Startup Innovation Labs

Startup Innovation Labs

The 2020 pandemic has served as an accelerant, igniting the need for innovation in the retail industry. As its core value, the Retail Innovation Conference (RIC20) is delivering insights into cutting-edge strategies and technologies the most innovative retailers are delivering in order to guarantee long-term success.

In this unique add-on series, RIC20 is helping retailers move even further and faster, with an exclusive look at innovative technology startups, aligned with each one of the RIC20 content tracks and hand-selected by industry leaders.

You’ll learn about these leaps into what’s next for the future of retail and find out why it’s vitally important to fast-track innovative technologies and strategies.

Here’s a look at the program:

Omnichannel Fulfillment: onfleet – https://onfleet.com/ – a last mile delivery platform  Touchless Retail: SuperSmart – https://supersmart.me/ – a validation and loss-prevention system for Scan&Go Digital Commerce: Pointr – https://www.pointr.tech/ – Deep Location Company combining indoor location intelligence with machine learning. Business Agility: Uncrowd – http://uncrowd.uk – SaaS platform generates live-tracking Friction/Reward Indexes Experiential Initiatives: Gravity AI – https://www.gravity-ai.com/ – a MLaaS (Machine Learning as a Service) platform E-Commerce Optimization:...

2020-10-13 Start Up Labs

Startups Presenting:Touchless Retail: Simbe Robotics – www.simberobotics.com – Simbe’s first product, Tally, is the world’s first fully autonomous shelf auditing and analytics solutionBusiness Agility: Banyan – www.banyan.com – a powerful and transparent interchange platform between banks and merchants for SKU data.Digital Commerce: Anagog – www.anagog.com – AI-powered smartphone-based contextual marketing solution that enables companies to collect valuable consumer behavior data from their daily interactions to deliver personalized and localized experiences.Experiential Initiatives: 3DLook – www.3dlook.com – SaaS solution that provides mobile body scanning technology using computer vision, 3D geometry and...

2020-10-14 Start Up Labs

Presented by Karonda Cook, Sally Beauty Cultivate Program Manager and former Director of Merchandising and Monica Proctor, Co-Founder and CEO, Curlanistas – winner of the inaugural Cultivate program.   In this presentation, attendees will learn about:How the Cultivate program helps Sally Beauty Holding’s diversity initiatives, including the pledge to continue to support and empower black female-owned beauty brands; andThe Curlanistas startup journey, including Cultivate’s role in the brand’s success.Cook and Proctor will then announce the 4 cohort brands being honored by Cultivate in 2020.Karonda Cook- Cultivate Program Strategic Consultant, Sally Beauty Holdings  Karonda Cook is a sales and retail merchandising leader with...

2020-10-14 Start Up Labs