Twitch to start selling video games as soon as this week [Updated]

Video game streaming site Twitch will soon begin selling PC games and other in-game content on its site, the company says. We understand the games may arrive as soon as tomorrow or later this week,

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to deliv

Ebay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day delivery on 20 million items

In response to the growing threat of Amazon and its annual Prime membership program, eBay announced a new program that will offer online shoppers guaranteed three-day delivery on 20 million eligible p

Amazon will now tell Prime members what to wear via a new “Outfit Compare” feature

Amazon has been steadily pushing its way into fashion over the past several years, with investments in its own private labels – from workwear to activewear – plus increased fashion ad

Kidizen raises $3.2M for a kids’ clothes resale app with a social twist

Kidizen, a marketplace for secondhand children’s apparel, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding, the company announced today. The funding was led by Chicago-based Origin Ventures, which b

Amazon’s private label Elements expands for first time in years with invite-only vitamins and supplements

Amazon has quietly added a new product to its private label, Amazon Elements, which previously only carried Amazon’s own brand of baby wipes, after pulling its diaper line from the label in 2015

Walmart launches free, 2-day shipping without a membership on purchases of $35 or more

Walmart has just issued its strongest response to the growing Amazon threat, since its acquisition of e-commerce newcomer last summer. Starting today, Walmart will begin offering free, two-da

eBay takes on fashion resale startups with new authentication program

Ebay is not taking the rise of fashion resale businesses targeting high-end clientele lying down. The over 20-year old marketplace today announced it will launch a new authentication program, called s

Amazon Prime’s latest perk is a new Rewards Visa Card with 5% back

Amazon announced this morning it’s teaming up with Chase to introduce a new Visa credit card exclusively for its most loyal customers, Prime members. The card offers Prime members 5 percent bac

Amazon launches its newest private label, Wickedly Prime

Amazon’s push into the private-label business continued this month, with the launch of its latest brand, Wickedly Prime. Unlike Amazon’s more recent entries in the private label space, suc

Apps for holiday shopping

The holidays are almost here and there is still a little time left for last-minute shopping. Instead of sifting though all your discount emails, we found some apps that will help you save money and ma

79 percent of Americans now shop online, but it’s cost more than convenience that sways them

Eight in 10 Americans are now shopping online, according to a new study from Pew Research out this morning. That’s 79 percent of U.S. consumers who shop on the web or their phones, up from just

Runchkins is Trunk Club for kids, with an optional buy-back power-up

You know what it's like... you've just bought the cutest little outfit for the tiniest person in your family, and they promptly go and grow out of it. If that sounds familiar, Runchkins might just be

Amazon expands its online gift shop “Interesting Finds,” adds human curation

Following its debut earlier this year, Amazon quietly launched a revamped and expanded version of Pinterest-like feature called “Interesting Finds,” which is also now available on mobile

PayPal says mobile shopping accounted for a third of Thanksgiving & Black Friday sales

New data from PayPal further confirms mobile’s contribution to e-commerce retailers’ bottom lines over Thanksgiving and Black Friday. According to data from its network, mobile devices ac

Black Friday online sales to hit a record-breaking $3 billion, over $1 billion from mobile

Black Friday online shopping is continuing to grow, and this Friday was another record-breaking day. According to a new report out this evening from Adobe, which has been tracking e-commerce transacti

Mobile shopping hits record numbers over Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Black Friday has only just begun, but already mobile traffic and sales are breaking records compared with years prior, according to third-party reports and those from major retailers, out this mornin

Crunch Report | Tesla and SolarCity-powered Island

Tesla and SolarCity power an island in American Samoa, after skipping last year Apple holds its Black Friday sale, robots will be helping with shopping at Westfield malls in San Francisco, Michigan do

More people than ever will shop online over the holidays, spending to rise by 18%

The fourth quarter is always the busiest for e-commerce businesses, with the biggest sales and more consumers than the year prior turning to the web and mobile devices to complete their holiday shopp

Crunch Report | Facebook Made Us All Dead

Facebook has a bug and has switched their profiles to being memorialized, Mark Zuckerberg affirms that Facebook didn't affect election and Singles' Day breaks shopping records. All this on Crunch Repo
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