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Have a great weekend! -Kyle gokylekelly
Issue #10  •  June 15  •  view online
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
Retail Technology & Ecommerce
We provide the latest news and information about retail technology platforms and e-commerce from around the world.
Have a great weekend!
-Kyle

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📈 STAT OF THE WEEK
📢 NEWS

Macy's and b8ta partner to grow new concept shops

What makes Singapore an e-commerce hub

Snapchat adds ticket buying through SeatGeek integration - CNET

The pros and cons of accepting cryptocurrency in e-commerce

Shopping app Wish building an empire on $2 sunglasses to rival Amazon, Walmart - CNET

Wish Is a Counterexample - Marketplace Pulse

E-Commerce Giant JD.com to Issue Blockchain Asset-Backed Securities

Facebook cracks down on ads from e-commerce scammers flagged by new reviews – TechCrunch

💰 FUNDING and M&A
Boxbot Announces $7.5 Million in Seed Funding for Self-Driving Delivery Link
Primary Venture Partners raises $100M to invest in NYC startups Link
Packlane nets $4 mln Series A in Breakout-led round Link
Self-driving robot delivery startup Starship Technologies raises $25 million Link
Whistl acquires ecommerce shippers Parcelhub and Mail Workshop Link
Patreon acquires Kit to let creators bundle merch in subscriptions Link
Chalkfly co-founder raises $175,000 in seed funding for rebate company Link
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Techstars Startup Digest Retail Technology & Ecommerce is curated by:
KYLE KELLY KYLE KELLY - Senior Director, Commercial Innovation & Global Business Development at Pitney Bowes
kyle.kelly@startupdigestmail.com
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