The Next Big E-Commerce Wave: Vertically Integrated Commerce

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http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Boris Wertz is the founder of version one ventures, and has invested in more than 35 early-stage consumer Internet and mobile companies, including Chloe & Isabel, Julep, and Indochino. Follow him on his blog and Twitter. There has been more e-commerce innovation during the past year than there has been during the last decade. First, flash-sale and daily-deal sites brought a much-needed breath of fresh air to a vertical that hadn’t seen much change since Amazon and eBay arrived on the scene. Now there’s a whole new generation of e-commerce players. Ever heard of (IT news)