About RGIS

What’s In a Name?

RGIS is an acronym for Retail Grocery Inventory Services. Early success allowed us to scale our business model and rapidly expand into other sectors. Decades later we have far outgrown our name. RGIS now performs more than 174,000 inventories globally per year for companies of all types and sizes.

Years of Experience

A Global Reach

RGIS has offices throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific...


Servicing 37 Countries with Innovative Inventory Solutions

With 3,000 Global customers and more than 174,000 inventories completed around the world, we have the resources in the right place to reliably and efficiently complete any project.

Our technology

Mobile terminal technology

Speed and accuracy. RGIS handheld devices, including inventory scanners and tablet applications, are specifically designed to accurately capture inventory data.


Powerful and effective. We invest in equipment, processes and anything that may be brought about in the future. We continue to improve existing tools and develop solutions for emerging trends.

SSAE 16 assessment

Accurate and reliable. We participate in the independent annual Sasae 16 assessment. This represents our focus on data security, process control, and compliance. ​​

Inventory management Pioneer: RGIS

Thomas J. Nicholson founded RGIS in 1958 to offer grocery stores an accurate and economical alternative to in-house inventories. Within a few years, the business expanded beyond the Midwest and started conducting counts across the United States and around the world.