Tom Chittenden, NCR VP and general manager of retail solutions, says retailers striving for a frictionless checkout must consider strategic business objectives and understand the best to serve loyal consumers and attract new ones.
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.
The latest AR mobile app experience lets customers view items in a home or yard space during the shopping journey.
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.
Jeff Scott, CEO of Infinite Peripherals, explains how a mobile point of sale can improve both the in-store shopper's experience, as well as the retailer's bottom line.
Erratic support from U.S. retailers for in-store, proximity-based mobile payments likely contributed to low use among consumers as the holiday shopping season sprang to life on Black Friday.
City Furniture CIO/CFO Steve Wilder shares insight, lessons learned and return-on-investment from the Florida retailer's strategy to boost customer experience via a partnership with IBM and Ingenico Group. The strategy led to a mobile and nimble sales and transaction process across its 27 showrooms.
Jeff Kagan offers up his view on retail winners and losers and what the changing customer expectations are starting to demand from retail stores.
That question was the focus of a breakout session Tuesday at the fourth annual CONNECT Mobile CX Summit in Philadelphia. The answer is complicated, which is usually the case with emerging technology options.
With the inherent convenience of ordering favorite specialty items online, come new demands from consumers, namely: the expectation of finding their favorite brands in the app store. The more consumers turn to their smartphones for buying convenience, the more competition arises for brands looking to cash in on the gold rush.
Understanding the consumer is just one part of the equation for Crate & Barrel. The key, as a top leader explained, is knowing what a consumer is looking for, helping them find it easy and quick, and driving the purchase forward.
Stop me if you;ve heard this one before: You're more likely to go back home to retrieve your smartphone than the wallet you left behind.
A vending/micro market veteran has developed a technology, featuring artificial intelligence, he believes will disrupt the consumer goods distribution industry.
Mobile pay is an increasing want for consumers and now there’s a new opportunity for retailers wanting to provide more than just mobile device payment functionality.
Traditional metrics of sales and share are not enough for omnichannel.
There are more than a few big reasons Wal-Mart is advancing its mobile retail customer experience and the big one is consumers want a smooth, fast, easy experience. In fact, they're demanding it.
Running your wireless business without a point-of-sale system leaves you in the dark even more.
Despite a deadline of October 2015, 42 percent of retailers have yet to update payment terminals to be EMV compliant.
Panera Bread is still going full throttle in expanding payment strategies to reduce consumer friction points and enhancing the customer experience.
Data, specifically given the looming Internet of Things technology ahead, will prove even more critical for retailers in 2016.