Jewelry e-commerce site BaubleBar raises $10M
Online fashion jewelry retailer BaubleBar has raised $10 million in a Series B financing round led by Burch Creative Capital, which is headed by retail and fashion veteran Christopher Burch.
LVMH, eBay reach settlement over fake goods
LVMH and eBay announced Thursday that they have come to an agreement in their long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit goods on the online auction site.
Amazon now has store dedicated to wearable tech
Amazon.com Inc. announced Tuesday that an entire section of its website is now dedicated to wearable technology, allowing consumers to browse the latest gadgets and research devices, including smartwatches.
Target hires new CIO, announces security updates
In the wake of its massive data breach, Target Corp. announced Tuesday the hiring of a new chief information officer, Bob DeRodes, who has served as an advisor to both the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department.
Groupon makes a commitment to the wedding market
Marketing to consumers who are tying the knot, Groupon launched the “Wedding Shop” Monday, which sells engagement rings, wedding-day jewelry and other baubles associated with the big day at steeply discounted prices.
Gemvara: What we learned from our pop-up shop
Online retailer Gemvara has decided not to open a permanent brick-and-mortar location after a temporary store designed to test the brand’s brick-and-mortar appeal didn’t attract many customers.
Fabergé installs ‘digital mirror’ at Harrods
Fabergé has teamed with street style icon Miroslava Duma to launch a “digital mirror” at its nearly month-long in-store Easter promotion at Harrods department store in London.
Michael Hill now selling jewelry online
Retail chain Michael Hill International has launched four new
interactive e-commerce sites in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the
United States to support the brand’s expansion across major markets.
Blue Nile now displaying its rings in a store
Nordstrom is showcasing Blue Nile engagement rings and wedding bands at its flagship location in downtown Seattle, marking the first time the e-tailer’s pieces have been shown in a brick-and-mortar store.
Kohl’s takes integrated approach to Black Friday
Kohl’s Department Stores is teaming up with Jennifer Lopez, one of its collection designers, to launch an on-air and online Black Friday campaign that will include a preview of the singer’s new branded line of fine jewelry.
Consumers can ‘shop it’ wherever with Macy’s app
Macy’s will give mobile shoppers a hand this holiday season when it introduces an application that will allow users to request information on and purchase items from Macy’s Star Gifts wherever they may see them: on a billboard or in a magazine or catalog.
Kohls.com now selling moissanite
Off-price department store chain Kohl’s has partnered with Charles & Colvard to sell the company’s Forever Brilliant line of moissanite jewelry on its website.
Web Roundup: Tiffany & Co. launches new website
Tiffany & Co. has redesigned website, turning it into a “personal invitation” for visitors to shop or learn about the company and its jewelry and also presenting Tiffany as a founder of American luxury.
Brands win injunction in cyber counterfeiting case
Six brands under the Richemont Group umbrella recently scored a victory
in what their attorney is calling a “landmark” case in the ongoing
battle against an online sale of counterfeit luxury goods.
Saks Fifth Avenue takes Off 5th online
Saks Inc.’s Off 5th chain of department stores launched an e-commerce
site Monday, making the company’s deeply discounted merchandise
available to consumers around the clock.