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Goldman Sachs report names online winners Poshmark, The RealReal and Everlane

Goldman Sachs named Everlane as a brand that's beating out brick-and-mortar offshoots

Offline, the apparel market is suffering. The shift out of brick-and-mortar offshoots into online platforms accelerated in 2013 — a product of greater omnichannel investments in perks like free shipping, price matching, and mobile sites. As of now, online is the fastest growing shopping channel with close to 15 percent of the apparel and accessories market growing to nearly 20 …

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Radius8 raises $1 million for retail focused SaaS solution


Radius8, a Princeton, NJ-based SaaS company has just raised $1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Brooklyn Bridge Ventures with participation from ARC Angel Fund, Commerce Ventures and Tigerlabs. “Sandeep [Bhanote] is a proven and successful entrepreneur with incredible drive and tenacity,” ARC Angel Fund’s managing partner, Mike Kelly said in a statement. “This, combined with a …

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Why you need to attend Shoptalk this May


TLDR: Huge retail tech conference at the Aria in Las Vegas from May 15 to 18, crazy good speakers, read on for a coupon code if you’d like to attend. Last December Shoptalk, a buzzy, new retail tech conference, announced it had raised $2.5 million to launch an upcoming massive retail gathering this May 15 to 18 in Las Vegas. …

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New York Fashion Tech Lab toasts to 2016’s incoming class

new york fashion tech lab lauch 2016

Last Thursday evening, the New York Fashion Tech Lab held a launch at Bene Rialto for eight members of its incoming class of fashion startups. For it’s third year running, the NYFTL has nurtured fashion tech companies by partnering them with influential retailers. This years’ startups include FashInvest alum Fittery, Smartzer, elemoon, Claire, Closet Collective, SIREN, Thursday Finest and Genostyle. …

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