Meet Our Clients at NRF
Each year, Ketner Group heads to NYC for NRF, the world’s largest retail conference and expo, to represent our clients and learn from the biggest players transforming retail today.
Below you will find the list of KG clients attending NRF ’19. If you’re a reporter or analyst interested in speaking with any of our clients, please reach out to the contact person for each company and we’d be happy to schedule a meeting. We look forward to seeing you at NRF!
Columbus Consulting – Columbus Consulting is a team of highly experienced specialists in retail systems and processes. The company combines pragmatism, innovation and years of experience to deliver services ranging from strategic insight to tactical project delivery. This experience stems from holding executive responsibility in retail, and from successfully managing some of the most challenging projects in the industry.
To meet with Columbus Consulting, email Amanda Reed at [email protected].
Displaydata – Leader in the design and supply of fully graphic electronic shelf labels (ESLs). They were first to market with three-color ESLs and continue to lead this category, having shipped millions of labels. They work in close partnership with many of the world’s largest retail brands and have operations in the US, Europe, LATAM, and Asia. They help retailers optimize revenues and margins by improving the customer experience at the shelf edge, where most purchasing decisions are made.
Displaydata’s ESLs enable retailers to control and drive instore pricing and promotions with speed, agility, and consistency. Their ESLs are part of an architecture designed in partnership with retailers to be enterprise ready. The trusted platform is simple to install and needs the least amount of in-store hardware of any vendor. The wireless network is secure and the robust software enables the centralized management of any number of ESLs, across any number of stores.
To meet with Displaydata, email Greg Earl at [email protected].
DynamicAction – Advanced retail analytics solution that offers retailers insights on how to improve margins and grow more efficient across all channels of their business. DynamicAction uses 1,000+ algorithms to pinpoint margin-eating disconnects in the business, prescribe precise actions and accurately rank those actions by financial impact.
To meet with Displaydata, email Mariana Fischbach at [email protected].
Elo – Elo is a global leader in touchscreen solutions, including modern point-of-sale systems and interactive digital signage. The pioneer of the touchscreen, Elo now has 25+ million retail and hospitality installations in 80+ countries. The Elo touchscreen experience has consistently stood for quality, reliability and innovation – the platform is comprised of advanced architecture hardware and software building blocks, enabling customers to build a tailored solution for enhancing shopper’s in-store experience. At NRF, Elo will be announcing the launch of several new products, and will have an in-booth demo from California Closets.
To meet with Elo, email Amanda Reed at [email protected].
GK Software – GK Software is focused on helping retailers go ‘beyond omnichannel’ through its comprehensive product range for retailers, including the market’s strongest in-store point of sale solution (The Forrester Wave: Point of Service, Q3 2018) that is fully available in the cloud, a fully integrated mobile customer solution, a fully integrated merchandizing solution, and AI capabilities for personalized marketing and dynamic in-store signage.
In partnership with SAP, GK offers the only complete offering for retailers (backend, eCommerce, store, consumer apps) fully integrated into the modern SAP offering (CAR, Leonardo, HANA …) – which is why 10 of the Top 50 retailers worldwide rely on GK Software.
To meet with GK Software, email Aidan Griffin at [email protected].
Kibo – Commerce platform that integrates eCommerce, order management, personalization, and mobile point of commerce (mPOC) software solutions for branded manufacturers and retailers to quickly implement any omnichannel strategy.
To meet with Kibo, email Mariana Fischbach at [email protected].
Mercatus – Redefining the digital experience within grocery. The company’s purpose is to empower grocers to create best-in-breed shopping experiences for their customers, and it is dedicated to revolutionizing the way grocers approach digital. Mercatus helps leading North American grocers integrate with multiple technology partners to deliver exceptional online and in-store shopping experiences.
This year, Mercatus announced Mercatus Dispatch, a white label delivery capability gives grocery retailers the tools necessary to maintain control of their customers’ shopping journey within their branded website and mobile experience. DoorDash and Shipt are among the list of partners to carry out last mile delivery via Mercatus Dispatch.
To meet with Mercatus, email Greg Earl at [email protected].
Mirakl – Helps brands launch online marketplaces that allow companies to increase customer value by providing more products, at better prices, with quality; creating more opportunities to build loyalty. The Mirakl Marketplace Platform automates: seller onboarding, service quality control, and order distribution; on an API-based solution that’s modular and easy to integrate.
To meet with Mirakl, email Greg Earl at [email protected].
NGC – Powers the Digital Supply Chain for retailers and brands with the Andromeda Cloud Platform®, including solutions for product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), global quality control and vendor compliance. NGC customers include Brooks Brothers, Carter’s, Destination XL, Fanatics, Foot Locker, Jockey International, Nicole Miller, Spanx, Sport Obermeyer, VF Corporation, Xcel Brands and many others.
To meet with NGC, email Jeff Ketner at [email protected].
Booth #141 & #240
OrderDynamics – OrderDynamics develops the world’s leading Out-of-the-Box Distributed Order Management (DOM) Technology. Focused on powering retail fulfillment, the company helps clients make omni-channel retail a reality. Its DOM provides clients with capabilities like order orchestration, enterprise-wide inventory visibility, returns management, customer service, and store-driven fulfillment. OrderDynamics enables customer options like Buy Online Pickup In-Store (BOPIS), ship-to-store, and ship-from-store; creating exceptional shopping experiences.
To meet with OrderDynamics, email Amanda Reed at [email protected].
PlumSlice – PlumSlice provides next-gen product automation workflows that. give retailers the ability to source, enrich and syndicate data quickly, efficiently and in a user-friendly fashion – reducing the complexity, time and cost of moving product data across the enterprise. PlumSlice launched many new automation features and integrations in 2018 and enjoyed strong growth and success with Tier 1 retailers. Their Product Experience Cloud solution makes it simpler and more efficient for retailers to manage and distribute accurate and complete product data across the digital enterprise in near real time.
In the next six months, PlumSlice plans to:
- Release deep-learning algorithms to automate process flows based on multiple attributes at the item, variation, SKU and UPC levels
- Launch new features that grant users the freedom to define enterprise entities and relationships along with APIs for meta data in order to better manage taxonomy, classification, hierarchy, vendors and more.
To meet with PlumSlice, email Aidan Griffin at [email protected].
Shopgate – Shopgate’s leading SaaS platform provides retailers a complete mobile commerce solution that solves the omnichannel challenges of today’s complex marketplace. The Shopgate platform allows online retailers to launch native apps that bridge the gap between online and offline purchases. Shopgate uses cutting-edge marketing features such as one-click payments, mobile coupons and advanced push notifications to help merchants connect with consumers on the go. Shopgate is headquartered in Austin, TX and has a team of more than 200 employees in Europe and the U.S.
To meet with Shopgate, email Mariana Fischbach at [email protected].
Shoptelligence – Shoptelligence is a trusted style discovery platform that empowers retailers with an AI Style Assistant that dynamically merchandises a collection of products (outfits, room décor) to help shoppers effortlessly discover new products specific to personal style across a retailer’s entire catalog. Shoptelligence blends the physical with the digital and integrates style inspiration with shopping across all channels at scale with national retailers. Shoptelligence is additive to a retailer’s existing conversion-oriented tools and is deployed via API with a few lines of code. The Style Discovery Platform has proven to enhance shopper engagement and measurably increase revenue and average order value by an average of 66%
To meet with Shoptelligence, email Aidan Griffin at [email protected].
Symphony RetailAI – The leading global provider of Artificial Intelligence-enabled decision platforms, solutions and customer-centric insights that drive validated growth for retailers and CPG manufacturers, from customer intelligence to personalized marketing, and merchandising and category management, to supply chain and retail operations. Symphony RetailAI is innovating rapidly to drive faster, more profitable decisions through AI, machine learning and voice technologies. We are trusted by over 1,200 organizations including 15 of the world’s 25 largest grocery retailers, thousands of retail brands, and hundreds of national and regional chains worldwide to help solve their toughest business problems, through AI-powered customer intelligence and retail solutions. Symphony RetailAI was formed in 2018, merging Symphony GOLD and Symphony EYC. Symphony RetailAI is a SymphonyAI company.
To meet with Symphony RetailAI, email Adrienne Newcomb at [email protected].
Theatro – Theatro, pioneers of the world’s first voice-controlled mobile platform for the hourly workforce, brings the advantages of IoT, wearables and new workforce-optimized apps together in a SaaS offering to provide companies in gaming, hospitality, retail, and manufacturing with a new breed of mobile solutions for hourly employees. The Theatro intelligent assistant and mobile apps connect associates to each other and to critical enterprise applications; with Theatro, employees stay focused on the customer, without having to look at a screen to access information. Theatro’s solution enables employees to play their role in providing an incredible customer experience while increasing sales, employee productivity, conversion rates and operational profitability.
This year, Theatro has announced deals with new customers like Total Wine & More, partnerships with Konami Gaming and Curbside, and announced new multi-language support. They also are the vendor to major industry players like The Container Store and Neiman Marcus Last Call.
To meet with Theatro, email Greg Earl at [email protected].
Zynstra – Zynstra enables retailers to deliver superior customer and employee experiences through faster innovation and radically reduces cost to serve in-store. Purpose built for the edge, our powerful software optimizes existing store technology and enables digital transformation. Zynstra virtualizes back and front office store technology, with intelligent automation to deliver software defined stores. Specific virtualization solutions include Store, POS, portable POS Tablet, Self-Checkout and Enhanced PCI-DSS Compliance.
To meet with Zynstra, email Mariana Fischbach at [email protected].
Connect With KG
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