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.

Julie Armstrong
julie@gmail.com
(555) 123-4567
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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.

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Active retailers
$46M
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Reach new customers and grow sales

Reach new customers and grow sales by selling on our online fashion marketplace, Shoptiques.com. Unlock this new sales channel for your business today.

Our products

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

    Managed Services

    We built a design and marketing team specifically for independent retailers. Hire us for your next project or campaign.

  • Run your business

    Point of Sale

    Everything you need for a world-class retail experience in-store, online, and everywhere else.

  • Reach more customers

    Shoptiques Marketplace

    Shoptiques is a premier shopping destination for fashion, homegoods, kids items and more. Unlock this new sales channels for your business in just a few clicks.

Why material

Retail is in our DNA.

We build tools we could only dream about when we ran our own retail stores.

A fully realized ecommerce avenue and POS without all the extra overhead...to compete with the large retailers.
Lori, Owner
Mary Jane's, Park City Utah

Blog

Recent stories from the blog.

Find the latest news and stories from independent retailers on the Material blog.

Cover Image for Red to Black, or The Story of How We Turned Around Charming Charlie’s Ecommerce Business
Jun 27, 2024
Red to Black, or The Story of How We Turned Around Charming Charlie’s Ecommerce Business

After closing their nearly 400 stores and moving the business online, Charming Charlie was still losing money. Time was running out to turn things around.

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Jun 19, 2024
Introducing the New Product List Experience

The new product list experience is full of big and small improvements to help make browsing and working on your inventory faster and more efficient.

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Jun 11, 2024
How We Grow Retailers’ Online Sales Profitably from Under $10k to $100k Annually

In this article, we will share our playbook for profitably growing retailers’ online sales to $100,000.