Yahoo acquires web shop Polyvore

Yahoo acquires web shop Polyvore

Yahoo has acquired American online shop Polyvore, which sells a range of clothing from different stores that is updated by its own community.

Strengthen the community

Yahoo's digital magazines will now be enriched with links to Polyvore products, in an attempt to strengthen its own community. "The combination of Yahoo’s industry-leading digital content with Polyvore’s expertise in community and commerce has outstanding potential,” said Simon Khalaf, Yahoo’s SVP of Publisher Products.

 

 Polyvore will continue to work like it did before the acquisition, but now backed by Yahoo's investments. The company's CEO and co-founder, Jess Lee, will now report directly to Yahoo's Simon Khalaf.

Questions or comments? Please feel free to contact the editors


More than half of American families subscribed at Amazon

21/10/2017

An astonishing ninety million Americans have joined Amazon’s subscription program, Amazon Prime. Considering there are 126 million families in the United States, it is clear that Amazon has a tight grip on its home territory. What can Europe learn from this?

Safe.Shop is new global eCommerce trust mark

16/10/2017

Safe.Shop is the world’s first global eCommerce trust mark. Currently, only twelve countries signed up, but that number should increase in the future.

Fashion platform About You launches in the Netherlands and Belgium

11/10/2017

German fashion web shop About You, the second largest online European fashion retailer, officially launched in Belgium and the Netherlands following an unofficial launch in the Netherlands some time ago.

Alibaba invests billions in physical retail

28/08/2017

Over the past two years, Chinese eCommerce giant Alibaba has spent nearly seven billion euro in physical retail. Its Hema Xiansheng chain already has thirteen supermarkets and it acquired luxury department store Intime from the government in January.

Alibaba exceeds expectations

17/08/2017

Chinese Alibaba has trumped analysts’ turnover and profit expectations with its first quarter results. Its profit even doubled compared to the year before.

Aldi will home deliver in the United States

16/08/2017

German discounter Aldi is starting one-hour deliveries for online orders in the United States, using startup Instacart. Amazon’s reaction was swift: it will test lockers in which custumers can collect items two minutes after ordering them.

Back to top