Welcome to Material
We're building a better future for independent retailers.
Material helps independent retail businesses operate more efficiently by providing remarkable tools for selling in-store, online and on our marketplaces.
Complete retail solution
With Material, you'll get all the hardware and software you need to offer a world-class shopping experience in-store and online, because running a retail shop shouldn't require stitching together dozens of different products.
- Total spent
- Order count
- Store credit
Build strong customer relationships
Build meaningful and long-lasting relationships with customers, in-store and online. Our customer engagement tools–like loyalty programs, smart text notifications and email campaigns–make clienteling easy.
Reach new customers and grow sales
Reach new customers and grow sales by selling on our online shopping marketplaces, Shoptiques.com and ShopKids.com. Unlock these new sales channels for your business today.
Tools for shops online, IRL or anywhere else.
Since 2011, Material has been building powerful and intuitive tools for independent retailers. Use our full toolkit, or mix and match just what you need.
- Level up your marketing
We built a design and marketing team specifically for independent retailers. Hire us for your next project or campaign.
- Run your business
Everything you need for a world-class retail experience in-store, online, and everywhere else.
- Reach more customers
Shoptiques.com and ShopKids.com are premier shopping destinations for fashion, homegoods, kids items and more. Unlock these new sales channels for your business in just a few clicks.
Retail is in our DNA.
We build tools we could only dream about when we ran our own retail stores.
Recent stories from the blog.
Find the latest news and stories from independent retailers on the Material blog.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about economic uncertainty and what it could mean for the retail industry. Co-CEO Elliot shares four ideas you can implement today to make your business leaner and more profitable during an economic downturn.
From blogs to social media to podcasts, here are 23 of our favorite online resources helping independent retailers better compete and scale their businesses.
Every week we tackle new design and marketing challenges for dozens of boutiques across the US. And in this article, I want to share 5 fundamental marketing tips my team uses to get big results for our boutiques.