Top 20 Retail Technology Companies - 2017

Top 20 Retail Technology Companies - 2017

In the world of hyper-connected customers, retailers are forced to rethink every aspect of their business to stay relevant to the changing consumer requisites and preferences. Today, retailers are capitalizing on cutting-edge technologies and innovative marketing techniques to enrich customer shopping experiences and accomplish higher sales growth.

The recent years have seen a host of technologies such as IoT, virtual reality, analytics, robotics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality playing a vital role in streamlining supply chain operations and gaining customer loyalty. These investments in the evolving technology landscape enable retailers to make important strides toward efficient data-driven decision making while providing products and services that are tailored to customer requirements. However, business requirements and goals may vary from one retailer to another, and there is a need to select best combination of technologies to drive success. In the last few months, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs and analysts including CIOReview editorial board reviewed the top companies in the retail technology solutions domain, and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling industry challenges.

The companies compiled in this issue have manifested profound business process knowledge, along with in-depth, integrated, and innovative strategies in the retail technology arena. The listing offers an outlook on how these solutions work in the real world so that organizations can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available and how they add value to the retail arena.

In this edition of CIOReview we present to you the “20 Most Promising Retail Technology Solution Providers – 2017”.

Company Name

Company Description

AccuPOS Point of Sale Provides Point of Sale software, inventory management, and time clock solutions for businesses on all versions of QuickBooks and Sage accounting platform
Aptos Provides a comprehensive Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience.
Cegid Offers a connected commerce solution, which connects all customer touchpoints and streamlines operations to gain a holistic view of the retail chain
Celerant Technology Celerant Technology is a provider of enterprise retail management software for optimizing operations in store, online and mobile
CenterEdge Software CenterEdge Software, provides point-of-sale, online sales & reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment and recreation facilities
CITIXSYS AMERICAS Provides end-to-end smart solutions for profitable retailing
Elysee Group Specializes in ERP integration for retail
JDA Software JDA provides end-to-end, integrated retail and supply chain planning and execution solutions
Mi9 Retail Provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence, e-commerce and customer-centric software
NCR Corporation NCR’s portfolio of retail solutions enables seamless consumer interactions, whether in the store, on the go or at home
OmnyPay Empowers brands to build a private-label commerce ecosystem that encourages consumers to use their mobile phone for all aspects of their buying journey
PAR Technology Corporation A provider of cloud-based POS technology solutions for restaurants and retailers
PDI PDI’s ERP software drives efficiency and bottom-line value by helping retailers and petroleum marketers reimagine enterprise management and thrive in today’s digital economy
Retail Pro Provides native retail functions to serve critical POS, customer engagement, e-commerce, store stock management and replenishment needs.
Retail Solutions Turns retailer data into opportunity – in the store, on the shelf and with shoppers worldwide
retailcloud retailcloud offers a Windows and Android enabled, cloud-based point of sale solution that’s easy and inexpensive for small businesses
RetailPoint Provides advanced, mobile point of sale (POS) technology, designed to help small to mid-market retailers deliver stellar customer experiences from in store shopping, to delivery
Riversand Technologies Delivering a scalable, flexible, feature-rich retail data management platform and apps with a cloud-first approach that caters to business users and IT
Tulip Retail Delivers mobile applications and a dedicated mobile platform crafted exclusively for store associates to help enhance the in-store experience
VTEX Multi-tenant cloud ecommerce solution for tailored shopping experiences and real-time responses