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How Millennials Buy Products & How Pointy Helps

Hi! I’m Emily Cain and I work with Pointy, the company that makes the little box that’s transforming local retail. I’m also part of the “millennial” generation. Often, we get a bad reputation for abandoning brick-and-mortar retail in favour of shopping with online giants like Amazon. Do millennials just not like local retail? No, the truth is, ...

A Little Box that’s Transforming Local Retail

My name is Mark Cummins, I’m co-founder of Pointy. Two and a half years ago I left Google and set out to make local retail work better with the internet. A lot of local stores were losing out to e-commerce, and I thought it didn’t have to be that way. So I started Pointy. I’m ...

Introducing ProductAds

One of our top priorities at Pointy is to come up with effective ways to help brick & mortar stores compete with online giants like Amazon. Every day, we ask ourselves two questions: What are the biggest advantages that online retailers have over brick-and-mortar stores? Which of these advantages can we give to brick-and-mortar stores ...

The Pointy App

The Pointy app is here! Pointy makes it easy to find things in local shops. From coconut water to chisels, Pointy knows where to find it. If you’ve ever spent days chasing back and forth across town trying to find something, Pointy is the app for you. Just search on Pointy and we’ll show you ...