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One Kings Lane to Roll Out Own Labels

One Kings Lane will for the first time roll out a private label of towels and bedding, potentially pitting the online home-goods retailer against the site’s traditional suppliers.

Zulily, Not Gilt Groupe, Will Be the First Deals Site to Go Public Since Groupon

An IPO that the e-commerce industry will be watching closely.
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Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

Today’s consumers have figured out that their time is now worth more than potential savings they might find through price comparisons. They need a more compelling reason to venture off of Amazon.
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Ali Pincus Talks About Hunters Alley, the New Premium Used Goods Unit of One Kings Lane (Video)

Here’s an online version of a high-end garage sale.
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Prioritizing Growth Over Profits, One Kings Lane Raises $50 Million in Capital

To date, the online retailer has now raised $117 million.
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Wayfair Raises $36 Million in Search of Home Decor Dominance

Wayfair, a Boston-based network of retail sites that focuses on home decor, has raised $36 million in its second round of funding amid rapid expansion of its third retail branch: a flash-sales site called Joss & Main.

First Round Capital’s Online Bazaar Hypes Its Investments on Cyber Monday

Investors dreaming of a green Christmas.
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Venture-Backed Commerce Sites Banking on TV Ads to Lure Big Audiences

Slightly ahead of the holidays, several online retailers have announced TV commercials, including One Kings Lane, Fab.com, OpenSky, Gilt Groupe and Wayfair.
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eBay’s Mobile Momentum: 100M App Downloads, 100M Items Listed

While many other companies are fretting over how they will make money from mobile, eBay is projecting that 16 percent of its revenue will come from phones this year, double last year’s total.
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Fab.com No Longer for Members Only, as It Opens Up Site to All Visitors

Is the “members-only” trend in e-commerce going out of style?
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