3/23/2017 — Mobile technology is the link that delivers real-time, user-friendly and unified information across every retail organization. With the right mobile solutions in place, retailers can provide the personalized experience today's shoppers desire while improving organizational efficiencies.
Bubbles of “irrational exuberance” have occurred before in such retail segments as computers, music, video, electronics and sporting goods, the most recent. The next one, unfortunately, is apparel.
What makes Xcel Brands interesting in the current retail environment is that it is a disruptive success story sprinting toward the $500 million mark in revenue while flying under the radar.
Deciding on the retailers to examine for our annual Five Retailers That Matter feature involved a fair amount of deliberation. And while the decision to include one retailer and exclude another could be debated, one thing is certain: all five retailers that made the final cut truly matter.
Coy Pittman took home the top prize at RIS News' first-ever startup competition last year. As we gear up for the next event in June we caught up with the founder and CEO of Disco Melee to learn the company's latest developments and hear his advice for this year's field of competitors.