Posts Tagged ‘retail’

RevTech Retail Accelerator Selects Quartet of 2018 Cohort Companies

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based seed fund and venture capital retail accelerator RevTech has announced the companies that will participate in this year’s cohort.

RevTech said it selected four companies — two of them from Dallas — that show strong entrepreneurial experience and ability …

Follow the Money: Fetch Gets $3M in Seed Funding, Hedera Hashgraph Raises $100M

Posted by Lance Murray

SEED ROUND DELIVERS $3M TO DALLAS-BASED FETCH

Dallas-based off-site package solution startup Fetch announced this week that it raised $3 million in a seed funding round led by Austin-based Silverton Partners.

Founded in 2016, Fetch provides package solutions for apartment …

Trinity Groves Hosting Pitch Contest to Find its Next Business

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Taking a page from the startup world, or maybe reality TV, West Dallas development Trinity Groves is hosting a pitch contest to uncover its latest restaurant or retail concept.

Retailers and restaurateurs interested in becoming the next Trinity Groves business …

Sundance Square: A Study in Urban Revitalization

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Fort Worth’s Sundance Square has become a shining example for how to revitalize an aging downtown in a major metropolitan city. 

“At least weekly we get a phone call or a visit from another city or civic group who just …

Placemaker: David Spence’s Good Space Helps Transform Bishop Arts Neighborhood

Posted by Lance Murray

The home of Dallas’ busiest trolley stop in the 1930s, the Bishop Arts neighborhood in North Oak Cliff is returning to the vibrant nature it had in bygone times, a transformation that has been led by visionary developers and community

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

Talking Shop in Retail Real Estate: Technology and Trends

Posted by Lance Murray

Retail Real Estate RoundtableE-commerce. Mobile technology. Big data.

Retail real estate experts shared their perspectives on how technology continues to change the way consumers shop — and its impact on retail space. Tom Salanty, Jennifer Frank, Alan Shor, Frank Mihalopolous, Herb Weitzman, and

The Dallas Edit Exchange: Shop the Closets of Top Style Influencers

Posted by Westphall PR

Double tap. Screenshot. Follow link. Enter payment information. Shipped.

Boom, the shirt is yours!

Blogging and Instagram have revolutionized how we shop today. Many of us shop directly from our smartphones and are just one double tap or screenshot away …

LinkedIn: DFW Tech Skills Abundant, Hiring’s Up

Posted by Lance Murray

The recently released LinkedIn Workforce Report shows that North Texas has an abundant supply of skilled workers in the tech sectors, from telecom to IT infrastructure. 

The monthly report looks at employment trends in the U.S. workforce and is divided …

What’s On Trend in Retail? REVTECH Founder: It’s About Customer Experience

Posted by Heather Noel

REVTECH Managing Director David Matthews is concerned for Dallas’ future in retail, but through the startup accelerator’s new space he foresees hope for the industry. 

It’s there in the 13,000-square-foot North Dallas office, which REVTECH will officially celebrate Thursday

TREC Seeks Entries for 1st Real Estate ‘Shark Tank’ Pitch

Posted by Lance Murray

The Real Estate Council has put out a call for entrants for its first-ever Shark Tank-style competition.

TREC is seeking real estate projects aimed at driving economic development in Southern Dallas within the footprint of the GrowSouth Initiative.

Here’s …