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Wayfair’s Android app now lets you shop for furniture using augmented reality

AR-enabled shopping is expanding again today. This time, online furniture retailer Wayfair is introducing an augmented reality feature in its mobile app for Android that will allow customers to visual

Home decorating gets a new AR toolkit thanks to Intellectual Ventures’ new incubator

Taking another step toward shedding its reputation as the tech industry's most notorious patent troll, Intellectual Ventures is launching the first company from its incubator. The company's ISF Incuba

Wayfair takes on Pinterest with its own visual search engine for home furnishings

Pinterest and Google's recent moves to leverage visual search technologies to connect consumers with products have not gone unnoticed by those in the e-commerce business. One company, Wayfair, is taki

Wayfair snatches up Boston startup Trumpit to bring photo & video messaging to its mobile app

Online furniture shop Wayfair has acquired a Boston-based mobile messaging application called Trumpit, with the aim of utilizing its technology in order to expand its customer service offerings. So

Unpacking Etsy’s S1

Etsy’s S1 filing didn’t disappoint. Etsy is a powerful business with extraordinary network effects. Its customers are extremely loyal, and its committed sellers are earning significant income. But

Wayfair and HubSpot IPOs Could Be Just The Beginning For Boston Startup Scene

While Silicon Valley firms hold back on their IPOs and there’s hand-wringing over burn rates, two Boston-based startups had highly successful IPOs less than a week apart. Just over a week ago,

Boston Wraps Up Its Best Venture Quarter In Years

The TechCrunch wrecking ball is smashing into Boston as startups in the city are coming off their best quarter in years. Boston-based startups managed to haul in over $1.2 billion in venture financ

On The Road To An IPO, Wayfair Picks Up $157M

On the way to an initial public offering later this year, the home furnishing online retail juggernaut Wayfair has picked up $157 million in a new round of funding. The online retailer is mum about wh

In A Post-Amazon World, E-Commerce Site Wayfair Wants To Win At Selling Home Goods And Furnishings

Taking on Amazon when it comes to e-commerce can be a futile effort. There are only a handful of e-commerce companies that have successfully been able to build a billion dollar-plus business in e-comm

Wedo Raises £3 Million Led By MMC Ventures. Because Furniture.

Admittedly, I didn't exactly jump at the chance to cover this story. <a target="_blank" href="http://boingboing.net/2013/11/20/because-is-a-new-internet-dri.html">Because</a> furniture. But, as boring

Online Retail Giant CSN Stores Rolls Its 200+ Shopping Sites Into One Brand: Wayfair.com

<strong>Exclusive -</strong> After just having raised a <a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2011/06/20/home-goods-retailer-csn-stores-raises-165-million/">ton of money</a> (<a href="http://www.crunch