The Latest News in Retail Innovation & Startup

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


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 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 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 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

Nasty Gal

Nasty Gal Lays Off Up To 10 Percent Of Its Workforce

Several sources confirm Nasty Gal has laid off up to 27 employees in the last week. “Business is down dramatically and leadership has been in panic mode for months,” according to one source.

By: Sarah Buhr. Source: TechCrunch