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Online Retailer Ssense Acquires Polyvore and Immediately Shuts It Down

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

The days of Polyvore mood boards populating social media feeds are over. E-commerce luxury retailer Ssense announced Thursday it has acquired the social-commerce website Polyvore from Oath Inc., a subsidiary of Verizon Communications. Subsequently, the new owners shut down Polyvore immediately. Visitors to the Polyvore site are now rerouted to Ssense.com, and the apps are…

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