• Amazon’s Online Drugstore Adds Groceries To The List

    Amazon’s Online Drugstore Adds Groceries To The List

    Amazon-owned Quidsi has tackled diapers, drugstore items, pet supplies and toys in its empire of retail verticals. And today, Quidsi’s is adding groceries to the list, with a new category for non-perishable food items. For background, Quidsi launched with, which quickly became the biggest seller of diapers online. Last year, it expanded into drugstore items with… Read More

  • Confirmed: Amazon Spends $545 Million On Parent Quidsi has just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Quidsi, which operates ecommerce sites, and The acquisition news first broke over the weekend by Fortune’s Dan Primack, who pegged the purchase price at $540 million. Primack wasn’t that far off – Amazon says it will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Quidsi… Read More

  • Launches – "No Lines. No Heavy Bags. No Driving.", and other online retailers of everyday essentials, a new challenger with a short, pretty dotcom name just hit the Web. The founders of this morning formally launched, a new ecommerce site that enables people to buy household necessities, skin and hair care products and whatnot at competitive prices. We reported that the site was due for launch… Read More

  • The Founders Behind Launch "All The Robots Are In Place"

    Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara have figured out a formula for selling low-margin goods online and shipping them overnight to customers. The two entrepreneurs have built into the largest seller of diapers and other baby products on the Web. is on track to bring in $300 million in revenues this year. Now the two are getting ready to launch a new e-commerce site… Read More