in

101 Top Retail Startups and Companies in Italy (2021)

Table of Contents show

This article showcases our top picks for the best Italy based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Italy Retail Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

iGenius

iGenius

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

iGenius – Augmented Business Intelligence

Scalapay

Scalapay

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Scalapay is a payment method that allows the users to purchase and pay it in three installments of the same amount without interest.

Scalapay

H-FARM

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

H-FARM is an innovative platform set up in 2005 to help entrepreneurs launch new initiatives and support the digitalisation of Corporates

Scalapay

Versace

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Versace is an Italian fashion company and trade name founded by Gianni Versace in Milan in 1978.

Scalapay

Velasca

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Velasca is a direct-to-consumer brand, focused on offering Made in Italy shoes at friendly prices.

Scalapay

Invrsion

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

inVRsion develops ultra-realistic 6DOF VR simulation with focus on retail and 3D product digitization.

Scalapay

ELSE Corp

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

ELSE Corp is an Italian B2B and B2B2C startup, designing new technological solutions for Virtual Retail and Cloud Manufacturing

Scalapay

FrescoFrigo – Healthy food close to you

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

FrescoFrigo is a smart fridge designed for people who care about their own well being, requiring fresh and quality products.

Scalapay

Cosaporto

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cosaporto is a home delivery service bringing users goods from upmarket and premium shops.

Scalapay

Contactlab

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Technology and services that enables brands to personalise communications and strenghten the relationship with customers

Scalapay

Switcho

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Switcho helps you managing your recurring expenses by finding self-tailored deals, saving your money and time

Scalapay

Wahu S.r.l.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Wahu is the very first active sole able to adapt its morphology to changes.

Scalapay

Qapla’ Srl

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Tracking information for eCommerce and for better customer support

Scalapay

Barberino’s – Classic Italian Barber

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Independent Italian men’s grooming company offering premium care to premium men

Scalapay

Growish

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fintech API for the Sharing Economy | Collect money from friend and family for anything you wish | API and Saas Available for third parties

Scalapay

Checkout Technologies

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Checkout Technologies creates AI powered technologies to reshape and enhance the relationship between physical retailers and shoppers.

Scalapay

Eligo

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

First Marketplace of Personal Stylists, the Sartorialists

Scalapay

Babaco Market

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Babaco Market is an ecommerce business from Italy selling grocery “ugly products” on demand.

Scalapay

Yocabè

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Yocabè connects apparel brands and their products with the global customers of online marketplaces.

Scalapay

Competitoor

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Competitoor is the B2B data platform that provides global information about pricing to Brands and e-commerce

Scalapay

ARTKNIT STUDIOS

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Direct-to-consumer brand dedicated to democratise luxury in the knitwear industry.

Scalapay

RisparmioSuper

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

RisparmioSuper compares grocery store online and offline prices in Italy and developped ad advanced ecommerce platform for retailers

Scalapay

PRIMPY

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Primpy is a community-generated platform that connects the fashion industry through technology, usability, transparency and simplicity.

Scalapay

EXTRABANCA

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Extrabanca is a retail banking company in Italy founded specifically for foreign citizens living in Italy and for the businesses they run.

Scalapay

Mister Worker

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mister Worker is the online store for professionals, with more than 20,000 tools of the highest quality and from the best brands.

Scalapay

Base Protection

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Base Protection designs, plans and produces Comfort. The comfort of professional shoes that protect and improve worker’s life.

Scalapay

Scloby

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Cloud point of sale for tablet and smartphone

Scalapay

WIB Machines

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

WIB merges e-commerce benefits, brick&mortar convenience with data&analytics, providing a bridge between online and physical commerce

Scalapay

AR Market

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

AR Market innovative startup operates in the Immersive Technology market (AR/VR) , with focus on Marketing, Retailing, Education & Training.

Scalapay

Monophases

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Sustainability. Circularity. Technology. We are a GreenTech Start-Up, building inclusive solutions to support green development.

Scalapay

Mondial Pet Distribution

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mondial Pet Distribution distributes hygiene and personal products for animals, under the Fortesan brand.

Scalapay

WonderStore

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

WonderStore is a computer vision platform for retail that satisfies the strategic need to know the shop visitors.

Fabbricatorino

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fabbricatorino produces high quality eyewear, creating a perfect mix of Italian craftsmanship, technological innovation and sustainability. With a omnichannel approach, it sells its products 100% made in Italy using a modern and constantly evolving business model.

Scalapay

Gourmant

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Gourmant is an online shopping club offering wine and food products from Italy at discounts.

Scalapay

Sinba

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The first app to pay and skip the retail line

Scalapay

Chef Dovunque

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Chef Dovunque selects homemade and organic ingredients for signature Italian pasta, and packages and distributes them as pre-measured kits.

Scalapay

Buru Buru

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Buru Buru is an online shopping platform that offers products made by young designers and independent brands.

Scalapay

Generali Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Generali Group is a global insurance firm that offers financial services to its clients.

Scalapay

Lualdi S.p.A.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Lualdi is a historic company of Italian design in the field of interior doors, custom furniture and contract.

Scalapay

Wineverse

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Siamo una enoteca dedicata alla vendita online di vino pregiato.

Scalapay

Juicebar Srl

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Juicebar Srl manufactures and markets fresh fruit and vegetable juice, food and natural food.

Scalapay

Renzini

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Renzini produces & sells its own brand “Renzini Alta Norcineria” high quality cured meats, other gastronomic specialties destined for shops.

Scalapay

Taste Italy S.r.l.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Taste Italy with the brand GustaMente reinterprets the Italian gastronomic excellences in healthy logic. Products strictly gluten-free

Scalapay

Crea Solution Srl

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Crea Solution Srl offers software and hardware solutions to the fashion, automotive, aerospace, leather goods and furniture industries.

Scalapay

What a Space

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

What a Space aims to help companies, creatives and professionals to create the best offline business concepts.

Scalapay

Luxottica Group SpA

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear with high quality.

Scalapay

HOPSTOK

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

HOPSTOK is a B2B marketplace for independent fashion stores to sell their unsold goods in an innovative way

Scalapay

Tod’s

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Tod’s is a luxury goods company.

Scalapay

riCompro Italia

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Get cash for your used smartphones and buy regenerated phones up to 50% off.

Scalapay

Abiby

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Abiby is the italian leading platform that offers subscription services to discover and try new beauty brand and products.

Scalapay

Diesel

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

A leading pioneer in denim and casual fashion, known for moving outside and ahead of trends in its industry.

Scalapay

KlikkaPromo

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

KlikkaPromo is an Italian sales promotions search engine operating in both food and non-food retail markets.

Scalapay

Eataly Net

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Eataly is a high-end Italian food market and mall chain that comprises of restaurants, food and beverage stations, bakeries, and retailers.

Scalapay

The WishList

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Wishlist is a unique Italian company, which introduced the concept of gift box applied to objects rather than experiences.

Scalapay

Gruppo MutuiOnline

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Gruppo Mutui Online is a mortgage broker for banks and is located in Italy.

Scalapay

Washeria

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

E-commerce startup offering foodstuffs, personal and home cleaning products.

Scalapay

Calzedonia Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Calzedonia Group is a vibrant, multi-faceted organization.

Scalapay

Arcaplanet

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Arcaplanet is the Pet Store chain in Italy, specialized in pet food & care.

Scalapay

Giochi Preziosi

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Giochi Preziosi is a consumer goods company that offers toys and kids merchandise.

Scalapay

Esselunga S.p.A.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Esselunga S.p.A. is a retail company.

Scalapay

New Guards Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

New Guards Group engages in manufacture and distribution of fashion garments.

Scalapay

Brioni S p A

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Brioni S.p.A. is an Italian high-end fashion house founded in 1945.

Scalapay

Wardroba Srl

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Wardroba Srl is a hub of independent fashion brands offering a variety of goods from accessories, bags, shoes, clothes, shirts & sunglasses.

Scalapay

Garanteasy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Garanteasy is the only technological platform that connects all players in the warranty ecosystem

Scalapay

Luisa Via Roma

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The latest clothing, shoes, bags, and fine jewellery collections from top Designers for both Men and Women.

Scalapay

Max Mara Fashion Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Max Mara Fashion Group

Scalapay

Dainese

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

To advocate and deliver safety to people exposed to traumatic injuries in dynamic sports and everyday activities.

Scalapay

Amplifon

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Amplifon is a global leader in the hearing care retail market, empowers people to rediscover all the emotions of sound.

Scalapay

Mirror

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Social E-commerce

Scalapay

Stroili Oro Spa

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Stroili Oro Spa are makers of unique & innovative jewellery, rings, ear rings in gold, silver & diamond.

Scalapay

Temera

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Temera offers a ‘digital voice’ to goods using UHF & NFC RFID tech and leverages the use of BlockChain to resolve these traceability issues.

Scalapay

Fortuna Vini

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Fortuna Vini is surrounded by that hills, devoted to the production of wine since Roman Age over 2.000 years ago.

Scalapay

Emerge

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The place where buyers and producers of authentic Italian food can easily connect with each other through a virtual market.

Scalapay

Geox S p A

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

GEOX is the premier Italian footwear brand known for its invention of the “shoe that breathes”.

Scalapay

Brunello Cucinelli

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Contemporary luxury brand specialised in cashmere for menswear & womenswear. Made in Italy.

Scalapay

Gruppo Buffetti

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Gruppo Buffetti is an office equipment supplier company.

Scalapay

The Clutcher

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

The Clutcher is an e-commerce platform with an accurate selection of multibrand luxury stores.

Scalapay

Renovation Brands

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Internet retail company that sells electric fireplaces and heaters to residential and commercial clientele in the renovation space.

Scalapay

TXT Polymedia

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

TXT e-solutions is an international software products and solutions vendor.

Scalapay

Furla

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Furla is a Italian lifestyle brand with a distinctive playful spirit and contemporary elegance.

Scalapay

Guanxi

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Guanxi supports companies in leading the transformation of traditional business models taking the competitive advantage of digital.

Scalapay

MyBeautyBox

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MyBeautyBox is a subscription commerce platform offering an innovative way for discovering, learning and shopping for beauty products.

Scalapay

EUROSPIN ITALIA SPA

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Eurospin is an Italian discount store with a long experience in the large-scale distribution sector & more than 1,200 points of sale.

Scalapay

De Rigo SpA

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

De Rigo SpA is a manufacturer and distributor of high-end sunglasses.

Scalapay

Yeppon

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Yeppon is a company that provides internet technology branding.

Scalapay

Safilo Group

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Safilo Group is a manufacturer of sunglasses and optical frames.

Scalapay

PittaRosso

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

PittaRosso is a retailer of shoes and leather goods.

Scalapay

Slam Jam

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Slam Jam is a globally-recognized business operates as seal of approval applied to clothing and goods that represent urban subcultural.

Scalapay

HOORO

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

HOORO is an Italian Retail Tech start-up developing predictive models of Machine Learning on Out-Of-Stock invetory by intercepting the consumer’s purchase act at the brick & mortar store and optimizing on-shelf and warehouse inventory.

Scalapay

Mondo Convenienza

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Mondo Convenienza provides furniture and furnishing accessories.

Scalapay

ibs.it

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

ibs.it is an online boook store.

Scalapay

MARR S.p.A.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

MARR S.p.A. commercializes and distributes fresh, dried, and frozen food products for foodservice operators in Italy, the European Union.

Scalapay

Amilon

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Amilon has introduced digital gift cards in the italian market, creating real-time rewards for employee incentives and welfare schemes

Scalapay

Roberto Cavalli

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Roberto Cavalli is synonymous with joy and optimism, with glamour and success, with luxury and beauty.

Scalapay

Predit

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

PREDIT offers a Cloud AI solution helping Fashion & Retail brands improve profitability of assortments and reducing related risks and costs

Scalapay

Retex

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Retex specializes in sales innovation that helps its clients to develop their business, engage, and retain customers.

Scalapay

Emilio Pucci S.r.l.

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Emilio Pucci S.r.l is designs and markets ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, and eyewear.

Scalapay

Retlas

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Retlas is a platform that on the one hand simplifies the digitization of retail while on the other enables the creation of custom ecommerce.

Scalapay

Custom

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Custom is an Italian corporation with an international presence having a large engineering footprint.

Scalapay

Old Mutual Wealth Italy

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Old Mutual Wealth Italy is a provider of retail investment business solutions and products.

Scalapay

EzTrader Online

Crunchbase Website Twitter Facebook Linkedin

Trading benefits offered by EzTrader

Written by Mark Kendall

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

101 Top Energy Startups and Companies in Italy (2021)

101 Top Artificial Intelligence Startups and Companies in Italy (2021)