It’s hard to believe that close to 20 years ago, Amazon.com was an emerging startup with high hopes of selling books online. Yet fast forward to present day and the company is building $600 million cloud implementations for the Department of Defense, while simultaneously revolutionizing the physical act of reading through its introduction of the […]
Since the early 90s, mega companies such as Amazon and eBay have been using ecommerce to reach a wide customer-base. Now, startups everywhere are making use of this convenient, online industry. This past week at the Apple Store in SoHo, Women Innovate Mobile hosted their monthly tech panel, to address the popularity of ecommerce. Emily […]
From the ever-increasing adoption rate of smartphones to the rise of China and India as top-ranked global Internet users, 2013 holds promise for fascinating trends to emerge across industry sectors and across the globe, giving rise to what can only be seen as E-commerce 3.0. E-commerce 1.0-2.0 E-commerce 1.0 was all about discovering the web […]
Refinery29, a New York-based news and e-commerce site for fashion, beauty and style has raised $3.5 million from 7 undisclosed investors. The company received seed funding in 2010.