VANCOUVER, BC – June 5, 2015 – iQmetrix, a leading provider of end-to-end retail solutions, has been awarded a 2015 Technology Impact Award (TIA) in the category of Excellence in Product Innovation for its endless aisle solution, XQ Shelf. The awards are presented by the BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA).
The Technology Impact Awards honor companies in nine categories divided amongst three distinct groups: Technology, People and Company. The TIAs are the largest technology awards program in British Columbia, Canada. The Excellence in Product Innovation Award acknowledges a unique solution or product that clearly demonstrates an alternative solution or a next-stage development in technology.
“XQ Shelf brings the best of online and physical shopping together to provide a seamless in-store experience for consumers,” said Christopher Krywulak, iQmetrix President and CEO. “We are honored to receive this recognition as it highlights the hard work and innovation of our people, as well as the great experience retailers and their customers will be able to realize with XQ Shelf.”
The TIAs showcase companies throughout our province that are developing solutions to support key sectors both locally and around the world,” said Bill Tam, BCTIA President and CEO. “Having companies like iQmetrix in our midst highlights the ways in which BC technology can power other industries and illustrates the possibilities available for the future.”
Now in its 22nd year, the TIAs shine a spotlight on British Columbia’s tech industry, highlighting innovators in a cross-section of sectors including enterprise software, digital media, 3D scanning, health care and cleantech.
To find out more about XQ Shelf, visit XQShelf.com.
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At iQmetrix, we are passionate about retail. Our purpose is to create great experiences for retailers, their employees and the end consumer. Our products bridge the gap between physical and virtual retail channels, offering the latest in retail management and customer experience technology. XQ Interactive Retail brings elements of online and mobile shopping experiences into the physical store to engage and educate shoppers during the purchase process. RQ Retail Management is a modular system for managing all aspects of a store chain operation, including POS, ERP, inventory and HR. Based on a Platform philosophy, XQ and RQ allow users to effectively manage back-of-house operations and the in-store customer experience. In a nutshell, we give retailers what they need so customers can get what they want. Founded in 1999, iQmetrix is a privately-held software as a service (SaaS) company with offices in Canada, the U.S. and Australia. www.iQmetrix.com
About the BCTIA
The BC Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) supports the development, growth, and advancement of technology companies of all sizes, from every sector – to foster an ecosystem that expands the number of globally successful businesses in British Columbia and Canada. For over 20 years, the BCTIA has helped to grow BC’s tech cluster of nearly 9,000 companies that today employs over 90,000 people and generates more than $23 billion in revenue. www.bctia.org @bctia