Category Video

Packagd’s Unboxed and the Uncertain but Exciting Future of Mobile Video Shopping

A few days ago, Packagd unveiled their first video shopping app: the Unboxed app. From the announcement: Today we’re thrilled to take the wrapping off our startup, Packagd, a mobile platform creating a new shopping experience that combines the best unboxing videos with social viewing and the ability to buy seamlessly. […] Our first mobile […]

The First Signs of Zalando’s Huge Video Ambitions Are Here

Update: “Vizions: Zalando Announces Platform Conference” /Update Zalando’s next big topic may be tackling video for the online fashion industry. The installed base of devices -Apple TVs, Fire TVs and, yes, tablets and smartphones- is certainly ready. And Zalando seems to be ready as well. In October ’16, The Information (paywall) wrote about a big hire: […]

Alibaba To Buy Out Chinese Video Service Youku Tudou

Alibaba Group announced a few days ago a non-binding proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of Youku Tudou: Alibaba is making the proposal with the support of the founding shareholders of Youku, including Victor Koo, Chengwei Capital and their affiliates. Alibaba already owns 18.3% of Youku Tudou. Youku Tudou is the result of a 2012 […]