Online thrift store ThredUP is opening physical retail locations

ThredUP, the online secondhand clothing store that has raised over $130M in funding is going old school. The startup has announced they will be opening at least five brick and mortar retail stores by

Rebuilding retail brick by brick

There have been numerous speculations on what retailers should do in an omni-channel world. How do they compete in a world where Amazon is undercutting them in prices and offering free delivery throug

Amazon’s New Bookstore Flips The Script

Amazon’s new bookstore in Seattle has been getting a lot of questions and criticism -- but only from people who think there’s still a distinction between online and physical retail. Analysts who t

Bid Management Platform For Building Contractors BuildingConnected Raises $8.5 Million In Series A

BuildingConnected is a platform to help construction firms manage the details of a job, with the aim to help save time and money on building projects. Today, the startup announced it had raised $8.5

Why Online Retailers Continue To Open Brick-And-Mortar Stores

In an age when new technology and the growth of pure online-only retailers have industry analysts questioning the future of brick-and-mortar stores, what are online retailers doing to grow their busin

Hointer’s Vision Of The Future Of Retail Uses Robots To Put The Focus On Shopping Experience

At this year’s Dx3 digital business expo in Toronto, one of the highlights was a Seattle-based company called Hointer that’s aiming for nothing short of a complete revolution in the way we

Zoomingo Raises $1.25 Million For Its Mobile Deal-Finding App, Made For Mall Shoppers

<a target="_blank" href="">Zoomingo</a>, a two-year old shopping and deal-finding app designed for use out in the real world, has raised an additional $1.25 million from its ex

CardSpring Connect Lets Merchants “Switch On” Card-Linked Offers On Foursquare & Elsewhere With Just A Click

Many brick-and-mortar merchants in the real world just want customers, but don't have the time to learn the nuances of the various performance marketing tools and other programs at their disposal toda

Jifiti Raises $2.5 Million For Gifting App Which Combines Thoughtful Shopping With The Convenience Of A Gift Card

<a target="_blank" href="">Jifiti</a>, a startup trying to reintroduce thoughtful gifting in the age of the ubiquitous gift card, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, the com

YC-Backed Posmetrics Launches iPad-Based Customer Feedback Solution For Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

Y Combinator-backed <a target="_blank" href="">Posmetrics</a>, a new tool to help brick-and-mortar businesses collect customer feedback via the iPad, is today making its publ

Euclid, The Google Analytics-Like Tracking Solution For Brick-And-Mortars, Raises $17.3 Million Series B

Euclid, the analytics solution for brick-and-mortar retailers <a href="">which fi

Former Apple Retail Chief Details Apple Store Planning And Philosophy In Unaired Video

Apple's retail stores are famous, taking on almost the status of local landmarks with their flagship locations in cities like New York. But how exactly did the Mac maker position their brick-and-morta