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Ebizu gets seed funding for retail support in Malaysia

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Ebizu, a Malaysia-based retail support platform, just raised of MYR 500,000 (approx. $139,000) in seed funding. The investment came from CIP 500, a commercialization fund provided by Malaysian Ministry of Finance agency Cradle Fund, aimed to support Malaysian startup companies. Co-founded March 2013 by its director Rohit Maheswaran, Ebizu creates retail support tools including point-of-sale apps, loyalty programs and analytics ...

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Shopography rides the ‘Retail 2.0′ wave of innovation

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Our Fashion Tech Investment Conference is here! This week, we’ll be featuring some of our presenting companies on the website, so even if you can’t attend the conference, you’ll get to learn about the brightest up-and-coming fashion tech companies. If you haven’t already noticed, advertising has lost much of its effectiveness, as consumers now rely more on peers for advice ...

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RetailNext banks a bucket full of $125M for retail analytics

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RetailNext, a San Jose, California-based in-store retail analytics platform, just raised $125 million in funding. This new round of investment brings RetailNext’s total amount of investment to $184.4 million to date. The round was led by Activant Capital Group with participation from August Capital, StarVest Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Commerce Ventures, American Express, Pereg Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and Siguler Guff ...

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J. Hilburn announces key new hires

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Custom menswear company J. Hilburn has announced their upcoming expansion plans, which include the introduction of new company leaders. The Dallas-based company delivers personalized men’s garments and offers intimate client styling sessions. Among the new additions is Andy Janowski, who will join the board of directors this month. He will bring his 25 years of experience to J. Hilburn, which ...

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