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Dylan McCarthy, the son of GeekWire staff reporter Tricia Duryee, accompanied us on the visit to Zulily and tried his hand at modeling.
Dylan McCarthy, the son of GeekWire staff reporter Tricia Duryee, accompanied us on the visit to Zulily and tried his hand at modeling.

Not many companies have a playroom for babies and toddlers in the lobby, but that’s exactly what you’ll see right as you enter Zulily’s headquarters.

Zulily, which debuted in 2007 and went public back in November, has seen unprecedented growth in selling clothing, toys and home goods to moms. As a result, the daily deals site recently moved into the Seattle Trade & Technology Center along Elliott Avenue, which was previously home to RealNetworks.

The new space is home to a vast majority of the company’s 1,716 employees, who range from apparel buyers to photographers to software engineers. Zulily also employs another 1,000 associates at fulfillment centers in Nevada and Ohio.

In the second quarter of 2014, Zulily’s active customer base grew by 86 percent from one year ago to 4.1 million while the company brought in revenues of $285 million on net income of $7.7 million. The site is expected to surpass $1 billion in sales this year and will join Amazon and Old Navy as the fastest retailers to reach this key milestone. However, the company’s stock is down 52 percent in the last six months.

GeekWire took a tour of the new Zulily space for this installment of Launch Pads. Check out the space in the video below. This series, sponsored by Knoll, takes a peek inside some of the coolest and most interesting technology offices in the Pacific Northwest.

Editor’s note: Zulily co-founder and chairman Mark Vadon will be a featured speaker at the GeekWire Summit on Oct. 2 in Seattle. Details and tickets here

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