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    Wish to sell for $173M

    Singapore-based Qoo10 snapped up the struggling marketplace at a discount, considering its $1.1 billion stock market debut.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Zulily’s inventory is up for sale as it winds down

    After ceasing operations in December, the e-tailer’s warehouse equipment and $85 million worth of remaining products are being liquidated.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Trendline

    What's shaping the e-commerce landscape?

    From recent statistics on e-commerce growth to the Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit against Amazon, here are some of the forces impacting online retail.

    By Retail Dive staff
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    Bergdorf Goodman to run its own e-commerce as parent Neiman Marcus Group drops Farfetch

    But the luxury e-commerce platform, now owned by Coupang, continues to be a minority investor in the iconic New York department store.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    Solo Brands appoints Vitamin Shoppe exec as new CFO

    The leadership swap comes after Solo replaced its CEO and lowered its revenue guidance for 2023 following disappointing sales.   

    By Grace Noto • Feb. 6, 2024
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    Amazon looks to improve inbound fulfillment processes in 2024

    The company wants products entering its facilities to move as efficiently as items being delivered to customers.

    By Max Garland • Feb. 5, 2024
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    ‘This is natural evolution’: Saks and Neiman Marcus on the state of luxury

    As a new year starts, Geoffroy van Raemdonck and Marc Metrick share thoughts on luxury e-commerce, when the market might recover and how the consumer is doing.

    By Jan. 31, 2024
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    Can Stitch Fix’s new transformation team prove its model at last?

    The online clothing-box retailer may have an opportunity to undo its mistakes and take advantage of weakness at rivals, analysts say.

    By Jan. 30, 2024
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    Etsy launches AI-based gift recommendation service

    Gift Mode uses human curation and machine learning to offer shoppers a selection of products for gift recipients.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Amazon won’t buy iRobot after all

    In 2022 the e-commerce giant had agreed to acquire the Roomba maker for $1.7 billion, but the deal faced antitrust scrutiny in the U.S. and Europe.

    By Jan. 29, 2024
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    Sponsored by Walmart GoLocal

    Identifying the best local delivery provider for your business

    Building and scaling local delivery can be challenging. So how are retailers solving this problem? Through partnerships!

    By Kofi Taylor-Hayford, Senior Manager, New Business Development, Walmart GoLocal • Jan. 29, 2024
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    Tuft & Needle founder launches Boring Mattress Co

    Daehee Park, alongside Tuft & Needle’s ex-Head of Product Tyler Marino and Corben Leo, wants to “cut the crap” out of mattress shopping.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    EBay lays off 9% of its workforce, affecting 1K employees

    The company will also scale back contract work in an effort to align costs more closely with the pace of growth, CEO Jamie Iannone said.

    By Jan. 24, 2024
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    VF Corp. cyberattack impacted 35.5M consumers

    The North Face and Vans parent company originally reported the incident at the height of the holiday season.

    By Jan. 23, 2024
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    Amazon cuts ‘Buy with Prime’ staff

    The relatively small number adds to the tens of thousands already affected by downsizing at the e-commerce giant in the past year or so.

    By Jan. 22, 2024
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    Wayfair lays off 1,650 employees in latest restructuring

    The job cuts, the third round in about 18 months, affect 13% of its global workforce and 19% of its corporate team.

    By Jan. 19, 2024
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    Stitch Fix ends full-time work for stylists, lays off some leads

    The apparel box retailer has kept a tight grip on expenses, but its sales and customer base continue to shrink.

    By Jan. 18, 2024
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    Hello Bello names new CEO

    Will Righeimer will lead the Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard-founded baby brand after it was bought out of bankruptcy last month.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    ‘It’s going to be a very tough year’: Casper CEO on the home goods market in 2024

    The executive, along with Brooklinen CEO Billy May, discussed challenges in the sector and how to usher DTC brands into the next era of growth.

    By Jan. 17, 2024
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    DTC skin care brand Curology launches on Amazon

    Following its entrance into physical retail in late 2022 through its partnership with Target, the brand continues to expand its distribution network.

    By Howard Ruben • Jan. 12, 2024
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    Sponsored by IBM

    Retailers can tap into generative AI to enhance support for customers and employees

    As the retail industry witnesses a shift towards a more digital, on-demand consumer base, AI is becoming the secret weapon for retailers to better understand and cater to this evolving consumer behavior.

    By Luq Niazi, Global Managing Partner Industries, IBM Consulting • Jan. 9, 2024
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    8 DTC trends to follow in 2024

    The past year was riddled with bankruptcies, layoffs and a handful of public debuts. What does this next year have in store for the industry?

    By Dani James • Jan. 8, 2024
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    The Container Store promotes two execs to foster custom services, brick-and-mortar expansion

    The promotions are the latest in a series of initiatives to get the retailer closer to its $2 billion annual revenue goal.

    By Jan. 2, 2024
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    Consumers could return $82.1B worth of holiday merchandise, survey finds

    To address the rising cost of returns, 44% of retailers have increased return or restocking fees, according to CBRE and Optoro.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Dec. 29, 2023
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    Podcast

    The Backroom: Doug Stephens’ retail predictions for 2024

    The retail and branding expert discusses the state of the consumer, the habits companies should leave behind in 2023 and what lies ahead in the new year.

    By Retail Dive Staff • Dec. 28, 2023
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    Free shipping is more important to shoppers than same-day delivery: Forrester

    The costs of implementing same-day and next-day delivery might not be worth it given the level of consumer interest in the service.

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Dec. 28, 2023