WHERE TO WATCH
Platform to Track In-Store Retail Performance Raises $11 Million
January 17, 2020
Simplifield, a platform for retailers to track store performance, has announced an $11 million Series A funding round. Benjamin Zenou, co-founder and CEO, Simplifield, joined Cheddar to discuss.
That Time The U.S. Almost Built A Death Star
Feb 20, 2020
Ten Little Launches Today, Providing Peta-Approved Vegan Shoes For Kids
It turns out 2 out of 3 kids are wearing the wrong shoe size. Our next guest is looking to change that and the company is gaining traction, raising a recent seed round of $2.63 million dollars. We were joined by Fatma Collins the Founder of Ten Little, a children's shoe line providing vegan shoes and sizing help. The brand launched today.
Feb 18, 2020
Walmart Reports Disappointing Results From Holiday Shopping Quarter
The world's largest retailer, Walmart reported disappointing results from its holiday quarter. The company missed on profit, revenue, and same store sales. But e-commerce was a bright spot, with sales rising 35% in Q4, boosted by online grocery sales. Garrett Nelson, Senior Equity Research Analyst at CFRA Research joined Cheddar to discuss.
Feb 11, 2020
VC Lessons Learned from SoftBank's Stumbles
SoftBank Vision Fund is experiencing its first official failure. Online retailer Brandless is shutting down operations as it stops all orders and lays off 70 people. Kamran Ansari, Venture Partner at Greycroft, joined to discuss.