SOURCE: Allyke, Inc.

Allyke, Inc.

June 08, 2016 12:15 ET

Allyke Adds Retail Industry Veteran to Visual Shopping Team

Former Advisor to Nordstrom, Ralph Lauren, Bloomingdale's Joins Retail Tech Startup

WELLESLEY, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2016) - Allyke, a new platform for visual shopping, today announced the addition of well-known retail industry consultant, Michael Yacobian, to its management team. Yacobian, one of the founders of The Yacobian Group, a consulting group that helps leading retailers deliver the desired customer experience, is now Allyke's executive vice president of business development. Yacobian is focused on developing Allyke's enterprise retail base.

"Michael is an expert in retail customer experience design and his influence has been important to shaping the product direction," said Allyke founder and CEO Greg Moeller. "His entire career has been devoted to working with retailers, including some of the largest and most prestigious brands in the world. With his assistance, we will be able to help retailers improve the entire shopping experience."

Yacobian is the founder of The Yacobian Group which provides retail customer experience design, development, and implementation consulting for top brands such as Staples, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale's, Lord & Taylor, Chanel, Gucci and Ralph Lauren.

"It's a privilege to lead the delivery of a unified retail experience for enterprise retailers," said Yacobian. "Whether the consumer is shopping in a brick and mortar store, on a smartphone or online, Allyke's visual shopping platform presents a true omni-channel solution. I'm looking forward to working with Greg and the rest of the team to present this opportunity to the top retailers in the world."

Allyke's visual shopping capabilities make browsing, finding and purchasing products fun. The platform takes visual search to the next level and, most importantly to retailers, helps spark positive buying 'emotions' in consumers, improving overall results.

About Allyke Inc.
Allyke has created a visual shopping platform for enterprise retailers who want to transform the consumer experience. Unlike traditional product discovery, our visual search lets consumers "shop outside the box" -- combining the power of image-based queries with traditional keywords and filters. Allyke brings the in-store "explore and discover" shopping experience online and the utility of image-based search into the store, dramatically increasing conversion rates across all channels. Learn more at http://www.allyke.com

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