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Amazon’s Quidsi lauches for natural products

October 1,, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domainnamewire, markmonitor, quidsi, vine.comComments Off on Amazon’s Quidsi lauches for natural products

Quidsi’s latest generic domain store:

Vine.comI’ve scooped a number of Quidsi store openings based on generic domains they’ve bought — from to

But I missed this one: Quidsi just launched, a store with “natural products for green living”.

George Kirikos points out that the company appears to have acquired the domain name through Mark Monitor over the past few weeks. It was previously owned by a company called Vine Technology.

It’s a great domain and a good idea for a niche store. Still, when I first heard of the store I assumed it was on online wine store. Perhaps this one could have been a little bit more descriptive?

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Amazon’s Quidsi to launch offering equipment for after school activities.

September 13,,, Domaining, Domainnamewire, quidsi, UncategorizedComments Off on Amazon’s Quidsi to launch offering equipment for after school activities.

Latest niche store to offer equipment for afterschool activities.

Afterschool.comIn June I scooped that subsidiary Quidsi was working on a new site call This is the second Quidsi site I’ve scooped thanks to domain registrations. now resolves to a coming soon launch page, Quidsi started social media outreach yesterday, and it recently started sending notices to merchandising partners. So what will the store be about?

Equipment for kids sports and activities.

Get it? Afterschool activities.

The coming soon page says will offer 50,000 products “From baseball bats and soccer balls to ballet slippers and art supplies. One-stop shopping for everything your kids do.”

It will also have a gear finder to make shopping easy: “Our Gear Finder lets you shop by sport, activity and age, and provides a handy checklist to help you cover all the bases.”

This is an interesting and clever market approach.

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Company Behind and Launches

July 6,, Domaining, Domainnamewire, quidsi, Uncategorized, wag.comComments Off on Company Behind and Launches

Another category-generic domain name site from Quidsi. Quidsi, which has a habit of launching category stores on category specific generic domain names, has launched a pet store at

Over the past few days I’ve been trying to figure out what Amazon was up to as it registered dozens of domain names related to pets that included “Wag” in the name. My guess was a new Amazon-branded product line, but I didn’t think to check the whois record for

Among the domains registered:,,,,, and

The store is clearly not just for dog items even though the name conjures up an image of a dog wagging its tail.

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May 18,, Domain Sales, Domaining, Domainnamewire, quidsi, soap.comComments Off on Parent Ready to Launch

Quidsi acquired earlier this year; set to launch new site.

Earlier this year Quidsi, the parent company of, acquired the domain name It looks like it’s getting ready to launch a new site or brand and is sending out a teaser to the press.

Given the success has had with its flagship web site, it makes sense that the company would pick another great category-killer domain for its next brand. Of course, it could just be a brand and not a completely new store. was owned by Atlanta, Georgia-based Hill Manufacturing Co, Inc until earlier this year. On January 13 the domain name was transferred to Quidsi. The company used whois privacy from Network Solutions on the domain, but privacy doesn’t block the name of the owner. started by selling only diapers, but then expanded into other baby products. It will be interesting to see what it decides to do with this domain.

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