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Life after a Shark Tank deal: Fly Babee founder and Janine Allis tell

Business Review Weekly, June 22, 2015

Emma Lovell, the founder of Fly Babee, describes her life since November last year as “a rollercoaster ride”.

In April, viewers of Channel Ten’s Shark Tank saw Boost Juice founder Janine Allis agree to invest $80,000 in Fly Babee, a fledgling business that makes covers for prams and airline bassinets.

But the episode was actually filmed last November and there have been plenty of highs and lows in the intervening months.

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101 Must-Read Growth Hacking Guides for Ecommerce Startups

Founders Grid, June 3, 2015

When VC notable Marc Andreessen speaks, people pay attention, and since his 2013 claim that consumers “are not going to have a choice” but to buy online when traditional retail go bust by the end of the decade, physical stores have hurried to join the global Ecommerce 2.0 wave.

Meanwhile, the data has reaffirmed Andreessen’s bricks-and-mortar death knell, with Goldman Sachs expecting mobile-based shopping alone to hit $173B in the U.S. by the end of 2018, while ecommerce fairytales like Nasty Gal serve as case studies for hungry startups.

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Writer Emergency Pack now in stores, and how online retail works

Kickstarter – Writer Emergency Pack, March 29, 2015

As backers of Writer Emergency Pack, you helped us make something brand new. In December, you received the very first decks—nearly 8,000 of them, shipped by me and my friends out of my garage over the course of one very busy week.

It was exciting, exhausting and unrepeatable.

I knew that when it came time to sell these decks to world outside of Kickstarter, we would need to do it differently. So I asked you for advice. You steered me towards lots of smart people who were happy to answer all of my questions about warehouses and shipping.

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So You Want to Outsource Part of Your Fulfillment?

ShipStation, March 10, 2015

While many online sellers fulfill and ship their own products, some of them outsource part of their fulfillment and shipping. You may not want to give up total control of the fulfillment and shipping process, but outsourcing some of it can help you save time. If you’re looking to outsource, here are some options:

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Shipwire Opens Australia to Global E-Commerce With State-of-the-Art Sydney Warehouse

intellasia, September 22, 2014

Shipwire, the world’s leading provider of e-commerce fulfillment, today announced the general availability of a new Sydney warehouse to help brands reach buyers in fast-growing AU$36.8 billion Australian e-commerce market. Sydney is the 8th global warehouse integrated into the Shipwire web-based logistics platform, working seamlessly with Shipwire facilities throughout North America, Asia, and Europe.

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