Verity raises $32M as IKEA stores deploy its inventory drones
There’s no shortage of startups attempting to put drones to work. There is, however, a longstanding question around the efficacy of such plans. Drones — especially the smaller variety —
With Prediko, online brands should never run out of stock
Meet Prediko, a new startup that sits at the intersection of e-commerce, fintech and software as a service. If you’re manufacturing items or even just buying and reselling finished goods, chances ar
Miferia wants to expand its wholesale inventory marketplace across Latin America
The Mexico-based company enables retailers to bring their inventory relationships online, expand their product selection and get more favorable credit terms.
Gradient Ventures-backed Shypyard aims to ‘raise the sales’ for DTC merchants
Shypyard provides tools for entrepreneurs who want to start an e-commerce business but don’t know how to do it.
Packworks makes operations easier for sari-sari stores in the Philippines
Sari-saris are small neighborhood stores in the Philippines that are often run on pen and paper ledgers. Inspired by a motorcycle journey, Packworks is on a mission to change that, with a mobile enter
Ghost appears with new funding, marketplace to match buyers with unsold products
Ghost created a marketplace, similar to eBay, that provides a way for brands to get rid of excess inventory and will handle all of the posting, sales and shipment of goods sold.
Syrup Tech bags $6.3M to develop some sweet inventory-planning software
With supply chain woes affecting commerce, Syrup Tech provides real-time inventory recommendations so merchandisers know if they need to quickly reorder or can wait.
Security-as-code startup Jit comes out of stealth with $38.5M in seed funding
Jit, a startup that helps developers automate product security by codifying their security plans and workflows as code that can then be managed in a code repository like GitHub, today announced that i
Pandas wants to give Latin American businesses buying power in Asia
Pandas connects Latin America's small businesses directly with Asian manufacturers to reduce logistical problems and high fees often imposed by importers and intermediaries.
Loveseat gets comfy with new funding to expand its returned home goods marketplace
Husband-and-wife co-founders Chris and Jenny Stanchak started Loveseat back in 2013 as a vintage furniture business that they pivoted into an auction marketplace.
Purple Dot, a waitlist and preorder platform for the fashion industry, raises $4M
Because of the unpredictable nature of the fashion industry, fashion brands often have to “guestimate” demand for their products, and if they get that demand wrong, they have to deal with
Chiper aims to ease inventory burdens for Latin American corner stores
Mom-and-pop corner store owners in Latin America manage relationships with over 100 different suppliers, often traveling long distances to pick up inventory and aren’t able to regularly restock.
E-commerce logistics startup Hive buzzes following $34M investment
Hive levels the logistics playing field by streamlining fulfillment so that DTC companies get the same inventory management, cost structure and customer notifications that big brands use.
The holiday shopping season is coming: How are growth marketers preparing?
With just 22 days left until the holiday shopping season begins, we spoke to several growth marketers to find out how 2021's supply chain meltdowns are impacting their campaign planning.
Toolio bags $8M in new funding to keep your retail shop fully stocked with the right products
Just as the supply chain side was getting more analytical and sophisticated, the global pandemic disrupted it and gave retailers an insight into just how connected to China they really were.
Inventory optimization startup Flieber bags $12M, aims to help retailers avoid out-of-stock, overstock moments
The platform aims to give multi-channel brands a leg up when it comes to determining what the ideal stock level would be across all of their sales channels and inventory locations.
MarginEdge, a restaurant management software company, raises $18M
MarginEdge’s tool is a restaurant management app that works with a business’ point of sale to streamline inventory, cost-tracking, ordering and recipes to eliminate the paperwork.
Simbe’s robots will be deployed across midwestern grocery chain, Schnucks
St. Louis-based grocery chain Schnucks (one of those “With a name like Smucker’s, it has to be good” situations, one imagines) announced this week that it will be deploying technology from S
Independent retailer platform Creoate raises $5M seed led by Fuel Ventures
Creoate, a startup that lets independent retailers buy sustainable products from brands and wholesalers, has raised a $5 million seed round led by Fuel Ventures, with participation from Vinted founder
Settle raises $15M from Kleiner Perkins to give e-commerce companies more working capital
Alek Koenig spent four years at Affirm, where he was head of Credit. There he saw firsthand just how powerful the alternative lending model could be. Koenig realized that it wasn’t just consumers wh