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Top Predictions For Retail in 2019

 

2019 will the year of Service-led retail, yesterday’s customer service rep transformed into an Intelligent Personal Shopping Assistant. 50% of total searchers using voice search in 2020. - Moni Media

Chinese Shopper Behavior 2019

 

China will overtake USA as the world’s biggest retail market in 2019. JD has announced plans to open 185 drone airports in Southwest China to use for deliveries. - Moni Group

Ready for the Retail Robots?

 

From an Amazon robot distribution center to a Walmart robot floor scrubber, multiple examples on the robotic invasion coming to retail. Yes, Pepper makes another visit - BBC Click

Retailers are embracing voice-based technology

 

Smart voice assistants are slowly but surely making their way into our homes and lives, and we expect a similar trend in the retail world.

The Europe Retail Digital Experience in 2019

 

From IDC EMEA, an analysis of European retail trends.

Fujitsu's Store of the Future

 

The Fujitsu's Store of the Future, with the Self-Checkout Gate making at appearance at NRF 2019.

JD.com delivering the future of shopping

 

The future of retail is “Boundaryless Retail” – the idea of enabling consumers to buy whatever they want, whenever and wherever they want it, online, offline, or even virtually. A JD.com future view.

TrendWatching | Exploring Magic Point Of Sale

 

Consumers expect to summon retail experiences as they would a genie from a lamp, call forth from a phone, personal assistant, smart speaker or even physical environment.

Nike House Of Innovation preview

 

Nike's new NYC flagship store is fueled by its mobile app. The “House of Innovation” is the blueprint for its future retail locations.

Marks & Spencer, Microsoft and a vision for the future of retail

 

Every surface, screen and scanner in their stores will create data – and enable employees to act up on it.

How Sears went from innovation to bankruptcy

 

Over its 130-year history, Sears has sold watches, clothes, farm machinery, appliances and even houses.

The Retail Renaissance

 

A year ago, people were talking about the death of retail. But the reality? “We’re having a retail renaissance,” says Goldman Sachs.

Look Who is Scrubbing the Floors at Walmart

 

Much like a self-driving car, the Auto-C Autonomous Cleaner uses assisted autonomy technology to clean and polish floors, freeing up associates to take care of other tasks.

Oh no! Seems like someone forgot to pay

 

From Klarna, by connecting digital billboards to stores alarm systems, shoplifters got unexpected real life push notifications. A different tech look on visual potential theft deterrence. 

Engaging Today's Grocery Shopper

 

When it comes to grocery shopping, convenience and choice is key. Online purchasing in on the rise. Learn more about grocery shopper trends from FMI's U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report.