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Shopper's Delight

Shopper's Delight

‘Reissued’ App Brings the Fanciest Flea Market You Can Imagine to Your iPhone

The landing page for Reissued vendor Captain's Helm. (Screengrab via Reissued)

Craigslist, eBay and Etsy are treasure troves for vintage and American-made goods. Or so we’ve heard — we haven’t had the time to sift through the zillions of products available on those sites since our lazy undergrad days.

A new app, Reissued, purports to solve that problem with its assortment of selected items that come from bona fide vintage vendors. Each retailer has his or her own page within the app for selling high-quality merchandise, presented in a much prettier way than the average eBay entry. Read More

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Keaton Row, the Online Matchmaker for Ladies Seeking Stylists, Names New CTO

A smattering of stylists. (Screengrab via Keaton Row)

Keaton Row, the ecommerce site that matches stylists with clients, is beefing up its tech offerings with a new chief technology officer.

If you haven’t heard of Keaton Row yet, think of it like an Avon for personal styling. After you sign up, you’ll answer a few questions about your body type and fashion preferences. Then, the site gives you a choice of five stylists. You pick one, and she emails you to talk about what you’re looking for. Answer a few more questions and, within 48 hours, she provides you with your own look book full of clothes that meet your requests. Read More

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Farfetch Nabs Whopping $66M in Funding

She looks really excited about it! (Screengrab via Farfetch)

Upscale ecommerce mecca Farfetch is getting even more swanky thanks to a $66 million capital injection, led by the private equity firm Vitruvian Partners.

Farfetch’s existing investors Condé Nast International and Advent Ventures participated, according to a prepared release, along with new investor Richard Chen from Chinese VC firm Ceyuan.

Portuguese entrepreneur José Neves founded Farfetch Read More

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BaubleBar to Sell Its Jewelry In Nordstrom Stores

(Screengrab via BaubleBar)

This post is part of a series on ecommerce startups.

When it comes to ecommerce, a loyal following is essential — and online jewelry retailer BaubleBar has just that. Simply mention the jeweler’s name, and BaubleBar fanatics practically froth at the mouth.

Now, NYC-based BaubleBar is finally partnering with a department store to give their rabid fans a more permanent brick-and-mortar experience. Following in the footsteps of British retailer TopShop, BaubleBar will soon be selling its wares in Nordstrom stores. Read More