Red Herring: Gilt Groupe Scores VC Funding
The market is beginning to acknowledge the potential of online communities in selling fashion. The Red Herring is reporting that Gilt Groupe, which was featured in a Q&A on The Business of Fashion last week, has raised $5m of venture funding from Matrix Partners. Even the New York Times ran a short article.
IHT: Supreme Luxur y 2008
All week we have been posting Suzy Menkes’ videos from the IHT’s Supreme Luxury Conference in Moscow. Don’t miss the written content – it’s just as interesting, especially this article on India that somehow appears within a sea of articles on Russia.
The Wall Street Journal: MySpace for Millionaires
Asmallworld is no longer alone. A raft of new online sites targeted at high net worth individuals have emerged in the past few months, including SQUA.RE, a site we featured in an article for the JC Report.