Amazon will shut down Diapers.com and a bunch of other sites

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Diapers.com won’t sell diapers for much longer.

Amazon said Wednesday it plans to shutter the baby-care site and a handful of other specialty brands under the umbrella of its Quidsi unit, including Soaps.com, toy site Yoyo.com and pet supply shop Wag.com.

The online shopping giant bought Quidsi in 2010 for half a billion dollars, making it one of its biggest acquisition to date.

But Amazon said it was never able to make the company profitable in the years since.

“We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to get Quidsi to be profitable, and unfortunately we have not been able to do so,” a spokesperson said in a …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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