Topic: Internet of Things
Brick-and-mortar retailers aren’t going gently into that good night as online competitors continue to make gains, a new report found.
A new study has put some numbers behind manufacturers' and e-tailers' hopes that consumers are ready to use the internet of things to make purchases.
In a recent report from Retail Systems Research, 50% of retailers said that their existing infrastructure is not capable of supporting the internet of things.
Domino’s is taking in-app pizza ordering to a new level. The retailer has partnered with IFTTT to connect its mobile app to a consumer’s smart home devices.
Nearly 70% of retail decision-makers are ready to make changes to adopt the Internet of Things. According to Zebra Technologies Corporation's 2017 Retail Vision Study, 65% of the same group surveyed plan to invest in automation technology for inventory management and planogram compliance by 2021.
Amazon is expanding the availability of its Alexa digital assistant and it could soon be added to PCs.
Best Buy celebrated its 50th anniversary this week with 50 hours of sales, and promptly followed the event with a positive sales report and new pop-up shop.