Forbes: Former EBay Exec Looks To Build Nest-Like Experience For Retailers

by MR Magazine Staff

Almost a year ago, Healey Cypher was proudly showing Forbes around eBay’s retail innovation lab, a secretive arm of the e-commerce giant that he had built from scratch to develop technology for brick-and-mortar stores. Having cobbled together funds and uncovered a forgotten office space a few miles from the company’s San Jose headquarters, the 31-year-old earned a shiny new title for himself–”head of retail innovation”–and a team of 17 employees to tinker on ideas like connected dressing rooms and touchscreen shopping mall displays. Read more at Forbes.