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Chinese Luxury Ecommerce Solution Xiu Raises Money

August 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Xiu.com, a Chinese ecommerce solution that specializes in luxury goods just announced that it had pulled in 100 million dollars in investor financing from two groups. Warburg Pincus LLC and the China division of Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (previous investors with Xiu who had already put $20 million into the company ...

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Birchbox Brings Beauty Out of the Box With $10.5M Funding

August 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team New York-based startup Birchbox, a makeup discovery ecommerce software platform, has raised $ 10.5 million in Series A funding, led by Accel Partners with participation from First Round Capital, Harrison Metal, Forerunner Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Sam Lessin, Consigliere, Gary Vaynerchuck, Dave Morin, Stanford University Endowment and Andy Dunn. Birchbox brings a subscription ...

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Amazon Ecommerce Solution Now Boasts More Instant TV and Movies

August 19, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Amazon, in their never-ending quest to do…well…everything, announce that their Amazon Instant video service now gives users access to more than 100,000 titles, with more than 15,000 in HD. Amazon Prime subscribers now have access to over 9,000 commercial-free streaming movies and TV shows. Amazon Prime is the ecommerce solution’s premium service, ...

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Amazon’s Ecommerce Solution Takes Huge Slice of Global Cake

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team ComScore recently released another report (it’s kind of what they do) discussing the relative visitor numbers of the world’s leading ecommerce solutions. Big surprise, Amazon is leading the pack with an almost unbelievable 282 million unique visitors in June. According to the comScore’s calculations, that’s about 20% of the worldwide internet population. ...

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Volusion and Vzaar Team Up

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team It’s no secret that video can enhance ecommerce solution sales. Online shoppers, like all online users, are extremely visual. They love pictures, videos, reviews, and articles with lots of images and information. The partnership between Volusion and vzaar (lower case “v” intended) is set to give users of their ecommerce software an ...

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Kabbage Expands Ecommerce Landscape With $17M Funding

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team In an economy where loans are hard to come-by and the application process is long and arduous, small businesses are facing a difficult time executing growth initiatives as they remain in perpetual sink or swim mode without the extended capital. Atlanta-based startup, Kabbage has announced this week it has locked in $17 ...

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L2 Digital IQ Index – What Can It Teach You?

August 18, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team L2, a think tank dedicated to determining magazine trends online recently released their “Digital IQ” report (check out the sweet video breakdown). The report analyzed the online habits and performance of almost one hundred different magazine and arranged them in categories ranging from “Genius,” “Gifted,” and “Average,” all the way down to ...

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What Are People Buying on Mobile Game Ecommerce Solutions?

August 17, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The rise of smartphones (and tablets, sure…) has also meant the rise of mobile gaming. Mobile gaming is this weird avenue of both social and casual games (indeed, most social games would be considered “casual,” by video gaming’s previous ruling class of console and PC gamers). People use their mobile phones for ...

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Shopatron Ecommerce Solution Partners with Grover Pro Percussion

August 17, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team High-powered ecommerce solution provider Shopatron just announced the launch of an all-new ecommerce solution site for Grover Pro percussion instruments. The company is home to some of the most sought-after percussion instruments on the planet. Their products can be found in high-end studios, music schools, and on the scores of some of ...

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Delta Hotels Improves Ecommerce Software with MICROS

August 17, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team MICROS eCommerce Services|TIG Global, a leader in hotel/reservation ecommerce software has announced that their deepening their relationship with Delta hotels, a leading luxury hotel property company in Canada. Boasting almost fifty high quality locations across Canada, Delta has long been an important name in the Canadian hospitality world. The hotel chain has ...

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