Creative newcomers present innovative IT-solutions specifically for retail
EuroCIS, the Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, will again be the hotspot for latest-generation retail technology.
For the third time now it will stage the Start-up Hub thereby offering young companies ideal possibilities for making first contacts with international retail decision-makers in Düsseldorf.
And this also presents a unique opportunity for you to experience the brand-new innovations in the retail technology industry at first hand.
From AI, deep learning and biometrics to IoT
The newcomers score points with innovative power, creativity and have their sights specifically on developing the latest IT systems and solutions for retail.
This is proven by the first short portraits of the participating start-ups.
These startups are already in the game:
allows companies, institutions and authorities to identify their customers on site and offer them personalised services via an interactive digital display. This creates a wide variety of options for contacting end users in less than one minute, collecting immediate feedback and improving employees’ productivity at the branches and for increasing customer loyalty.
is a Finnish start-up and technology provider that makes self- service fast, convenient and seamless. With an innovative concept for unmanned food stores the company supports retailers in getting their business model in shape for the digital age.
creates sales forecasts for production and retail at the push of a button, significantly increasing planning accuracy. In the process, internal sales, price and promotion data is enriched with external third-party data to predict sales at item level and thus optimize sales space and shelf meters and increase floor space turnover. No programming skills are required for the web-based platform. The connection is made via an interface, Excel or CSV.
is a Store-as-Media platform that translates analyses of shopper behaviour into turnover and customer satisfaction. With the help of AI algorithms and computer vision Displayforce.ai provides programmatic offline advertising and real-time analyses. Furthermore, Displayforce.ai automates the relations between brands and retailers by giving brands direct access to the AI platform to place their ads.
Flip is one of the leading providers of employee apps in Europe. With the app of the same name, it is possible for the first time to reach all employees in the operational area with just two clicks. The app has a personalised newsfeed, individual and group chats as well as additional functionalities such as task management or holiday planning. It can be fully integrated into the existing IT infrastructure and adapts to the corporate design. www.flipapp.de
brings merchandise to life. Passive products are transformed into active digital communicators, delivering a continuous stream of real-time data. With Nexite, you can merge the online and offline experience, track the customer journey, optimize revenue based on real-time store insights, and deliver game-changing retail experiences.
develops Embedded Deep-Learning Computer Vision Technology for retail. The modular software, which can be used with a wide variety of hardware, can turn any camera into a smart camera. This is how technical possibilities from the online world are transported right into physical shops. Thanks to the smartphone-based AI Shopping Assistant retailers are supported with article surveillance and given insights into individual shopper’s behaviour.
connects (self) checkout with loss prevention: the patented IoT solution comprises smart electronic article surveillance for various product categories as well as a Cloud-based software for key management and surveillance. After the shopper buys the product – be it classically at the POS, via Scan & Go App or at a self-checkout – the individual key is exchanged digitally and the tag opens automatically after payment. The hardware can be removed by the customer himself and remains at the store for re-use.
is the Shipping Service Provider for online retailers, marketplaces and fulfilment service providers offering a simple and uniform interface with all relevant shipping service providers. Thanks to over 130+ integration possibilities including the leading shop, ERP and MIS and a modern API the integration of the shipcloud service is faster and cheaper than connecting to a single parcel service.
is a company in direct-to-customer messenger marketing, which allows retailers or brands to make anonymous shoppers known and addressable in as little as five seconds. This is done in compliance with the GDPR and in the consumer’s “Messenger of Choice”. In this way, direct and diverse interaction with shoppers is made possible.
is a joint venture between OTTO and ECE and enables physical retailers to sell their ranges though high-reach online marketplaces like otto.de. With the plug & play-enabled solution by Stocksquare physical retailers can generate additional sales revenue and simply process orders via “Ship from Store” from their outlets in an integrated way.
is a German start-up that enables retailers to offer customers an easy and secure access to cryptocurrencies. The processing is done via the already existing gift card system. Therefore, no technical integration is necessary. Yooba meets all requirements to be allowed to offer cryptocurrencies to European customers.
ZEMP has grown from 3 to 93 customers in DE and CH in 6 months and has transformed conventional and new mobile retail by engaging our users. ZEMP is the answer to the growing demand for effortless all-in-one retail business tools with pay & compliance visibility at the point of sale, seamlessly mobile.