Los Angeles is notorious for commuter traffic, but these 20 eCommerce companies are worth freeway driving to get to. We looked at mid-sized eCommerce companies in the city of angels and picked the best of the best – companies with cool missions and even cooler office cultures.
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There’s no shame in shopping for deals. And the Honey app has made it easier for people everywhere, with alerts set up for price drops on items you’re watching or automatic coupon code retrieval at checkout. Lots of perks come with working at Honey HQ including noise-canceling headphones, office lunches, vintage arcade games in the office and more.
You may remember doing a tradesey at the school cafeteria for a PB&J in place of tuna. But today, the Tradesy app is letting consumers sell their clothes for cash. As the saying goes, one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. The sunny Santa Monica office has ocean-view balconies with WiFi, daily catered lunches and is dog-friendly.
Dollar Shave Club
The founder of Dollar Shave Club realized that guys needed to stop using their girlfriend’s pink razors in the shower, man up and invest in some high-quality cartridges of their own. This subscription razor company gives employees access to an in-house barber, car washes, a full-time barista and meditation classes. We’d shave our legs for that.
Not everyone gets to have a personal wine coinneseur picking a bottle for them at dinner every night. But the next best thing would be a subscription to Winc, a curated vino of the month club. The HQ in Playa Vista has perks like a stocked kitchen, more methods of coffee consumption than Starbucks, tons of natural light and of course, a personal wine delivery every month.
Parachute Home had a simple mission: make going to bed even better. They’ve done just that by sourcing from the finest factories in the world to create linens for your home. Want to join the dream team? Enjoy free bedding, gourmet and organic office snacks and amazing benefits.
Joybird was looking to put the fun back in furniture shopping with a committment to quality, craftsmanship and amazing customer service that you can’t find in big box stores. Flexible work hours as well as free coffee and food makes Joybird a joy to work at.
StackCommerce helps publishers and brands drive revenue through Native Commerce: a fully-integrated and branded e-commerce solution driven by native content. Named one of the best places to work in Los Angeles by LA Business Journal, employees enjoy unlimited vacation and education stipends to keep learning all in the comfort of a Venice beachfront office.
Cost Plus World Market first opened their doors in San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Pier where imported goods were sold at cost, plus ten percent (hence the name!) Employees in the CA office enjoy full benefits packages and a discount on goods to decorate their home.
Sole Society is a fast-fashion company that takes the season’s biggest trends and offers them to consumers at an affordable price. Think, a whole new champagne wardrobe on a Bud light budget! Summer Fridays, pets at work and other perks abound at the Culver City HQ.
Furniture shopping can be tricky. It’d be really cool if you could just order items that are made in the US, try them out for 100 days to see if you really like them, and then return without hassle if the couch doesn’t suit your needs. Oh wait! That does exist! Thanks to the team at Apt 2B furnishing homes just got a whole lot easier.
Nothing is worse than headed to the office vending machine and having to choose between stale candy or stale chips. Snack Nation is bring an end to bad office snacks for good with their selection of healthy options. Work here and enjoy a ton of wellness benefits including yoga and healthy catered lunches.
When customers slip into a pair of underwear from MeUndies, they can’t help but “ooh” and “aah”. It’s why comfort matters most to the brand, who have covered over 7 million bums and counting. Flexible work schedules, great benefits, and a steep discount on under garments are a few of the employee perks.
Traditional snail mail cards are more important than ever, especially to the tech hub of Hallmark Cards. Work by the beach in Santa Monica and enjoy massage chairs, a soft serve machine, catered lunches and more.
Who Gives A Crap?
The origin story behind the toilet paper company Who Gives a Crap is infamous. Co-founder Simon sat on a toilet in their draughty warehouse and refused to move until they had raised enough pre-orders to start production. 50 hours and one cold bottom later, they raised over $50,000 and WGAC was born. Taking care of tushies everywhere, the team here encourages potty humor and offers flexible work and vacation time.
Ban.do started as a one-of-a-kind hair accessories company in 2008 (think peacock feathers, sequins, the works) and continued to add accessories and apparel into the mix. Founder Jen Gotch now leads a 40-person team in Hollywood where Ban.do continues to product lifestyle products that are all about fun.
Some people have coat closets. Some have hall closets. And then there’s folks with shoe closets. You’ll find those people working at Goat, the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Employees enjoy unlimited vacation and daily catered lunches from L.A.’s best restaurants.
If you’re a clothing brand that admits that the clothing industry is one of the biggest polluters in the world, then you’re more likely to clean up your act. It’s this commitment to sustainability, and a fashion-forward line for women, that has made Reformation a household name. Join this casual and entrepreneurial work environment where you can bring your dog to work and enjoy a steep clothing discount.
French women have that certain je ne sais quoi. It’s this natural style that inspired Claire V to design bags that the modern, everyday woman could take from the boardroom to a night out. Bring the charm to women all over the globe on this fast-growing team based in Los Angeles.
Kate Somerville is one of the most famous estheticians in the world. It’s no wonder her skincare line is California made, but Hollywood born. The team here gets great discounts on products and skin treatments and enjoys a beautiful office space in the heart of Beverly Hills.
Califia Farms is the innovator of non-dairy products. They made coconut milk cool before it was cool. They might actually be the reason why it’s so cool. Headquartered in downtown LA, Califia believes in shared leadership where team members are heard and leadership is broadly distributed.