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Blockchain for Retail Development Company

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Build trust with your customers and work towards their retention with what blockchain in retail can offer. Turn to Devox to get a custom solution that will help eliminate counterfeit goods, streamline supply chain processes, and shape a more loyal customer audience.

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Our Services

Blockchain for Retail Development Services

  • Inventory Management Solutions

    Tap into more accurate and real-time inventory tracking and record-keeping thanks to blockchain’s unchangeable record of inventory transactions. We will help your warehouse reduce errors, prevent overstocking or stockouts, and significantly improve the efficiency of inventory management systems with smart contracts and decentralized control.

  • Supply Chain Management Solutions

    Achieve complete visibility and traceability across the supply chain. We develop blockchain solutions that help track product provenance, ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, and improve the efficiency of supply chain logistics.

  • Payments and Transactions Solutions

    Streamline payment processes for your clients and within the business infrastructure by integrating cryptocurrency payments. Blockchain will simplify traditional payment infrastructures, reaching faster settlements, reducing operational costs, and generally making the financial side safer, thanks to the architecture nuances.

  • Loyalty and Rewards Programs

    Reinvent your loyalty programs with Web3 tools and potential, providing a more flexible and user-friendly experience for your customers: we can help you integrate tokenized rewards (loyalty points issued as digital tokens), provide transparent ways to earn and redeem points, and prevent reward fraud.

  • Anti-Counterfeiting Solutions

    Whether you work with high-end fashion or electronics, you can avoid the counterfeiting plague by assigning a digital certificate proving authenticity. We will help develop a tamper-proof digital ledger of product information that will ensure the authenticity of goods and protect their brand integrity.

  • Retail Analytics and Consumer Insights

    Refine marketing strategies, improve product offerings, and enhance customer service based on actual data about your clients’ behavior, tastes and preferences. Blockchain’s immutable record-keeping capabilities provide a reliable and accurate means of collecting and analyzing consumer behavior and transaction data.

Benefits

Benefits of Custom Blockchain for Retail Development

  • Shape a Loyal Audience of Customers

    Make your loyalty programs more secure and versatile with myriad of tokens and their mechanics on the blockchain. Issue and manage them, providing a fraud-resistant system that offers real-time transaction visibility. This not only simplifies the management of loyalty points but also enhances the customer experience by providing transparent and instant rewards.

  • Spot and Fight Counterfeiting Momentarily

    Be it luxury goods, electronics, pharmaceuticals or other high-value products that are often falsely copied, blockchain and NFT can help ensure authenticity. With Web3, certified products can be marked with non-fungible token, which will mean that whenever a customer visits your store, they’ll have a complete assurance your store works with brands directly and legally.

  • Guess Your Client’s Wishes Early

    Look where you need and know what you have to without violating anybody’s privacy: blockchain enables secure connection of data that will later help you provide better service, improve client care, and reduce cart abandonment rates. Moreover, with blockchain, consumers have greater control over their personal data, aligning with increasing demands for privacy and compliance with regulations like GDPR.

  • Know Your Product Positions

    Maintain a high reputation by being transparent about product origin. Today’s store guests and shoppers are increasingly interested in the authenticity and ethical sourcing of their purchases — blockchain’s transparent record of product histories can serve as one more ethical means of achieving this objective.

  • Increased Efficiency and Reduced Costs

    Benefit from automation in areas where precision and flawless calculation are needed most. Smart contracts will help you achieve it: they execute automatically when conditions are met, which will eliminate paperwork, save dozens of work hours, reduce the number of intermediaries, and minimize human factors.

  • Improved Security

    Protect your and client’s data on the highest level of fortification by design. Decentralization makes breaching the system tenfold as hard as traditional software.

Key Features

Key Features of Custom Blockchain for Retail

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Decentralization

Unlike traditional databases that are managed by a central authority, blockchain operates on a decentralized network. This decentralization reduces reliance on a single point of failure and makes the system inherently more resilient and secure.

02

Transparency

Every transaction on a blockchain is visible to all participants and is recorded permanently. This level of transparency builds trust among consumers and stakeholders, as it allows for complete traceability of products from origin to retailer.

03

Immutability

Once a transaction is recorded on the blockchain, it cannot be altered or deleted. This immutable record-keeping is crucial for ensuring the integrity of data related to product origins, ownership, and history, helping to combat fraud and counterfeit products.

04

Smart Contracts

These are self-executing contracts with the terms directly written into code. In retail, smart contracts can automate complex agreements, such as payments and supply chain operations, ensuring that all conditions are met before a transaction is completed, thereby reducing errors and increasing efficiency.

05

Real-time Processing

Blockchain can significantly speed up transaction processes by eliminating the need for intermediaries, such as banks and payment processors. This feature is beneficial for both supply chain operations and customer transactions, offering near-instantaneous processing.

06

Data Integrity

With blockchain, data once entered is corroborated by consensus among participants and then permanently recorded. This ensures a high degree of accuracy and reliability in data records, which is crucial for inventory management, regulatory compliance, and financial reporting.

07

Interoperability

Advanced blockchain systems are being developed to be interoperable, allowing different blockchain networks to interact and share information. This feature can facilitate collaborations and partnerships across retail brands, suppliers, and service providers, enhancing the ecosystem's overall efficiency.

08

Tokenization

Blockchain enables the creation of digital tokens that can represent real-world assets or currency. Retailers can use these tokens for loyalty programs, as digital currency for transactions, or even to tokenize inventory for easier management and financing.

Our Process

Our Blockchain for Retail Development Process

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01. Initial Advisory

To provide a comprehensive solution, the Devox team provides thorough advisory, answering your questions, classifying your problem and identifying the use case to implement the potential of blockchain in fmcg. We pinpoint specific challenges or inefficiencies in your retail operations that could benefit from blockchain technology, clearly defining the goals and possible solution types.

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02. Feasibility Study

We conduct technical assessment, evaluating requirements needed to implement a blockchain solution like blockchain type (public, private, or consortium) and its compatibility with existing IT infrastructure. We also conduct a cost-benefit analysis to weigh the potential benefits against the costs and risks associated with deploying blockchain technology.

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03. Choose the Right Blockchain Platform

It’s time to pick a blockchain platform based on the specific needs of the project. Factors to consider here include scalability, speed, security, and the ability to handle the anticipated volume of transactions. To meet specific retail requirements, we can customize particular blockchain solution.

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04. Architecture Design and Development

Our architects create the network architecture and select the blockchain platform (such as Ethereum or Hyperledger Fabric) to create the blockchain infrastructure. They then create the data model and specify how information will be kept, retrieved, and handled on the blockchain. Finally, the team creates smart contracts to automate procedures and workflows, including consent management, claims processing, and data sharing.

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05. Testing and Deployment

Before full-scale deployment, we conduct pilot testing with a small segment of your operations to monitor the blockchain system’s performance and identify any potential issues. We then integrate the blockchain system with existing retail management and IT systems (developing APIs or other interfacing applications). Finally, we roll out the blockchain solution across the retail operations in phases to minimize disruption.

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06. Monitoring and Optimization

We stay in touch to observe the system with special care right after deployment, as well as fix bugs, ,refine the design, or scale the system at your request. Our team also regularly updates the system to incorporate improvements, patch security vulnerabilities, and adapt to new requirements or challenges. As the retail environment and technology landscape evolves, we can assess and update the blockchain solution to leverage new capabilities and maintain its effectiveness.

  • 01. Initial Advisory

  • 02. Feasibility Study

  • 03. Choose the Right Blockchain Platform

  • 04. Architecture Design and Development

  • 05. Testing and Deployment

  • 06. Monitoring and Optimization

Awards & Certifications

Industry Contribution Awards & Certifications

Check Devox Software Awards on rating & review platforms among top software development companies and Certifications our team members holds.

  • Awards
  • Certifications
  • UpWork

    UpWork

  • Clutch

    Clutch

  • The Manifest

    The Manifest

  • DesignRush

    DesignRush

  • MC.today

    MC.today

  • Clutch

    Clutch

  • Clutch

    Clutch

  • AppFutura

    AppFutura

  • Clutch

    Clutch

  • GoodFirms

    GoodFirms

  • DesignRush

    DesignRush

  • UpWork

    UpWork

  • Professional Scrum Master™ II (PSM II)

    Professional Scrum Master™ II (PSM II)

  • Professional Scrum Product Owner™ I (PSPO I)

    Professional Scrum Product Owner™ I (PSPO I)

  • ITIL v.3 Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

    ITIL v.3 Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

  • ITSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor of ISO Standard 20000

    ITSMS Auditor/Lead Auditor of ISO Standard 20000

  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

    Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert

  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

    Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate

  • Quality Assurance ISTQB Foundation Level

    Quality Assurance ISTQB Foundation Level

  • Microsoft Certified Solution Develop (MCSD)

    Microsoft Certified Solution Develop (MCSD)

  • Java Development Certified Professional

    Java Development Certified Professional

  • JavaScript Developer Certificate – W3Schools

    JavaScript Developer Certificate – W3Schools

  • Certified Artificial Intelligence Scientist (CAIS)

    Certified Artificial Intelligence Scientist (CAIS)

  • Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate

    Oracle Database SQL Certified Associate

Case Studies

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  • Web3
  • Fintech

Web 3 White-label PaaS NeoBank

Our client is a blockchain technology firm that has a network of international financial service provider partners. The project is a white-label PaaS ecosystem for neo banking solutions based on the blockchain network.

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USA USA

Social Media Screening Platform Social Media Screening Platform
  • Backend
  • Frontend
  • Cloud Services
  • DevOps & Infrastructure

Social Media Screening Platform

The project is a web-based AI-powered platform for comprehensive social media background screening. Its supertask is to streamline potential employee background checks for companies, tackling employment risk management.

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Core Tech:
  • .NET Core
  • Angular
  • Azure
  • Docker
  • GitLab CI/CD
  • Selenium Web Driver
Country:

USA USA

ILVE ILVE
  • website
  • manufacturer

Kitchen Appliance Manufacturer

ILVE is a home appliance manufacturer operating since 1975 with a traditions-oriented brand. Devox helped ILVE provide more comprehensive user experience on their website and present their goods from a deeper perspective.

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Core Tech:
  • Wordpress
  • Woocommerce
  • Javascript
  • PHP
Country:

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Testimonials

Testimonials

Sweden

The solutions they’re providing is helping our business run more smoothly. We’ve been able to make quick developments with them, meeting our product vision within the timeline we set up. Listen to them because they can give strong advice about how to build good products.

Carl-Fredrik Linné
Tech Lead at CURE Media
Darrin Lipscomb
United States

We are a software startup and using Devox allowed us to get an MVP to market faster and less cost than trying to build and fund an R&D team initially. Communication was excellent with Devox. This is a top notch firm.

Darrin Lipscomb
CEO, Founder at Ferretly
Daniel Bertuccio
Australia

Their level of understanding, detail, and work ethic was great. We had 2 designers, 2 developers, PM and QA specialist. I am extremely satisfied with the end deliverables. Devox Software was always on time during the process.

Daniel Bertuccio
Marketing Manager at Eurolinx
Australia

We get great satisfaction working with them. They help us produce a product we’re happy with as co-founders. The feedback we got from customers was really great, too. Customers get what we do and we feel like we’re really reaching our target market.

Trent Allan
CTO, Co-founder at Active Place
United Kingdom

I’m blown up with the level of professionalism that’s been shown, as well as the welcoming nature and the social aspects. Devox Software is really on the ball technically.

Andy Morrey
Managing Director at Magma Trading
Vadim Ivanenko
Switzerland

Great job! We met the deadlines and brought happiness to our customers. Communication was perfect. Quick response. No problems with anything during the project. Their experienced team and perfect communication offer the best mix of quality and rates.

Vadim Ivanenko
Jason_Leffakis
United States

The project continues to be a success. As an early-stage company, we're continuously iterating to find product success. Devox has been quick and effective at iterating alongside us. I'm happy with the team, their responsiveness, and their output.

Jason Leffakis
Founder, CEO at Function4
Sweden

We hired the Devox team for a complicated (unusual interaction) UX/UI assignment. The team managed the project well both for initial time estimates and also weekly follow-ups throughout delivery. Overall, efficient work with a nice professional team.

John Boman
Product Manager at Lexplore
Tomas Pataky
Canada

Their intuition about the product and their willingness to try new approaches and show them to our team as alternatives to our set course were impressive. The Devox team makes it incredibly easy to work with, and their ability to manage our team and set expectations was outstanding.

Tamas Pataky
Head of Product at Stromcore
Stan Sadokov
Estonia

Devox is a team of exepctional talent and responsible executives. All of the talent we outstaffed from the company were experts in their fields and delivered quality work. They also take full ownership to what they deliver to you. If you work with Devox you will get actual results and you can rest assured that the result will procude value.

Stan Sadokov
Product Lead at Multilogin
United Kingdom

The work that the team has done on our project has been nothing short of incredible – it has surpassed all expectations I had and really is something I could only have dreamt of finding. Team is hard working, dedicated, personable and passionate. I have worked with people literally all over the world both in business and as freelancer, and people from Devox Software are 1 in a million.

Mark Lamb
Technical Director at M3 Network Limited
FAQ

FAQ

  • What is blockchain technology and how can it benefit the retail sector?

    Blockchain technology is a decentralized digital ledger that records transactions across multiple computers so that the record cannot be altered retroactively. In the retail sector, blockchain offers benefits such as increased transparency and traceability in supply chains, enhanced security for transactions, and improved customer loyalty programs. By implementing blockchain, retailers can reduce fraud, streamline operations, and provide a transparent product history to consumers, which enhances trust and customer satisfaction.

  • Can blockchain technology be integrated with existing retail management systems?

    Yes, blockchain technology can be integrated with existing retail management systems. Integration involves using APIs and middleware solutions that allow the blockchain to communicate with existing software. This seamless integration ensures that retailers can adopt blockchain technology without needing to replace their current systems, thereby minimizing disruption and leveraging existing IT investments to maximize efficiency and data integrity across operations.

  • How does blockchain enhance security for retail transactions?

    Blockchain enhances security through its use of encryption and its decentralized nature, which distributes the transaction data across multiple nodes. Each transaction is recorded in a block and linked to both previous and subsequent blocks, making the ledger immutable and tamper-resistant. This structure prevents fraud and unauthorized alterations, ensuring that all retail transactions are secure and verifiable, which is critical in protecting both consumer data and financial transactions.

  • What are the initial steps to implement blockchain in a retail setting?

    The initial steps to implement blockchain in retail include identifying specific challenges within the retail operations that blockchain can address, such as supply chain inefficiencies or customer loyalty concerns. Following this, a feasibility study should be conducted to assess the technical and economic aspects of implementing blockchain. Finally, a suitable blockchain platform needs to be chosen that aligns with the retail business’s scale and requirements, after which pilot testing and gradual integration can begin.

  • How can blockchain technology improve customer loyalty programs?

    Blockchain technology can revolutionize customer loyalty programs by making them more secure and easily manageable. Through tokenization, loyalty points can be issued as digital tokens on a blockchain, allowing for secure, instant, and frictionless transactions. This system not only reduces the possibility of fraud but also enhances the user experience by providing real-time updates and the ability to use or exchange points across various platforms seamlessly. Additionally, the transparency and security of blockchain ensure that customer data is protected, building stronger trust between retailers and their customers.

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