Groupon Shares Up 1.5% on Ticket Monster Rumors

Snapdeals in 5,000 Cities and Towns in India

Groupon Trending Down Heading into 2015

Zulily Value Hits $1 Billion with Hefty Investment

zulily, funding, dailydealmedia.comZulily has just announced its latest windfall. The mom-centric deal-a-day site has been handed $85 million by the investment team of Andreessen and Horowitz. In the words of Fortune analysts, this raises the company’s value to $1 billion.

According to Andreessen Horowitz partner Jeff Jordan, Zulily is a swiftly rising business with a guarantee for success, especially when one considers how its founder previously rocked the online diamond world via the e-commerce sensation Blue Nile.

Zulily, Jordan insists, fills a huge void in the daily deal sector – enabling moms to snag high-end clothing and household accessories at bargain-level prices. He strongly believes that the site will become a leading player in the realm of e-commerce.

Recent figures for the site place membership totals at more than 10 million, all of whom receive daily emails on the latest limited-time deals. Geared towards the mommy market, Zulily carries a vast range of apparel, including organic shirts and star-studded items. Additionally, the site offers unique deals on high-end toys, typically for 72-hour durations.

As stated by Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens, the site is devoted to mothers. In less than three years of operation, he claims that his site has engendered an undying loyalty amongst passionate customers across its target spectrum. These customers, he insists, encourage his company to work harder on a daily basis.

Most Zulily customers are regulars who continually find themselves delighted by the unique array of deals on the site. With its newfound funding, Cavens intends to expand company operations while continuing to grow and offer the best deals for moms across the internet.

The site has already shown tremendous expansion. In the last 12 months alone, Zulily established shipping centers in Nevada and Ohio to better expedite deliveries in all directions. With its latest round of money, the site will no doubt continue to thrive and ship items ever faster to the millions of satisfied moms who enjoy bargain deals.

Source: Forbes


Jason Campbell

Jason Campbell is a Junior Editor @ Daily Deal Media
DDM Reports
The 2014 Edition of the DDM Daily Deal Publisher Directory is the most comprehensive contact list for daily deal sites, flash retailers, aggregators and individuals operating in the daily deal industry. Each record includes the following: - Company Name - Website - Contact Name - Contact Title - Email - Phone - Address (not all records contain a full mailing address)
The 2013 Media List is a comprehensive database of all major media, bloggers and product/app review websites. If you're looking for PR distribution, this is a great list to begin with. Each record includes: - Contact Name - Publication Name - Website URL - Address - Email - Description
2.7M Consumer Subscribers. This data has been aggregated from a number of websites, which include daily deal sites that have gone out of business. Data includes: - Full Name - Address - Phone Number - Email - Signup Website - IP Address - Date of Signup Data will be delivered via a dropbox link in CSV format.