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Direct, Internet and Catalogue Adds Initiatives

The London-based company will release Farfetch Discover, a global shopping app for iPhone users, in the fall.

Billabong Sells Surfstich and Swell Stakes

It is selling 51 percent of SurfStitch and 100 percent of Swell to a consortium of investors including SurfStitch founders Justin Cameron and Lex Pedersen.

Dot-Luxury Latest Domain Addition

More than 1,100 domains with the new domain extension have been registered in just two months, including more than 600 luxury brands.

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Piperlime to Revamp Web Site

The retailer has overhauled its site by re-engineering the merchandise mix, integrating social media into shopping and updating its marketing.

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Shopping App Spring Lures Major Backers

The app, which launches today, aims to take mobile shopping head on.

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Ideeli Repositions Under Groupon

The flash-sale site is changing its name to Ideel and expanding the breadth of its category offerings.

Amazon Unveils Card-Swiping Device

U.S. online retailer seeks to expand its brick-and-mortar presence with the credit-card reader and mobile app.

Topshop, Miss Selfridge to Sell on ShangPin

Arcadia Group has inked a deal with the online multibrand retailer of designer and contemporary fashion to sell the brands on the site as of September.

Amazon Picks Favorites With Brands in 'Pay to Play' Strategy

Companies that partner with Amazon have scored unusual deals that let them control how their merchandise is sold through the world’s largest online retailer.

China's Secoo Plots Global Expansion

Best known as a luxury goods e-commerce player, the retailer plans to open its first three international stores in New York, Paris and Milan this year.

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The Road to Black: How E-commerce Companies Get From Buzzy to Profitable

With the exception of a few, experts said fashion e-commerce companies are largely losing money and relying on funds from investors to build their brands.

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