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Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Craigslist Competitor VarageSale Lays Off About One-Third of Staff   —  Three months ago, the classifieds app VarageSale began testing a credit-card payment feature that was free for users, but a money-loser for the company.  That point was noteworthy because VarageSale doesn't generate any revenue of its own.
Jan 29, 2016, 5:25 PMIn context
Re/code:
Twitter's Nathan Hubbard Will Take Over Interim Media Job Amid Executive Changes   —  We're still sifting through the rubble of yesterday's mass exodus from Twitter in which a number of high-ranking executives announced they were leaving, but a few new roles are already starting to take shape.
Jan 25, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: Fab co-founder Bradford Shellhammer's shopping site, Bezar is running out of money just 10 months after launch   —  Fab Co-Founder's Shopping Site, Bezar, Is Running Out of Money  —  About 10 months after Bezar launched as a reincarnation of Fab.com, the shopping site appears close to going out of business.
Jan 17, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: China's JD.com invested $45M-$55M in shopping app startup Wish last year   —  China's JD.com Invested Around $50 Million in Shopping Startup Wish  —  China's No. 2 e-commerce company has quietly backed an emerging player in the online retail battle going on outside of its home borders.
Jan 16, 2016, 7:05 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: One Kings Lane, once valued at $900M, is for sale, and unlikely to fetch more than $150M   —  One Kings Lane, Once Valued at $900 Million, Is Likely to Sell for a Fraction of That  —  One Kings Lane, the online seller of furniture and home decor that has struggled for the better part …
Jan 7, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Hudson's Bay Confirms $250 Million Acquisition of Gilt Groupe   —  Hudson's Bay, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue and other department store chains, has agreed to acquire Gilt Groupe for $250 million in cash, the company announced Thursday morning.  Re/code reported on Wednesday evening …
Jan 7, 2016, 8:10 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
How Wish, the shopping app startup and top app advertiser on Facebook and Instagram, aims to become the next trillion dollar marketplace   —  Meet Wish, the $3 Billion App That Could Be the Next Walmart  —  As the words poured out of Peter Szulczewski's mouth, I thought he must be pulling my leg.
Dec 29, 2015, 1:10 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Jet.com lands $350M in funding led by Fidelity and says it has verbal agreements for another $150M, at a $1B pre-money valuation   —  Jet.com Lands $350 Million in Funding, With $150 Million More Coming  —  Jet.com has closed $350 million in new funding, and says it has verbal agreements for another $150 million.
Nov 24, 2015, 5:37 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Square Cash for Business processing fee has increased from 1.5% in March to 2.75% today   —  Square Quietly Jacked Up the Price of Its Newest Payment Product ... Twice  —  When Square unveiled Square Cash for Business in March, the accompanying 1.5 percent payment processing fee seemed too good to be true.
Nov 20, 2015, 5:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Groupon replaces co-founder and CEO Eric Lefkofsky with COO Rich Williams, Lefkofsky returns to previous role as chairman of the board   —  Groupon Replaces CEO Eric Lefkofsky With COO Rich Williams  —  Groupon's board of directors has voted to replace co-founder Eric Lefkofsky as CEO with Rich Williams …
Nov 3, 2015, 4:37 PMIn context

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