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Amazon’s Free Shipping Pushes Small Retailers, Delivery Firms to Compete

April 8, 2017
The Wall Street Journal

“Just north of Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, ShipBob, which opened its first warehouse less than two years ago, stores merchandise from over 300 retailers in rows of neatly stacked white plastic bins. Workers walk the aisles, plucking out jars of artisanal mustard and organic conditioner, which they hand off to packers who prep the items for shipping.”

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ShipBob raises $4 million to help small retailers ship goods like Amazon Prime

June 16, 2016
TechCrunch

“A Chicago-based startup called ShipBob has raised $4 million in Series A funding to help small businesses and sole proprietors with an outsourced packaging and shipping service. Hyde Park Venture Partners led the round.”

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ShipBob lands $4 million, led by Hyde Park Venture Partners

June 16, 2016
Crain’s Chicago Business

“ShipBob, a shipping provider for small e-commerce companies, has raised another $4 million. The company arranges packing and shipping for small companies that sell on various online platforms…”

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ShipBob finds a place serving crowdfunding success stories

May 2, 2016
Chicago Tribune

“Many of these people have no experience with logistics or shipping,” said Anthony Watson, ShipBob’s head of business development. “It’s really easy, on their end, to create a campaign or open up a website, but when they get to the point of actually selling their products and figuring how to get it to their consumer, there’s really no turnkey solution for those founders and small businesses.”

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