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101 Companies
The Marketing Store
Agency • Marketing Tech
As a global customer engagement agency, The Marketing Store creates cutting-edge brand experiences that captivate, promote discussion, and spark action. Areas of expertise include loyalty & CRM, contests, games & sweeps, retail experience, brand identity & packaging, partnerships, and product.

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+22
300
Local Employees
Chicago
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FTD Companies
eCommerce • Retail
FTD Companies is a global premier floral and gifting company on the road to becoming the leading and most trusted gifting e-commerce brand in the world. We provide floral, specialty foods, gift and related products and services to consumers, retail florists, and other retail locations and companies.

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+17
400
Local Employees
Chicago
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Syndigo
eCommerce • Information Technology
Syndigo is the industry’s only trusted single-source provider of consumer product information and content from supply chain to end customer utilization, offering a powerful end-to-end product content experience across multiple industries. Syndigo is raising the standard of what great product experiences can be.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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Daily stand up
+23
200
Local Employees
Chicago
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Cooler Screens
AdTech • Digital Media
Cooler Screens is transforming retail cooler surfaces into IoT enabled screens. In doing so, we're creating the largest retail point-of-sale merchandising platform in the world. Our innovative platform delivers new marketing opportunities and smart merchandising for the ultimate shopper experience.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+14
20
Local Employees
Chicago
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Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Cannabis • Retail
Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis cultivator, processor and dispensary operator, is dedicated to providing dignified access to safe and effective cannabis nationwide while giving back to the communities in which they serve. HQ in Chicago with over 550 employees and named a Best Workplace 2018 by Crain’s Chicago Business!

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+9
50
Local Employees
Chicago
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Nexgen Packaging
Big Data • eCommerce
We are changing how companies leverage technology to manufacture and manage supply chain in the retail, apparel and footwear industry. We have created a software platform to optimize, organize, and digitize customers’ portfolios. Considered the industry’s leading technology platform, over 10,000 brands and manufacturers globally use our platform.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+19
65
Local Employees
Westmont
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Chamberlain Group Inc.
Hardware • Information Technology
Chamberlain Group (CGI) is a global leader in access solutions and products. As the corporate parent company to LiftMaster, Chamberlain, Merlin and Grifco, we design and engineer residential garage door openers, commercial door operators and gate entry systems.

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+14
Oak Brook
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Fetch Rewards
Big Data • Marketing Tech
Fetch Rewards provides a mobile grocery shopping app that allows users to get rewarded every time they scan a receipt from a grocery store. In turn, that allows us to articulate unique, one-to-one consumer insights and behaviors for our CPG partners and fundamentally change the way in which they go
18
Local Employees
Chicago
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E15 Group
Food • Machine Learning
We apply an analytical mindset to our partner's businesses and help enhance performance in every facet of their operations. We thrive on empowering our partners to manage complexity by harnessing the data they have to gain the insights they need. Services include Data Services, Emerging Tech, Consumer Insights, AI, Partner Strategy, & Consulting.

Friends outside of work
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
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+30
38
Local Employees
Chicago
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Foxtrot
eCommerce • Mobile
Foxtrot is redefining convenience for the modern consumer. We’re a digitally native, venture-backed business building a brand that marries the best of neighborhood retail and e-commerce technology to create a community of discovery.
20
Local Employees
Chicago
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Bavarian Clockworks
Retail
Welcome to our cuckoo clock shop! You can expect to find a large selection of authentic Black Forest cuckoo clocks on sale here at Bavarian ClockWorks. If you are looking for a hand crafted German cukoo clock you have definitely come to the right place. Our goal is to guide you through the best and most valuable cuckoo clock experience you can fin
Chicago
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Balodana LLC
eCommerce • Fashion
2
Local Employees
eJuice Direct
eCommerce • Retail
eJuiceDirect has established itself as one of the leading retail sites for buying ejuice & vape gear online. We're a dynamic startup with a fun & relaxed environment, where no two days are the same. We offer a great opportunity for someone who's looking to grow professionally while working for a startup where they'll be exposed to many challenges.
19
Local Employees
Buffalo Grove
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Data Point Capital
Retail
1
Local Employees
Balodana LLC
eCommerce • Fashion
Balodana is a women's "online department store" where every item is made on-demand and precisely to your body measurements. We carry hundreds of items from designer dressmakers and tailors in North America, Europe and beyond, with prices starting as low as $50.
2
Local Employees
Leap Services
Retail
Our aim is to transform retail by building the platform to empower the leading brands of tomorrow the data-driven operations and insights they need to create amazing products and customer experiences.
Chicago
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Flowers for Dreams
Consumer Web • eCommerce
Flowers for Dreams is the artisan flower service. Made to order and crafted locally, all bouquets start at just $35 with free hand delivery in Chicago & to Milwaukee. Every purchase benefits an amazing local charity. Named one of Business Insider's 20 Most Inspiring Companies in America.

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+4
35
Local Employees
Chicago
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Dude Products
Retail

The “Dude” Vision
Dude Products, Inc. was founded by 4 life-long friends out of an apartment in Chicago. We got tired of not having products and brands that fit our lifestyle so we launched our first product, the award winning Dude Wipes®. Since the launch of Dude Wipes®, we have been credited with pioneering a new segment in

4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Grainger
eCommerce • Retail
W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for industrial-grade supplies and safety products, along with services like inventory management and technical support.

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+21
Chicago
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Squeezable Skyline
Retail

Squeezable Skyline, the Original Huggable Highrise, is a private, Chicago-based company founded in 2013 that builds a collection of plush skyscrapers inspired by America's most iconic tall buildings. The "Squeezables" are simplified massings of the real buildings they represen

4
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Chicago
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Retail Jobs in Chicago

IT Operations Manager

Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Chicago
1 day ago
+10
The IT Manager oversees the majority of our back-end IT functions on a day-to-day basis. They collaborate with other IT & Departmental leaders to keep GTI moving quickly & communicating effectively. This is a true greenfield project and will include building a great deal of tools and programs from scratch. Essentially: you get to build cool stuff with cool people. This position serves as our The IT Operations Manager will also manage a small team of System Administrators & IT Specialists. 

Backend Engineer

Foxtrot
Chicago
3 days ago
About Us Foxtrot is the next generation corner store – we curate your city’s best craft beer, wine, spirits, fresh eats, gifts and everyday essentials – and deliver it all to your door in 60 minutes via our neighborhood shops.  With a swift mobile app and web store paired with beautifully designed retail shops, we are building an exciting brand that is both digitally native and rooted in a highly engaging retail experience. Since launching in

Associate UX Designer

The Marketing Store
Chicago
3 days ago
+23
Building and maintaining all user experience documentation: site maps, consumer flows, wireframes, and clickable prototypes. Developing interfaces for various digital platforms – mobile web, app, and miscellaneous interfaces/displays. Working with creative design team to bring UI to life. Optimizing existing interfaces based on analytical insights and consumer testing. Writing end user UX tests and managing the testing process. Collaborating with strategy to best determine end user need states and functional solutions for achieving client goals. Bridging internal stakeholders: strategy, creative, and technology. Presenting wires and UI to external stakeholders: marketing, technology, product, etc. Interpreting data analytics to optimize consumer pathways and conversions. Being the end-user advocate throughout the project process and lifecycle.

Data Engineer

The Marketing Store
Chicago
3 days ago
+23
The Marketing Store is looking for a Data Engineer to join our team and bring solutions to our clients while also supporting existing projects. This role is an incredible opportunity for someone with a strong knowledge of data architecture with software development experience, as well as a desire to mentor junior team members. You will work closely with management, developers, engineers and project teams.

Summer Brand Partnerships Intern - T-Mobile

The Marketing Store
Chicago
4 days ago
+23
Assist the Brand Partnerships team in order to gain a general understanding and required skills to work in a real-life Marketing work environment. This individual will support the Brand Partnerships team in day-to-day project tasks, including client assignments, category and brand research, lead gen research, partnership ideation, and internal communication.
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