Slyce Inc. is a company, with a great cell phone application concept. The company is headquartered in Toronto and has an application that will revolutionize consumerism. The application allows the user to take a photograph of any manufactured item, clothes, shoes or accessories, and the application identifies the item and locates the retailer of the item and the pertinent information about the product, including availability, sizes and colors. The subscriber to Slyce can order the item in their size and color and pay for and have the item shipped wherever needed. The company’s visual search technology was launched in February 2013. Slyce is traded publicly on the Toronto Stock Exchange, which is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world, ranking number nine behind the New York Stock Exchange, the NASDAQ and the London Exchange.
In a YAHOO! Finance article it was reported that Slyce had partnered with SHOES.COM, which is the parent company to SHOEme.ca and OnlineShoes.com in an effort to further their mobile image recognition platform. Images taken from magazine copy or in the real world can be processed by the Slyce application and the targeted results found almost instantly.
YAHOO! further reported that on August 26, 2015, Slyce announced that Neiman Marcus had furthered the cause of this new technology by using Slyce technology for all of its product lines.
YAHOO! went on to say that on October 6, 2015, Urban Outfitters signed a contract with Slyce to further the function of Slyce’s application with Urban Outfitters, a company keyed to understanding and supplying the clothes needs of young people. Urban Outfitters, founded in 1970, has more than 230 stores in the United States, Canada and Europe.
Then on October 22, 2015, Slyce and Shoe Carnival signed a formal agreement for the integration of Slyce technology within the Shoe Carnival product line.
All in all, the financial outlook for Slyce and its allied companies looks rosy. While Slyce is a new company with a great new radical idea, steady development and growth will assure Slyce’s place for the shopper of the future.
New York is one of the biggest and most populated cities in the world. The demand for housing is higher than the available units. RE/MAX is a new player in the local real estate scene and has put place in plans that will see it take the market by storm. These plans entail powering up local brokers in bid to gain a footing across the city. The company is predicting that the success it had in other areas such as Pennsylvania and England will be duplicated in the state.
How other Startups are Fairing on
Over the past half-decade, several upstarts have experienced remarkable growth since they entered the state’s real estate scene. These firms include Keller Williams, Rutenberg Realty, BOND New York and Town Residential
Keller Williams uses an eccentric business and profit-sharing model that gives brokers a 70 percent split of the commission so that they can recruit other brokers. Rutenberg splits the commission by half. Agents also keep 90 percent of the commission but resident brokers pay a monthly levy of 99 dollars. In return, they get office stationery and benefits from advertisement services. They also benefit from the company’s extensive network. The BOLD has grown terrifically and currently has more than 80 employees in its fold. It is in charge of one on the city’s exclusive properties, Moinian’s SKY. The article was originally reported on the Real Estate Weekly and can be accessed through this link; http://rew-online.com/2016/03/04/all-eyes-on-suburban-workhorse-as-it-makes-fresh-push-into-new-york/
TOWN Residential in brief
The company was formed in 2010 by seasoned realtor Andrew Heiberger. It is affiliated to Citi Habitats. Town Real estate of NYC luxury real estate has adopted a model that is in total contrast with that embraced by other firms. It does not have commissioned agents but instead, it has offices in virtually all localities. It believes in spending huge on marketing. Opening many offices across the city is one of the ways it uses to market itself.
The firm uses representatives instead of brokers. These are experts skilled in the industry. They provide unparalleled services to clients. The company sells and lets out high end residential and commercial property. Currently, it is in charge of 1355 First Avenue and 201 East 71st Street, two of the most elegant properties in the city.