Starmount Customer REI Named as Finalist for Third Annual RIS Mobile App of the Year Award
AUSTIN, Texas – March 28, 2012 – Starmount, a software provider focused on helping retailers optimize the shopper experience, today announced that Starmount customer REI has been named a finalist for the 2012 Mobile App of the Year Award from RIS News, a leading publication in the retail industry.
According to RIS News, the Mobile App of the Year Award "seeks to recognize retail companies for their outstanding achievement in delivering technological, operational, functional and overall excellence to shoppers and the enterprise through mobile devices."
This year’s award highlighted eight finalists across four categories: Enterprise Excellence, Innovation, Shopping and Store Operations. REI was selected as a finalist in the Enterprise Excellence category for the successful deployment of the Starmount Engage Mobile Selling Assistant, which empowers store associates with mobile devices which enable them to provide customers with a more consultative sale. Associates can process transactions, sell memberships, access loyalty data, redeem REI dividends and pick up merchandise that was ordered online in the store. REI has rolled out the application, which is used on Apple iPod Touch devices, to the majority of its U.S. stores.
Winners will be announced at the 5th annual RIS Retail Technology Conference, April 11-13 at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.
Starmount software solutions bring the richness of the Web and the power of mobile into the store, where retailers can create more personalized, relevant, and dynamic interactions with customers. From mobile selling to interactive kiosks, our retail solutions transform the store environment to a more connected, engaging shopping experience. Headquartered in Austin,
Texas, Starmount works with a diverse client base of leading retailers around the world, such as Pep Boys, Urban Outfitters and Home Depot. For more information, visit www.starmount.com, read the blog at www.starmount.com/blog, and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/starmountretail.