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The RealReal opens free fine jewelry and watch valuation office


The online to offline model seems to be quite attractive to many fashion e-commerce companies these days. Beauty subscription service Birchbox and clothing and accessories rental service have both Rent the Runway recently expanded their web-based services to brick-and-mortar locations and fashion flash sales site Gilt just did the same with its soon-to-launch Gilt by Appointment showroom. Not to be ...

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Gilt’s getting a NYC showroom

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Flash sale e-commerce start-up Gilt will be bringing their products to an interesting location NYC next month. Rather than sticking to its online model, Gilt has opted to take its wares offline. Located in their Manhattan headquarters, the Gilt by Appointment showroom will feature an array of reduced price jewelry, clothing, handbags and home goods. The vintage items can be ...

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Why Kiehl’s just opened a brand new store in an unexpected location


Kiehl’s is winning. Friday afternoon the skincare brand officially known as, Kiehl’s Since 1851, announced they are releasing a new skincare offering, Daily Reviving Concentrate, which they’ll begin selling Aug. 18. Chris Salgardo, president of Kiehl’s Since 1851, says the concentrate is a daily counterpart to the brands ever-popular Midnight Recovery Concentrate and contains three oils — ginger root, to ...

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Digital Retail Apps banks $765,990 for its ‘Selfpay’ retail solution


Digital Retail Apps, a self-checkout shopping solution based in  Toronto, Canada and San Francisco, Ca. just raised a $1 million CAD (approx. $765,990) in funding. The round was led by Texas Ventures with participation from unnamed U.S. angel investors. Founded in 2012 by its CEO Wendy MacKinnon Keith, has created SelfPay a  Digital Retail Apps solution that helps shoppers save ...

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