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Lisa Says Gah Debuts a New Look, First Offline Retail Space

Lisa Says Gah, the cult e-commerce site known for colorful, Instagram-famous fashion trends, is getting a big refresh. The site launches its redesign today, along with a new logo. This past weekend, the company also revealed its first offline pop-up as a testing ground for a potential brick-and-mortar space in the future. The site’s founder, […]

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With 3 Billion Packages to Go, Online Shopping Faces Tough Holiday Test

The season is adding pressure on retailers, strained by a pandemic surge in e-commerce and limited by shippers, to deliver gifts on time. By Michael Corkery and Sapna Maheshwari E-commerce became a lifeline for consumers and companies during the pandemic. But this holiday season, online shopping will strain the industry as never before: An estimated […]

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Facebook’s Retail Push to Hit WhatsApp

Facebook’s online shopping push may have started with its own network, Instagram and Messenger, but now it’s spreading to the company’s popular app, WhatsApp. On Thursday, the company revealed several changes to the messaging platform, including bringing in-app shopping and transactions to chats in the app, a new Facebook Hosting Services offering that can corral […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Unified Commerce Starts With Frank and Oak Acquisition

Frank and Oak has found a new home with a new kind of buyer. Unified Commerce Group acquired control of the Montreal-based brand, marking its entrance into a deal market made topsy-turvy by the coronavirus but one filled with opportunity.   And Frank and Oak could just be the start since Unified, which has assembled a […]

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Zero Waste Packaging Platform Loop Expands Across the U.S.

Loop is taking its effort to curb single-use packaging national with expansion to 48 states. After a successful pilot run, the revamped “milkman” delivery and e-commerce platform — which helps to repackage beauty and consumer goods into reusable and refillable packaging — is looking to facilitate greater circularity. New Jersey-based company TerraCycle first tested its […]