RevCascade Weekly – April 24

TechCrunch’ Frederic Lardinois writes about the Ebay Enterprise and Innotrac merger self-described as ““the largest omnichannel commerce technology and operations provider” in Ebay Enterprise merges with Innotrac to become Radial

Alibaba has become the world’s largest retailer as Alibaba Group Executive Vice Chairman Joe Tsai writes on Alizila, where he discusses the implications of Alibaba’s China retail marketplace platforms generating over RMB 3 trillion in GMV, about $476 billion, to surpass Walmart as the world’s largest retailer in Joe Tsai Looks Beyond Alibaba’s RMB 3 Trillion Milestone

Business of Fashion editor Lauren Sherman breaks the story of HK based Hypebeast’s IPO filing and provides great analysis of how Hypebeast grew from a blog into a commerce and content powerhouse in the streetwear, sneaker, and hip hop market in Hypebeast Files For IPO

Over at Racked Adele Chapin writes about Nordstrom layoffs and its refocus on ecommerce in Nordstrom Is Eliminating Up to 400 Jobs

Over at Recode, ecommerce editor Jason Del Rey does on deep dive on Amazon shutting down flash sale site MyHabit while ramping up its own private fashion brands in Amazon is shutting down its Gilt Groupe competitor MyHabit

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