The Greenhouse offers a unique retail tech-accelerator program focused on accelerating technology-driven solutions, catered towards fast growing retail startups. This equity-free accelerator program runs for twice a year; offering startups market access and retail expertise. Selected startups are matched with corporate sponsors across the Group to implement proof of concepts, with the goal of signing commercial agreements down the line.
THE LEADING LUXURY FASHION RETAIL CONCEPT
Our ambition is to transform Level Shoes, the leading luxury fashion retail concept in the Gulf, into the next generation retail concept, tackling challenges in buying optimization, in-store experience & operations, hybrid shopping, and staff experiences.
PROGRAM DESIGN (FW19)
TWO-WEEK IMMERSION AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM WITH LEVEL SHOES CHAMPIONS
SOURCING AND SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
WHO CAN APPLY?
We are looking for startups post MVP with proven solutions to one of the below challenges, willing to compete for a spot on the FW19 Cohort.
• Employee communication, engagement and productivity tools
• Centralized document repository
• Automation of manual tasks
• Measure and track Offline to Online & Offline to Online sales
• Sales associates as eCommerce ambassadors
• Staff management & optimization
• Inventory management to match real demand, capture missed opportunities, and reduce terminal stock
• Non-merchandise and VM assets management and recommendation
• Data analytics (historical, trend, eComm.) to optimize buying decisions
• Real-Time buying enablement
• Online & Offline stock forecasting and optimization
• Collaboration tools between teams for feedback and decision making
• Buying Automation and auto-replenishment
IN-STORE 'WOW' EXPERIENCE
• Virtual try-on & sizing optimization
• Customer engagement & loyalty
• Converting sales associates into fashion experts
WHY JOIN?THE CHALHOUB GROU
THE NEXT GENERATION RETAIL CONCEPT
Be part of the retail-tech startups that will help transform the leading luxury fashion retail concept in the GCC, Level Shoes, into store of the future!
SOLUTION ACCELERATION PROGRAM
Designed from the ground up with business owners to focus on their specific needs. Focused around carrying out pilots and case studies with brands from the Group.
EQUITY-FREE & IN THE UAE!
Equity free: we are looking to collaborate with you with the goal of being your customer or licensing your technology. We may also invest in you at later stages.
Immersive 2 week assessment period (on us!) in Dubai with access to co-working space. Explore the business opportunities in the GCC.
FUEL STARTUPS WITH
Opportunity to deploy your solution at the largest retail group in MENA. Industry mentors and digital/tech experts. Gain unique access to insights and real-life business challenges from an industry leader that will help you build a better solution. The program will be tailored to maximize the chances of your success.
AND DIGITAL EXPERTS
You will work closely with decision makers and business drivers.