SOURCE: ShopperTrak


January 11, 2015 17:16 ET

ShopperTrak Reinforces Industry-Leading Status With New Innovation Center in San Francisco

Retail Analytics Firm Opens New Lab Office in Epicenter of High Tech Research and Development

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - January 11, 2015) - NRF CONFERENCE - Reinforcing its position as the industry leader in exploring new and emerging technologies that will better serve its clients, ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location based analytics, announced the opening of its new cutting edge innovation labs office in San Francisco, Ca., considered the epicenter of high tech research and development.

"Our new (ShopperTrak Labs) office is an essential phase in our efforts to remain the industry leader in developing new technologies for location-based analytics," said ShopperTrak CEO Christopher Ainsley. "As we continue to improve our technology services and evaluation abilities, it was only logical to tap into the tech culture of San Francisco."

The 2,000 square foot office houses ShopperTrak's core innovation unit, where the company evaluates technological advances. Such solutions are ultimately utilized to help retail clients better understand their customers, optimize their business practices and improve profitability.

"The new San Francisco location solidifies our presence on the West Coast and presents us with an opportunity to further expand the impact of ShopperTrak," Ainsley said. "The significant number of top-tier companies in this region offer great potential for business relationships, and the new location will allow us to seize it."

Gavin Weigh, Managing Director of ShopperTrak Labs, emphasizes that the new location will provide plenty of opportunity and room to grow the innovation unit.

"As the demand to discover and assess new technologies continues to grow both within the industry and among our existing customers, we (ShopperTrak) have to keep pace," Weigh added. "To meet the challenge, we will be growing our team over the next 18 months making this a very exciting time to be a part of ShopperTrak."

About ShopperTrak
ShopperTrak is the leading global provider of location-based analytics, offering insights into consumer behavior to improve profitability and effectiveness. ShopperTrak customers gain insights through the use of Perimeter, Interior and Performance Analytics to better understand their customer, enabling them to enhance the shopping experience to increase traffic, conversion and transaction size.

With more than 1,000 of the world's leading retailers, malls and entertainment venues, ShopperTrak deploys over 70,000 devices across 90 countries and territories. The Chicago-based company has more than 200 employees, with offices in San Francisco; High Wycombe, England; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Shenzhen, China; and Helsinki, Finland. Find out more at

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