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Category: Tech


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Court certifies class of 5M Walmart applicants in background check suit

January 23, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Walmart is now one of several employers that have recently faced allegations of improper background check procedures, in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and/or state law. Delta recently paid $2.3 million to settle a class action […]


Others, Tech

Balmain launches new mobile app with AR, VR features

January 22, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Much has been made of Balmain’s “digital revolution” in recent years, an effort steered by Rousteing. In truth, however, Balmain is one of many brands and retailers in the fashion apparel sector that have started to embrace a variety of […]


Others, Tech

5 retail technology trends to watch in 2019

January 17, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retail technology is a long game and advancing innovations can be on the rise for a very long time. Look no further than Retail Dive’s list — published two years ago this month — of the top five technologies we […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Only 14% of consumers influenced by in-store VR/AI tech

January 16, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Such an overwhelming number of consumers saying they want no part in talking to robots while shopping is a powerful statement, and could have a significant impact on retailer strategies for everything from voice-activated virtual assistants to in-store physical robots, […]


Self-Checkout, Tech

Study: 73% of consumers want self-service technology

January 15, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

That shoppers may be starting to prefer self-service retail technologies is not surprising, as more retailers have begun to embrace smart, mobile and automated checkout systems. Consumers are getting more experience with such options, and they like what they see. […]


In-Store Media, Tech

Walgreens testing in-store coolers with IoT ad displays

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Retailers have been cautious thus far about deploying Internet of Things technologies and systems. Retail IoT applications represent a potentially huge market, but one with perhaps a long curve, as companies are taking their time figuring out what IoT can […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Retailers’ murky data collection practices tarnish personalization efforts

January 14, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

NEW YORK — For decades, store associates were the only tool retailers offered to personalize the shopping experience. Now, artificial intelligence and data analytics could replace a core retail service. The shopping experience weaves across outlets including online, in-store or […]


In-Store Media, Retail Trends, Tech

Study: 57% of shoppers use retailer mobile apps in-store

January 8, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The report based on this survey, titled “Surviving the Retail Apocalypse,” doesn’t offer any really mind-blowing numbers — nothing that wasn’t already known or suspected — but it does offer a pretty comprehensive picture of how shopper behaviors are changing, […]


Retail Types, Self-Checkout, Stores, Tech

Amazon Go could generate $4.5B with plan for 3K stores

January 7, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

The possibility of $4.5 billion in revenue is based on the potential for Amazon to open as many as 3,000 of these stores in the next few years. That number comes from a Bloomberg report from last September, which stated […]


E-payment & Data Security, Tech

Digital card-not-present fraud to hit $130B by 2023

January 3, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

Card-not-present (CNP) online payment fraud is a frequent research topic of Juniper’s, and a year and a half ago the consultancy forecasted that retailers would lose $71 billion to CNP fraud by 2022. Now, Juniper is predicting a much higher […]