thoughts of food

The restaurant apocalypse and DropKitchens

“Drop Restaurant – A Dropshipping model / and or Operating System (Similar to Shopify) for virtual restaurants where entrepreneurs create virtual restaurants from existing kitchens and generate revenue without ever touching a stove.” | learn more

retail therapy

Interview with Shopify’s President

Harvey Finkelstein has an interesting story. One of the first merchants on Shopify with a t-shirt store, he joined the team a few years in, becoming COO and now President. He has a unique perch to see the development of […]

retail therapy

Walmart and Shopify team up

Walmart’s had an online marketplace since 2009, though it’s always fallen short of Amazon’s in scale. Now they’re teaming up with Shopify to bring more sellers and more products to the platform. It’s also a reflection of (I think) philosophical […]

retail therapy

Shopify launches Shop mobile app

There are a lot of independent retailers on the Shopify platform. This is novel because the platform is normally behind the scenes. This app is consumer-facing, tying together multiple retailers into one experience. | learn more

retail therapy

Commerce cream

This site curates the best designed Shopify stores and highlights the agencies that created them. It’s a fun place to click around for a bit. | learn more

tech, startups, internet

The Shopify story in numbers. 

I’ve highlighted Shopify in the past – specifically how easy it made launching an ecommerce site. Elon’s Musk (above) is also powered by Shopify. As the company crosses $10B in market cap, VC Tomasz Tunguz analyzes their business by the […]