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The company beat sales from last year’s high of $555,716.
Ask anyone in retail: transitioning a physical retail location online is an attractive proposition. With the world as your customer, there’s a real opportunity for significant growth.
Arrive offers some features it hopes will make it your go-to when it comes to purchase tracking, including email account integration so that it can automatically add your shipments to its list of tracked items.
From the warehouse to the shop window, retail is being rethought and re-engineered. These are the startups who will change the future of the industry.
Canadians plan to use their phones to purchase more than $200 on holiday gifts.
Flowspace is AWS for warehouses (TECHCRUNCH)
Flowspace allows businesses to rent portions of warehouses on a month-to-month basis per square foot or per pallet from corporate leasers and fulfillment companies.
A Finnish startup is replacing in-store beauty consultants with selfies and AI (BUSINESSINSIDER)
Revieve offers a white-label skincare diagnostic and product recommendation engine that can be plugged in to e-commerce sites.
Local businesses in Toronto are working to bring tech into their businesses.
Simon Malls is creating a “scaleable retail platform” called The Edit that essentially functions as a pop-up space where e-commerce startups can get their products in front of customers.
While Alexa may seem the natural fit for retailers to partner with, given the size of the company and the heavy investment it is putting on AI, Voysis argues that stores could lose the ability to know their customers by partnering with Amazon.
The company is focusing the funding on further product development.