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Amazon vet’s robot-powered apparel startup now beating Amazon prices, partners with Google Shopping

Back in November, Hointer seemed like a pretty cool idea when we first checked out the robot-powered apparel startup in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood. At the time, former Amazon exec and Hointer founder Nadia Shouraboura expressed her desire to revolutionize how we shop for clothes. Eight months later, Hointer is making strides towards that goal, with new… Read More

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From college basement to e-commerce apparel: Amazon marketer debuts custom outerwear startup

The lightbulb went off when Nick Marvik was sewing custom ski jackets for friends in the basement of his home at Western Washington University. He knew skiers and snowboarders valued individuality and functionality, but they didn’t have the tools to get that perfect jacket. Marvik is hoping Northwest Technical Outerwear — NWT3K for short — is the tech-centric… Read More