RetailTech 50

It’s time to help decide BusinessCloud’s inaugural RetailTech 50 ranking.

The new annual ranking celebrates the UK’s most innovative startups, scaleups and established firms creating original technology for retail and eCommerce.

It is running alongside the inaugural MarTech 50, which will celebrate the UK’s most innovative marketing technology businesses. You can access the MarTech 50 voting page here.

We have shortlisted 118 firms for potential inclusion. The final RetailTech 50 ranking will be determined by a combination of reader votes and selections from an independent judging panel.

You can cast your vote until 23:59 on Sunday 27th February. Browse the shortlist below and vote for the company you believe to be the most innovative.

The final RetailTech 50 ranking – supported by digital transformation experts Sputnik Digital will be published online on Monday 21st March. Subscribe to our daily email tech innovation newsletter via the dropdown below when you vote to be among the first to see the results.

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RetailTech 50 shortlist

CompanyHQRegionDescription
AeroMiddlesbroughNorth EasteCommerce platform for retailers
AmplienceWestminsterLondonHeadless content and commerce publishing platform
AnthillLeedsYorks & HumberCRM software for retailers
Appear HereCamdenLondonOnline marketplace for pop-up retail shops
AttraqtCamdenLondonProduct and content personalisation for retailers and brands
Aura VisionHackneyLondonDrives in-store conversion using existing security cameras
Auto Trader ManchesterNorth WestOnline vehicle sales giant
AvasamBrentLondonAutomated dropshipping platform
BlackCurveSouthwarkLondonSaaS pricing optimisation platform for retailers
Bluepark SolutionsWitneySouth EasteCommerce platform for retailers
BrightpearlBristolSouth WestOmnichannel retail management system
BuntingManchesterNorth WesteCommerce tools for businesses
By RotationHackneyLondonFashion rental and resale platform
CarwowWestminsterLondonCar buying comparison site
CazooCamdenLondonUsed car marketplace
CogsyBristolSouth WestSupply chain management platform for SME eCommerce merchants
Common ObjectiveIslingtonLondonBusiness network promoting sustainability in fashion industry
CudoniHackneyLondonMarketplace for people to sell on luxury goods
CybertillKnowsleyNorth WestCloud-based EPoS system and retail management software
DealerwebExeterSouth WestAutomotive enquiry management
Dee SetStoke-on-TrentMidlandsRetail solutions including image recognition to identify out-of-stock products
DeliverooCity of LondonLondonOnline food delivery company
DepopHackneyLondonPeer-to-peer social shopping app
Despatch CloudDriffieldYorks & HumberOrder and stock management software for eCommerce
DividoCamdenLondonRetail finance platform for spreading purchase cost
DressipiWestminsterLondonFashion prediction platform
EcoVendWaltham AbbeySouth EastReverse vending machines enabling return of plastic bottles
EdgifyCamdenLondonAI platform which self-learns from in-store systems with no need for external servers or cloud architecture
EKM PrestonNorth WesteCommerce platform for retailers
EnjoviaNewportWalesOnline gift voucher, certificate and card management processing software
Envolve TechnologyNewportWalesVirtual shopping assistant
Epos NowNorwichEast of EnglandCloud-connected point-of-sale systems
Evoke Creative WirralNorth WestInteractive digital kiosks
ExpandlyMilton KeynesSouth EasteCommerce software allows retailers to sell across multiple channels worldwide
FarfetchIslingtonLondonMarketplace for luxury fashion
FesticketCamdenLondonPlatform to book festival tickets, accommodation and transport
FlooidCoventryMidlandsPoint-of-sale technology for retail
freewebstore BurnleyNorth WesteCommerce platform for retailers
FruugoUlverstonNorth WestOnline marketplace helping British retailers drive products internationally
fulfilmentcrowdChorleyNorth WesteCommerce logistics company
Gnatta BuryNorth WestCustomer communication aggregation platform for retailers
Go InstoreBrentLondonConnecting online customers with in-store experts via video
Henderson TechnologyNewtownabbeyNorthern IrelandElectronic point-of-sale systems for retailers
hubooBristolSouth WestMulti-channel fulfilment service for eCommerce businesses
HullabalookLambethLondonSoftware for building unique UX using a company's data
HURRWestminsterLondonWardrobe rental platform for women
Ice LollyLeedsYorks & HumberHoliday price comparison site
IncoproCity of LondonLondonMachine learning tech to tackle counterfeiting
IntelistyleIslingtonLondonAI helping fashion retailers create personalised outfit recommendations
IRP CommerceBelfastNorthern IrelandeCommerce platform
KalibrateManchesterNorth WestFuel and convenience retail analytics platform
Leasing.comStockportNorth WestCar leasing comparison site
Love The SalesHackneyLondonAI-powered aggregator for sales items
Luxury PromiseWestminsterLondonMarketplace for pre-loved luxury items
LystTower HamletsLondonGlobal fashion search platform
MercauxWestminsterLondonSaaS platform for physical retail stores
MerlinsoftBarnsleyYorks & HumberVenue and event management software
MetailCambridgeEast of England3D body modelling and digital garment visualisation for apparel
musicMagpieStockportNorth WestResale and rental marketplace for gadgets
NearStHackneyLondonBoosts footfall by making instore products visible to shoppers searching nearby
NeighbourlyBristolSouth WestCommunity engagement platform linking retailers to food banks and charities
Nexus Vehicle RentalLeedsYorks & HumberOnline vehicle rental booking and management platform
OcadoHatfieldSouth EastOnline supermarket using robotics to automate fulfilment
OFFiGOBlackpoolNorth WestBringing local high street deals to online customers
OjaNewhamLondonEthnic grocery delivery service and app
Onbuy.comPooleSouth WestFast-growing eCommerce marketplace
PaddleCity of LondonLondonSubscription and commerce platform
ParcellyWestminsterLondonParcel delivery to locations such as convenience stores, bars and gyms
PasabiEdinburghScotlandAI to detect counterfeit goods and fake reviews
PatchworksNottinghamMidlandsIntegration platform for fast-growing retail
PimberlyManchesterNorth WestProduct information management solution
PoqCity of LondonLondonSaaS platform for mobile app commerce
PouchBarnetLondonBrowser extension which applies discount codes automatically on checkout
Proximity InsightHackneyLondonApp helping shop floor staff to drive physical and online traffic
PureClarityYorkYorks & HumberIntelligent eCommerce personalisation software
Purple DotCity of LondonLondonPlugin allowing eCommerce retailers to receive offers for goods
QudiniIslingtonLondonQueue management system for retailers
QuorsoWestminsterLondonApp for retail store management
ReBOUNDTelford MidlandsIntelligent eCommerce returns
REDU GroupSeahamNorth EastBehind retail apps including Reward Me Now
REPL Group Henley-In-ArdenMidlandsSupply chain and retail solutions
RezcommExeterSouth WesteCommerce systems helping airports increase other revenue streams
RydeIslingtonLondonSaaS platform for last-mile delivery
SelazarBelfastNorthern IrelandeCommerce fulfilment company
SentrySISLeedsYorks & HumberSystem to help police forces investigating retail crimes
ShopblocksStockportNorth WesteCommerce platform for retailers
ShopItManchesterNorth WesteCommerce platform for retailers
ShoptimisedSouth ShieldsNorth EastProduct feed management software for eCommerce
SkyScannerEdinburghScotlandMarketplace for flights, hotels and car hire
SnapdragonEdinburghScotlandIntelligent brand protection software
SookCambridgeEast of EnglandBy-the-hour retail rental specialist
Sorted GroupManchesterNorth WestParcel delivery software
SparkboxSouthamptonSouth EastHelps merchandising teams make data-driven pricing decisions
Spoon GuruHaringeyLondonAI-based personalised nutrition for retail
stok.lyHerefordSouth WestStock control, multichannel eCommerce and ePos solutions for retailers
StorfundWestminsterLondonOffers retailers immediate payment on sales before invoices are settled
StorIQHackneyLondonTask management and retail operations platform
SwipiiGlasgowScotlandCashback app for brick-and-mortar businesses
TebexNottinghamMidlandsCommerce solutions for online games including Minecraft
The Modern MilkmanManchesterNorth WestDelivery platform for groceries
ThreediumWestminsterLondon3D imaging and AR solutions for retailers
TopCashbackStaffordMidlandsCashback app
TOSHICity of LondonLondonIn-home clienteling for fashion brands
TouchNoteHackneyLondonSend real postcards using phone or tablet
TrouvaHackneyLondonOnline marketplace focused on independent bricks-and-mortar boutiques
UbamarketWestminsterLondonProvides retailers with white label 'scan and go' in-store app
UncrowdIslingtonLondonCustomer analytics platform for retail
UnmadeIslingtonLondonManufactures bespoke fashion products on-demand
VeeqoSwanseaWalesRetail automation platform
VirtualStockReadingSouth EastSubscription software for dropshipping
VistalworksEdinburghScotlandData tech which warns shoppers about counterfeit goods
VisualsoftStockton-on-TeesNorth EasteCommerce platform for retailers
VoCoVoShipton-under-WychwoodSouth EastTech for instant customer service response on phone or at checkout
WevatIslingtonLondonApp to help tourists get tax back on European shopping
Wolf & BadgerCamdenLondonMarketplace for independent brands
YoobicHammersmith and FulhamLondonHelps retailers optimise their stores and operations
ZigZag GlobalCamdenLondonPlatform to manage process of product returns
Zuko AnalyticsSalfordNorth WestFormerly known as Formisimo; improves checkout conversion rates