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Make a list and check it twice: The importance of the holiday selling season

October 2, 2018Written by Dustin Peters

When October comes around and the Halloween ads begin, we’re forced to face the facts.

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For any store, customer experience is priority #1

September 20, 2018Written by Rohit Sharma

The 21st century has changed the landscape of shopping, but retail continues to evolve and shake things up as it goes.

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Changing retail through people, not just platform

September 13, 2018Written by Katrina Coskie

As someone who has grown up in retail, I’ve learned a lot over the years as a retail associate, supervisor, manager, leader, and now director. One thing was always consistent throughout my journey: being in the service industry is difficult.

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5 tips to make sure your retail event goes off without a hitch

September 11, 2018Written by Domingo Gonzalez

There’s that moment when you look around the room full of smiling faces and that feeling strikes you — your team just pulled off a great event.

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Creating a feedback loop in retail

June 1, 2018Written by Ken Sobel

We all know how great products are born. A brand makes a prototype, launches the product, collects feedback from their customers, then repeats the process to improve the product.

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Five tips for getting the most out of your b8ta account

May 23, 2018Written by Charlène Quach

Your new b8ta account provides analytics and actionable feedback on the performance of your product. Learn how to master it:

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Further stretching the imagination of the store concept

April 19, 2018Written by Phillip Raub

Late last year, I was talking to a long time retail veteran about b8ta’s plans to develop smaller stores and expand our partnership with Lowe’s. She stopped me dead in my tracks and said,

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Highlights from building TED's first tech store

April 18, 2018Written by Erin Johnson

Last week, b8ta participated in one of the most influential conferences in the world: the annual TED conference in Vancouver.

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Introducing Built by b8ta

April 10, 2018Written by Vibhu Norby

We started b8ta to create physical spaces where people could try the best technology products out of the box.

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It's a Human Problem

February 11, 2016Written by Vibhu Norby

If you build software, you spend a lot of your time thinking about two things: optimization and scale. How do we get more website visits? How do we lift conversion rates by 20 percent? How do we reduce cart abandonment? How do we drive more page views?

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Hello, Retail!

December 8, 2015Written by Vibhu Norby

I founded b8ta with a simple goal in mind: Create a physical space where people can try the best new technology products out of the box. No packaging—just products.

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