Inside The Storenvy Pop-Up Shop

Storenvy, the online marketplace that lets independent merchants sell their wares in their own digital storefronts, is one of a number of web companies that’s making a reverse commute of sorts — bringing their web businesses into meatspace. Colleen Taylor visits the now permanent pop-up shop in San Francisco that hosts Storenvy’s vendors in monthly […]

5 problems people face when shopping online

Pakistan’s e-commerce market is predicted to hit $1 Billion in revenue by 2020, according to PTA. But there are still hurdles in the way before we can achieve that figure. Let’s take a look at general problems which the general public face about online shopping: 1. Product Quality A big advantage of shopping locally is […]

Apple in good cheer over a billion-dollar Christmas and New Year’s on the App Store

The week after Christmas is a lazy one, but the App Store was working overtime. Apple triumphantly announced today that the late holiday season brought in more than a billion dollars in purchases on its mobile marketplace. $300 million came in on New Year’s Day alone, presumably as everyone made unwise in-app purchases to get […]

Alibaba to start selling cars in China via big vending machines

The Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is all set to enter the whole new market in China. The company has decided to launch car vending machines in Shanghai and Nanjing by January 2018. As the tech giant is already involved in selling cars on its online portal, the new experiment will involve these machines to vend […]

Grand Theft Auto 6, HTC Vive Standalone VR Headset, and More (Jul 27, 2017)

In Today’s 360 Daily – * Amazon Eyes Offline Sales Of Smartphones in India – * Ola Partners Zomato to Restart Food Delivery Service – * Meizu Pro 7, Meizu Pro 7 Plus With Rear Display Launched – * HTC Vive Standalone VR Headset Unveiled – * Grand Theft Auto 6 […]

Half of Amazon app users have been switched to a new, swipe-based 1-Click checkout

Has Amazon’s ‘one-click’ checkout on mobile looked a little different to you lately? A number of users of Amazon’s mobile applications have recently reported seeing a new checkout option that replaces the click – well, on mobile, the tap – with a swipe instead. As it turns out, the option is part of a fairly […]

Lily raises $2M from NEA and others for a personal stylist service that considers feelings, not just fit

One of the reasons recently IPO’d Stitch Fix became so popular among female shoppers is because of how it pairs the convenience of home try-on for clothing and accessories with a personal styling service that adapts to your tastes over time. But often, personal stylists bring their own subjective takes on fashion to their customers. […]

To fix SoundCloud, it must become the anti-Spotify

Startups die by suicide, not competition. It wasn’t that anyone was stealing SoundCloud’s underground rappers, bedroom remixers, and garage bands. SoundCloud stumbled because it neglected these hardcore loyalists as it wrongly strived to usurp Spotify as the streaming home of music’s superstars. But four months ago after laying off 40% of its staff, SoundCloud scored a […]

French peer-to-peer payment app Lydia adds Apple Pay support

A peer-to-peer payment app that works similar to Venmo from startup Lydia in France now works with Apple Pay (a feature originally announced in July), making it possible to spend your balance from the app wherever MasterCard and Apple Pay are accepted. It’s a neat use of Apple Pay to make it possible to do […]