Rakuten was founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo and employs over 10,000 people worldwide. The word “rakuten” means “optimism” in Japanese.
ShopStyle is based in San Francisco and has localized sites and mobile apps in the US, the UK, France, Germany, Japan, Canada, and Australia, but our teams and customers are all around the world. We have a bold Silicon Valley outlook on developing transformative technology for fashion and strive to do this bigger and better every day.
In 2017, ShopStyle was acquired by Ebates Inc, one of the largest shopping loyalty businesses in the US. Ebates is a part of the Rakuten group, which is #91 on Forbes Global 2000 list. This corporate structure allows ShopStyle to operate as a growth-stage startup while having the support of one of the largest companies in the world.
Since our founding in 1999, Ebates has helped its members — 10 million and counting — earn over $1 billion in Cash Back at their favorite stores. By connecting these savvy shoppers with America’s best brands, we give them a hassle-free way to save money on the things they buy every day, while our retail partners find loyal new customers and drive record sales. That’s how we’ve become one of the largest free-membership loyalty programs in the U.S., with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. A proud member of the Rakuten family of companies, Ebates is the Official Shopping Rewards Partner of the Golden State Warriors.