Technological advances in the retail industry have definitely made our lives easier. For months, RETAILBOSS Editors has searched for the leading technology companies and innovators, in e-commerce, product development, m-commerce and service providers. The list includes companies that have continued to push the industry forward and lead the way in retail technology.
The Retail Tech Awards 2022 winners can be found below:
The Best In E-Commerce
Shopify Inc. is a Canadian multinational e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. Shopify is the name of its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems.
Wix.com Ltd. is an Israeli software company, publicly listed in the US, that provides cloud-based web development services. It allows users to create HTML5 websites and mobile sites through the use of online drag and drop tools.
WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress. Launched on September 27, 2011, the plugin quickly became popular for its simplicity to install and customize and for the market position of the base product as freeware.
BigCommerce is a NASDAQ-listed ecommerce platform that provides software as a service services to retailers. The company’s platform includes online store creation, search engine optimization, hosting, and marketing and security from small to Enterprise sized businesses.
Fast and Simple Web-Based Shipping Software That Makes Your Life Easier. Seamlessly Integrated App. Discounted Shipping Rates. Automate Your Shipping. Mix & Match Carriers.
Masters in swag merchandise. SwagUp is your one stop shop for everything swag. Create, automate and distribute swag without the headaches.
The Best Shopping Apps
Amazon.com is an American multinational technology company focusing on e-commerce, cloud computing, online advertising, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. One of the main reasons Amazon made the top spot was their innovation with integrating e-commerce platform with Amazon TV and creating Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Runway show.
Poshmark is the leading social marketplace for new and secondhand style for women, men, kids, home, and more. Shop over 9,000 brands in every size—including plus size, petites, and juniors—and score deals up to 70% off retail.
Sephora is a French multinational retailer of personal care and beauty products. Featuring nearly 340 brands, along with its own private label, Sephora Collection, Sephora offers beauty products including cosmetics, skincare, body, fragrance, nail color, beauty tools, body lotions and haircare.
Rebag is a New York-based online and brick-and-mortar retail platform, founded in 2014, for buying, trading, and selling luxury handbags, accessories and more.
thredUP is an online consignment and thrift store where you can buy and sell high-quality secondhand clothes. Find your favorite brands at up to 90% off.
Fashion buyers use the FAVES Pro app to organize and optimize buying. Buy from vendors at market or online; the FAVES app helps you keep track of inventory.
The Best In Light Therapy
The CuraviUltra™ is a revolutionary wearable medical device for men and women that temporarily relieves lower back pain associated with mild to moderate aches, muscle spasms, and inflammation.
Dermabeam is a light therapy company born out of Los Angeles, California. Takashi Yanagi, the Founder and CEO of Dermabeam, struggled with acne and eczema for over 20 years before he discovered the healing power of phototherapy.
Capillus® laser caps are a non-surgical hair restoration option for both men and women who suffer with thinning, shedding, or balding hair. Derived from the Latin word meaning hair on the scalp, Capillus® devices shine where other LLLT devices fall short.
Livestream App of The Year
ShopShops is a global shopping app that mimics the fun of in-person shopping through the magic of livestream video. By enabling dynamic host sellers to grow a following based on their ability to curate and sell products they make or love, ShopShops is creating an exciting way for shoppers to browse and get inspired by interesting products and deals across fashion, beauty, food and home.
Shipping App of the Year
Shipping apps that save you time and money. Our apps are inspired by the entrepreneurs we build them for. Shipping is a key pillar of e-commerce; charging the right price for shipping is vital for the health of your business. – Sharon Reeds, Co-founder / CEO
Retail AI Technology of the Year
Braiytvu combines artificial intelligence (AI) with cameras to provide businesses and organizations with real-time object detection and customer analytics
Beauty Innovation of the Year
RingoAI’s first product, the MySkin™ App, addresses one of the beauty industry’s biggest pain points – delivering shade recommendations consumers can trust and skintone data that brands and retailers need.
Footwear Innovation of the Year
Scan your feet at home and receive personalized shoe size recommendations in seconds. We turned your iPhone into the most accurate foot scanning app on the market. Get hundreds of size recommendations at the click of a button.
Productivity App of The Year
Customizable cloud-based product lifecycle platform built for retail businesses. Automate operations, respond to market trends, and empower your people.
Tech For Good Award
ReUpp runs all reverse logistics upon trade-in, and profit shares back to you, making circularity seamless. Install ReUpp to instantly enhance your sustainability mandates.
This is an ongoing list on http://www.retailtechawards.com, nominations are still open until December 15, if interested in applying to be apart of this years list send us an email at [email protected] with title Retail Tech nominations.
I have over 10 years of experience in the retail industry including expertise in marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, shopping and technology. I am a former senior managing director of The School of Retailing, University of Alberta. My education includes a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Alberta in Marketing, Certificate in Real Estate and a Diploma in Fashion Merchandising and Buying from LasSalle College, a Canadian private school founded in 1959 by fashion designer Jean-Paul Morin.