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Alibaba Plays Trademark Card to Protect Lead

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Boohoo Opening First Physical Store

The e-tailer will unveil its first physical space on Saturday: a nearly 4,000-square-foot, bi-level pop-up in New York that will be open through Nov. 15.

Etailer Snapdeal Gets $627 Million From SoftBank Group

Scalability and growth are certainly on the cards: the company follows a marketplace model similar to Alibaba in China.

Snapdeal Founder Eyes Alibaba Playbook With Funding Deal

Snapdeal on Tuesday unveiled a $627 million investment from Japan's SoftBank, one of the high-profile early backers in China's Alibaba.

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RetailNext's Alexei Agratchev Talks E-commerce

RetailNext wants to help brick-and-mortar retailers adapt to an ever-evolving digital world.

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Alibaba's John Spelich Talks 'Ecosystem Platform Approach'

Until its initial public offering last month, e-commerce giant Alibaba was largely unknown outside the confines of its native China.

Vente-Privee to Shut U.S. Venture

The French flash retailer had partnered with American Express.

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Yancey Strickler, Satya Twena and Maria Pinto Discuss Crowd Funding

Designers have long turned to friends and family to bootstrap a collection, but thanks to Kickstarter, that pool of “friends” is much larger.

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Google's Dr. Qing Wu Talks Consumer Trends

In his role as senior economist at Google, Dr. Qing Wu uncovers economic and consumer behavior from search trends.

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New Category Killers: Redefining E-Commerce by Staying Focused

The buzziest e-commerce players right now all have the same m.o.

Gilt Names Chief Marketing Officer has named Clay Cowan chief marketing officer

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