NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for optimizing shopper experiences at brick-and-mortar retail stores, today announced application partnerships that extend the capabilities of its market-leading software platform, as well as channel partnerships that further broaden its global reach. RetailNext's suite of software solution applications and partnerships are being showcased through Tuesday, January 19 at the National Retail Federation's annual The BIG Show, both at RetailNext's booth #3543 and at integration partners' booths throughout the exposition floor.
Expanded centralized platform with partner applications
In its BIG Show booth, RetailNext is showcasing new features of its shopper-facing and retail operations applications, along with joint partner demonstrations from SweetIQ, Tulip Retail, Theatro, CloudTags and Celect. The demonstrations highlight RetailNext's commitment to continued expansion of its analytics platform via third-party partner applications and integration with diverse data streams, empowering retailers to instantly act and operationalize on data, proactively manage the shopper experience and, in turn, optimize store performance.
"Through its hardware-agnostic architecture and continued exponential year-over-year growth, RetailNext's in-store analytics platform has firmly established itself as the dominant industry standard," said Kindra Tatarsky, head of corporate development at RetailNext. "As the leader in optimizing shopper experience, RetailNext has invested in capabilities to seamlessly integrate third-party, value-added data and solutions to better serve our customers and their shoppers."
Acuitas Digital alliance integrates RFID innovations
As part of the Acuitas Digital alliance announced previously at the show, the RetailNext software platform and RFID use case solutions are integrated into booths at Intel, BT Group and Sato, as well as in the booth of leading RAIN RFID technology provider Impinj.
"We're excited about the rapid innovation in the area of RFID, as there are immediate applications that address some of retail's most pressing problems and opportunities," added Tatarsky. "RetailNext's comprehensive insights into shopper in-store movement and behavior amplify the merchandise movement captured by these new innovations in RFID technology."
Channel partners reinforce global reach
With its platform already deployed globally in over 50 countries, RetailNext continues to broaden its market reach and expand into all retail verticals with strategic channel and product integration partnerships. During The BIG Show, RetailNext will have its platform's interoperability showcased in the booths of technology partners Cisco, AT&T and Hughes Network Systems.
"Working collaboratively with these partners allows RetailNext to grow the deployment of its SaaS platform into adjacent retail vertical markets, including stadiums, venues, quick service restaurants and others," said Andre David Anderson, head of RetailNext's global channels and alliances. "The synergy developed with channel and integration partners adds immediate value to joint customers, and it greatly fuels the growth of all parties involved."
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The first technology platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores and malls, RetailNext is the pioneer focusing entirely on optimizing the in-store shopping experience. Through its hardware-agnostic SaaS platform, RetailNext enables retailers to collect and correlate data from the broadest available set of data sources, and delivers retailers, malls and brands deep, actionable insights into shoppers and their behaviors as they navigate through their multichannel shopping journeys. More than 250 retailers and brands worldwide have adopted RetailNext solutions to glean the insights necessary to improve customer experience, increase same-store sales, reduce theft and eliminate unnecessary costs.
RetailNext measures the behavior of more than three billion shoppers per year by collecting data from over a hundred thousand sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in over 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.
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