How Amazon, Walmart and Home Depot are tackling some of the stickiest issues in retail today, and we’re not just talking last mile.
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The future of retail is about delivering custom experiences that enable the customer to craft his or her own shopping journey and discover, purchase, and pay for items on his or her own terms.
Most major retailers are adopting scan-and-go options, but just walk out technology, facial recognition and personalization are all likely to guide the future of in-store payments.
AmazonGo may be the impetus, but a host of new technologies are about to change how shoppers pay for goods, writes Manolo Almagro, managing partner at Q Division.
The move from bricks-and-mortar to online commerce is having a measurable impact on the jobs picture in the retail universe, according to research from LinkedIn.
Those who do purchase online, whether through social media or through a retailer’s website, are looking for in-depth product info, according to a study by Avionos.
If you’re ready to start generating income with your own online store, check out these 5 tips to help you get started. Competitor research is an important step in identifying where there is an opening in whichever sector of the retail industry you’re about to branch into. You can determine the path you want to take with your retail business and branding by seeing what works and what doesn’t on your competitors’ websites, inventory assortments, and social media pages.
Voice recognition for personal verification could be a tool for retailers looking to make customer service calls more positive experiences for their customers.
No longer is online shopping a luxury but instead, it’s a necessity. With a recent survey from AlixPartners identifying the average American consumer had just under 15 deliveries from online purchases made to them within one year, it’s impossible to ignore the impact that shipping has on the retail industry at large.