SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 20, 2015 – RetailNext Inc., the worldwide expert and market leader in retail analytics for brick-and-mortar stores, today announced that Kindra Tatarsky has joined its leadership team as head of corporate development. In her new position, Tatarsky will be responsible for RetailNext’s strategic growth initiatives, including M&A, partnerships and investments.
Tatarsky comes to RetailNext most recently from Nielsen, where she served as west coast lead for Nielsen’s corporate development activities, with a specific focus on driving digital innovation to help clients better understand their end customers. Prior to Nielsen, Tatarsky launched her career on Wall Street as an equity research analyst following retail companies, moving into venture and angel financing, and eventually leading investment screening and process at Golden Seeds.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kindra into RetailNext’s world-class team of retailers, engineers, and software professionals,” said Alexei Agratchev, co-founder and chief executive officer of RetailNext. “Kindra’s proven skill set in research and financial acumen and her understanding of how technology is dramatically changing the retail industry will be instrumental as RetailNext continues its explosive global growth as the standard for in-store retail analytics.”
“As the pioneer in bringing innovation to the dynamic and rapidly changing in-store retail analytics space, RetailNext enjoys a competitive advantage in funding, technology and market penetration,” said Tatarsky. “I’m excited to join the team, and I look forward to leveraging RetailNext’s global leadership position to aggressively drive expansion for the company as it delivers the best value proposition to its customers and their shoppers.”
On the heels of its recent announcement of securing $125 million in growth funding, RetailNext’s hardware-agnostic software platform is now deployed in over 200 retailing brands worldwide in over 50 countries. With a partner ecosystem that includes Nielsen, AT&T, Cisco and more, RetailNext is actively expanding its international presence.
The first technology platform to bring e-commerce style shopper analytics to brick-and-mortar stores and malls, RetailNext enables retailers to collect and correlate data from the broadest available set of data sources. Customers 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 one billion shoppers per year by collecting data from tens of thousands of sensors in retail stores and analyzing trillions of data points annually. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., RetailNext is a growing global brand operating in 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.retailnext.net.
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