Small Business Technology

From POS and CRM to project management and accounting, we share the tools that help advance businesses and streamline tasks for retailers and interior designers

3 Things to Know About the New E-Design Startup Spruce Up

Last month a new e-design service, Spruce Up, hit the internet. After raising $1.5 million in investment last February, e-commerce and design lifestyle experts Mia Lewin and Mike Dierken launched…
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A rendering from the mobile entertainment app Design Home features furnishings from the Badgley Mischka Home collection.

Badgley Mischka Home Launches Collaboration With Design Home App

Badgley Mischka Home today announced the launch of its first collaboration with Design Home, a mobile entertainment app from Glu Mobile, that is free to download through the App Store and Google Play…

Ivy Launches Mobile App For Designers

Ivy, a business and project management system for interior designers and other home design companies, today announced the launch of its first-ever mobile app. Available for iPhone, iPad and Android…
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4 Business Podcasts to Listen to For Inspiration

In today’s retail climate, small business owners need all the inspiration they can get when trying to keep their companies relevant. When checking out new podcasts for inspiration in your work, your…

A.R.T. Furniture Introduces Artiste Now Stocking Program

After revolutionizing the consumer furniture buying experience a year ago with Artiste, A.R.T. Furniture is taking it a step further with Artiste Now, a stocking program featuring seven of Artiste’s…
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3 Business Communication Tools To Try

Research from Towers Watson found that organizations that are highly effective at communications are nearly twice as likely to financially outperform their competitors as those who aren’t effective.…
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How to Make the Most of Your Google Calendar

If you have a Google Calendar, you might have a simple routine of using it for the occasional appointment or meeting reminder that seems to work just fine. But if you want to make the most of the…
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Alexa, Do You Know About My Business?

In July, digital knowledge platform Yext announced it would be submitting business listings directly to Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. Yext, which manages business information (think business names…
LSG Good Day & Night downlight
Lighting Science’s new Good Day&Night downlight enables users to easily change between focus-enhancing and sleep-enhancing spectrums. The luminaire is controlled via a standard wall switch or by a wireless switch accessory, and mounting kits are available for retrofit and new construction.

To Your Health

In a country where adult obesity rates were nearly 40 percent in 2015-16, the cost of healthcare clocks in at about $10,000 per person, and still, in 2018, more than 133.9 million Americans live in…
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How to A/B Test an Email

According to research from eMarketer, the median email marketing ROI is 122 percent — four times higher than any other digital marketing channel. But, no business will ever reach that return unless…