Shopify confirms first physical location in Los Angeles

By sarahako ako

Ottawa-based company, Shopify, has confirmed its first brick and mortar location in downtown Los Angeles, The Globe and Mail reports.

The Canadian firm revealed that it decided to choose L.A. because the area is made up of a large number of Shopify merchants who will be able to benefit from the services on offer.

However, it was previously stated by Citron Research’s Andrew Left that Shopify relies heavily on its small merchants and questioned Shopify’s customer count.

The company confirmed their current merchant total will be revealed at the end of the year, according to KnowTechie.

See more:

Shopify’s Chief Operating Officer, Harley Finklestein, said: “Some businesses fail, but the ones that succeed, stay with our company for a very long time and the best part about that is that the merchants who stay balance out the ones that leave. “

“This is not about the earnings, some short-seller, or stock prices – this about merchants and partners.”

The firm aims to ensure their physical location will suit all small merchant and business owners.

Founded in 2004, Shopify’s software aids merchants to help run their businesses across an array of platforms such as web, social media and brick and mortar shops.

Share

Featured Articles

Microsoft, McDonald’s latest firms to run civil rights audit

Microsoft and McDonald’s join Amazon, Citi, JPMorgan and others in conducting civil rights audits, as investor pressure to achieve racial equity mounts

Deep dive: Investment in carbon capture rises as CO2 spikes

Investment in carbon removal solutions and startups is heating up as fast as the planet, with Temasek and CEMEX Ventures the latest VCs to launch funds

Dialight envisions a safe industrial world with LED lights

Reliance on inefficient lighting technologies are not only harmful to the environment, but also increase injury risk and cost

Top 10: Tech, cyber, 5G, cloud speakers at TECH LIVE LONDON

Technology & AI

Eight big announcements made at Davos 2022, from ESG to tech

Sustainability

Hear Vodafone Business cyber chief Kawalec at Cyber LIVE

Leadership & Strategy