Jisp, Furniture Village, Red Ant, Printemps and Lightspeed are among the nominees in the Omnichannel Retail category at the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards.
This award You’ll go for a technology-centric approach to retail that gives customers a fully integrated shopping experience across physical stores, online, mobile, and everything in between.
2022 short list as follows:
emiigo has developed a search engine for retail products.
With emiigo, the focus is on the visibility of current assortments in physical stores close to consumers. Shoppers can quickly find what they’re looking for in no time, or take the time to browse in the comfort of their own homes.
Town Furniture/Red Ant
Red Ant partnered with Furniture Village to create an endless aisle and clientele solution that enables customers to browse and shop through multiple channels.
Their solution enhances the customer journey through multiple channels: in store, on the website, or by chatting live with an agent. Red Ant integrated current data and systems into its RetailOS platform to create a personalized omnichannel experience.
Jisp, a money-saving and rewards app, works in-store, in-app and socially to connect shoppers with brands at local convenience stores across the UK.
Speed of light
In June 2022, Lightspeed announced the initial launch of the new Lightspeed B2B that will connect thousands of the world’s best brands and retailers, enabling merchants to order instantly and sell seamlessly across any channel.
The platform is currently available to select North American fashion, outdoor and sports retailers.
It is the culmination of Lightspeed’s integration of technology from the NuORDER acquisition into the Lightspeed Retail platform. The Lightspeed B2B platform features thousands of brands including Coach, Theory and Black Diamond.
As Web3 becomes a hot topic, Printemps is blurring the lines between the real and virtual worlds, introducing its customers to a new way to shop online.
Users wander through an augmented reality store, inspired by Printemps Haussmann’s flagship, where nature has begun to take over.
Ribble Cycles is at the forefront of the phygital revolution, creating a seamless omnichannel customer experience through the integration of retail brand physical showrooms and an e-commerce website.
Volumental not only scans a consumer’s feet in a shoe retail store and matches them with perfect-fitting shoes in the styles they want, but also uses the data to improve the in-store and online shopping experience.
Zitcha is the retail media technology platform for all channels.
He says his differentiator is “a retail-first approach, creating walled gardens that drive incredible business value. We also offer advanced campaign reports to vendors.”
And the winner is…
Now it’s up to our panel of judges to decide the winner, who will be revealed at an exclusive event in central London on Tuesday 6th December.
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RTIH Editor Scott Thompson says, “Innovation and technology play a critical role in the success of the retail industry, so it’s great to recognize outstanding examples through our awards.”
“Thank you to everyone who has entered the 2022 event. We received a record number of submissions and many fantastic examples of the continued resilience and dynamism of the retail space during enormously challenging times.”
“I am now looking forward to deciding the winners with our panel of judges and announcing them at our event in central London in December.”
Judging panel for the 2022 RTIH Innovation Awards as follows:
Warren Richmond, CEO and Founder, Situ Live and Revium Group
Mike Cadden, Director of Technology and Business Transformation, Start-Rite Shoes
Peter Waugh, Chief Digital and Data Officer, Compass Group
Paula Bobbett, Chief Digital Officer, Boots
Dan Saunders, Retail E-Commerce Manager, Stanley Black & Decker
Martin Newman, Founder, The Customer First Group
Toby Pickard, Global Information Leader, IGD
Matt Taylor, Technology Transformation Leader at EY, Retail and Consumer Products
Amodini Chhabra, Investor, Compass Digital Ventures
Gary Newbury, Supply Chain Consultant and Delivery Executive
Sharon Peters, Chief Technology Officer – Corporate Functions, Marks & Spencer
Nadine Neatour, Chief Marketing Officer, Selfridges
Wizz Selvey, CEO, WIZZ&CO
Simon Curtis, Commercial Director, PMC Retail
David Polinchock, Co-Founder/President, Unified Brand Experience Lab
Stay tuned for more shortlists in the coming days.