As the erosion of brick-and-mortar stores continues, a New York-based startup, Bulletin, is testing a new retail model. It charges online-only brands up to $2,000 a month to rent space in its physical stores, where it is striking deals with landlords confronted by mounting vacancies. Cofounders Alana Branston, 30, and Ali Kriegsman, 26, first tried an
If you purchased a $240,00 property, would you expect it to maintain itself? It’s a silly question, of course. No one in her right mind would consider throwing away money like that. Yet too many founders forget that without employee career development strategies in place, they’re doing exactly that. Expert recruiter Jörgen Sundberg argues that each
Utah-based Purple will become the first publicly traded mattress startup when it completes a merger with a publicly traded investment shell company at a valuation of $1.1 billion. The deal will make Purple’s founders Tony and Terry Pearce very rich, with a stake in the new entity that Forbes estimates at $850 million. The Pearces, Mormon brothers with 44
What if you could have quality primary care that treats you when you need it and helps you stay healthy — without ever stepping foot in a doctor’s office? It sounds a bit far-fetched to some. But to 98point6 co-founder and CEO Robbie Cape that system is just around the corner — and the company’s investors seem convinced he’s right.
Meshfire, an artificial intelligence-backed social media management company based in Kirkland, Wash., will shut down Sept. 30. Meshfire CEO Eli Israel penned a blog post announcing the closure, saying that the company has not grown enough to continue. Five years ago, we set out to change the way that people use Twitter with artificial intelligence to help you find