NearSt picks up RetailEXPO innovation award
RetailEXPO, taking place today in London, has named NearSt as the winner of its 2019 Innovation Awards.
The shortlist was as follows:
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 was 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 are included on the ‘Innovation Awards Wall’ at the show. They are also being featured as part of guided tech tours, which take retailers and brands to their stands for a three-minute elevator pitch of their solutions.