September 27, 2021
Retail is big business in the UK. We have selected the top 150 Retail companies across the size spectrum to showcase. These startups and companies are all taking different approaches to innovating the Retail industry, that diversity of innovation is what makes the UK so great.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
We have profiled the top 150 Retail startups, companies and firms in the UK. This list is in no particular order, all of the companies showcased here are exceptional companies, well worth following.
Dija is a startup offering groceries delivered to customers’ doors in under 10 minutes.
Oddbox is a provider of fruit and veg box delivery service intended to reduce food waste.
HERO is a Virtual Shopping Platform for eCommerce.
Made.com is an online e-commerce platform directly providing designer furniture without third party involvement.
YOOBIC is an all-in-one platform for the deskless workforce to optimize communication, training, and process management.
Sona is the employee app for tomorrow's workforce.
EDITED is a Retail Intelligence company with AI products designed to connect enterprise and market data to fuel retail automation.
Yoyo Wallet is a mobile payment, loyalty and marketing platform.
Kick Game is a fast growing e-commerce & retail company with a rapidly expanding global user base comprised of passionate enthusiasts.
Yoox Net-a-Porter Group is the global Internet retailing partner for leading fashion and luxury brands.
Quiqup is a provider of on-demand, same-day, and scheduled delivery solutions to retailers and restaurants.
Ted Baker plc is a British luxury clothing retail company.
Appear Here is an online marketplace for retail space.
Arcadia Group Ltd. is a British multinational retailing company
JRNI is an experiential relationship management (XRM) platform for scheduling and managing personalized experiences at scale.
Provenance is the leading software solution for sustainability communications
ZigZag Global is a software platform that helps retailers manage their returns globally.
Simba Sleep is an e-commerce company that offers a variety of mattresses.
Debenhams is a multi-channel brand that operates department stores offering women's clothing, menswear, beauty, kids, and homeware products.
Hyperion is an international insurance intermediary group with insurance broking and underwriting agency arms.
SportPursuit is a UK-based private-sale sports website.
YOPA provides real estate agency services that assist clients in selling their properties.
eve Sleep is a pioneer of luxury sleep solutions, promising the perfect start to every day thanks to a guaranteed great night’s sleep.
Creoate is on a mission to make wholesale work for independents.
Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform.
The MyOptique Group is an online optical store offering prescription glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses.
Mercaux brings the benefits of digital into retail stores to drive sales uplift.
Poplar is a creative platform that enables brands and retailers to produce 3D and AR experiences on-demand, powered by a talent cloud.
RevLifter is an AI powered technology provider helping brands increase revenue through real-time personalised offers.
Wolf & Badger is a multi-channel retail platform for the finest independent, ethical and unique brands from around the globe.
Storm5 are global RetailTech recruitment experts, connecting organizations with the talent to drive their mission.
Butter lets you spread the cost of shopping from any online store with a simple monthly instalment plan. Download the app now!
The referral marketing platform fuelling growth for businesses around the world.
Feelunique.com is an online e-commerce platform that offers beauty products and related advice.
Using data-driven technology to meet demand, engage teams, and drive efficiency.
AEVI provides a platform for merchant-facing businesses that enables them to upgrade to more agile, more data-driven propositions.
HYPERVSN is a hardware-enabled technology platform that enables users to create and display 3D holographic content without any headgear.
NearSt is a retail technology company building the world’s source of real-time local inventory.
Developing immersive VR tech experiences for the premium fashion and art sectors, boosting sales and customer engagement.
Sozie is the leading on-demand community and employee generated content platform for brands and retailers globally.
Enterprise Privacy Platform allowing companies to meet all regulatory requirements for global Data Privacy Regulations
Popsa is a machine learning startup that automatically designs, makes, and delivers personalized physical products.
Cudoni is an e-commerce business dedicated to selling pre-owned luxury goods.
Matches Fashion is a multi-brand fashion retailer that offers the latest fashion from designer brands.
Swapi is the only digital wallet globally that allows users to swap their loyalty rewards, cashback & gift cards between brands.
Bother operates as an online grocery delivery startup.
Olvin helps real-world businesses get proactive through its AI powered predictive analytics platform.
Taylor & Hart make proposing with a custom designed, high quality engagement ring, easy, affordable and enjoyable.
Mous is a fashion tech brand that designs and manufactures protective accessories.
Purple Dot allows consumers to request a “worth-the-wait” lower price.
A new era for store management: Agile. Simple. Human.
OpenSensors is an internet of things company that builds a connected world that puts people first.
HubBox is the first universal Click & Collect solution for online retailers.
The Pepper platform supports white label apps for mobile payment, discovery, digital loyalty, social media marketing, and actionable data.
cloud.IQ is an AI and machine learning based automated conversion rate optimisation platform for e-commerce businesses.
Coniq is the Total Customer Engagement Company.
Clickerance enables personalized online food discovery for people with dietary requirements, restrictions or preferences.
Kindred is an impact driven tech company that has developed the world’s first sustainable app monetization network.
Building real-time CCTV powered AI assistants to put in the hands of public space workers.
Greendeck uses AI to help brands and retailers with pricing optimisation and competitor intelligence.
OPUMO is building the digital department store of the future connecting brands with customers through a content-rich shopping platform.
Gig offers a platform for millennials who want to pick up shift work in the hospitality and retail sectors.
B2B SaaS pricing automation solution. We help retailers make profitable pricing decisions.
Asos is an online platform engaged in the retail of fashion and beauty products for men and women.
Make life a little bit better with 100s of recommended products for people living with cancer.
Brand Advocacy Platform that enables purpose-led brands to drive organic growth & retention through word-of-mouth & advocacy
BotsAndUs is a data-driven robotics and AI company that provides full-stack robot systems for public spaces.
A global marketplace enabling creators to monetise their brand. No risk. No waste.
Cornerstone is a subscription service for men's toiletries.
API marketplace with blockchain payments for pay as you go for API usage, Ethereum clients, infrastructure and consulting.
The new way restaurants sell post-COVID
Sook is a retail asset management solution that transforms vacant retail units into customizable digital spaces that are rented by the hour
Perfect Moment is an online fashion marketplace that offers ski, surf, and activewear collections.
Recommerce platform - E-commerce, SaaS and on-demand buyback of consumer electronics
We create memorable brand experiences, drive product considerations and deliver conversions through 3D/AR Technology.
Wevat is the best way to get your tax back on shopping in the UK.
Enterprise Retail SaaS Tech built on Salesforce.com
Watchfinder is the world's leading retailer of pre-owned watches
Global Risk Partners is an investment vehicle aimed at insurance brokers and managing general agents trading in the UK retail and global.
Vashi is a diamond jewellery brand that offers a genuinely unique, disruptive, and omni-channel retail experience.
We believe to be great, you have to be single-minded in your focus. Our focus is on growing retail businesses.
Real-time social proof message expert for enterprise eCommerce | Conversion uplift by up to 12% | Shop Direct, N Brown, TUI, Missguided use.
A burger restaurant inspired by great British produce
Bower Collective is a direct-to-consumer digital platform for sustainable home and personal care products.
Sainsbury’s operates supermarkets and convenience stores, an online grocery and general merchandise operation, as well as Sainsbury’s Bank.
Pho is a UK-based independent restaurant group that specializes in Vietnamese street food.
UK-based shoe brand and Crowdcube alum
SaaS music solution for retail and hospitality businesses looking to boost their customer experience and drive profits
Medino is the convenient online alternative to your High street Health and Wellness Shop.
Victoria Beckham is a fashion brand that creates and markets a collection of apparel and accessories in over 50 countries.
Open for Vintage is a luxury e-commerce fashion platform.
The mobile platform of new generation retailing
Technology that can map, rank and sort location based data by travel time instead of distance. Available as an API or analytics plugins.
Satoshi Systems provides state of the art software solutions for the trading space, currently focusing on the commodity.
Prospective is a software company that enables governments, businesses and communities to foresee the impact of changes to cities.
We provide powerful immersive brand experience & data platform which allows brands & retailers to link offline customers to online profiles
Provides profit-generating open banking API solutions for banks and unique digital experience for their consumers
Vision Direct provides contact lenses, contact lens solutions, and eye care products online.
Stuffstr makes recommerce a part of every retail transaction
ACHICA is an online members-only lifestyle store offering luxury brands at discounted prices.
AI Negotiation Chatbot
myThings provides conversion-driven personalized display advertising solutions for online retailers in Europe.
Marks & Spencer, through its subsidiaries, engages in retailing clothing, food, and home products.
A curated e-commerce to discover the best sustainable independent fashion brands.
Subscription Commerce Platform to better acquire & retain subscribers
When Fresh is a company that specializes in Investment Analytics for companies.
We connect large online and offline retailers as well as small specialist online shops and brand owners
MYSALE Group is an aggregate of 11 online shopping destinations, across 8 countries.
Ollie Quinn is a branded retailer of prescription glasses, sunglasses and non-prescription polarised sunglasses based in the UK and Canada.
New Retail. Uniting the brands of tomorrow with the conscious consumer.
The Sofa & Chair Company is the UK’s leading manufacturer of luxury sofas and bespoke furniture for both commercial and retail application.
The Chapar is a men's stylist service that finds out your tastes and sends you clothes that fit those tastes.
We are the only platform to offer marketers every tool to support an end to end shopper journey from inspiration to (any) checkout
SilkFred is a luxury retail platform that helps independent brands and emerging designers get their products to market.
Health food and nutrition business.
The Flavor Factory is a dark kitchen enabler tech company offering a restaurant-as-a-service platform.
Vagabond Wines is owns and operates wine bars and shops in the United Kingdom.
Jellyfish works as a digital platform, supporting and drives digital transformation by providing strategy, technology, and training.
Bijou Commerce provides brands & publishers with the lowest effort way to get high performing retail apps.
Digital loyalty system for independent retailers and eateries
Software HUBs is engaged in marketing and providing information technology and information technology-enabled services.
The Stem is an online garden center that aims to be a leading digital brand in UK garden retail market.
E-Commerce Company dedicated to serving niche vertical markets.
Data platform for FMCG brands
Magnetto is a developer of digital products predominantly for retailers.
Spreading innovation, building and working on Growence, Innovable, Elle Innovation, WomenX Impact, Vision Awardz and Crypto Coinference.
Darabase is the AR Outdoor Media Company, a turnkey platform and solution for brands and retailers wanting to run AR content in the world.
Sourced Market Bond incredibly proud of the suppliers that They work and believe Their role is seeking out & bringing to market the best.
Kitchen & Ops Automation, POS, App Integration & Payments. Shopwave helps the worlds leading restaurant and retail brands to scale globally.
Trainline is the world’s leading independent digital rail platform.
LASU is mobile shopping platform curated by the UK's finest menswear retailers.
SHAREIGHT is a retail technology business powering multiple brands.
Stitch & Story is a premium crafting company.
Isabella Oliver offers stylish and versatile maternity clothing that allow expectant women to maintain their fashion confidence.
Cult Beauty is the insider’s guide to the world's best beauty products. From skin care to make up
The Sports Edit is a multi-channel retailer.
Biscuiteers is an award-winning online retailer of handmade iced biscuits.
SLIDR is a dynamic pricing technology allowing customers to buy products/services at prices always lower than retail
The UK's largest nationwide, 15-60 minute grocery delivery service. A tech focused logistics marketplace, crowdsourcing from 10,000 drivers.
WoraPay helps retailers to significantly increase sales whilst saving time for their clients: they order and self-checkout on mobile.
Deko is the best way for merchants to help customers finance the important things in life.
The online style destination for todays Man
StreetDots creates smart street-trading platform.
Aduna is a African-inspired food brand
Photon is a technology corporation that provides Strategy Consulting, Creative Design, and Technology Services to global enterprise.
Florismart is the world’s first online flower market.
Pureeros is the first international company a luxury e-boutique dedicated to women pleasure and intimacy and the first online magazine
Omnisend is an ecommerce-tailored email & SMS marketing automation platform.
Hill and Friends is a brand that produces exceptionally crafted and luxuriously functional bags, each affirmed with a subversive wink.