Plantation, FL (June 16TH, 2014) – Chetu Inc., the world-class software development provider exhibited at The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Connect, June 10-13 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. This year, the FMI Connect conference combined many elements of grocery retail and distribution, with a large focus placed on educational seminars discussing what the future holds for retail grocers.
The biggest topic of conversation at FMI Connect this year revolved around shopper applications and loyalty programs. Also, grocery retailers are looking for ways to enhance the shopper experience by pushing location based targeted marketing to their mobile devices while in store.
FMI Connect visitors showed special interest in development solutions such as Sharepoint, iOS/Android development (shopper apps & loyalty apps), POS systems, business intelligence integration and reporting, augmentation of in-house development teams. Also topics such as displays and design with impact, smart and active packaging, next generation packaging and sustainability captivated the attention of attendees this year.
“This is the first time Chetu has been to FMI Connect and we’re very glad to have exhibited this year. Although there wasn’t a lot of foot traffic at our booth, we appreciated the quality and quantity of software/technology exhibitors at the show, many expressing they would like to use the Chetu model to satisfy their augmentation needs,” said Michael Branton, National Account Manager for Retail and Strategic Solutions at Chetu.
Chetu is a 14-year old software development provider that delivers World-Class IT Solutions serving entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 clients. With a growing team of over 800 skilled engineers spread across seven global locations, it is able to provide a unique delivery model that blends an onsite / offsite team in a setting that fits customer's budget, yet does not compromise on local interaction or real time collaboration. Beyond providing IT resources, Chetu also excels in providing industry specific and niche technology solutions. Be it Healthcare, Retail, Finance, Telecom, Gaming, Hospitality, Travel, E-Learning, Supply chain or others. Its services include process and systems design, package implementation, custom development, business intelligence and reporting, systems integration, as well as testing, maintenance and support. Chetu's expertise spans across the entire IT spectrum.