Shopify’s Buzzfeed channel, of which we talked about here, has now offically been introduced. The main points from Shopify’s introduction of the new channel: The new BuzzFeed channel allows you to easily tag your products for BuzzFeed editors to search, find, and consider featuring in its campaigns, product lists and onsite content. With its unique […]

First the founder of Net-a-Porter, Vogue & co. with Conde Nast as an investor, and now JD.com. Whatever your views on Farfetch -and we ourselves are at least sceptical when it comes to Farfetch’s “store of the future” platform, which is a major initiative for the company-, the company is very good at getting attention […]

At this year’s capital markets day, Zalando presented (PDF) the company’s perspective on growth in the near future. Zalando has high hopes for the company’s platform. Just now, Zalando scored with Weekday the second H&M brand after Cheap Monday to be sold at Zalando. Zalando wants to grow to more than €10 billion in GMV. […]

It is illuminating to compare Amazon’s new Prime Wardrobe to Zalando’s “only pay what you keep”. Prime Wardrobe is, one might have guessed, for Prime members only, as so many things these days with Amazon. TechCrunch: First you pick at least three items, and up to 15, from more than a million Amazon Fashion options, […]

AI, it’s all the rage these days. CB Insights: Investors poured a record high of $4.9B into artificial intelligence (AI) startups in 2016, and AI is already affecting more areas of our lives than many people realize. Even retail and e-commerce companies are increasingly integrating the technology. While chatbots may be one of the more well-known […]

After first tests with “Pay Later” in France, Zalando is rolling this out internationally, the company said in its logistics update before today’s capital markets day: This could drastically increase return rates. At the same time, it is becoming far more attractive for customers in countries like France or Italy to shop at Zalando. So, […]

When the news broke last Friday that Amazon is about to acquire Whole Foods, I wrote this: Now we know who the first and best customer for the Amazon Go technology will be. In February, we talked about what Amazon Go might evolve into: It may be illuminating to look at where Amazon most likely […]