Explore New Thinking

TO IMPROVE YOUR FUTURE 

By providing access to new technologies, we extend the possibilities for your business. We can customize our existing systems to fit your exact needs and co-invest with you to maximize your return on investment. We provide access to cutting-edge solutions from start-ups and leading tech companies in Silicon Valley.
 
SafeRock participates actively on industry and advisory boards at several universities. Industry press regularly invites SafeRock to contribute thought leadership articles on business improvement. We also serve as advisors to several tech companies.
 
Using our extensive research capabilities, our clients have gained insight on retail markets and investment opportunities. In particular, our focus has been on Store 2.0, Analytics, Enterprise systems, and E-commerce.
 
 

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

BE ON THE LEADING EDGE

New technology can improve your business with custom solutions, co-investment in joint projects, and disruptive solutions that bring new answers.

  • SafeRock licenses its ‘Best in Class’ SaaS analytics software to retailers and brands. This system improves merchandising and marketing ROI for online and retail companies. We can customize this system to suit your particular needs and to integrate with internal enterprise data warehouses. Find out more about how we customize existing solutions to fit your exact needs.

  • Our principals at SafeRock are respectful of the technological innovation emerging from Silicon Valley impacting business. We meet regularly with incubator companies, venture capital, and emerging technology firms to discuss economic trends, customer engagement, and new technology. To find out more of how we can provide immediate access to some of the latest Silicon Valley technology, contact us.

  • SafeRock has co-invested with businesses and shared the benefits from our technology. If you are a retailer or company interested in co-investing, we can discuss how we can partner with you on a project. We can bring you significant ROI benefit at zero risk.
     
    To find out more of how we can work together and share benefits in a low-cost, zero risk manner, contact us for a trial use of our solution and free ROI analysis.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING

We are proud of our thought leadership role on University boards, in business writing, and our advisory roles with innovative tech companies.

  • We have authored and co-authored research published in CITI Research, Retail & Leisure, Retail Solutions Online, Chain Store Age, Apparel News, Handelsblatt, and Shopping Center Business. Read our writing on business and ROI improvement and ask us for links to these articles in industry publications. We will be glad to share these with you. 

  • Since 2013, we have served on the board of governors for University of North Texas’ merchandising and digital retailing program and the Think Tank for the program’s research center. SafeRock also serves as an Advisory Board Member of New Jersey Institute of Technology’s School of Management.  Find out more about our participation with academic institutions and in thought leadership in our News section

  • Our principals at SafeRock serve as advisors to innovate technology companies from Silicon Valley, including emerging Retail Tech for analytics and store improvement, and Fin Tech for ‘smart contracts’ and p2p technology. We are happy to share with you where we are involved in new tech and venture companies.

MARKET RESEARCH

FOR TACTICAL PLANNING

We understand where there are opportunities in retail and can support your investment strategy including m&a, company valuations, and strategic partnerships.

  • Big Data, SaaS, improved algorithmic analysis driving ROI – these are all part of the new scene in retail Analytics systems. They are improving business performance in significant ways, helping retailers make better use of working capital, find opportunities for better and more profitable analysis, and improving competitive position vis-a-vis other companies.

    If you would like more information about where there are opportunities for Analytics to improve retail ROI, or wish to discuss related research, company valuations, emerging technology or m&a in this sector, please contact us directly.

  • ‘Store 2.0 Systems constitute a strong emerging area for retailers. This includes integration of tablet and cloud-based POS with existing store POS platforms, emerging payment systems and unbundling of payment transactions, improved store sensors for traffic counting, and advances in in-store marketing primarily via mobile devices. Read our discussion on the evolving POS 2.0 and what changes this heralds in the future for retailers.  

    If you would like more information about emerging Store 2.0 systems in retail, or wish to discuss related research, company valuations, emerging technology or m&a in this sector, please contact us directly. 
  • The growth of Enterprise solutions in retail technology is driven by increase of omni-channel and mobile use. There is pressure from shareholders to increase cash flow, and this means either the elimination of excess labor or the automation of tasks, leading to business opportunity for vendors in this space. These systems need to be securely managed, leading to improvement in the market for security systems. 
     
    If you would like more information about emerging Enterprise System trends in retail, or wish to discuss related research, company valuations, emerging technology or m&a in this sector, please contact us directly. 
  • Mobile and E-commerce account for an ever-larger share of retail sales. Customer engagement lies at the heart of this. To understand more on the opportunities being brought about by E-commerce and mobile, and how to improve retail ROI in this environment, read our writings. 
     
    If you would like more information about emerging E-commerce systems trends in retail, or wish to discuss related research, company valuations, emerging technology or m&a in this sector, please contact us directly.