menu

Start-Up Has Its Office In A Travelling RV

Start-Up Has Its Office In A Travelling RV
technology

Live chat sales platform Needle has its headquarters in a van, with several employees working inside.

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 may 2012

Social-commerce start-up Needle does business from a mobile office van, a new type of work environment for nimble business models. The impressive RV provides a workspace for employees and serves as a travelling billboard for the company, which connects retail partners like Urban Outfitters, Skullcandy and Under Armor with product experts who chat to consumers. Mashable reports that the “mobile contact center” has space for 30 employees, with flat-screen computer monitors, benches, tables, and a roofdeck lined with artificial grass.

Needle ended the lease at its office space in Salt Lake City and headed out on the highway, showing that a start-up doesn’t really need a static base these days as people can work from anywhere. They drove the mobile office van to San Francisco, L.A. and Las Vegas to recruit for and promote the company, and are planning an East Coast tour soon.

Needle

+#technology
+Automotive
+business model
+cities
+mobile
+Retail
+start-up
+technology
+USA
+work
+Work & Business
Trending

Ford Mustang Buyers Crave Looks More Than Anything Else

Advertising
PSFK MEMBERSHIP


JOIN RETAIL INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM
Get access to retail reports and 20,000 retail insights


LEARN MORE

TREND REPORT


FORECAST 2020
The Consumer Roles That Will Shape Our Future
 

DOWNLOAD NOW

Retail Today
Fashion Yesterday
No search results found.