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Altierre raises $21M so that retailers never have to change price tags again

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It takes lots of time to walk around a store and change all of those price tags.

The San Jose, California-based Altierre Corp. makes digital product-labeling system that connects back to a retailer’s pricing systems via low-power wireless technology.

Altierre's digital labels.

Above: Altierre’s digital labels.

This enables a retailer to change the prices of goods around the store quickly. A store manager could quickly put a sale price on a certain products.

The system also shows the retailer when items need restocking and the temperature, lighting, and customer traffic around products.

The technology has some well-monied believers. Altierre announced today that it had secured $21 million in new funding. A couple of new investors, Stratim Capital and D.E. Shaw & Co., led the round while existing investors ATA Ventures, DuPont Capital Management, Labrador Ventures, and Kinetic Ventures also participated.

This late-stage funding brings the company’s total up to $80 million since Altierre got its start in 2003.

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Altierre is a leading provider of wireless dynamic pricing solutions for large retail chains. Implementing price changes is a multi-billion dollar problem for retailers around the globe. Altierre’s integrated wireless platform is a r... read more »

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