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‘Founders are tired’: OpenStore’s Michael Rubenstein on how he’s building out a Shopify aggregator

OpenStore launched in 2021, with the idea to use proprietary technology to suss out which online brands have the most upside. It's raised over $130 million both in venture capital and debt. E-commerce brands can go to OpenStore's website and share their Shopify data with the portfolio company. Co-founder Michael Rubenstein joined the Modern Retail Podcast this week and spoke about the current state of e-commerce portfolio companies and why he thinks OpenStore is poised for success. The post ‘Founders are tired’: OpenStore’s Michael Rubenstein on how he’s building out a Shopify aggregator appeared first on Modern Retail.

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‘Founders are tired’: OpenStore’s Michael Rubenstein on how he’s building out a Shopify aggregator

OpenStore launched in 2021, with the idea to use proprietary technology to suss out which online brands have the most upside. It's raised over $130 million both in venture capital and debt. E-commerce brands can go to OpenStore's website and share their Shopify data with the portfolio company. Co-founder Michael Rubenstein joined the Modern Retail Podcast this week and spoke about the current state of e-commerce portfolio companies and why he thinks OpenStore is poised for success. The post ‘Founders are tired’: OpenStore’s Michael Rubenstein on how he’s building out a Shopify aggregator appeared first on Modern Retail.

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While luxury fashion brands have embraced both fur and leather for decades, the last five years saw demand for fur sharply fall off. Brands like Armani, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta and even conglomerates like Kering all dropped the use of fur. Still, restricting the use of leather is far less common outside brands that are built around sustainability like Stella McCartney and Veja.

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After Burberry drops exotic leathers, will more brands look for leather alternatives?

While luxury fashion brands have embraced both fur and leather for decades, the last five years saw demand for fur sharply fall off. Brands like Armani, Alexander McQueen, Oscar de la Renta and even conglomerates like Kering all dropped the use of fur. Still, restricting the use of leather is far less common outside brands that are built around sustainability like Stella McCartney and Veja.

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How hybrid managers are training young professionals who have never been in an office

Managers are increasingly being trained to develop new hires' soft business skills like empathy, curiosity and adaptability. Here are some best practices. The post How hybrid managers are training young professionals who have never been in an office appeared first on WorkLife.

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Managers are increasingly being trained to develop new hires' soft business skills like empathy, curiosity and adaptability. Here are some best practices. The post How hybrid managers are training young professionals who have never been in an office appeared first on WorkLife.