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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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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.

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15
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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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.

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Daily stand up
+23
200
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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50
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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
Group brainstorming sessions
+30
38
Local Employees
Chicago
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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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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
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Chicago
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RIPT Apparel
Fashion • Retail
RIPT Apparel sells pop culture, parody artwork on apparel through the means of a little thing called the internet. We are a small, nimble team of fun, hard-working people near downtown Chicago. We play as hard as we work and we play to win. Privately held and profitable, RIPT Apparel is growing fast. RIPT Apparel was featured on the 2014 INC 500..
19
Local Employees
Chicago
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Square Roots Kitchen
Events • Food
Square Roots Kitchen is a fast casual tech-enabled restaurant serving healthy but delicious meals out of its first location at 120 S Halsted.

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Paid Holidays
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
+2
12
Local Employees
Chicago
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Ritual
Food • Mobile
Ritual is building the future of local commerce in a mobile world. The Ritual app enables mobile order and pay fast and easy pick up & pay at local eateries and coffee shops.

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+8
10
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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Pixavo
Retail • Software
Pixavo is building the next generation of retail technology as the only end-to-end mobile "concierge commerce" platform and iOS technology designed exclusively for stylists and sales associates to increase revenue in-person or remotely.
7
Local Employees
Chicago
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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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Javaya
eCommerce • Food
Did you know that craft coffee hits “peak flavor" between Day 3 and Day 14 after roasting? #FreshnessMatters Javaya is the only marketplace that fresh-dates everything it sells (we coined the Future Fresh® date). Craft coffee ships within hours of roasting, guaranteeing it arrives at your doorstep just as it's hitting peak flavor.
4
Local Employees
Chicago
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Modern Sprout
eCommerce • Other
Modern Sprout LLC (MS) is a Chicago-based design shop and manufacturer that launched via Kickstarter in 2013 and has become a leader in the grow-your-own movement with its innovative indoor and outdoor garden-focused lifestyle goods.

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Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
+3
30
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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Dressume
Fashion • Retail
Dréssumé is a boutique company that specializes in elegant women’s attire of all sizes, especially plus sizes, designed to perfectly fit different variety of body types. The core advantage of our products is the superior quality and limited editions created by experienced designers and made exclusively in Europe.
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