- Prachi Singh |
An online marketplace Shoptiques.com has announced that former CEO of Steve Madden, Jamie Karson has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. The company added that during Karson's long-term tenure at Steve Madden, the company's market cap reached 1 billion dollars and consistently delivered yearly sales and profit growth.
Commenting on the development, Founder and CEO, Olga Vidisheva said in a statement: "We're very excited about the next chapter in the Shoptiques growth story. To be successful, you need to have an amazing team and best-in-class product. Jamie Karson joining us as COO helps us scale the business much faster and with the addition of SPOS, we are proud to be offering small boutiques best-in-class tools to be successful and compete with large giants like Amazon and Macy's."
Shoptiques also added a new product to its roster, a comprehensive “Point of Sales Solution” (SPOS) featuring boutique-centric inventory management, employee management, clientele and customer management, and reporting. Shoptiques offers boutiques access to its over one million shoppers through online platform, email marketing services, website-hosting services and now a Point of Sale solution.
"Shoptiques currently features over 6,500 boutiques on its marketplace. Over and over again, boutiques were asking the team to help beyond online - with their in-store operations. So over the past two years, Shoptiques developed a proprietary POS solution that helps small boutiques run their business in-store and online. With this new product, Shoptiques is well-positioned to give Shopify run for its money," added Karson.