Posts Tagged ‘retail’

Q+A: Seeing is Glass-Media’s Defibrillator to Resuscitate Brick and Mortar Retailers

Posted by Aaron Cook

Glass-Media. The Dallas-based startup has re-imagined the way customers see, engage, and even interact with a brand when shopping the old fashioned way — in person.

I picked the brain of Glass-Media’s founder, Daniel Black, to understand why he’d …

Emerging Technologies Summit: Harnessing AI, Blockchain & IoT for Future Disruption

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The collision of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and Internet of Things is coming fast, where machines will know more about humanity than we’ve ever known, a decentralized ledger will accurately and quickly handle contracts and currency, and wearable devices and sensors

Redevelopment Breathes New Life Into Real Estate That’s Run its Course

Posted by Kerry Curry

This article originally appeared in the Dallas-Fort Worth Real Estate Review.

The retail landscape is changing quickly, and Arlington hasn’t been immune to that. Two former shopping malls, Six Flags Mall and Forum 303 Mall, closed years ago as shoppers

Follow the Money: Meritize Raises $6.8M, Shop Simply Nets $400K, Headington Buys TenOverSix

Posted by Lance Murray

STUDENT LENDING PLATFORM MERITIZE RAISES $6.8M SEED ROUND

Frisco-based student lending platform Meritize has raised $6.8 million in seed funding, the company announced. 

The round was led by Colchis Capital, Chicago Ventures, and Cube Financial Holdings, with participation from ECMC, …

UNT First U.S. School to Offer Degree in Consumer Experience Management

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Amid a fast-changing global marketplace, the University of North Texas seeks to become a hub for retail expertise and educating the future professionals within the industry. 

A new degree in consumer experience management — the first of its kind in …

Fill it Up: Booster Fuels Expands Service to Shopping Mall

Posted by Taylor Lowder

Booster Fuels recently aligned with The Great Mall of the Bay Area in California and now allows shoppers there the opportunity to fill up their cars while they are inside shopping.

Booster was founded in December 2014, and has been …

REVTECH Announces First ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’

Posted by Jewels Clark

REVTECH named Dallas ethical home decor startup founders as the first recipient of its REVTECH Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

The Dallas retail accelerator honored the women during an event Thursday, which celebrated North Texas entrepreneurs disrupting the retail industry. 

Monetizing Your Passion: Fashionable Dallas Duo Talk About Building rewardStyle

Posted by Jewels Clark

They say opposites attract, and in the case of Amber Venz Box and Baxter Box, it was a perfect fit. 

As part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Global Perspectives speaker series this week, the fashionable Dallas duo shared …

Kibo’s New Omnichannel Software Enables Manufacturers to Sell Direct

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

E-commerce is constantly changing the retail game and Dallas-based Kibo has shifted the paradigm again with its latest invention.

The omnichannel commerce platform obtained a new patent for software that collects inventory data from retailers and provides it to manufacturers, …

Retail Real Estate:
Want to Test a Concept? Come to Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lance Murray

Retail Real Estate RoundtableDuring the 1990s and 2000s, bigger was better when it came to stores, restaurants, and service-type retailers. Things are changing, however, as the categories of retail real estate expand. New and innovative retailers — including service providers, grocers, and health-care