CIO Review Magazine Unveils '20 Most Promising Retail Technology Providers 2014'

By CIOReview | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Today's retail shift is driven primarily by three factors—changing consumer behavior, consumer technologies and globalization. Riding on these three crucial factors, the industry is transforming into a dynamic space, delivering solutions based on the needs of the consumers. Exploring the industry trends and market players, CIO Review – the technology magazine focused on enterprise solutions that redefine business; releases a special issue on 20 Most Promising Retail Technology providers in the U.S.

The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Review’s editorial board to recognize technology entrepreneurship. The choice is made through nominations and consultations with industry leaders to decide among the best among the contemporary Retail Technology Solution Providers.

“In 2015, we will see retailers continue to stretch the boundaries of their interactions with consumers, adding capabilities such as location based marketing, mobile POS and virtual instrumental shopping. As CIOs aggressively scout for innovative technology solutions, there is no dearth of such solutions in the market,” states the editorial.

The magazine features expert opinion from CIOs who shared their wisdom on how they are leveraging technology to deal with the wide array of challenges in the current environment. ARBA Retail Systems, end-to-end Point of Sale (POS) and cashless payment solution provider is featured as the cover story and other selected companies are featured in two categories, ‘20 Most Promising Retail Consulting Providers’ and ‘20 Most Promising Retail Tech Solution Providers.’

20 Most Promising Retail Consulting Providers: Centric Consulting, Cnetric Enterprise Solutions, Denali Source, Direct Source, FitForCommerce, FTI Consulting, Hilco Retail Consulting, Infotech Global Services, IRI, KINDUZ Consulting, MMSC Consultants, QuickBorn Consulting, Revel Consulting, RCG Global Services, Tangentia, Tango Management Consulting, The Grayson Company, SCApath, SPG International and VonExpy Softech.

20 Most Promising Retail Tech Solution Providers: 7thonline, Aruba Networks, Quantum Retail Technology, Clear Demand, Reflexis Systems, RetailGIS, Island Pacific, Macro Integration Services, Stibo Systems, DataXstream, Retail Solutions, Macro Integration Services, Tango Analytics, SilkRoute Global, e3 Retail, Scala, NuWare Technology Corporation, First Insight and Phunware.

This special edition on technology in the retail industry, guides the readers on the changing industry scenario and maneuver towards desired ends.