Customer Stories: Retail

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

  • Tommy Bahama

    Tommy Bahama

    • Tommy Bahama retailer deploys Cisco Meraki in over 100 stores and 10 restaurants
    • One engineer centrally manages all wireless APs, switches, and security appliances
    • Store iPads for PoS are managed and tracked with Systems Manager
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada

    Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada

    • High-end chocolate retailer deploys Cisco Meraki APs and security appliances
    • Provides a secure, PCI-compliant solution to support mobile POS system
    • Distinct SSIDs for POS software and staff BYOD network
  • Ben Bridge Jeweler

    Ben Bridge Jeweler

    • Family-owned jeweler with over 75 locations deploys Cisco Meraki access points
    • Access points provide reliable wireless connection to all stores on a single SSID
    • Wireless supporting iPads to virtually showcase jewelry
  • Hydroscand AB

    Hydroscand AB

    • Swedish company has warehouses & stores in 17 countries in Europe, Asia & Africa
    • Branches equipped with MX Security Appliances for site-to-site VPN connections
    • IT team configured & planned deployments using dashboard, without going on-site
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Francesco Smalto

    Francesco Smalto

    • Historic bespoke tailor headquartered in Paris with 10 branch locations
    • Deployed Meraki Security Appliances with built-in WiFi to reduce installed devices
    • Stores connect using secure site-to-site VPN for transferring business-critical info
  • PGA Tour Superstores

    PGA Tour Superstores

    • Retailer with 20 locations nationwide supports BYOD while remaining PCI compliant
    • Intuitive cloud management offers ideal visibility and control for limited IT staff
    • Built-in analytics reveal how vendors, guests, and employees use the 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
  • CorePower Yoga

    CorePower Yoga

    • Largest national yoga organization with over 120 studios across the US
    • Meraki MX Security Appliances and MR Access Points deployed at each location
    • Reliable network supports mobile POS, student sign-in, guest WiFi, and more
  • Ladbrokes

    Ladbrokes

    • World leader in the betting & gaming industry with over 2,700 outlets across Europe
    • Over 2,700 Cisco Meraki plug-and-play APs deployed around the UK/I in short order
    • Built-in location analytics provides Ladbrokes real-time footfall data across UK&I
  • Applebee’s

    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • City of Palma de Mallorca

    City of Palma de Mallorca

    • One of Europe’s most popular vacation spots with tens of thousands visitors annually
    • Deployed Meraki APs over 5 km of beaches in 3 months along with custom tourism apps
    • Segmented SSIDs, splash pages, and Facebook login for customized authentication
  • EAST

    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
  • Cash Converters

    Cash Converters

    • Free phone calls between sites with managed switch ports, VOIP, and MPLS
    • Secure and reliable Internet access to support online point of sale system 24/7
    • Remote troubleshooting capabilities allow small IT team to support entire network
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • MAXI Autohöfe

    MAXI Autohöfe

    • 11 premier service stations distributed across Germany
    • Meraki dashboard simplifies management of network supporting 4200 clients weekly
    • Facebook login for guest WiFi increases brand recognition through check-ins