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The minimalists'

November 3, 2014Leah Hoenen

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - 1800wheelchair hasn't just updated its website. The company has completely revamped the way the site functions and is reaping the rewards as small device users are making more online purchases.1800wheelchair had seen a big change in the technology habits of its users—more were using phones and tablets, said Joseph Piekarski, founder and CEO.“Four years ago, it was 100% desktop,” he said. “Suddenly, 40% of our customers are visiting us through a different application.”That...

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On the Editor's Desk

'Mobility style that's going places'

December 9, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

So I never thought much about how traditional jackets wouldn't work so well for wheelchairs users until Darren Ortsman at 1800wheelchair told me about the Built by Wendy wheelchair poncho. The limited edition poncho, available exclusively at 1800wheelchair, features a longer front for better leg coverage and a shorter back for better seated comfort. But it's about more than functionality. It's probably more stylish than any other wheelchair poncho you've ever seen. It was designed by Wendy Mullin,...

1800wheelchair, Built by Wendy, On The Editor's Desk, wheelchair poncho

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