Customer Stories: Retail

From guest WiFi to line busting and inventory management, Meraki’s cloud-managed networking lowers operational costs and improves customer experience.

  • United Colors of Benetton UK

    United Colors of Benetton UK

    • Global fashion brand deploys Meraki APs at London headquarters and flagship stores
    • Centralized dashboard provides easy multi-site management and comprehensive reports
    • Integrated AP firewall enables secure employee access alongside public guest network
  • Design Within Reach

    Design Within Reach

    • Meraki WiFi supports HQ, 47 stores, and warehouse for premier furniture retailer
    • Built-in stateful firewall and WPA2-Enterprise authentication ensure PCI compliance
    • Studio proprietors easily deploy plug and play access points without on-site IT
  • Westfield Malls

    Westfield Malls

    • Worldwide shopping center portfolio with 111 holdings worldwide and 23,000 retailers
    • WiFi and security appliance network covers corporate HQ and dozens of malls
    • Guest WiFi supports tens of thousands of clients per month, hundreds of GB of data.
  • Maplin Electronics

    Maplin Electronics

    • UK’s leading specialist electronics retailer deploys Cisco Meraki cloud managed APs
    • Installation of 400 APs across 200+ stores completed in 6 weeks
    • Cloud managed WiFi enables store teams more time on the shop floor
  • Applebee’s


    • Multiple franchisees deploy Meraki APs in 200+ Applebee’s nationwide
    • Meraki’s built-in firewall secures cardholder data, ensuring PCI compliance
    • Eliminated separate Internet connection for guest WiFi, resulting in cost-savings
  • Sterling Autobody

    Sterling Autobody

    • Centralized network management for nationwide collision repair with 60+ locations
    • Segregated SSIDs ensure security on corporate, guest and individual machine networks
    • Integrated MDM provides visibility and quick troubleshooting for shop devices
  • EAST


    • Women's fashion brand centralizes network management across 66 outlets
    • PCI-compliant solution includes firewall, WIPS, and 802.1X security out of box
    • High-performance APs support reliable, seamless coverage for iPads and other devices
  • Forever New

    Forever New

    • Australian retailer with 260+ stores in 11 countries supports iPad PoS initiative
    • Cisco Meraki APs in stores make network management easy across sites worldwide
    • Cisco Meraki switches offer unprecedented visibility into corporate network
  • Peet's Coffee & Tea

    Peet's Coffee & Tea

    • Artisan coffee roaster and specialty tea retailer with over 190 locations
    • Deployed Meraki APs for guest WiFi, secure VPN network using MX Security Appliances
    • Centralized management via Meraki dashboard dramatically reduces IT support load
  • Cutter & Buck

    Cutter & Buck

    • Seattle-based premier apparel company with 450 employees
    • Wireless robotic sewing machines at distribution warehouse require reliable network
    • Splash page and hosted RADIUS server simplifies guest access, easing helpdesk burden