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Shopify Partners with Link-in-Bio Startup Linktree on Creator Storefronts

Shopify is partnering with Linktree, an Australian link-in-bio startup, so that creators can launch virtual storefronts on their personalized landing pages. Linktree said the integration will help its users boost discovery of their latest products and promote holiday discounts to drive more sales. At least four companies in The Information’s Creator Economy Database offer personalized...

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