NRF’s annual convention and expo brings together thousands of retailers looking for the newest and hottest ways to improve the customer experience. Now in its third year, the Innovation Lab showcases the latest advances in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, machine learning, facial recognition, robotics and more, promising to help retailers deliver seamless customer convenience and thoughtful experiences. Since its inception in 2017, the Innovation Lab has featured more than 75 technologies working across the shopping journey.
With NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show just weeks away, we wanted to look back and see where past Innovation Lab participants are now. Since debuting their technologies, these alumni have gone on to expand globally, raise millions in venture funding and be acquired by international brands including Google and Nike. Here’s a snapshot of major highlights:
Fundraising and expansions
New tech advancements
New retail partners
Register for NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show to get a look at the latest class of emerging technologies and companies poised to change retail. And for a sneak peek at this year’s lab, visit the official website.