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David Matthews, managing director of RevTech accelerator, recently moved to a North Dallas office building. He's turning it into a co-working space where he hopes retail veterans and startups come up with innovative ideas for the industry. (Ron Baselice/The Dallas Morning News)
David Matthews, managing director of RevTech accelerator, recently moved to a North Dallas office building. He’s turning it into a co-working space where he hopes retail veterans and startups come up with innovative ideas for the industry. (Ron Baselice/The Dallas Morning News)

From J.C. Penney to Neiman Marcus, Dallas has deep roots in retail. That’s what inspired David Matthews to co-found RevTech, a business accelerator for startups in the retail and restaurant industries. Matthews,…