SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Facebook Inc.’s success in mobile advertising, which is making it a stronger rival to Google Inc., is also providing a model for other social-networking sites such as Twitter Inc., Pinterest Inc. and Snapchat Inc.
Today, BoF can report that knitwear brand Wool and the Gang has raised a $2.8 million round of funding led by Index Ventures and Wellington Partners.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Rocket Internet, the venture capital company behind online brands such as retailer Zalando, says investors' growing interest in internet businesses could help it more than triple its portfolio over the next five years.
In the third of a series of articles on the current state of fashion e-commerce, sponsored by Magento, BoF visits Quiet Logistics, the company whose combination of Kiva Systems robots and human touch powers fulfilment for fast-growing fashion e-tailers, including Nasty Gal, Bonobos and The Fancy.
SHANGHAI, China — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's will use proceeds from its potential IPO to fund acquisitions, media reported on Wednesday, as the firm looks to broaden its mobile services.
In response to market pressures, Start Today, which operates Japan’s largest fashion e-commerce portal, Zozotown, is set to launch a major ‘mobile first’ social commerce app, called Wear. JapanConsuming reports.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Since 2010, Square Inc's matchbox-sized card readers have steadily supplanted credit card machines in coffee shops and corner stores across the United States.