Category: News


Amazon sued by federal agency seeking recall of hazardous products on its site

July 19, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

In suing Amazon, the CPSC has followed logic already tested out by some consumers and brand owners that have sought to hold the e-commerce giant responsible for hazardous and counterfeit products sold through third parties on its website. As one […]


B2B News for Wednesday, July 14, 2021: Bad Looks for the Rich, Vancouver Vegan Food & Remote-Work Proof Real Estate

July 14, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

Columnists seldom give advice to the ultra riche who could crush them. Still, I’m willing to risk telling the private-jet set that starving your workforce’s countries of the taxes that fund healthcare and education is a really bad look. It’s […]


Instacart taps high-ranking Facebook exec as new CEO

July 9, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

During her time at Facebook, Simo helped the company transition from private to public — potentially key experience as Instacart eyes an initial public offering. As a consumer technology industry veteran, who spent 10 years at Facebook and four at […]


MeetingPlay Receives $75 Million Investment From Sunstone Partners

June 22, 2021

Via: CMSWire

MeetingPlay, a technology company that focuses on solutions for in-person, virtual and hybrid events, has received a $75 million investment from Sunstone Partners, a private equity firm that focuses on software and tech-enabled services companies. The hybrid event tech company […]


Snapchat Shares New Insights into How Users Celebrate Pride Month, and What They Expect from Brands

June 16, 2021

Via: Social Media Today

With Pride Month now well underway, Snapchat has published a new report which looks at how its users are looking to engage around Pride, but also what they expect, and would like to see from brands around the same. The […]


Unisys Buys Comms Specialist Unify Square, Kofax Updates Low-Code and More News

June 14, 2021

Via: CMSWire

Unisys Corporation, a global IT software and services company, acquired Unify Square, an experience management provider for secure collaboration and communications platforms, for $152.5 million in cash on June 3. Unisys will integrate Unify Square’s unified communications as a service […]


Etsy Goes on Defense after Investigation into Illicit Goods

May 4, 2021

Via: EcommerceBytes

After a reporter from Insider reached out to Etsy about illicit goods allegedly available for sale on its marketplace, the company went on defense. “We’re investing at least $40 million in policy enforcement this year to ensure we uphold the […]


GumGum secures $75M funding round as interest in contextual targeting heats up

April 13, 2021

Via: Marketing Dive

GumGum receiving a fresh round of funding from Goldman Sachs speaks to how investments in the ad-tech category, particularly areas like contextual targeting, are heating up ahead of the death of third-party cookies. Changes to mainstay ad-targeting tools, combined with […]


Amazon Illegally Fired Activist Workers, Labor Board Finds

April 5, 2021

Via: NYTimes Tech

Amazon illegally retaliated against two of its most prominent internal critics when it fired them last year, the National Labor Relations Board has determined. The employees, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, had publicly pushed the company to reduce its impact […]

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Colocation Sell-Offs, Procurement Platform Partnerships and a New Rosie the Riveter for the She-cession

March 31, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

We’ve got news from the data centre, more from procurement platforms and some from the world of feminist business. The Toronto-based Aptum is changing. The company is selling its Canadian colocation business to eStruxture. “We are excited to complete the […]