Social shopping site Polyvore has added a home design vertical in an effort to reach new users and expand its presence.
As part of its big “spring cleaning” effort, Google will shut down its Shopping API on Sept. 16. Here are a few options for e-commerce developers and others looking for alternatives.
What’s the newest way to prove to your in-store customers that a product is popular online? Nordstrom is tagging products with the Pinterest logo as a kind of social proof for potential buyers.
What does it mean to have a social shopping experience? The definitions run the gamut, depending on the type of shopping experience you’re looking for. But Wanelo is pioneering an interesting model to look at.
Wanelo has grown in popularity recently, especially among young female shoppers, but how the company can move beyond that core audience remains to be seen.
Fancy, a social discovery and shopping site that competes with Pinterest, has raised $26.4 million according to a new filing with American Express vice chairman Ed Gillespie joining the board of Thing Daemon, the company behind Fancy.
Social shopping startup Fancy is getting into subscription commerce with a new monthly box of items curated by its community of two million members. Despite the glut of subscription commerce companies, Fancy says members requested the new box.
Online shopping giant eBay today announced that it has acquired New York startup Svpply, which curates products from across the Web. eBay said the acquisition will build on its recent purchase of recommendation engine Hunch to further personalize online shopping experiences.
What do you do when Google and Sean Parker kill your idea? Change direction. That’s what Ali Ahmed and his videochat startup Lutebox have done, switching from the idea of helping people chat about premium videos to focusing on social shopping.
Thanks to a redesign rolling out Thursday, HipSwap, an online marketplace for local goods, is now like a Craigslist re-imagined for Fab and Pinterest fans.