Retail Startups in Chicago
List of Retail startups in Chicago
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
eCommerce • Healthtech
Walgreens, part of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), global pharmacy-led, health & well being enterprise. 13,500+ stores in 11 countries, global pharmaceutical wholesale with distribution network of 390+ distribution centers delivering to 230,000+ pharmacies, doctors, health centers and hospitals in 20+ countries.
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 where the possibilities are beautiful (TM).
eCommerce • Fashion
Moda Operandi is the world’s leading platform for fashion discovery. Through Moda’s innovative retail model, users can discover and shop from the most unique fashion from around the world. Founded in 2010, the Moda Operandi platform carries hundreds of brands, ships to 125 countries and has raised nearly $300m in funding from top tier investors.
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.
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.
eCommerce • Kids + Family
MightyNest makes healthy, green living simple + sustainable. We help you replace plastic and transform your life. Each month we send every subscriber one purposeful item that’s healthier for people + the planet. Our online store also includes over 1,000 handpicked products that meet our rigorous standards for quality, safety, & effectiveness.
Holland & Barrett (the US Development Office)
Beauty • Food
With over 145 years of experience in the industry, our name is a familiar sight in almost every major city and town across the UK and is becoming increasingly more visible further afield. Holland & Barrett is one of the world’s leading sellers of trusted and own-brand vitamins, minerals, "free-from" foods and beauty products, and more.
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.
Retail • Software
Channel IQ is the leading provider of online retail intelligence solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Channel IQ provides real-time, online promotion and pricing information, empowering customers to profitably handle channel issues and competitive situations. Unlike other alternatives, data, applications and services are combined
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
eCommerce • Fintech
ShoppingGives exists to create social impact with every purchase, using its new-to-market technology to solve problems facing retailers today: loyalty and customer engagement; promoting corporate social responsibility.
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.