With the launch of Sneakerboy, Chris Kyvetos, a member of the recently launched BoF 500, is targeting a new generation of luxury consumers with a highly covetable selection of sneakers and an innovative digital retail model that blends the tactility of a physical store with the efficiencies of the Internet.
NEW YORK, United States — Fab.com Inc., the e-commerce startup valued at more than $1 billion, signaled that job cuts may be coming as the company revamps its approach to selling goods and strives to turn a profit.
BERLIN, Germany — Online retailers are trying to cajole consumers into revealing their vital statistics with new sizing technology tailored to turn back a tide of returned garments that is hurting profits.
Finnish content monetisation start-up Kiosked, which makes it easier for people to buy products that appear in online images or video clips, and whose clients include Nike, has raised $6.9 million in new funding.
BoF has learned that social commerce site The Fancy has raised an additional $7 million from a group of investors including Richard C Perry, owner of Barneys New York, and his son David Perry, who works at The Fancy.
A New York-based startup aims to drive sales by integrating user-generated photos posted to Instagram, Twitter and Facebook directly into e-commerce sites.
SINGAPORE, China — The smartwatch could be as revolutionary as the smartphone - an intelligent device on our wrist that connects our bodies to data and us to the world - but only a handful of companies have the heft and vision to be able to pull it off.