Santa Barbara-based Beni closed its first seed round Dec. 13, announcing a $4 million financing round led by Buoyant Ventures. Beni, a free-to-use browser extension meant to amplify secondhand shopping efforts, with the money will continue to develop its technology and partnerships over the next year. According to a press release, Beni has partnered with Read More →
Retailers cautious as season opens By Madeleine Benn Staff Writer The outlook for regional retailers appears mixed this key holiday season. Industry observers, local merchants and shoppers interviewed voiced differing expectations about spending during a time of the year that remains crucial for many retailers, as November and December has traditionally been when consumers have Read More →
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