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Tag: Retail

How Dollar Shave Club Keeps Their Grooming Products Affordable Using CircleCI and AWS

At face value, Dollar Shave Club looks like a fairly simple service. Users come to the site and are able to search through various grooming products, such as shower gels, toothpastes, or, of course, razors. The simplicity and ease of navigation is no mistake, however, with the DSC engineering team focusing heavily on creating a seamless user experience that showcases the company’s affordable products.

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Marko Vasiljevic, Director of Engineering, GOAT

How GOAT uses cloud technology to scale their Black Friday operations

Based in Los Angeles, GOAT is the largest marketplace for buying and selling authenticated sneakers. Launched in 2015, the company was determined to create a safe and trusted place where both buyers and sellers could rest assured that their merchandise was 100% real and authenticated. Marko Vasiljevic, GOAT’s Director of Engineering, explains how they use AWS to scale their operations – particularly around Black Friday.

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Metail product

How Metail takes the guesswork out of online shopping

Another startup bringing innovation to the changing industry is Metail, a developer of technology that enables users to virtually try on clothes and easily switch between potential outfit combinations. We’ve all ordered something online, expected it to fit like a glove, and then been disappointed upon its delivery. Metail is working to eliminate that guesswork.

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