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Peter Thiel backs electronics marketplace PriceOye in maiden Pakistan investment

A Pakistani startup, which has taken inspiration from China’s JD.com and India’s Flipkart to build a managed marketplace of electronics...

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eBay is acquiring trading card marketplace TCGplayer for up to $295M

eBay is acquiring TCGplayer, an online marketplace for collectible trading card games, in a deal valued up to $295 million, the company announced on...

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DoorDash is reportedly ending its delivery partnership with Walmart

DoorDash is ending its partnership with Walmart after more than four years of delivering the retail giant’s products to customers, according to...

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Shopify launches Collabs, a new way for creators to earn revenue on the platform

Shopify announced today that it’s launching a new “Shopify Collabs” offering to connect creators with merchants on its platform and...

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India shipping logistics giant Shipyaari exposed customer data

Shipyaari, a Mumbai-based software company that offers shipping logistics to major consumer brands, exposed the personal data of thousands of its...

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Amazon fined over labor law breaches in Spain

Amazon has been fined again for breaching labor laws in Catalonia, Spain. The ecommerce giant has been under investigation by regional labor...

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Jumia shares rise as the company’s e-commerce business revs up in Q2

African e-commerce giant Jumia reported its second-quarter financial performance today. In the wake of its financial reporting this morning,...

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Shopify makes $100M strategic investment in marketing automation startup Klaviyo

Shopify has pledged $100 million as part of a strategic investment in Klaviyo, a marketing automation startup, according to documents filed with the...

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Vetted lands $15M for AI that helps shoppers find top products and deals

Vetted, a startup developing a platform that taps AI to aggregate information about products and rank the top choices, raised $15 million in a...

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Amazon’s shares rise on earnings beat, despite $2B loss

E-commerce giant Amazon reported its second-quarter results today, and despite inflation and a net loss of $2 billion, the results were surprisingly...

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How e-commerce brands can outlast this market downturn

For e-commerce brands, the wave of bad economic news is a shot across the bow heralding a major change in consumer spending. Bleak times are ahead,...

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DoorDash introduces dual ID verification for alcohol deliveries

DoorDash is introducing a new in-app safety measure designed to ensure that alcohol is only delivered to people over the age of 21. The new measure...

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Tedooo raises $3M to scale its social network for buyers and sellers

Tedooo, a Tel Aviv-based social network marketed towards the trade world, has raised $3 million in seed funding led by Stardom Ventures. The platform...

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YouTube rolls out new shopping features, announces partnership with Shopify

YouTube announced today that it’s launching several new shopping features for both viewers and creators. Most notably, YouTube is partnering...

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Instagram’s new payments feature lets users buy products via DMs

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that the company is launching a new “payments in chat” feature on Instagram. With this new...

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Signaling tough times ahead, ChowNow lays off employees

ChowNow, the food ordering and delivery business, has laid off a number of employees, TechCrunch has learned.

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London fails to retain Atlassian as it heads Stateside in search of a ‘broader set’ of investors

Despite multiple overtures by the British government to woo tech companies and keep the largest ones from defecting to the US, the latest example of...

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Instacart’s new rewards program gives shoppers exclusive early access to orders and more

Instacart announced today that it’s launching a new “Cart Star” rewards program for shoppers on its platform. The program will...

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Pinterest launches new shopping features for merchants

Pinterest announced today that it’s rolling out new merchant features, including product tagging on Pins and a Pinterest API for Shopping. The...

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Walmart folds its InHome grocery delivery service into Walmart+ as an optional add-on

Walmart announced today that its InHome grocery delivery service is now available as an optional add-on within its Walmart+ membership, the...

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TikTok reportedly drops plans to expand its live ecommerce ‘Shop’ venture to the US

TikTok has reportedly dropped plans to expand its live ecommerce “TikTok Shop” initiative to the United States and additional parts of...

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TikTok tests a dedicated Shop feed that highlights products you can buy now

TikTok is testing a dedicated “Shop” feed tab that lets users browse and purchase products from a number of different categories, such as...

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Marketing automation startup Retail Rocket nabs $24M for expansion

Retail Rocket, a company developing a platform to manage customer retention, has raised $24 million in venture capital to expand its reach.

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Amazon’s new physical retail analytics service gives brands insights about product and ad performance

Amazon announced today that it’s launching a new physical retail store analytics service that offer brands insights about the performance of...

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Amazon reportedly plans to hold a second Prime shopping event in the fall

Amazon is reportedly planning to hold two Prime shopping events this year, according to a report from Business Insider. The online retailer already...

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eBay is launching an interactive live shopping platform

eBay announced today that it’s launching eBay Live, a dedicated shopping platform that gives users a way to purchase products in a live and...

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Amazon Prime Day lands on July 12-13

Prime Day, Amazon’s annual event where it and sellers on the platform discount a huge number of items for a burst of sales activity, is coming...

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Goat Brand Labs, a house of D2C brands in India, raises $50 million

Goat Brand Labs has raised $50 million in fresh funding as the Indian direct-to-consumer brand aggregator looks to acquire more premium brands and...

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