RetailEXPO Innovation Awards champion groundbreaking solutions

RetailEXPO Innovation Awards champion groundbreaking solutions

RetailEXPO has announced the shortlist for its 2019 Innovation Awards.

Digimarc Corporation – Digimarc Barcode, an advanced code for packaging, thermal labels and apparel hangtags, offering more reliable and efficient scanning for shoppers and associates (stand 5A71).

DigitalBridge – Aspect, a guided design platform that integrates onto retailers’ websites to help customers design and buy their dream bathroom or kitchen (stand 2A30).

Dotaki – an AI solution that improves online conversions by adapting content and experiences to each visitor (stand 5F80).

EUVEKA – a biometric robot mannequin to enhance performance and mass customisation (stand 5F80).

Geoblink – a location intelligence platform delivering in-depth market research via advanced predictive data capabilities (stand 2B52).

Klarna – Pay Later gives consumers the option to pay later or over time (stand 4D20).

M-Netics – iM2Retail provides full visibility of online and retail stock on one single platform (stand 5G49).

Onestock – an omnichannel order management solution, connecting online demand with store supply (stand 5F80).

NearSt – a solution that drives footfall by integrating with a store’s PoS to identify available product and connect it in real-time to local shoppers’ online search (stand 2A30).

Trueform – a bespoke digital signage provider shortlisted for its work with Westfield in delivering digital interactive display hubs (stand 2F75).

This year the judging panel is made up of: Kathryn Malloch, Head of Customer Experience, Hammerson; Ken Daley, CEO, JML; Mark McMurtrie, Director, Payments Consultancy; Matthew Valentine, Editor, Retail Design World and Caroline Baldwin, Editor, Essential Retail

All ten shortlisted exhibitors will be featured on the ‘Innovation Awards Wall’ at the show. They will also be featured as part of guided tech tours. The tours will take retailers and brands to their stands throughout the day for a three-minute elevator pitch of their solutions.

The overall winner of the 2019 Innovation Awards will be announced on the first day of the expo, held at London Olympia on 1st and 2nd May, at the Tech Zone Networking Bar.

Sign up for our free retail technology newsletter here.

Google Wing notches up drone delivery first

Google Wing notches up drone delivery first

UK High Street exits remain at historic high, PwC research

UK High Street exits remain at historic high, PwC research