Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Today we’re excited to take part in the sixth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day. This relatively new holiday aims to spread awareness and increase access to technology for people with disabilities. It’s important to us that we make products that are easy for everyone to use, and we’ve been working to improve the accessibility of Dropbox for all of our users, regardless of context or ability. We also wanted to use this opportunity to highlight three of our customers who are leveraging Dropbox Business to do inspiring work around accessibility: Accessibility Partners, Ruh Global Communications, and SpecialEffect.

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trivago deploys 1,300 Dropbox Business seats to keep their growing team in sync

trivago, the multinational technology company specializing in internet-related services and products in the hotel industry, has selected Dropbox Business to power its business spanning 55 markets around the world. trivago was the first hotel search engine in Germany, and is one of the fastest growing companies in Germany, doubling its profitability since 2008. The company is growing quickly and as part of its expansion, includes the construction of a new HQ campus in Dusseldorf that will hold 2,000 people. trivago needed a content collaboration platform that all its employees could use easily while having the ability to scale at pace and keep teams in sync.

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Dropbox brings competitive edge to “Small But Mighty” design firm

After years of working together at another lighting design firm, Jody Pritchard and Kristin Peck had a bright idea in 2011: start their own company. They were also both new mothers, so instead of investing in office space, they worked from their homes on opposite ends of San Francisco. “We were looking to build a business that maintained the caliber of work we strive for, while also providing the flexibility we needed at home,” Peck says.

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How Dropbox powers retail and CPG from design to distribution

As consumers, a good chunk of the things we purchase are from retail brands. From shoes to clothing to food, it’s hard to put retail companies into a single category because they deliver such a wide range of products. Behind the scenes, these businesses can have a lot in common: they all develop, produce, distribute, and sell products. But it’s the way each team brings that to life that makes their brand unique. That’s why flexible tools are needed. And that’s where Dropbox comes in.

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Retail Week: INDOCHINO is suitably impressed with Dropbox Business

When it comes to buying a new suit, few things are more important than fit. But getting that perfectly tailored garment at a reasonable price often requires numerous trips to the tailor to alter a suit bought off the rack. INDOCHINO’s mission is to change that by delivering made-to-measure suits that don’t break the bank. The company originated selling custom suits online before moving offline and opening physical retail showrooms. Scaling that type of precise craftsmanship required scaling the way their entire business works together, and that process has been enabled by Dropbox.

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How Les Lunes manages design and marketing with Dropbox Paper

Les Lunes is not just on the cutting edge of fashion. They’re also early adopters of new team collaboration technology. Founder/CEO Anna Lecat had a vision of designing clothes in Paris, manufacturing out of locally grown bamboo in Shanghai, and setting up stores in the US. Here’s how Dropbox Paper has helped bring that vision to reality by connecting her team across the globe.

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