The retail industry continues to evolve as companies build out their omnichannel strategies and develop new ways for consumers to shop in-store and online. Although annual sales are projected to grow steadily, retailers still face supply chain constraints, labor shortages, and theft. Wesco offers proven retail solutions that help our customers navigate these challenges. Whether you’re opening new stores or upgrading your existing infrastructure, we can help optimize your brick-and-mortar footprint and maximize your operational efficiencies.

Comprehensive Retail Solutions

Customers now expect retail technologies to be seamlessly integrated into exceptional in-store environments. To meet these changing consumer demands, retailers must migrate analog systems, build new future-proof networks, upgrade security, increase automation, and maximize square footage. We can support multi-site, multi-national technology rollouts with scalability and consistency across locations.

Our customizable solutions help position retailers for success today and into the future.  


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Automation and IoT

Today’s shoppers prefer automated checkout, while employees appreciate inventory management tools. Retailers use end-cap analysis and occupancy sensors to improve the customer experience. These retail IoT technologies can put data behind interactions, customer traffic patterns, and suspicious behavior.

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Data Center

Retail businesses must optimize their data center operations to support expanding digital revenue initiatives. Whether you’re looking to harden your infrastructure against cyberattacks or improve the sustainability of your data center, our solutions help you meet your business goals.

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Retailers must prioritize loss prevention to minimize incidents, recover stolen merchandise, and reduce store shrinkage. Installing video surveillance allows you to review data and analyze customer interactions. Access control cameras can help you examine theft incidents after they occur to identify potential patterns. Wesco’s security solutions include:

  • Fire and security
  • Intrusion detection
  • Video management and analytics

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Retail Supply Chain Management Services

Wesco improves the supply chain process from start to finish with programs tailored to your business. From standardizing multi-site projects to optimizing product delivery, our services help minimize disruptions in your retail space and allow you to focus on your customers.

  • Cable bundling
  • Camera assembly and IP address loading
  • Cut-to-length cable
  • Just-in-time (JIT) delivery
  • Kitting
  • Labeling, phase taping, printing, dye, and striping
  • Pre-assembly
  • Pre-installed pulling eyes for cable

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Wireless Network

Today’s smart stores need a reliable wireless network to meet business operations goals and customer expectations. Our dedicated wireless solutions team has proven technologies and tangible strategies for outstanding results. Wesco’s wireless solutions include:

  • Small cells
  • Cellular distributed antenna systems (DAS)
  • Wi-Fi

Featured Case Study

Wesco Saves Retail Client Time, Money, and Floorspace with an Assembled Electrical Solution

A fast-growing retailer wanted to streamline their complex electrical power and controls equipment. Wesco’s assembled electrical solution reduced each store’s electrical components footprint by more than 40%.

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