The face of the retail world is evolving. Each day, new designs, new expectations, and new technologies are emerging. This presents retailers with opportunities to capitalize on innovative marketing techniques to enhance customer shopping experiences and accomplish higher sales.
Merchandising essentially helps retailers successfully sell products while enticing customers through promotions. In recent years, the retail industry has witnessed merchandising streamlining their business operations and gaining customer loyalty. Along with a host of technologies like IoT, virtual reality, analytics, robotics, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality, retail merchandising software has played a vital role in the retail world. Today’s innovative merchandising solutions enable retailers in getting their inventory plans right and providing an engaging experience to consumers.
However, every business has its unique requirements and there is a need to opt for the best combination of technologies to drive success. The current merchandising solutions landscape has no dearth of providers and thus zeroing in on the apt one remains an uphill task for CIOs. To help the C-suite tread the right path, Retail CIO Outlook’s distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts and its editorial board has come up with "Top 10 Merchandising Solution Providers 2018." In our selection, we evaluated the vendor’s competency to provide efficient as well cost-effective merchandising solutions and services that meet the needs of the industry.