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Office spaces in all 10 Breather markets have been redesigned for longer rentals.
DMS Recommends: New Digital Transformation Grant program provides grants for main street businesses to embrace technology
The new Digital Main Street – Digital Transformation Grant program is now live. The program provides grant funding to main street businesses across Ontario in the amount of $2,500 to implement Digital Transformation within their business.
Looking back over eight quarters, Q3 2018 is the only quarter where VC activity in Canada didn’t increase year-over-year.
The retailer has been investing heavily in its supply chain leading up to the all-important holiday season, in a bid to win shoppers over rivals like Walmart and Amazon.
It’ll pay you with a voucher, though.
With the latest investment, Coulter says the company will launch a line of travel wear and expand its inventory to offer more sizes.
One month after it was first revealed by BetaKit, Thalmic Labs has officially rebranded to North and announced its smart glasses product, dubbed Focals.
The move comes as rivals Amazon and Target have been improving their own shipping perks to persuade shoppers to pick them over the competition.
Teikametrics, which has developed a retail optimization platform, raised the funding from Granite Point Capital, Jump Capital, and FJ Labs.
Compass is acquiring a portion of Spring, the mobile-first fashion shopping app that has raised more than $100 million since 2014, to work on parts of Compass’s AI-based real estate platform, which provides a marketplace to post properties for sale and rental across the US and soon other countries.
The early-stage companies span multiple categories across the consumer packaged goods industry, including tea, condiment, snack bar and beverage, and multicultural products.
ShopRunner teams with mid- to high-end retailers to offer its paying members free two-day shipping and free returns on their sites, taking a small cut of each purchase.
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