Press release

Paris Retail Awards 2018: finalists' hour!

Key figures and activities: a look at the retail challenges of today and tomorrow

Paris Retail Week, the annual event that brings together the community of major retail world players, is making technological innovation the basis for its Paris Retail Awards. The awards, which have become a true institution in the sector, will reward the best innovations and projects at a dedicated ceremony on Monday 10 September at Porte de Versailles. Discover the 22 finalists, including Rookies (start-up prize).

With categories ranging from Digitalisation of the point of sale to Digital Marketing, the Paris Retail Awards reward the best service providers and initiatives in terms of solutions for retailers. Six categories are judged by 19 well-known professionals in the sector, offering the winners excellent 360° visibility among essential players in the field of commerce.

The winners have been selected based on the following criteria: innovation of the solution presented, efficiency on the market and profitability of initial results obtained.


The finalists by category :

1. Categorie - CRM : from lead to customer


- Tourist Tracker

20 millions de tourists

redirected to 900 Franprix stores 

Notify - Best Time to Push / Best Time to Call

Revolution of the customer relationship of 40M unique monthly profiles of 300 media partners

Dolmen - Dolmen Connect

Synchronisation of CRM data and data collected at the point of sale

Splio - Splio Loyalty

Campaign management Loyalty marketing and 360°vision


2. Catégorie - Digitalisation du Point de Vente - PogKeeper

Real-time availability of shop stock

Stock shotages and reajustement

Famoco - MultiPass solutions

Universal point of service at the point of sale

Keyneosoft - Checkout 100% mobile

Scan and pay with your smartphone

Payment 4.0 and mobile Selfscan


3. Catégorie - Expérience client (360°)

Clic2Buy - V-Paid

Interactive advertising with video ads 63% of Web users watch one video per day

Prodisfy - Decentralized personal assistant

IA and Blockchain to redefine the after-sales experience - Video Template Editor

Create adverts on Facebook and Instagram Stories

1 millions videos made


4. Catégorie – Logistique

After-sales service management via an Omni-channel SaaS platform based on an IA engine

360° vision of goods

SendCloud - The Sendcloud solution

Divide logistics costs by 4 Integration via Plug & Play in over 25 ecommerce CMS and marketplaces

Seven Senders - Seven Senders

Delivery platform based on SaaS mode


5. Catégorie - Store Solutions & Design

Eight Inc - Xiaomi Flagship Store in Shenzhen

50 million Xiaomi users

Revolutionize the customer experience by simplifying store design

ModuleoTM Moods - IVC Group

10 unique and creative formats with a selection of textures

To create over 110 floor models

Perimatic - SAGA Check Out

Automatic and self-scanning check-out system


6. Catégorie - Technologie

Budgetbox - Scan’Express

Leave the shop without going through the till

Deployment in 200 casino stores in 3 months

Sellermania - Dynamic Pricing Marketplace Prems

Dynamic calculation of sales prices for marketplace sellers

Visual Retailing - ShopShape

Cloud solution which optimizes and improves visual merchandising strategies


Start-ups in the spotlight: the Rookie Of The Year Awards !

On 10 September, The Rookie Of The Year prize at Paris Retail Awards will reward the innovation of three young French start-ups. The winner of the Rookie Of The Year will be voted by the audience consisting of the professionals at Paris Retail Week. Winners of previous editions have benefited from great financial opportunities on winning the prize.


Arcane- Smart Feeds

Facilitates product flow management using Machine Learning algorithms

Merito - Merito

Recruitment platform for shops

Secondment of employees or employee sharing

Neos - Alephom

3-in-1 mobile multi-banner application

No more waiting in line at tills


"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 excitedly Céline Del Genes, Global Vice-President Football Concept to Consumer at Adidas, Chair of the jury.

"Retailers are aware of the new challenges in their sector and of 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," states Arnaud Gallet, Director of Paris Retail Week.



The Jury consists of professionals recognised in the sector for their business expertise and their start-up vision. Discover the members of the Jury of the 2018 edition of the Paris Retail Awards.

Chairwoman: Céline Del Genes, Global Vice-President Football Concept to Consumer at Adidas.


The members of the jury include :

Alexandra Bouthelier, Executive Officer of the Fédération Du Commerce Coopératif et Associé (Federation Of Cooperative And Associated Trade)

Johanna Castel, Publications and Strategic Animations Manager- Cap Digital - Cap Digital

Florent Courau, chief Executive - JD.Com France

Jean-Bernard Della Chiesa, Head of Innovation - Etam Group

Pierre Marie Desbazeille, Customer Marketing Director - Monoprix

Xavier Faure, Cofunder - Spring Invest

Soumia Hadjali, VP Digital Operations – Accor

Frédéric Krebs, Operating Partner – Newfund

Pieter Lammens, Director - Lafayette Plug & Play

Renaud Menerat, Président - Mobile Marketing Association

Bertrand Pineau, Director of innovation, Monitoring and Development - FEVAD

Christophe Poutiers, head of Supply Chain - BazarChic

Guillaume Rouby, Head of Marketing - Back Market

Martin Sauer, Group Digital & Directeur eCommerce - Manutan

Alexandre Stopnicki, Pedagogical Director of Mba Mci, Léonard de Vinci Institute

Jonathan Trépo, General Manager France - Zalando Se

Alice Vachet, Chief Digital Office - ZEI World

Romain Vidal, Associate Partner - Caphorn Invest


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