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Discover the space that captures your imagination and gets you excited--the modern home. From mid-century to Scandinavian to farmhouse, shop for the best of furniture and decor from top retailers. Your modern style awaits.

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Wayfair sells more than 14 million products across five websites. It also has 80 “house brands,” which are not actually brands at all but act as a way to categorize and merchandise products into certain decorating aesthetics. It does not manufacture any of the products it sells, instead using a drop ship model. When customers place an order, Wayfair purchases the item from one of its 11,000 suppliers, which then ships to the customer, though this happens in different ways.

Further evidence for the ‘out of Africa’ model can be found in the size of human skulls. After studying the genetics and skull measurements of 53 human populations from around the world, scientists found that as you move further away from Africa, populations are less varied in their genetic makeup. This may be because human populations became smaller as they spread out from their original settlements in Africa and so genetic diversity within these populations was less. As a result the scientists stated that modern humans could not have emerged in different places, but instead had to have come from one region, Africa. (Source: www.yourgenome.org)

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Wayfair sells more than 14 million products across five websites. It also has 80 “house brands,” which are not actually brands at all but act as a way to categorize and merchandise products into certain decorating aesthetics. It does not manufacture any of the products it sells, instead using a drop ship model. When customers place an order, Wayfair purchases the item from one of its 11,000 suppliers, which then ships to the customer, though this happens in different ways.

“The vast majority of Wayfair’s products come directly from factory or importer warehouses. Wayfair buys it from an intermediary that got it [to the US], and then in many cases, that intermediary also ships directly to the consumer’s home,” says Jerry Epperson, a furniture industry analyst. (This is starting to change as Wayfair sets up its own warehousing system called CastleGate to help suppliers get things to customers quicker.) At its heart, Wayfair uses a classic drop ship model and holds no merchandise of its own. (Source: www.vox.com)

 

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