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102 Companies
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.

Eat lunch together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
+28
375
Local Employees
Downers Grove
Location
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.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+22
300
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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.

Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
+25
65
Local Employees
Westmont
Location
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
Location
Ulta Beauty
Beauty • eCommerce
Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA) is the largest beauty retailer in the United States and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. Since opening its first store in 1990, Ulta Beauty has grown to become the top national retailer providing All Things Beauty, All in One Place™
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
Intracompany Committees
Daily Stand Up
+23
200
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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!

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
+9
50
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Walgreens
Healthtech • Other
Founded over a century ago in 1901, Walgreen's is one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains,and is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health well being enterprise.

Volunteer in Local Community
Intracompany Committees
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly Diverse Management Team
+13
Chicago
Location
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
Location
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
Location
Drop Tank, LLC
Cloud • Retail
Drop Tank specializes in gas station loyalty technology and loyalty solutions, with thousands of participating locations. Drop Tank's solutions unlock loyalty capabilities and a wide range of data services for consumer package goods companies and fuel marketers of all sizes.

Health Insurance Benefits
Generous PTO
Casual Dress
Parking
15
Local Employees
Burr Ridge
Location
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.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
+3
30
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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.
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.

Health Insurance Benefits
Paid Holidays
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
+2
12
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+14
Oak Brook
Location
Sears Holdings Corporation
Other • Retail
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer focused on seamlessly connecting the digital and physical shopping experiences to serve our members - wherever, whenever and however they want to shop.
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
Location
Balodana LLC
eCommerce • Fashion
2
Local Employees
Arkiv
Consumer Web • eCommerce
Arkiv is a consumer e-commerce startup enabling users to buy, sell and trade fractional shares of exclusive sneakers on our first of its kind exchange. Our exchange is the first of it's kind, and is gaining traction fast. Our platform levels the playing field in the $2B+ high-end sneaker resale market in the US.

Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
+2
4
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
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
Local Employees
Chicago
Location