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Leveraging Location-Aware IoT Networks To Drive Personalized Retail Experiences

Installing an IoT network by leveraging a store’s lighting grid may sound initially like an expensive undertaking, but most retailers are at a perfect point to upgrade their existing networks.

The Connected Consumer

Shopper habits were already rapidly evolving with the developments of e-commerce, frictionless commerce, and sustainability concerns. Then, in the face of COVID-19 pandemic, the speed of change has been unlike anything seen before.

VIEW ON-DEMAND   No matter how successful your retail organization is the hard cold fact is that your technology and underlying systems are racing toward obsolescence. For example, if your organization was founded in 2009 its technology and underlying systems are 10 years out of date.

The new robotic innovation lab is designed to create innovative, breakthrough technologies to help retailers alleviate labor shortages, reduce safety risks and eliminate inefficient tasks.

Starbucks is “dialing up” its artificial intelligence investments and using IoT data from Espresso machines to help the business. Get the details.

Retailers that want to make their own investments in technology should take notes of the retail as a service (RaaS) capabilities Amazon, Microsoft and Google are developing — and how they can use this technology to bring customers back to actual checkout counters.

Every couple of months a new term is introduced that takes the industry by storm only to disappear as quickly as it appeared. See what jargon joined the ranks of omnichannel, unified commerce and digital transformation as retail’s buzziest.

Lee Holman, IHL Group; David Dorf, Infor Retail; and Joe Skorupa, RIS News discuss the trends and technology that will play a major role in 2019. The trio of industry leaders also review the results from RIS’ annual Retail Technology Study.

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