Unata Ranking Jumps 34 Spots After Another Successful Year of Retail Innovation
TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unata, the leading provider of 1-to-1 digital solutions for grocers, has been named in the top 15 on 2017 PROFIT 500 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. Ranking for the second consecutive year, Unata has risen 34 spots, landing at number 15.
The 29th annual PROFIT 500 list celebrates Canadian entrepreneurial achievement by recognizing companies that have exceeded in year over year growth. The program measures businesses on five-year revenue growth to determine Canada’s top 50 fastest-growing companies.
Currently in its sixth year of operation, Unata supports 11 retail partners across North America, representing cumulatively more than 1,300 stores, powering all aspects of their digital grocery experience. Unata’s platform leverages its award winning 1-to-1 personalization engine, which customizes every shopper experience so that it is relevant, easy and convenient.
“It is never easy to earn a spot on the PROFIT 500, but this year’s applicant pool was the most competitive yet,” says Deborah Aarts, PROFIT 500 program manager. “This year’s winners demonstrate the resilience, innovation and sheer management smarts it takes to build a thriving business today. Canada—and the world—needs more entrepreneurial success stories like these.”
Unata has achieved a 3,957 percent five-year revenue growth rate, a 350 percent revenue growth in 2016 and 700 percent revenue growth in 2015. Looking ahead, Unata is ready for another successful year following the recent launch of its “Unified Experience”, which interconnects various shopping modes, including in-store list-planning, delivery and click and collect, into one seamless user experience.
“We’re incredibly honoured to be named as number 15 on the 2017 PROFIT 500 list,” says Founder & CEO Chris Bryson. “Structuring our entire organization around continuous innovation and building groundbreaking digital experiences for North America’s most successful grocers has led us here, and we can’t wait to continue to drive innovation, growth and success across the grocery industry for years to come.”
Unata powers industry-leading digital experiences for North America’s most well-respected grocers, with the mission to innovate the future of the grocery shopping experience. Unata enables 1-to-1 eCommerce, eCircular and eLoyalty experiences, powering the entire digital retailers including Lowes Foods, Raley’s, Longo’s and more. To learn more, visit www.unata.com or follow Unata on Twitter or LinkedIn.
About the PROFIT 500
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