Search behavior suggests that in-store shopping experiences begin online, & retailers are investing in omnichannel. But are retailers leveraging store footprint differentiation against Amazon?
The retail industry is rewriting the laws of physics. Change is coming at an ever faster rate each year and 2030 will be upon us before we know it.
The retail robots are coming - Bloomberg Television
Global annual spending on AI by retailers estimated to reach $7.3 billion by 2022 - Welcome.AI
McKinsey research establishes a common understanding of the forces at work in fashion and identifies where the top priorities, both business and creative, are for 2019.
No shopping without a smartphone? A view of shopping in the future from the just completed EuroCIS trade event in Germany this past week. Digital technology rules.
Scott Galloway, Professor at the NYU & Founder of L2, at NRF 2019 on the key to companies increasing revenue 20-30% over the next five year & doubling their stock price is the business model.
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
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
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
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.
From IDC EMEA, an analysis of European retail trends.
The Fujitsu's Store of the Future, with the Self-Checkout Gate making at appearance at NRF 2019.
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.
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.
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