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Alibaba Goes Boutique: What We Can Learn from 11Main

Written on
June 17th 2014
Author
David Rekuc

ADOTAS — Last week Alibaba launched its first direct-to-consumer online shop in the United States at 11Main, a curated marketplace that will offer “one-of-a-kind items, not available at mass merchants and other large e-commerce sites.” Though most of us don’t have the resources of an Alibaba-sized parent company, we can ... more...

The Pinterest Craze: Brand Marketers, It’s Time to Start Pinning

Written on
March 4th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

Hey, all you marketers out there: Ignoring Pinterest is no longer an option. But before you can add Pinterest to your marketing mix, there are a few things you should know. It’s a common problem for companies around the globe: You have a great product, but it’s tough to get the ... more...

The Power of ‘Real Identity’ & ‘Discovery’: How Facebook Could Unseat Craigslist and eBay

Written on
February 25th 2013
Author
Naren Reddy

Facebook is moving to position itself as the hub of all interest-based communities (Pinterest, Spotify, Foodspotting, and Goodreads for example) with its OpenGraph platform. The people we follow in these networks are not necessarily our friends, but people whose content ‘interests’ us. At the end of the day, all these ... more...

Quick Hits: $800 Million More in Twitter Funding? Wow…

Written on
July 21st 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Holy hell — Twitter is raising another $800 million, giving it a valuation of $8 billion? Well, $400 million is apparently going towards cashing out current investors (doesn’t Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures keep yapping about inflated valuations?)and employees. Kara Swisher at All Things D hears that ... more...

Etsy’s New Ad Platform Isn’t Quite Home-Made

Written on
December 21st 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Aesthetically speaking, you would have thought the site would have crafted its own platform, but I guess we’ll let a merger slide this once. Hand-made arts and crafts mecca Etsy has purchased contextually-driven retail product ad platform Adtuitive. Adtuitive team of five code monkeys are being brought in to ... more...

Hiring Round-Up: Glam, Ogilvy & Mather, Etsy

Written on
July 23rd 2008
Author
Kathleen

ADOTAS – Glam Media has snagged Michael Adair as their VP of corporate development and finance. Adair was most recently at Google as head of North American sales. The fem-focused Glam ad network has raised $115 million in funding (it raised $85 million this year alone). WPP Group’s Ogilvy & Mather ... more...