From personal passion blog to street style and digital media authority, Highsnobiety created a one stop shop for 18-24 year old affluent, style-seeking males and built a B2B brand services business to show everyone else how to do it.
Mattress Firm the largest US mattress retailer continues to struggle because of pressure from D2C players and its miscalculated expansion strategy.
Stitch Fix, an innovative retail e-commerce company, leverages AI and data science to win in today's retail industry.
Starbucks Rewards Program generates customer loyalty, increased revenue, and data for the company to create meaningful 1:1 relationships and personalized marketing efforts.
IKEA's investment in digital supply chain technology has improved operating efficiency of its furniture/food businesses as well as enhanced omni-channel customer experience.
ThredUP, the self-proclaimed “world’s largest fashion resale marketplace,” began as a pure multi-sided platform, matching sellers with buyers to trade their clothing directly. In an effort to create a better experience and more value for both sides, ThredUP pivoted to a consignment model taking more control over transactions (and, subsequently, more risk). The risk appears to be paying off as its latest “Resale-as-a-Service” launch allows brands and retailers to directly plug into the ThredUP platform to fuel their own businesses.
A brick-and-mortar specialty store is at risk of disintermediation from a subscription company. The response? When you can't beat them, join them.
Digitally-born companies like Casper have transformed the previously mundane experience of mattress shopping into buying an aspirational item – and lifestyle.
Rent the Runway continues to challenge the need of brick-and-mortar retail stores by providing a compelling and accessible online platform to rent high-end women’s fashion for work, evening, and any event in between.
A digital treasure hunt and socially responsible answer to thrift stores and garage sales that take payment out of the equation.