Shopify, a Canadian e-commerce platform company that helps some 600,000 stores operate online, announced on Tuesday that it is taking a step into the brick and mortar world.

Shopify said it will open a physical store in an undisclosed location in the United States by the end of the summer. The goal is to establish a location for Shopify customers, most of whom are small businesses, to receive in-person advice and counseling to help expand their businesses. READ MORE