Marvin Traub Associates, best known for its work with brands, bricks-and-mortar retailing and malls, is gaining a bigger foothold in technology.
The consulting company has taken a minority stake in Ixtens, a New York-based technology firm that powers online marketplaces with third-party vendors. Ixtens is working to establish a Marks & Spencer marketplace enabling the British retailer to venture into new categories and plug into vendors it currently doesn’t carry, and in the past helped Amazon build up its marketplace.
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