SAN JOSE, Calif. – Dec. 3, 2014 – RetailNext has been named the Silver winner in the Most Innovative Company of the Year – Medium (100-999 employees) category in Best in Biz Awards 2014, 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 5.1 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.
Best in Biz Awards’ fourth annual North American program was its most competitive yet. As in previous years, the fourth annual program in North America featured a large and distinguished judging panel comprised of members of the media who reviewed and scored the hundreds of award nominations. More than 550 award nominations were received this year in a variety of company, executive, team, and product focused categories. Nominations were fielded from public and private companies of all sizes, from virtually every major industry and region in the U.S. and Canada
“We’re honored to receive this latest award, for it further validates our world-class team and the unique, innovative data platform we deliver to our customers,” said Alexei Agratchev, CEO and founder of RetailNext. “We’re the clear leader with in-store retail analytics, and we’re committed to deliver further innovations around our patented products to add value to our retailer customers and their shoppers.”
Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2014 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 53 judges from highly recognized newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, radio outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to the numerous judges returning from previous panels, this year’s 53-person judging panel included several worthy additions to this high-profile group. The panel included contributors to AdWeek, American Banker, Android Central, Atlanta Tribune, Boston.com, Buffalo News, Business News Daily, Chip Design Magazine, Computerworld, Connecting Women Radio, Consumer Affairs, Crain’s New York Business, CRN, Detroit Free Press, Digital Trends, ECT News Network, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Fierce Online Video, IDB Ventures, IEEE Institute, Inc. Magazine, InfoRisk Today, Information Week, Journal Times, King Features Syndicate, L.A. Biz, Lab Reviews, Law Technology News, Marketing Profs, MediaPost, Miami Herald, Motley Fool, New York Observer, NorthBay Biz, PC Magazine, peHUB, Phoenix Business Journal, Quad-City Times, San Jose Mercury News, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Small Business Digest, Tech Cocktail, Tech-Gaming, TheDeal.com, Upstart Business Journal, Venture Capital Journal, Wired, Xconomy and ZDNet.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2014, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/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 two separate programs annually: North America, and International. Entries will begin to be accepted in the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International program in January 2015. Any organization worldwide may participate in the International program in any of the more than 60 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the International program, please visit: http://intl.bestinbizawards.com.
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