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Natalie Massenet leaves Net-a-Porter ahead of Yoox merger

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Just before the completion Net-a-Porter’s merger with Italian luxury website Yoox, Natalie Massenet founder and chairman of the online fashion retailer has resigned, according to a Bloomberg report. The report says Massenet came to the decision to leave the company she founded after she came back from her summer vacation. Aside from building Net-a-Porter as an online fashion luxury powerhouse, ...

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App of the Week: Shimmer

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In our App of the Week series, we take a look at the newest and coolest apps to see if they’re worth a try.   Another store discovery app, Shimmer provides users with new ways to interact with retailers, but what makes it really cool is that the p The app benefits both customers and the stores they frequent, and  shoppers receive deals and the ability ...

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Into the Gloss launches ‘Top Shelf Live’ event series

With the hundreds of thousands of beauty and health offerings in the marketplace, everyone knows the brands that cater to a niche segment of the marketplace are the brands that win. You can’t be everything to all people, so when you build a community of people that love, understand and patronize what you do, you do everything to nurture that. ...

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Capillary Technologies banks $45M for omnichannel retail platform

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Capillary Technologies, a Singapore based social CRM company, just raised a $45 million Series C funding. This new investment brings Capillary’s total funding to $79.1 million, to date. The investment round was led by Warburg Pincus with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital and Norwest Venture Partners. Co-founded August 2008 by its CEO, Aneesh Reddy, CTO, Krishna Mehra, and vice ...

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