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Matt Burns / TechCrunch:
Jane Technologies, which offers an online weed marketplace for consumers and builds e-commerce backends for cannabis dispensaries, raises $100M Series C   —  Don't call Jane Technologies the Amazon of weed.  Instead, think of Jane Technologies as the Shopify of weed, and it's an important distinction.
Aug 25, 2021, 1:15 PMIn context
Hannah Murphy / Financial Times:
Interview with Discord CEO Jason Citron, who says user numbers doubled and revenue tripled to $130M in 2020, and Discord is developing its own in-house games   —  Chief executive Jason Citron is looking to broaden the appeal of the popular chat platform  —  First came the gamers, then came the offers for his business.
Aug 25, 2021, 2:55 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
CEO of South Korea's online retail giant Coupang is facing renewed criticism about working conditions after a fire damaged one of its main fulfillment centers   —  - Coupang CEO Kim under fire for worker treatment in South Korea  — Company says it takes safety and health of employees seriously
Aug 21, 2021, 5:05 AMIn context
Joe Pinsker / The Atlantic:
How Amazon contributed to the drop in the number of babies named Alexa in the US, UK, and Canada, after an initial surge upon the device's 2014 release   —  Alexa used to be a name primarily given to human babies.  Now it's mainly for robots.  —  Seven years ago, Amazon released Alexa …
Aug 20, 2021, 2:55 AMIn context
Margherita Beale / Forbes:
D1 Brands, which acquires third-party merchants selling on Amazon's marketplace, raises $123M Series A led by CoVenture and Crossbeam Venture Partners   —  New York City-based Amazon aggregator D1 Brands raised $123 million in Series A funding, the company announced Wednesday.
Aug 19, 2021, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon plans to open several large physical stores across the US, starting in Ohio and California, to extend its reach in clothing and other areas   —  Online shopping pioneer wants a larger retail presence to sell clothing and household items and facilitate exchanges
Aug 19, 2021, 7:30 AMIn context
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon is emailing some third-party merchants warning them that Congress' proposed antitrust reforms could limit their ability to sell on Amazon   —  - Amazon is contacting a limited group of third-party sellers to discuss how sweeping antitrust reforms approved in June by the House Judiciary Committee …
Aug 18, 2021, 2:20 PMIn context
Nikkei Asia:
Recent COVID-19 outbreaks are slowing plans by Apple, Google, and Amazon to shift production from China to Vietnam as governments tighten border controls   —  Suppliers say tighter border controls are hindering output expansion in Vietnam  —  TAIPEI — Recent outbreaks of COVID-19 …
Aug 18, 2021, 6:35 AMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Bangalore-based Smallcase, a digital wealth management service that has 3M+ users, raises $40M led by Faering Capital with participation from Amazon   —  - Startup raises $40 million from the likes of Faering, Sequoia  — Retail investing boom helped it add users in the past year
Aug 18, 2021, 5:20 AMIn context
New York Times:
Amazon has surpassed Walmart as the world's top retail seller outside China; FactSet says people spent $610B+ on Amazon in the 12 months ending in June   —  Proof that the online future has arrived: The biggest e-commerce company outside China has unseated the biggest brick-and-mortar seller.
Aug 17, 2021, 3:25 PMIn context

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