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Retailers Shaking Up the Status Quo

Retail Disruptors

Communities making and selling. Social sharing as shopping. Retail is invoking the rhetoric of democratization. Introducing CNBC's Retail Disruptors.

  • Rent the Runway rocks fashion     Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman explains how her Internet rental business is shaking up the marketplace.

  • Rent the Runway, Warby Parker: Occupying Luxury 1% Monday, 13 May 2013 | 3:08 PM ET

    Communities making and selling. Social sharing as shopping. Retail is invoking the rhetoric of democratization. Introducing CNBC's Retail Disruptors.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Etsy Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:07 AM ET

    Etsy is a platform for independent businesses to sell their goods. More than 14 million shoppers have made a purchase and more than 100 million items have been sold since 2005.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Pinterest Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Social networking site where users collect photos and link to products they love, creating their own pinboards and following the pinboards of others.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Rent the Runway Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:19 AM ET

    Rent the Runway is the premier online destination for dress and accessory rentals with a revolving roster of more than 170 top designers.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Shopify Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:09 AM ET

    Shopify is an ecommerce platform that allows individuals and businesses to create online stores. Founded by two snowboarding enthusiasts to sell their snowboards.

  • 2013 Disruptor 50: Warby Parker Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:08 AM ET

    Warby Parker is disrupting the overpriced eyewear market controlled by a few large companies that reap huge profits due to lack of customer choice.

The 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 List

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