Gartner Selects MeSpoke as a 2017 Cool Vendor in the Retail Merchandising and Marketing Sector

St Petersburg, FL – May 11, 2017: MeSpoke, an innovative Consumer-tech company, announced it has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in the 04 May 2017 report titled, “Cool Vendors in Retail Merchandising and Marketing” by Kelsie Marian and Bob Hetu. The report evaluates interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services in the retail merchandising and marketing sector.

“It is an incredible moment for us to be recognized as a 2017 Cool Vendor by Gartner,” said Sid K. Hasan, Founder & Chief Evangelist Officer of MeSpoke. “We set out to disrupt traditional retail and replace sales agents with everyday individuals – we believe this recognition by Gartner is validation that allows us to build on our timing-to-market and continue to create the future of fashion-based retail commerce. We see a future where retailers employ less sales agents and rely on our community to facilitate transactions, all while MeSpoke brokers brand based loyalty for purchase”.

MeSpoke Creates:

  • User-generated content that is the call to action
  • A view into a consumer’s closet
  • A democratized shopping channel
  • Innovative brand-based loyalty programs
  • A marriage between clicks & bricks
  • An abundance of consumer insights through its metadata and attribution functions


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About MeSpoke:

MeSpoke is a fashion catalogue and shopping data analytics company. The patent-pending MeSpoke app allows users to rate and select for purchase (directly from the manufacturer) fashion items that they spot in their friends' photos. MeSpoke creates abounding social and visual engagement to accelerate the real-world fashion conversation: I love that! Who makes it? Where can I buy it? In this way, MeSpoke helps fashion brands shrink the find-buy cycle. MeSpoke is based in St Petersburg, FL. The company has been featured in publications and news programs including Eligible Magazine, Toronto Sun, 24 Hours Vancouver, MR Magazine and ABC News.

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