Tag: online shopping

  • Moosejaw is the first of Walmarts acquired brands to open a digital store on the site

    Last year, Walmart acquired outdoor retailer Moosejaw for $51 million –  a company that’s now one of several brands Walmart picked up during a speciality retail buying spree, along with ShoeBuy, Jet.com, Hayneedle, ModCloth, and Bonobos. Now, the company is making good on that purchase, as Moosejaw is the first of Walmart’s acquired brands to arrive […]

  • MallforAfrica and DHL launch MarketPlace Africa global e-commerce site

    Jake Bright MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants a global stage. This week the online retailer and delivery giant launch MarketPlaceAfrica.com: an e-commerce site for select African artisans to sell wares to buyers in any of DHL’s 220 delivery countries. “We’re starting off in Nigeria and then we’ll open in Kenya, Rwanda and the rest of […]

  • Approaching e-commerce investments in the age of Amazon

    Sunny Dhillon is a partner at Signia Venture Partners. More posts by this contributor: Mixed reality arcades are the next big market opportunity — but not for VCs Virtual reality in Japan With Amazon as the 800-pound gorilla, many of my fellow investors choose to ignore e-commerce altogether. In fact, the industry hit recent lows in a number […]