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102 Companies
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.

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65
Local Employees
Westmont
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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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Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
+28
375
Local Employees
Downers Grove
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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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300
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
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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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.

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Highly Diverse Management Team
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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.

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Daily Stand Up
+23
200
Local Employees
Chicago
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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
Local Employees
Chicago
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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™
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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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.
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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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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Ezza Nails
Beauty • eCommerce
22
Local Employees
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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Life Insurance
Generous Parental Leave
+4
35
Local Employees
Chicago
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ReturnRunners
Logistics • Professional Services
ReturnRunners is revolutionizing the retail industry through our on-demand retail service that helps brick-and-mortar retailers win favor with customers by offering them a convenient white-glove solution for all post-purchase needs. We began by facilitating an on-demand return experience for consumers and now offer a complement of retail services.

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+7
Chicago
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Carolina Design & Construction
Agency • Other
Carolina Design & Construction (CDC) is a Raleigh, NC based Commercial Construction, Building Company offers commercial construction and commercial contractor services to small & mid-sized businesses in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, and Clayton, NC. For commercial building and construction solutions in NC, feel free to call us at (919)8326273
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Local Employees
Raleigh
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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.

Dental Benefits
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Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
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30
Local Employees
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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