Consumers are driving retailers to deliver an enhanced, multi-pronged and expansive delivery experience and those not hopping on the bandwagon will likely be left in the dust. Experts offer insight and tips are making sure that doesn't happen.
While Amazon preps to expand Amazon Go, its cashierless retail shopping strategy, Berkeley Research Group leader Keith Jelinek offers insight on what's ahead with cashierless checkout and why consumer response is a key part of potential success.
While encouraged by customer response Amazon isn't ready to announce much about its plans for its innovative cashierless store. The company is making sure the technology, which utilizes machine learning and computer vision to eliminate the need for cashiers, continues to function seamlessly.
Walmart is fulfilling a big part of its one-year-old technology incubation strategy by buying a virtual reality startup. As a leader notes, it's just the start of what Walmart hopes to accomplish with emerging technologies at its Store No 8.
Matt Sebek, vice president of digital, World Wide Technology Asynchrony Labs, pinpoints the big trends coming into play for customer experience from NRF's Big Show held in January.
Amazon's supermarket, which boasts a cashier-less checkout, is open to the masses after a year in beta with Seattle-based company employees. Industry pundits, not surprisingly, have a lot to say about the public launch.
Walmart CEO/President Doug McMillon says the top brick-and-mortar retailer can't afford to get comfortable as it has a lot of work to do and remains committed to founder Sam Walton's vision and philosophy when it comes to the customer experience.
A session on the need to adopt automation in retail drew an overflow audience during the CES show in Las Vegas.
Paul Schlossberg, president DFW Consulting, talks automated retailing and why, despite challenges and failures, the concept just won't die.
Sara Sugar, a contributor to ShopKeep, explains why Internet of Things technology is something every retailer should be considering. While solutions vary drastically when it comes to technology and price there are many options to choose from.
The main benefit of robots is often described as automating repetitive tasks. Robots are perfectly suited to such tasks, they can check over and over without losing concentration, while remembering every single planogram, matching it to the shelf in fractions of seconds, and producing actionable reports.
Artificial intelligence isn't just about having a chat bot. As a leading women's wear retailer is discovering, AI offers a way to solve a slew of retail challenges and boost the bottom line way beyond just better customer communication.
Jayson Tipp, Nikki Baird among the keynote speakers for the fourth annual executive event.
While augmenting human labor in the supply chain with robots enables increased productivity, this advancement is rendered ineffective when the back office acts as an effective bottleneck. The next frontier of automation will be in white collar jobs, not warehouse stackers.
A vending/micro market veteran has developed a technology, featuring artificial intelligence, he believes will disrupt the consumer goods distribution industry.
Retailers not using Internet of Things technology may soon want to investigate its potential given big opportunities to boost the customer experience and save big bucks.
The national brand is rolling out a consumer augmented reality app and an in-store virtual reality experience come 2017.
Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.
A L'Oreal retail kiosk in the Bryant Park subway station gives New Yorkers a high-tech beauty consultation.
The ubiquity of vending may help push mobile payments into the mainstream.