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.
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.
SHANGHAI, China — China's e-commerce market is expected to leapfrog that of the United States this year to become the world's largest by total customer spending, management consultancy firm Bain & Company says, and could account for half of all Chinese retail spending within a decade.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Twitter Inc. hired Nathan Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster, as its first head of commerce, part of a push to enable shopping via short postings on its social website.
TORONTO, Canada — A new app lets shoppers flipping through retail flyers purchase items that catch their eye using image recognition technology.
BERLIN, Germany — Danish fashion store magnate Anders Holch Povlsen has bought 10 percent of Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando, continuing a push into booming e-commerce.