Social Network Connects Neighbors

It used to be people could interact with their communities without the need of touch screens. But as more people rely heavily on their smartphones and tablets, some feel online social networks are growing more familiar than their own neighborhoods. “Technology has kind of driven people indoors. Nextdoor wants to reverse that,” said Jen Burke,…

Ravenox CEO Joins Washington Retail Association Board

RETAIL SUPPORTS MORE THAN 42 MILLION JOBS Retail supports 1 in 4 American jobs. Anyone whose job results in a consumer product – from those who supply the raw materials to factory workers to the truck drivers who deliver goods to stores – counts on retail for their livelihood. With 3.6 million stores drawing on…

Amazon Invites Sean Brownlee to Capitol Hill to Support Small Businesses

Ravenox CEO Sean Brownlee was recently invited to Washington, D.C. to speak with lawmakers about policies impacting small businesses in America. The invitation was extended by Amazon and took place on Amazon Prime Day. Sean was selected as one of only 30 sellers out of the more than 5 million marketplace sellers on Amazon to represent…

National Retail Federation America’s Retail Champion Award

The line between inspiration and appropriation for retail small business is often blurred. Nobody knows this better than the retail community, whose sacred stores, hand-burnished product stocking, and the data tsunami of the online world meet policymakers and share insights to support legislative decisions. Annually, the National Retail Federation (NRF), celebrates 50 small business champions,…