Modnique Expands In Russia

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Redondo Beach-based Modnique , an online fashion retailer which runs flash sales events on apparel, handbags, kids, and other products, said Monday that it has launched a new site in Russia. The company said the Russian site offers up full Russian language capabilities, local payment options, and more.

Loudvine Partners With Eventful

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Redondo Beach-based Loudvine , which operates an online service to help artists connect with their fans, told its users today that it has inked a partnership with event listings site Eventful. Loudvine said all of the events on its site will also be listed on Eventful. Details of the partnership between the firms was not disclosed. Loudvine helps music fans find live music in different cities around the country. READ MORE>>.

Edmunds.com Claims Electric Vehicle Travel Record

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Santa Monica-based car shopping site Edmunds.com says that it has set a new, electric vehicle travel record using a 2013 Tesla Model S, driven by two of it staffers. According to Edmunds.com, its Director of Vehicle Testing Dan Edmunds and Photo Editor Kurt Niebuhr drove the Tesla from Redondo Beach to New York City , in 67 hours and 21 minutes, which beats the previous record of 76 hours and 5 minutes.

TravBuddy Trumpets Travel Photo Numbers

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Redondo Beach-based TravBuddy , the online travel site founded by Eric and David Bjorndahl, said today that the firm has hit the 2 million photos mark on its web site. The site, which helps people find travel companions and research their travel plans, said those photos are organized by location and cover 20,000 unique travel destinations around the world.

TravBuddy.com Cheers Traffic, Claims Growth

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Redondo Beach-based TravBuddy is reporting that the firm saw over one million unique visitors in July, saying that it is seeing "record growth" despite the slowdown in the travel industry. TravBuddy operates an online travel and social networking site which allows people to both arrange for travel partners, as well as for travel planning and finding information about destinations. The site was bootstrapped and is run by Eric and David Bjorndahl.

Projecturf Takes On Project Management

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Redondo Beach-based Projecturf has launched a new, online project and collaboration software product, which the firm is targeting to small and medium sized businesses. According to the site, it provides task tracking software for managing initiatives and projects, and is targeted at users of Microsoft Project. The new site is the brainchild of Chuck Pearson, who also runs interactive agency Rareview.