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betashop: Fab Acquires Casacanda and Launches as Fab.de Serving Germany, Austria, & Switzerland


Fab today took a big step towards our mission of being the world’s most valuable design resource.

Fab has acquired Casacanda, the #1 flash sales website for design objects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Casacanda, based in Berlin Germany, relaunches today as Fab.de with…

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betashop: Fab's Black Friday - Cyber Monday


Here’s some more insight into what Black Friday - Cyber Monday meant for Fab.com.

  • Fab.com did more than $1.1 million in sales over the 4 day period.

  • Our users placed more than 18,000 orders.

  • Nearly half of all orders were from first-time Fab purchasers.

  • 20% of sales was from users of…

"Our Human Footprint"



Read this article published in Fiji Times Online called, “Our human footprint.” The piece focuses on the upcoming, June 2012, United Nations conference Rio + 20; A meeting on Sustainable Development. The article also illustrates the particular role that population plays in the Rio + 20 conference.

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UN Pulse from U.N. Dag Hammarskjöld Library: Security Council - The Situation in the Middle East: Syria



Saturday 21 April 2012

The UN Security Council met at 6755th meeting to discuss the Situation in Syria.The Security Council discussed the letter dated 19 April 2012 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council (S/2012/238) At this meeting, the Security…

betashop: Data: Social & Mobile Rule Fab's Black Friday - Cyber Monday. Facebook #1.


Here’s some more awesome data from Fab.com’s Black Friday - Cyber Monday.

Of the more than $1.1 million in sales during the period, more than 50% was from people who joined via social sources.

Facebook is far and away our biggest source; more than 25% of the sales/revenue we generated…