Brightpearl Expanding In Austin

Brightpearl, a developer of retail management software for the omnichannel retail industry, says it is expanding in Austin. According to Brightpearl, it has hired 12 new employees in Austin since April, with plans to fill out seven more position in the company's new location. Brightpearl is located at Techspace in downtown Austin. The company said that Austin is "a boomtown of technology" and said its technology sector is "often considered Texas's answer to Silicon Valley".