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WSJ: Amazon gets ready to launch Etsy rival

The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is poised to launch a marketplace to rival Etsy for buyers and sellers of handmade goods. Etsy sellers were invited to a preview of Amazon’s new service, called simply Handmade, the WSJ said. Rumors circulated in late April that Amazon was readying a site for handmade crafts. It will be interesting how Amazon will position the service, or...

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Carvana cites double revenue growth, double capacity

Online auto retailer Carvana reported year-over growth of more than 1,000 percent. It also reported it doubled capacity with expansion of operations in Texas. “The response from customers to buy a car online has been so overwhelming, that we have made an investment in a new facility that enables us to sell thousands of more cars per month,” said Ernie Garcia, Carvana’s founder...

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Cox, AutoTrader Group veteran Dallas Clement tapped EVP & CFO of Cox Enterprises

Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises has named Dallas Clement as EVP and CFO, effective July 1. Clement will report to President and CEO John Dyer. He succeeds Doug Franklin, who is retiring from Con on Aug. 1, the company said. Clement will be responsible for the company’s treasury, financial reporting and control, as well as tax, audit and financial planning and analysis functions. He also has...

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Former AutoTrader.com CMO Clark Wood moves to RentPath

Clark Wood, a founding partner of AutoTrader.com and for 15 years its chief marketing officer, is now CMO of RentPath Inc., parent company of Apartment Guide, Rent.com, Rentals.com and mobile rental portal Lovely. Wood succeeds Scott Asher, former VP of marketing and operations. Asher now heads up RentPath’s operations division. Here’s more in the Atlanta Business...

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Realtor.com to tackle StreetEasy market

As part of its largest-ever national advertising campaign, Move’s Realtor.com just announced its New York City-focused¬†“real estate in real time” theme to promote both rental and real estate services. In the metro area dominated by Zillow Group’s StreetEasy – partner for 3-D property displays with Floored.com – Realtor.com plans¬†multimedia advertising. In...

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