Tag: startup

News & Trends

Can pop-up shops save department stores?

June 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Neighborhood Goods wants to be the new department store — well sort of. The year old startup, which just raised $5.75 million in seed funding, is opening up its first 13,000 square foot store in Plano, Texas this fall. While […]

News & Trends

The 7 Fastest Growing American Retailers

August 17, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

Today’s retail startup can quickly become tomorrow’s Fortune 500 darling with a little luck and the right strategic vision. Every year Inc. ranks the 5,000 fastest growing privately owned American companies. This year, software company Skillz came in first place in the coveted list, […]

News & Trends

Post-Merger Culture Clashes Can Imperil Innovation

July 12, 2017

Via: The Retail TouchPoints Blog

The very nature of a successful startup is that it offers something different from the status quo. That difference can be in the products it makes, the technology it uses — even the way it advertises and sells a boring […]

Others, Suppliers

Nano-Manufacturing Creating Stronger Metals

January 29, 2016

Via: Manufacturing Talk Radio

A Seattle-based startup, Modumetal is commercializing a new process that will increase the strength of steel and other metals by as much as 10 times, while also making them more resistant to corrosion. The process makes use of nano-laminate layers […]

News & Trends, Others

The Real Life of a Hardware-Startup Founder: Jason Morlon on Launching SWIVIT

January 6, 2016

Via: Line//Shape//Space

With a core team of just yourself, how did you launch SWIVIT? With 20 years in design and development, I was able to put together all the different parts of this. When I started designing the mount, I was also […]