DemandJump, a customer acquisition platform, has completed a $6 million Series A financing round. The capital was funded by a group investors including Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Flyover Capital, Cultivation Capital, 4G Ventures, Bob Davoli and Hyde Park Venture Partners.
The marketing platform plans to use the capital on sales, marketing and product innovation expansion.
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Champion Athleticwear, makers of athletic apparel since 1919, will open its first U.S. retail store. Located at 123 South La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles, the store is set to open on April 7.
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Nift, a start-up network designed to help SMBs match neighborhood businesses with local customers by leveraging AI machine learning algorithms, has raised $16.5 million in Series A funding from Spark Capital, Foundry Group and Accomplice.
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Following a successful pilot in 2017, Lenta is sharpening its customer-focused pricing approach by deploying Revionics Price Optimization across all of its hypermarkets and supermarkets this year. The retailer will be positioned to leverage advanced analytics services powered by AI and machine learning, which includes:
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Kibo has appointed David Post as its new CEO. He brings two decades of experience in the high tech and software space to the cloud-based omnichannel commerce platform.
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Springbot, a marketing platform for e-Commerce merchants, has launched Springbot Exchange, a data cooperative for SMBs. The solution is designed to give these retailers access to data and resources typically only available to large companies.
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The RealReal has appointed Jun-Sheng Li as COO and Len Eschweiler as CRO, bringing 45 years of experience, collectively, to the luxury consignment company.
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Optimove, a relationship marketing hub that works with retailers such as 1-800-Flowers, Adore Me and Freshly, has added mobile messaging capabilities to its platform. The new feature is designed to enable brands to communicate with customers via pop-up, in-app and push notifications.
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MySize, a startup that enables consumers to measure anything from everyday objects to body measurements with the use of smartphone sensors, launched MySizeID.
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Every day there seems to be a hot new technology grabbing headlines, promising to transform the buying journey by improving customer experiences. With technology evolving at lightning speed, how can retailers keep up with the technology explosion and keep their eye on critical business priorities? Here are some tips to stay ahead of the curve and invest wisely.
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