[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Fab.com, the design-focused flash-sales site, has raised $105 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.Atomico Ventures led the round.
[credit provider=”Gilt” url=”http://www.gilt.com/”] We’ve long suspected that shopping on flash sale sites can be extremely addictive and daily deals tempt us to impulse shop.Now a Kansas State University professor has stepped up to warn consumers to stay away unless they question what’s driving their purchase—and don’t let the deal find them.
Fab.com has grown exponentially since its pivot just over a year ago.
[credit provider=”Flickr / ** Parapluie **” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/restreguas/2350542032/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] It’s a good idea to start planning your trips for the year now, so you can keep your eye out for the best deals and you won’t have to resort to paying expensive last-minute prices.If you already have several destinations in mind, check […]
Flash sales are one of the fastest-growing e-commerce segments online. The only reason you aren’t reading about it every day is it’s been overshadowed by an even faster-growing e-commerce innovation — daily deals — but flash sales are a real, enormous market.
UPDATE: Rue La La has reached out to us to update the story with some additional information.
[credit provider=”Rodrigo Galindez” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigogalindez/2877393182/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] It’s 2012, and for most of us, our top New Year’s resolution is to create a budget. It’s a healthy resolution, of course, and if you’re looking for tips on creating a budget, you can always check this site! However, you might be overlooking a few […]
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[credit provider=”FreeShipping.org” url=”http://www.freeshipping.org/blog/amazon-prime-is-it-worth-it/”] Amazon is taking holiday shopping to a whole new level with its seven-day-long “Flurry Deals” event.Hosting a different flash sale each day, the event, which kicked off on Dec. 4, will offer shoppers up to 60 per cent off various merchandise.
A good friend from college periodically forwards me Virgin America flash sales.