The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.

Emotionless E-Commerce and the Death of the Joy of Gift-Giving

By and large, e-commerce sites are too easy, too impersonal, and — really — too convenient.

News Byte

Fab Confirms Departure of COO Beth Ferreira

As AllThingsD reported she would earlier this month, COO Beth Ferreira will soon leave the company. Ferreira’s departure was announced by CEO Jason Goldberg in a blog post on Sunday. This is the second major departure for the commerce company this month, as Fab co-founder Bradford Shellhammer also announced his plans to leave his day-to-day role at the company.

Fab’s Chief Product Officer Among Execs Being Laid Off (Updated)

Seems that Fab is starting over — again.

Fab to Lay Off at Least Another 50 Employees

Evidently, the bleeding won’t stop.

Fab COO Beth Ferreira to Depart

Another big departure at the e-commerce site.

Another Shake-Up at Fab: Co-Founder Bradford Shellhammer Departs

Shellhammer says he will remain an adviser to the company.

News Byte

Fab Overhauls Its Design, Highlights Personalized Recommendations and Exclusive Merchandise

E-commerce shop Fab unveiled a redesign of its website today, with a simplified homepage that features giant product images, an area dedicated to product recommendations personalized to each shopper, and a new navigation tab that highlights merchandise exclusive to the company. The company’s mobile apps for iOS and Android phones are expected to hit their respective app stores within a few days, Fab said.

Fab CEO Jason Goldberg Forfeits Salary, as Site Narrows Product Focus in Wake of Layoffs

More changes at the high-flying e-commerce site.

AllThingsD Week In Review: $TWTR, More NSA Drama and the “Dark Web”

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.