>, the founding team behind Brazil-based <a target="_blank" href="http://baby.com.br/">Baby.com.br</a>, is expandi

Flash Deals Site Totsy Lands $18.5M To Take On Zulily In The Battle For Shopping Moms

It's been awhile since we've heard from <a target="_blank" href="https://www.totsy.com/customer/account/login/">Totsy</a>, which, for those unfamiliar, was one of the first flash sales sites to focus

KupiVIP, The Gilt Groupe of Russia, Raises Another $38M Led By Intel For Its Fashion-Forward E-Commerce Juggernaut

In the same week that Fab snapped up UK design site <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/06/19/ten-week-old-llustre-is-acquired-by-fab-com-after-a-blistering-european-roll-up/">Llustre</a> and set its

Claiming Legality, EveryLodge Launches A Flash Sales Aggregator For Hotel Deals

<a href="http://everylodge.com/">EveryLodge</a> is a new startup that aims to at least partially fill the void left by <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/08/05/mynines-runs-out-of-cash-ceo-becomes-v

One Year Post-Pivot, Fab.com Is On Track To $100M In Revenue In 2012

One year after the infamous <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/06/09/scoop-fab-com-launches-online-design-store-ashton-kutcher-invests/">Fab.com "reset"</a> from a social network for gay men to a po