Category: Tech

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon reportedly mulling 3K Amazon Go stores by 2021

September 20, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

If you were impressed (or terrified) with Amazon’s debut of three new Amazon Go stores in the span of three weeks, how does 3,000 over the next three years or so sound? That kind of expansion in just the next […]

In-Store Media, Others, Tech

The Market @ Macy’s debuts ahead of the holidays

September 18, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — Macy’s is kicking its transformation up a notch with yet more curated partnerships and technology investments aimed at offering more categories, consolidating space and driving store traffic. “We’re going back to the way department stores used to […]

Others, Tech

The Growing Role of AI in the Store

September 17, 2018

Via: Retail Info Systems News

More has changed in retail in the last 10 years than in the previous 100. Nowhere is this more evident than in brick-and-mortar stores, which are currently undergoing reinvention. They are morphing from their current sluggish, caterpillar state into a […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Types, Stores, Tech

7-Eleven rolls out Apple Pay, Google Pay to all US stores

September 13, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

For mobile payment systems to gain traction with consumers they must first be accepted by a critical mass of stores. With 7-Eleven’s announcement, along with others, app-based payments may be starting to reach that tipping point. For example, Costco last […]

In-Store Media, Tech

Walmart plans to test in-store wireless charging technology

September 12, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Wireless charging technology has been around for many years in one form or another. For example, wireless charging pads allow users to charge their devices simply by placing them on the pad, so no cord or outlet is required. Retailers […]

In-Store Media, Tech

Study: Data tracking is the most ‘shopper ready’ in-store tech

September 11, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The dozen technologies addressed in this report cover everything brick-and-mortar retailers are now deploying or contemplating deploying in their stores. In addition to the four mentioned above, the remaining eight include virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, personalization, in-store voice […]

E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Cryptojacking – a security threat online retailers need to know about

September 10, 2018

Via: Lightspeed POS

Cryptojacking is fast becoming the favoured cash cow of online criminals. Bad actors can generate huge sums by infecting eCommerce stores and content management systems with malicious code that mines cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero and Litecoin. WordPress sites and WooCommerce […]

Others, Tech

Walmart Labs expanding in Washington, DC

September 7, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart may want to increase the size of its tech operations closest to one of Amazon’s most likely HQ2 sites (an announcement eagerly awaited by the 20 finalist cities being considered), but the expansion of its Walmart Labs offices on […]

Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go Reveals Second Seattle Location: How It Can Help Your Store

September 6, 2018

Via: Independent Retailer

After the first Amazon Go store showed huge success, the ecommerce giant is planning to open yet another Go store in Seattle, just a few blocks away from the first one. What makes the Amazon Go store so unique is […]

E-payment & Data Security, Retail Trends, Tech

Bloomberg: Google tapping Mastercard data on in-store purchases

September 4, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Bloomberg described the partnership as “secret,” but it’s hard to believe anyone would be surprised by the existence of the partnership or the notion that these two parties could be sharing some types of data on store purchases. Google has […]