A report of Retail Tech 100 winners was compiled by CB Insights includes private, active business-to-business (B2B) retail tech companies from 21 countries across 13 overarching categories. These companies were selected out of nearly 15,000 applicants and nominees based on metrics including patent activity, business relations, investor profiles, news sentiment analysis, proprietary Mosaic scores, market potential, competitive landscape, team strength, and tech novelty.
The key categories are
- E-commerce infrastructure is a leading category with 12 winners.
- Store operations & analytics is another leading category also with 12 companies developing a wide array of solutions from robots to AR/VR to automate and improve store operations.
- Robotic fulfillment category with 9 winners use robotic hardware and software to automate the order fulfillment process.
- Merchandising & inventory management category has 8 companies offering solutions on product data and more accurate demand forecasting. They also simplify wholesale buying for smaller shops.
Here are the 100 winners.
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