This September in Berlin, EyeEm, a global community and marketplace for photography and video, announced the winners of their fourth and largest photography competition yet. More than 590,000 submissions from 88,000 photographers inShow More Summary
iDevices continues to strengthen its hold on the marketplace where smart home solutions are concerned by coming up with the iDevices Dimmer Switch. If you have always wanted to make sure that your home ends up working smarter than ever before, there is no better way than to see what iDevices has on offer this time around. Show More Summary
These days, there’s much more to Facebook than just poking your friends and sharing photos of your birthday. Facebook has grown to become a thriving and active marketplace. And like any marketplace, there are times when you need to get a refund for something you’ve purchased. Show More Summary
Schibsted says it has created the "Marketplaces" and "Media" divisions to enable it to further increase the speed of development and increasingly leverage its local competence and strong brands across more than 20 markets. The company...Show More Summary
One popular area has been auto sales, so Liu says Facebook will soon feature cars for sale inside Marketplace from local car dealerships and it plans to do the same with real estate listings to increase inventory for apartment hunters. Continue reading Facebook unveils plans to list properties on its ‘Marketplace’ app at Property Portal Watch.
Every year, St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church in San Juan Capistrano opens its doors to the community for a two-day celebration of Greek food, drink, dance and culture. Roast lamb, dance instruction and a Greek marketplace were among the favorite attractions at this year’s event.
When health care is talked about on the national stage, it’s largely been centered on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual and small group marketplace, which roughly affects 7 percent of United States residents. But what is the state of insurance for people who have employer-based health insurance? Annual premiums for more than 150 million […]
A startup that launched in 2013 as a marketplace for unwanted gift cards has just scored $60 million in its third major funding round. Raise, which calls itself the world's largest gift-card... To view the full story, click the title link.
As “curated” marketplaces separate elite freelance talent from the rest, the gig economy is taking a stratified turn. In the game of life, more people are eschewing the corporate ladder for flexible work arrangements. But it seems the...Show More Summary
Raise, one of Chicago’s most well-known consumer startups, announced today that it has secured a $60 million Series C round, led by Accel. PayPal, New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners also participated in the round.That brings the total amount of money raised by Raise — a marketplace where consumers can buy and sell gift […]
Have you ever gotten a gift card for a store you don’t shop at? Or have you made a purchase and don’t know what to do with the remaining balance? It turns out you can sell and trade unwanted or partially unused gift cards on a marketplace called Raise. If you don’t want a Starbucks gift card, you can sell it or get one for Macy’s. They also have iTunes, Sephora and… Read More
Victor, which bills itself as the “largest ‘on-demand’ marketplace for private jet charter,” has raised $20 million in new funding, bringing total raised to date to $44.45 million since launching in 2011. BP Ventures, BP’s investment arm, led the round, putting in $10 million, whilst the London headquartered startup says it plans to use the additional capital… Read More
The Trump administration says many of the organizations that help people enroll in health plans on the federal insurance marketplaces don’t provide enough bang for the buck, sometimes costing thousand...
This week the globalEDGE blog will look at cash crops around the world. Cash crops are crops that are grown specifically to be sold in a marketplace or traded; essentially a crop grown not for direct consumption by the farmer. Cash crops have played a large role in shaping the world throughout history. Show More Summary
This Industry Viewpoint was contributed by David W Wang With SD-WAN becoming more popular in the WAN infrastructure marketplace, IT and telecom consultants like myself are often asked such questions by enterprise clients as that there are dozens of SD-WAN vendors out there, which one... [visit site to read more]
Potential solar customers are certainly window shopping. But in today’s market, interest doesn’t always equate to sales. The latest Solar Marketplace Intel report from EnergySage shows increasing interest in solar from consumers. But...Show More Summary
Whether it's competition from megasites like Amazon or the encroachment of trendy new brands, online apparel retailers face a host of obstacles in today's ecommerce marketplace. "The apparel category has a uniquely high level of competition even for the largest brands," said Gitit Greenberg, director of digital insights at SimilarWeb, a digital market intelligence company...
The LinkedIn cofounder is planning for the long-term for the one-year-old ProFinder marketplace, but many of its 70,000 freelancers aren’t. Last year, LinkedIn added a freelance marketplace called ProFinder, where businesses and individuals can seek out services ranging from web design to public speaking. Show More Summary
Image: REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images From the Middle Ages to modernity, the central market of Paris was one of the city’s liveliest locales, as farmers, fishermen, butchers, and customers commingled among tons upon tons of fresh produce, meat, fish, and other goods. Show More Summary
Access Bazaar is an online marketplace that wants to help bodega owners buy wholesale products at better prices, and modernize their businesses. Growing up in the Bronx as the son of Latino immigrants, Julian Rodriguez spent a lot of time at bodegas. Show More Summary