Top 20 Retail Technology Solution Companies - 2013

Technology has shaped the retail arena so much that retailers are wholly sinking into the pure technology play. The evolution of technology within the retail and e-commerce space is shaping how consumers behave and interact with brands and savvy, smart retailers know that understanding shoppers’ behavior is key for success. Besides knowing and analyzing the customer mind, it is important to implement a systematic and smooth flow of operations to make retail businesses trouble-free.

The convergence of technology with retail has boosted the industry’s confidence to impress customers and scrape out aged methodologies. Hence, most retail solution providers are redesigning their supply channels by incorporating latest technological trends like monitoring and providing data in seconds through cloud integration.

As retail businesses grow and expand, their requirement for enhanced back-end operations has also dramatically increased and some companies have excelled in delivering the best technological services. In the last few months, we have looked at hundreds of retail providers and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges of the retail industry faced by several merchants.

In our selection we looked at the vendor's capability to fulfill the needs of retailers through retail-centric technology that support core business processes of any industry. Also, we evaluated the vendors support through the integration of latest technologies into their system.

Today, we present to you CIOReview's 20 Most Promising Retail Technology Solution and Consulting Providers of 2013.

    Top 20 Retail Technology Solution Companies

  • 1

    4R Systems provides retailers with services designed to maximize their profitability by the application of retail and supply chain analytics.

  • 2

    Ability Commerce offers comprehensive solutions including powerful Order Management module, robust SmartSite ecommerce platform, and Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software.

  • 3

    CradlePoint is the leading provider of 3G/4G network router solutions providing business-grade connectivity from 3G and 4G networks to distributed enterprises and mobile customers

  • 4

    CSS LivePOS is a Hybrid cloud point of sale solution providing a real time retail management solution tailored for the retail and services industry.

  • 5

    DPS is an alternative fund raising solutions provider for the nonprofit industry.

  • 6

    ECRS provides comprehensive POS and inventory automation solutions for retailers.

  • 7

    ERPLY is a maker of software for commercial retail inventory and ecommerce that handles data across physical shops, online stores and offices and provides real-time dashboards.

  • 8

    Herlitz Inventory Management offers Purchasing and Inventory Management software specifically designed for the wholesale and retail markets.

  • 9

    Junction Solutions collaborates with Microsoft Dynamics AX to offer a single, comprehensive retail solution.

  • 10

    Kaseya is a global provider of IT systems management software.

  • 11

    With BI systems, merchandizing systems, point of sale systems to mobile solutions, Mi9 is committed to provide retailers solutions for products, architecture, services, and people.

  • 12

    Nova Point of Sale is a technology solutions company offering services that aid entrepreneurs in managing and improving their business.

  • 13

    POSIM creates retail business solutions for Mac and Windows environments, integrating point-of-sale systems with inventory management and eCommerce.

  • 14

    Retail Data System’s POS hardware and software products provide a variety of solutions for Retail companies large and small.

  • 15

    Retailcloud creates opportunities for retail businesses through means of web-based retail management systems, SaaS CRM modules and internet powered inventory control.

  • 16

    Retail Solution develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of Software-as-a-Service solutions for CPG and Retailers that turns their Big Data requirements into actionable visibility.

  • 17

    Retalon is a provider of Predictive Analytics solutions for supply chain, inventory management, pricing, merchandising, planning, and marketing operations.

  • 18

    Revionics is the global provider of proven End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions that enable retailers to make fact-based merchandise planning decisions

  • 19

    SilkRoute Global provides multi-channel retail software as a service (SaaS) solution.

  • 20

    UniteU specializes in expanding the scope of traditional retail outlets into the world of multiple digital commerce channels.