Scurri in top 40 retail tech start-ups

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Scurri, the cloud-based software provider that connects and optimises the eCommerce ordering, shipping, and delivery process has been named among the top 40 retail tech start-ups operating globally in Retail Week World Retail Congress’ (RWRC) second annual Discovery report, published today.

Rory O’Connor, CEO & founder of Scurri said: “We at Scurri are delighted to have been selected and ranked alongside great companies delivering immense value to the retail sector. eCommerce has grown strongly since the start of the pandemic but is getting more complicated with more service offerings being provided. Retail tech plays a pivotal role in helping companies survive these challenges and technologies like those produced by these Discovery 50 companies help retailers to continue to deliver value and a better customer experience despite the many obstacles we all face.”

Drawing on case studies from Discovery, the return on investment (ROI) from retailer-start-up partnerships among the top 40 shows:

  • M&S has trialled a partnership with instant virtual try-on start-up Texel to drive purchasing intent; customers that use the tool are five times more likely to purchase and 30% less likely to return items

  • Samsung has benefited from a 20% increase in basket revenue and 28% uplift in items per basket from working with AI-powered product bundling start-up Increasingly

  • Carrefour UAE is using Simbe Robotics’ inventory robots Tally to monitor all-important inventory availability and has now expanded this to 12 of its stores

  • Lidl has used ParcelLab’s automated personalised shipping message service to engage 85% of customers receiving shopping emails to return to its website