Paris Retail Week is making technological innovation the focus for its awards ceremony. The awards will acknowledge the best innovations and projects at a dedicated ceremony on Monday 10 September at Porte de Versailles.
With categories ranging from digitalisation of the point of sale to digital marketing, the Paris Retail Awards will recognise the best service providers and initiatives in terms of solutions for retailers. Six categories are judged by 19 renowned retail professionals, offering the winners invaluable 360° visibility among essential industry leaders.
CRM: from lead to customer
Digitalisation of the Point of Sale
Customer Experience (360°)
Store Solutions & Design
Start-ups in the spotlight: the Rookie Of The Year Award!
The Rookie Of The Year prize will reward three young innovative French start-ups. The winner of the award will be determined by the professional retail audience at Paris Retail Week. Previous winners have benefited hugely from great financial opportunities.
* Arcane - Facilitates product flow management using Machine Learning algorithms.
* Merito - Recruitment platform for shops. Secondment of employees or employee sharing.
* Neos - 3-in-1 mobile multi-banner application, abolishing till queues
'Driven by the digital transformation and marked by the diversity of new technological solutions, the market is extremely dynamic. The jury has been delighted to discover the diversity of projects presented and discussions have been impassioned. This energy will undoubtedly be reflected in the winners of the Paris Retail Awards 2018!' says Céline Del Genes, global vice president football concept to consumer at Adidas and chair of the jury.
'Retailers are aware of the new challenges in their sector and the importance of integrating solutions that are right for their market. This is why they are attentive to the innovations proposed throughout the trade fair, especially as they have been commended by the entire profession. The Paris Retail Awards are part of this recognition approach. They are a genuine gauge of credibility,' says Arnaud Gallet, director of Paris Retail Week.
Paris Retail Week takes place on 10-12 September 2018 at Paris expo Porte de Versailles – Pavilion 1. To find out more, visit www.parisretailweek.com