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Amazon Started With Books, But Now They’re Just Automating Your Life

By | Feb 19, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Last week, Amazon edged past Microsoft to become the third-largest company in the U.S., joining the A-team of Apple and Alphabet. Also in the news that week: Amazon, after purchasing Whole Foods Market in July 2017 for $13.7 billion plus net debt, is officially adding the store to…


10 Most Diverse Industries in the US, Ranked

By | Oct 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

Diversity remains a pressing issue in the business world today. Particularly in the tech community, small startups and large corporations alike are having trouble with everything from sensitivity training to hiring practices. Still, there are a few bright spots when it comes to diversity,…


Why an iPad POS System Will Improve Customer Experience

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The customer service industry has changed for the better with the rise of cloud technology. Improved processing power and greater portability can help connected devices shave the seconds off wait times, create new opportunities for self-service points and even monitor customer satisfaction in real-time….



Micheal Creating of Foxtrot on the Future of Retail

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 2:30 pm

With Amazon’s latest acquisition of Whole Foods and is a threat to brick and mortar stores, what holds for the future of retail. Michael LaVitola is the CEO and Founder of Foxtrot, a startup that could be thought of as a curated cornerstore with…


Why Retail Tech Has a “Cool” Problem and How to Crack It

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Retail’s digital strategies are in a state of flux: Many companies are in an ever-escalating war to find the coolest new tech to sell their items, whether in-store or online. Here are just two recent examples: The clothing brand Finery’s In the Mood For…



Algorithms Are Shaping Our Retail Experience

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 8:30 am

As high street stores continue to battle the rise of eCommerce and online shopping, the in-store shopping experience is becoming more high-tech. From smart mirrors that allow you to try on clothes ‘virtually’ to mood retail softwares that build a tailored wardrobe based on…

Startups & Apps

Las Vegas

What Does the Future Hold for WithMe, Nevada’s Most Well-Funded Startup?

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm

We have not heard much recently from WithMe (formerly OrderWithMe), the Las Vegas based, on-demand, retail platform for brands that raised over $37 million in funding and was listed by CBInsights as one of the most well-funded startups in Nevada. According to reports from several former employees,…


5 Sectors Benefiting from the Surge of Drone Startups

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Venture capitalists will certainly remember the year 2015 as the “year of drone startups,” but the revolution in the ecosystem still has not reached its peak. As reported by WSJ, venture capitalists will continue to invest in drone-related pitches, especially after the last year’s…

Social Media


The 3 Reasons Why All Fashion Retailers Love Instagram

By | Feb 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The construction of a prototype for a leather hat lining is displayed, mid-stitch. A completed beaver felt bowler rests on head of cork. A small child and a middle-aged architect both proudly display their own hats inside a Manhattan-based hat store. These beautifully constructed…


How Online Shopping Has Become More Personal and Effective

By | Feb 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

More and more, we’re seeing online businesses add new features and services with the goal of replicating and even surpassing the personal ways we shop at brick and mortar stores. A perfect example is how men’s fashion site JackThreads is revolutionizing online clothing shopping…


Six Startup Retail Tech Trends To Watch For In 2017

By | Jan 29, 2017 at 2:30 pm

More consumers are getting used to purchasing their items online, through voice activation or on their smartphone. But there are more solutions that need to happen in retail and startups are starting to respond. After walking the floors of CES and other events, talking…


Techstars and Target: Driving Innovation for Retail

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

Techstars has announced that they’re opening applications for the 2017 class of Techstars Retail in partnership with Target. You can apply online, and applications are open through April 9th and the program starts in July. Recapping Last Year In case you missed it, the first year…

Tips & How To’s

4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm

The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year. Mature or established staffing firms should be very good at identifying their seasonalities. At my firm, we know within days or weeks…

Startups & Apps


The Techstars Demo Day Round Up for Fall 2016

By | Oct 15, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Fall is in full-swing, and Techstars has been working hard with the addition of 64 new companies. Techstars recently had seven demo days across the globe in cities like Berlin, Detroit, London, Minneapolis, New York City and Chicago. What a ride it has been….


4 Reasons Why Mobile Is the Future of Retail

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm

Retail is an industry experiencing rapid changes, with big players trying to improve delivery times. Production speed and countless other factors to satisfy consumers with evolving needs and lifestyles. While brick and mortar companies work to develop new channels to connect with their consumers,…

Startups & Apps

7 Retail Startups Changing the Way We Shop

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 10:40 am

The world of retail is one open to innovation, change and industriousness. We’ve seen the way we shop transform through the decades, but never at a rate as fast as now. These are the start-ups making those changes happen – take a look. Vinted…

Product Launch

Yotpo Launches Social Curation Tool

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm

After securing a $22M round of investment, Israeli company Yotpo now brings a feature that will make it easy for businesses to collect Instagram images and connect with users who post about their products. Today’s shopping trends are deeply changing the paradigm of merchants,…