SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 23, 2014 – RetailNext has been named the gold winner in the Most Innovative Company of the Year – Medium (100-999 employees) category in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.
A pioneer in applied big data and retail analytics for physical retail, RetailNext was recognized for innovations in its RetailNext 5.0 platform, specifically the ShopperBase product suite and its new data sources for age, geo-origin, and cross-store spending, as well as new performance analytics and reporting tools, and inbound and outbound APIs.
More than 200 public and private companies representing all sectors of the economy from more than 30 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards’ second annual International program. Best in Biz Awards 2014 International honors were once again presented in a range of categories, including Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Enterprise Product of the Year, Best New Version of the Year and Most Innovative Product of the Year.
“We’re proud to receive this award, and on the heels of our recent equity growth financing, it’s yet another validation of our world-class team and the unique data platform we deliver to our customers,” said Alexei Agratchev, CEO and founder of RetailNext. “We’re the clear leader with in-store analytics, and we’re committed to further innovating around our patented products to add value to both retailers and their shoppers.”
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2014 International were determined based on scoring from a panel of 27 judges drawn from top-tier news, business, finance, and technology publications and media outlets from 17 countries, with all continents represented. This year’s judging panel included writers and contributors to such publications as Asian Power (Singapore), Australian (Australia), Canadian Business (Canada), Computer Hoy (Spain), CTV (Canada), Gizmodo and Lifehacker (Australia), HTMobile (Israel), Huffington Post (United States), IAA Magazine (United Arab Emirates), InBusiness (Cyprus and Greece), Irish Independent (Ireland), Mumbrella and Encore Magazine (Australia), PC Authority (Australia), Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand), TechHim (India), The Engaging Brand (United Kingdom), Ventures Africa (Nigeria), Wirausaha & Keuangan (Indonesia), WirelessDuniya (India), Xbox Plus (Brazil) and YourStory.in (India).
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, please visit http://intl.bestinbizawards.com/intl-2014-winners.
RetailNext measures the behavior more than one billion shoppers per year by collecting data from more than 65,000 sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. Headquartered in San Jose, CA, RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in 40 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.
About Best in Biz Awards
Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in three separate programs: North America, EMEA, and International. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2014 are currently being accepted from all companies based or operating in North America until the final deadline on September 19, 2014. For more information, visit http://www.bestinbizawards.com.
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