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List of the Best Retail Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2007, hedgehog lab is a global software consultancy of 200+ that specializes in multi-platform software and device innovation. Headquartered in London with six offices across three continents, their team architects, designs, and develops app solutions that prepare brands for the future of post-PC devices.

    Clients
    EDF Energy
    Financial Times
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Santander Bank
    Industries
    Notable Project

    hedgehog lab created a series of successful apps for a large Norwegian energy company. Designed for both iPhone and iPad, the apps were made to inspire creativity and engagement within key audiences. Workmanship aside, the client also recognized their professionalism and proactive approach.

    "We really enjoyed working with the hedgehog lab team. Their company is efficient, helpful, friendly, and delivered perfectly on time to a very high standard." – Web Editor, Norwegian Energy Corporation

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  • 2
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    ArcTouch was founded in 2008 and has offices in San Francisco, Calif., New York, and Florianópolis, Brazil. They excel at app development, blockchain, and UX/UI design. They guide their enterprise clients through the app building process by defining a strategy for the best user experience, planning the visual design, developing and testing the prototype, and ensuring optimization and growth.

    Clients
    Yahoo!
    Adidas
    Audi
    3M
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A California-based content discovery startup hired ArcTouch to design a content discovery platform and iOS app. They provided feedback on the startup's user stories, created wireframes, and developed the platform and app. The project was completed ahead of schedule.

    “We’re astonished at the quality of the work. We’re a small company, and we weren’t expecting the same level of service a Fortune 500 company might enjoy. We were amazed by their design and the effort that went into every screen.” – Senior Project Manger, Content Discovery Startup

  • 3
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    STRV is a software design & engineering team of 200+ experts working out of Los Angeles, San Francisco, London and Prague. Founded in 2004, the company provides app and web development, UX/UI, web design and app testing via full product delivery and team augmentation engagements. Delivering 70+ apps annually, they work with clients big and small from industries including financial services, e-commerce and education.
     

    Clients
    Boosted Boards
    The Athletic
    ClassDojo
    Microsoft
    Industries
    Notable Project

    From minimum viable product (MVP) to finished product, STRV developed a smart fragrance app for iOS and Android. The product engaged users and immediately stood out on the market, while the team’s speed, efficiency, and comprehensive expertise impressed the client during the entire cooperation.

    “It’s been impressive for us to work with STRV because they’ve been able to problem-solve different aspects that had never been touched or done before in this industry. It’s rewarding to work with an incredible team of smart people who can solve problems that don’t exist yet.” – Co-Founder & CMO, Fragrance App
     

  • 4
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    Rite Aid
    Sunnycomb
    QuizUp
    Verizon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

  • 5
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Charlottesville VA

    Mobile application development company WillowTree, Inc. was founded in 2007. With headquarters in Charlottesville, Va., and offices in New York and Durham, N.C., WillowTree has a team of 200+. They offer full-service development for both iOS and Android platforms, including mobile strategy, user experience design, testing, launching, and maintenance. 

    Clients
    AOL
    Time Warner
    Fisher-Price
    Johnson & Johnson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    WillowTree worked with a cinema to maintain an existing mobile app and eventually rebuilt the app, integrated a loyalty program, and made it easy for customers to purchase tickets. The client appreciated WillowTree’s willingness to work with an existing app instead of redeveloping the whole project.

    “The biggest success for us was having WillowTree take over the app. After that, they integrated our entire loyalty program into it, which was already the biggest of its kind in the movie industry.” – Vice President of Media, Cinema

  • 6
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Cheesecake Labs is a software design and engineering partner that builds tech products. With locations in California and Brazil, they have been building apps since 2013. Their multidisciplinary team of 60+ designers, engineers, and project managers collaborate with clients to deliver software solutions. The company offers full-service development for iOS, Android, and Web platforms, including UI/UX design, backend engineering, project management, testing, launching, and maintenance.

    Clients
    Singularity University
    Tapcart
    AES
    Cargill/Agriness
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cheesecake Labs developed the Android app of a game-changing SaaS platform that allows Shopify merchants to launch mobile shopping apps.

    “If you want to work with some of the most talented, professional and honest people, Cheesecake has them. We are very particular when it comes to mobile design/development; Cheesecake knows this and continues to deliver quality!" Founder & CEO, Software Startup
     

  • 7
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Washington DC

    Based in Vienna, VA, 10Pearls designs and maintains apps for various companies. The company and its nearly 350 employees have experience in cybersecurity, product development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Paypal
    Coca-Cola
    IRS
    AARP
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A telemedicine company needed assistance with platform development and maintenance. 10Pearls helped the telemedicine company with all aspects of platform development, creating a website and mobile app and ensuring the website’s backend was admin-friendly.

    “They [10Pearls] get the job done, work hard, and are very responsive. I’ve never had to question if I should replace them.” – CTO, Telemedicine Company

  • 8
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bournemouth United Kingdom

    3 SIDED CUBE is an accredited app development and digital product agency headquartered in Bournemouth, England with additional locations in London, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Since their ambitious beginning in 2009, the team of about 38 has collaborated with startups and international organizations, reaching over 87 countries and more than 100 million global downloads. In addition to mobile app development, they also provide UX/UI design services to inspirational organizations.

    Clients
    American Red Cross
    ASPCA
    LUSH
    Global Forest Watch
    Industries
    Notable Project

    3 SIDED CUBE developed a suite of disaster preparedness apps to help keep communities safe during natural disasters. Using location-targeting and emergency alerts to develop an app across iOS and Android that help people prepare for, respond to and recover from all kinds of natural disasters. The suite of apps has garnered over 10 million global downloads and delivered more than 500 million emergency alerts in a year. The team has been praised for their agility and knowledge while the suite of apps has been recognized for their reach and impact during times of crisis.

    “They’re very knowledgeable and often suggest additional functionality or features that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. They’re one step ahead of the game.” – Digital Manager, Civic Organization.

  • 9
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Rightpoint, headquartered in Chicago, is a web and mobile app development firm. Founded in 2007, their team of about 450 employees services midmarket and enterprise clients across industries such as consumer products and services, IT, and retail. They also offer UX design services.

    Clients
    Rue La La
    Macy's
    Care.com
    Intuit
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rightpoint provided web development services to create an internet portal. The team used Azure to build the platform, which tracks internal projects and invoices. Their efforts have streamlined efficiency by automating several previously manual processes.

    “They took an 85-year old process and improved it efficiently.” — Team Member, Steel Fabricating Company

  • 10
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Gurugram India

    Daffodil Software is a custom software and app developer proficient in blockchain technologies. Founded in 1999, this 250+ team of digital experts is headquartered in Gurgaon, India with an office in Grandville, MI.

    Clients
    F6 Online
    Medidoc
    Nokia
    Sony
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Salvaging an already struggling project, Daffodil developed and successfully scaled a number of apps for a food service company. The team’s services were retained after impressing the client with their resourcefulness, efficacy, and customer-centric approach.

    “They’ve got the right team to try and build out the solution at a reasonable, affordable rate. They're very focused on delivering quality work.” – CTO, Food Distributor

  • 11
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Chandigarh India

    Founded almost 20 years ago in 2000, Net Solutions develops web, mobile, and e-commerce platforms. The team of nearly 800 employees is headquartered in Chandigarh, India but has offices in London, UK and Toronto, Canada as well. They also offer cloud services and UX design.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    PayPal
    Xerox
    The English Premier League
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An education tech startup teamed up with Net Solutions to create a mobile version of a pre-existing web-based platform. The client was impressed with Net Solutions' ability to work with the existing website and to redevelop entire parts as needed.

    “They’re eager to deliver good products, which paves the way for business success. From my perspective, the owner runs the company extremely well.” – Founder, Ed Tech Startup

  • 12
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Sunnyvale CA

    Founded in 2006, Algoworks is a web and mobile development company with over 500 apps completed for businesses of all sizes. Their team of 50+ mobile strategists, designers, and business analysts are based out of Noida, India and Sunnyvale, CA.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Ebay
    NDTV imagine
    PlayUp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    With 10 developers assigned to the project, Algoworks designed and developed a custom web and mobile solution for rush delivery to the app store. After the app launched successfully with 200,000 downloads, the team’s support continued to impress, much as their flexibility, creativity, and quality had before the deadline.

    “Working with Algoworks was a great experience in terms of timeliness and quality.” – President, Consumer Product Startup

  • 13
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Moskva Russia

    AGIMA is a digital agency in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 2005, they have about 82 employees that serve mostly enterprise and midmarket clients in the e-commerce, financial, and retail industries. Services include web, mobile app, and custom software development.

    Clients
    Aeroflot
    Snow Queen
    X5 Retail Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AGIMA provided web development and technical support for a fashion brand. Their team built a mobile-friendly platform focusing on lead generation. The website has received positive feedback and increased the partner's sales.

    "They were really involved and interested in building the site in the best way. It was a pleasure for us to see this." – Head of Marketing, Fashion Brand

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Philadelphia PA

    Since 2009, ChopDawg.com has created 350+ digital products – from mobile applications and web applications to blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies for startups, Fortune 500s, growing businesses, and non-profits around the globe. Think of ChopDawg.com not as your agency but as your technical partner. Headquartered in Philadelphia, with offices in Boston, Seattle, New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, Chop Dawg currently has a team of more than 50. 

    Clients
    Mr. Softee
    Jurvo
    Six Flags
    Payload
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ChopDawg.com designed and developed an app for iOS and Android for a real estate tech company, incorporating custom features that allow users to buy and sell real estate independently.

    "ChopDawg's team provides invaluable feedback that's significantly improved the overall design of the app. They contributed greatly to the design and flow of the platform, incorporating features that we never would've thought of." – CEO, Real Estate Tech Company

  • 15
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Manhattan NY

    Appinventiv is a mobile app development company and app modernization specialist of 250+ experts. A newcomer of promise since 2014, the company headquarters itself in New York and maintains offices in the UK, the UAE, and Noida, India.

    Clients
    Sony BMG
    NexGTV
    PWC
    Tech Mahindra
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Charged with creating a mobile app for managing and integrating government databases, Appinventiv provided mostly backend development to build the solution. The client appreciated the depth of their expertise, adaptiveness, and ultimate success.

    "AppInventiv does their work flawlessly, and as of right now, I can’t find anything that they need to improve." – Product Head, Political Engagement App

  • 16
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Singapore

    Affle Enterprise is a 180+ team of mobile app and web developers based in Gurgaon, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2006, this end-to-end provider has created bespoke digital solutions for some of the world’s largest companies.

    Clients
    Airtel
    McKinsey & Company
    Samsung
    SunPharma
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Affle developed an iOS and Android app for online supermarket staff to use at the point of sale. The team’s timeliness and regular updates were appreciated by the client, ultimately resulting in a continued partnership.

    “I’m happy with their work, and they stick to schedules. We have short deadlines, and they’re able to meet those deadlines by working late in order to complete the job.” – App Support Manager, Online Supermarket

  • 17
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Salford United Kingdom

    Apadmi is a 140+ member mobile tech group specializing in app development, IoT, and consulting for big data, BI, and SI. Founded in 2009 and based in Manchester, UK, their team excels at helping organizations use technology to achieve a competitive advantage.

    Clients
    BBC
    Facebook
    Google
    Nexus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Apadmi developed an app that enables customers of a large digital retailer to make in-store purchases and manage their accounts. From technical development to ongoing support and expertise, the client enjoyed the company's skill and flexibility and continues to trust in their partnership.

    “Our collaboration has led to a number of successes with the mobile app — I wouldn't change a thing.” – Channel Manager, Global Financial Service

  • 18
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    LA Palma CA

    Credencys Solutions Inc is a development agency headquartered in La Palma, Calif., with other locations in Singapore and Ahmedabad, India. The agency was founded in 2008 and has about 180 employees. Credencys Solutions specializes in mobile app development, but also provides custom software and web development.

    Clients
    McDonald's
    Weight Watchers
    Colgate
    Emerson
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Credencys Solutions was hired to develop a gaming application for iOS and Android platforms. The client was pleased with Credencys Solutions' trustworthiness and adaptability.

    "If they [Credencys Solutions] don’t know how to do something, they will find a way, figure it out, and they’ll do it."- Freelancer at Gaming Studio

  • 19
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Redwood City CA

    Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Master of Code Global specializes in design and development for web, mobile, and chatbot solutions. Founded in 2004, they also have offices in Denver, Seattle, San Francisco, Winnipeg, Canada, Cherkasy, Ukraine, and Kiev. The team of over 130 has experience with artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and app development for enterprise and midmarket clients. 

    Clients
    World Surf League
    Mercedes Benz
    eBags
    StudySpace
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An electronics manufacturer hired Master of Code Global for help with Android app and backend website development. They also tested the client’s existing products. Master of Code Global’s work allowed the electronics company to sell 6,000 units of product.

    “Master of Code Global's work is competitively priced, but they're also experts in their field. They understood our requirements without me having to explain every little process to get to a result.” – CEO, Electronics Manufacturer

  • 20
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Poznań Poland

    Netguru is a consultancy, product design, and software development company founded in 2008. The company works with large brands and fast-growing startups in the financial, education, or even robotics industries. Netguru has completed more than 700 projects and has 700+ people on board working from all over the world. 

    Clients
    IKEA
    Volkswagen
    Damac
    temi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Netguru designed and developed the frontend of a mobile application for a data insights company. Using React Native, the team developed the frontend of the product. Netguru delivered exceptional services, distinguishing themselves as a true partner.

    " Netguru listens very well and always tries to find something to do." — Co-Founder & CFO, Data insights Company

  • 21
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    itCraft is a software development agency based in Warsaw, Poland. They have 2 additional Polish offices in Bydgoszcz and Torun and a location in London. They were founded in 2010, and have over 40 employees. itCraft provides mobile development for Android and iOS, web development, custom software development, and UI/UX design.

    Clients
    Deloitte Digital
    DHL
    LUX MED (Bupa Group)
    Makro C&C
    Industries
    Notable Project

    itCraft provided custom CRM development for a Polish commercial GPS provider. The client was undergoing a period of rapid growth, and needed a dedicated system to keep up with demand. After an audit of the client's business practices and goals, itCraft developed automation solutions for several administrative functions. The client especially appreciated itCraft's communication skills and willingness to listen to suggestions.

    "They were very good at communicating. We could tell they have extensive experience in consulting as they listened closely to our needs. " – Co-Owner, GPS Company

  • 22
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Bethesda MD

    DMI is the world’s first end-to-end mobility company. Their services are extensive, ranging from mobile app development and web development to branding, marketing, and user experience design to big data management and analytics. The large team of 1,000+ is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. with satellite offices around the world. DMI’s focus on the quality of the product they develop and on its marketing potential highlights the benefits of working with a full-service company.

    Clients
    African Wildlife Foundation
    Rosetta Stone
    USDA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DMI developed a mobile app on Windows for a large hotel group, providing extensive user experience research and design input such as wireframes and mood boards. Their work stands out for mobile, branding, and data management.

    “They tend to think about the end product as a more marketable product. They don't just look at achieving the KPIs [key performance indicators] of the product owner here internally, but also looking to provide fantastic feedback in terms of how certain features or functions can be marketed.” – User Experience Lead, Large Hotel Group

  • 23
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York NY

    New York-based mobile app and web development company Utility was founded in 2013. The team of about 40 engineers, digital strategists, and creative designers serves small, mid-market, and enterprise clients across all industries. They complement their development expertise with UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Target
    Airbnb
    Verizon
    Stride Gum
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Utility developed a live streaming platform for a new network. The project included UX/UI design, live streaming architecture, and search filtering. As a result of Utility’s work, the network received positive reviews and was acquired by a big name company.

    “We provided our goals, told them what we needed, and collaborated during the rounds of UX designs, but they took it all from there and steered the strategies around how to implement and execute everything digitally.” – Director, Network

  • 24
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond VA

    Shockoe is a full-service digital agency that creates innovative mobile apps for both consumers and employees and focuses on delivering the latest in mobile, mixed reality, and voice technology. Founded in 2010, Shockoe has over 40 employees at its Richmond, Va. headquarters. From product strategy through design and implementation, Shockoe partners with its clients build solutions driving intentional behaviors that help meet clients’ overall digital and business objectives.
     

    Clients
    AC Moore
    JB Hunt
    T-Mobile
    Winn Dixie
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A grocery store wanted to create a mobile customer rewards system, and knew developers, but didn’t know any that excelled in mobile app development. They found Shockoe and were really impressed with them.

    “Having the owner and the core team members being in on all the calls and really taking the time to make sure we were taken care of was very impressive.” – IT Manager, Grocery Store Chain

  • 25
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Wrocław Poland

    nomtek is an award-winning app development company of more than 50 based in Wroclaw, Poland with offices in London and Berlin. Founded in 2009, their team has created numerous chart-topping apps and employs the lean startup methodology.

    Clients
    Intel
    Newsweek
    TMobile
    Yelp
    Industries
    Notable Project

    nomtek developed a mobile app to encourage the use of the client’s existing software tool, offering their technical expertise and capabilities in app optimization. They impressed the client with their coding, product development, and “tidy” end-to-end project management.

    “There is nothing that I can think to improve. Overall, we were pleased by the collaboration. I would give them high marks for every factor.” – CTO at Educational Organization

  • 26
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Reigate United Kingdom

    Sonin is a mobile app development agency based in Reigate, England, and was founded in 2008. Their team of 28 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Tatlin
    Redzone
    Elanco
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sonin built an app and website for a custom afterlife messages service. They developed the app to be very user friendly, with the ability to upload photos and letters, and to merge audio, video, images, and text. The client was happy with the finished app, and said that it was simple and intuitive. 

    “Their technical competency was the most impressive thing. Some of the features we wanted in the app were quite complex.” – Operations Director, Custom Afterlife Messages Service
     

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sydney Australia

    EB Pearls is a mobile app development company headquartered in Sydney, Australia with offices in Melbourne, Australia and Lalitpur, Nepal.  EB Pearls is comprised of 132 employees that specializes in e-commerce development, UX/UI design, mobile app development, and web development. Founded in 2005, the company works with enterprises, small businesses, and middle-market companies across industries such as retail, telecommunications, business services, arts, entertainment, and music, government, and non-profit.

    Clients
    WWF
    NSW Health
    University of Sydney
    Bauer Media
    Industries
    Notable Project

    EB Pearls was hired by a not-for-profit initiative to create a user-friendly app for people looking for work in the disability, community, and aged-care sector. 

    "The app now gives smartphone users a faster and simplified UX. It has added another dimension to our service and given us a steadily growing database of job seekers." – National Manager, Nonprofit initiative 

  • 28
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    West Palm Beach FL

    Cubix is a software development company founded in 2008. Based in Washington, with offices in Karachi, Pakistan and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, their team of 151 specializes in custom software development, AR/VR development, and mobile app development. 

    Clients
    Glimmer
    Cartel Poker
    On Break
    Wish Pix
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cubix helped a dating startup by reverse-engineering the dating platform to make it compatible with a social media network’s privacy settings. The team also developed iOS versions of the platform for mobile devices. The client was pleased with their patience and communication.

    "I always felt like they were working hard to create the best possible product for me. I'm lucky to have worked with Cubix, and I would recommend them to any company or individual looking to build a website or app." – Founder, Dating Startup 

  • 29
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Plano TX

    Founded in 2000, Brainvire is based out of South Jordan, Utah, with other offices across the U.S., India, and the U.A.E. Specializing in e-commerce development, they also provide web and mobile app development, game development, and ERP and CRM integration.

     

    Clients
    Bridgestone
    KPMG
    Walmart
    FreshDirect
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Brainvire recoded applications and translated an ERP system for a national retail chain. They used React Native to build the applications and Magento and Odoo for the ERP. The client was satisfied with how their work helped expand its digital footprint. 

    "Their expertise helps us define the roadmap in terms of where we’re going and how we can expand our digital footprint." – CTO, National Retail Chain

  • 30
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Dallas TX

    Bottle Rocket is a Dallas-based mobile app and app testing company founded in 2008. This 50+ team of mobile specialists offers a full-service, sophisticated, yet simple approach to outstanding apps.

    Clients
    7-Eleven
    Dave & Busters
    Johnson & Johnson
    NBC Universal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bottle Rocket developed an industry-leading patient portal app that excelled in consumer-testing for its features and engaging interface. The team’s design process, customer service, and outstanding deliverables wowed the client.

    “Their quality is impressive. Everything we’ve received from them has been top-notch. I equate it to going to a Mercedes or Lexus dealership. You expect quality.” – Director of Digital Health, Large Health Care System

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