How can Retail Technology solve the Labor Problem? It was reported in late 2021 that over 683,000 US retail workers quit their jobs in October. That was roughly 4.4% of the labor force at the time. And that result followed the month of September where a further 685,000 staff members walked out of stores. Some […]
Things have changed. Consumer expectations around their purchasing habits are evolving rapidly. Many more purchase transactions are now taking place online. This transition from bricks and mortar to online is only going to accelerate as time goes on. “In the US, it is predicted that e-commerce sales will climb by 18% to reach $709.78 billion […]
From the Pavement to the Purchase; How Retail Technology is Defining the Shopping Experience of the Future
The retail world is changing every day. The rise of customer facing technology and digital developments in-store has transformed the aisles and checkouts of our favourite stores whilst the ‘browse and buy’ culture of the internet continues to disrupt purchase patterns. The retail environment is in a state of constant flux and it doesn’t seem […]
In recent blog posts, we’ve looked at how digital disruption is impacting the way both retailers sell and customers shop in bricks n’ mortar retail stores. It’s disruption driven by technology. Specifically, how devices have changed the browsing and buying behaviour of audiences as well as how brands can better serve customers thanks to increased connectivity and data.
Today we’re going to look at two key areas of future retailing; connectivity and collaboration.