• Street Culture: Life at Boxed Means “Do The Right Thing”

    … Wholesale ecommerce retailer Boxed is taking its position as team leader seriously. The company pays for its employees’ kids to go to college. It looked at the industry-wide “pink tax” and started a campaign against the higher prices. It even started contributing $20,000 to pay for employees’ weddings after CEO Chieh Huang heard about a tough…

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  • At Mobile Innovation Summit a Focus on Customer Experience and Paths to Purchase

    … participated in a dozen panels and presentations this week defined the successes their brands have seen in reaching a younger audience, they got heated over digital advertising strategy, and they analyzed the customer experience. Coca-Cola’s senior vice president for customer marketing, Dana Barba, walked the audience through the company’s process…

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  • 7 Lessons For Retail In The Age of E-Commerce

    … intense with cutthroat competition. From giants like amazon, eBay, and Alibaba to start-ups like Boxed, Checkr, and Slack, it’s a tough market to compete in. Retail e-commerce sales in the U.S. are predicted to grow from 396.7 billion U.S. dollars in 2016 to over 684 billion US dollars in 2020. Although online sales still represent only a small…

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  • Raise Report: Moz, Estimote, FiveStars Find Fresh Capital

    … Every two weeks, we round up some of the biggest fundraises taking place in hyperlocal marketing, commerce, and tech. Friday, January 15: Estimote lands $10 million to bolster beacon platform Beacon provider Estimote has raised $10.7 million in venture capital, according to GeoMarketing. Estimote’s “small wireless sensors” confer location…

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  • Street Fight Daily: UberEats App Launching Soon Across U.S., Square Takes a Hit

    … basics and focus instead on new-age, shiny fixes like marketing automation, lookalike targeting, and ad-tech. Boxed, the Ecommerce Startup for Costco-Sized Orders, Nabs $100M (Forbes) Boxed Wholesale, which sells Costco-sized groceries and household goods online and via mobile, just nabbed $100 million in financing, defying both the odds facing…

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