The Latest News in Retail Innovation & Startup

Stylit

How Stylit caught Ralph Lauren’s eye

Stylit, a software platform with offices in New York is one of the startups that lives in a relatively new juncture where technology meets fashion.

By: Teresa Novellino. Source: Upstart Business Journal

Bow & Drape

6 designers shaking up fashion

These designers are changing the way we dress, accessorize and shop, from custom made-to-fit dresses to smart jewelry that’s actually stylish.

By: Sarah Ashley O’Brien. Source: CNN

True and Co

Cup Size Isn’t Everything

True & Co. uses extensive customer feedback to design bras that really fit.

By: Jillian Goodman. Source: Fast Company

Millennials

Retailers Shift Strategy to Court Millennials

Recent surveys have found that members of the U.S. Millennial Generation — the roughly 80 million Americans born between 1977 and 2000 — pride themselves on their individuality, and shop accordingly.

By: Reuters. Source: Business of Fashion

Palate

Palate Is A Smart Grill That Takes The Work Out Of Cooking

While the standard George Foreman has long been the go-to grill for busy executives on the go, it’s time for Big George to hang up his gloves. Palate Smart Grill is on the scene and launching at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014.

By: John Briggs. Source: TechCrunch

Alfred Club

Alfred Club, Because Automatic Is Better Than On-Demand

It’s no surprise that the on-demand space will continue to grow, but that doesn’t mean that on-demand services are saving us entirely from the stresses of tedious chores. That’s where Alfred Club comes in.

By: Jordan Crook. Source: TechCrunch

Donde

Donde Aims To Make Online Product Search Far Less Frustrating

Today’s audience choice for TC’s startup battlefield — is Donde, a Silicon Valley and Israel based ecommerce startup that wants to make it easier for shoppers to search for items based on how they look.

By: Natasha Lomas. Source: TechCrunch

TheTake

TheTake Just Raised $2M So You Can Buy That Thing You Saw In That Movie

TheTake has raised $2 million in its first round of venture financing as it looks to roll out a mobile application and further develop its website allowing shoppers to buy almost anything they’ve seen on screen in a feature film, or film trailer.

By: Jonathan Shieber. Source: TechCrunch