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How Computer Vision Will Transform Stores to Help Retailers Beat Amazon

September 7, 2021

Via: RIS News

Retailers are still reeling from the impact of COVID-19, which will have long-term effects on how people shop. A survey of 1,000-plus consumers that Standard conducted in November 2020 about their holiday shopping plans found that: 36 percent planned to […]


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H&M is set to launch new fashion resale platform Rewear as second-hand market booms

August 19, 2021

Via: Charged

H&M has announced plans to launch a new fashion resale platform dubbed ‘Rewear’ allowing shoppers to buy and sell fashion items from any brand. Rewear will launch in Canada on September 7 and be “inclusive of all brands in Canada […]


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Will voice shopping ever take off without screens?

August 10, 2021

Via: RetailWire

According to Juniper Research, global e-commerce sales conducted by voice assistants are expected to expand more than four-fold by 2023. Devices with screens, however, “will be imperative” to driving the growth by improving checkout efficiency. Co-author Meike Escherich commented in […]


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Smarter Retail Requires a Better Way to Scale AI

August 3, 2021

Via: RIS News

Imagine shopping in a grocery store of the future. Upon entering, scan yourself in with you palm. Moving about the store, you place your items in a smart cart that tabulates your bill, and you can leave the store without […]


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What’s holding consumers back from adopting AR/VR shopping tech?

July 30, 2021

Via: RetailWire

Less than half of consumers claim interest in using virtual or augmented reality tools before making a purchase, although it depends on the category, according to a global YouGov survey. For clothing, 43 percent of consumers were interested in using […]


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Contactless card transaction value to reach $2.5tn by end of year

July 27, 2021

Via: Charged

Contactless card transaction values will reach $2.5 trillion by the end of the year according to new research by Juniper. The report suggested that global contactless card transaction values will rise from $1.7 trillion from last year to $2.5 trillion […]


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5 most innovative supermarket technologies around right now

July 16, 2021

Via: Charged

Supermarket shopping can be a stressful ordeal for consumers, especially in the the midst of a global pandemic where we’ve seen complications including social distancing regulations, panic buying and supply chain chaos. But technology is streamlining the experience more than […]


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Walmart’s In-Store AR Experience Has Shoppers On the Hunt for Waffles + Mochi

July 9, 2021

Via: RIS News

Walmart has introduced a new augmented reality shopping experience in stores that encourages families to explore the aisles in search of Waffles + Mochi characters in order to unlock content. Based on the Waffles + Mochi Netflix children’s show, the […]


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New consumer tech gadgets modernize payments

June 29, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Consumers’ adoption of contactless and digital payments methods has opened new doors for more technologically advanced alternative modes of payment. U.S. consumers are gaining some acceptance of wearable payments devices like rings and watches as, well as connected cars and […]


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Retailers are Transforming the Digital Experience for Customers

June 25, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Retailers have innovated at unparalleled speeds over the past year to meet customers’ needs. The pandemic has forced retailers to shift their focus away from maximizing foot traffic within brick-and-mortars to developing and implementing immersive digital experiences both in-store and […]