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How retailers can prepare for the future


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The use of new technologies is always an opportunity for retailers to expand their service offering or introduce new sales models. In the future, modern sensor technology will give stationary retailers the opportunity to learn more about their customers' shopping habits. And digital speech assistants have far greater potential than currently assumed with voice shopping.

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Shopping with voice command

Voice commerce more than just another customer touchpoint for retailers

Photo: Father is explaining Amazon's Alexa to his daughter, copyright; Amazon
Their names are Cortana, Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa: the digital voice assistants of Microsoft, Apple, Google, and Amazon, respectively. They respond to your verbal commands or answer your questions. What’s more, you can also control other smart devices like lamps, stereo equipment or TVs with voice command.
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EuroShop trade fair family: Enablers of successful retail trade fairs around the globe

EuroShop, EuroCIS, C-star and in-store asia: the top events in the industry

Photo: Logos of the EuroShop trade fair family EuroShop, EuroCIS, C-star, in-store asia; copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
The EuroShop trade fair family presents trends in the global retail world. While EuroShop and EuroCIS provide insights into innovation and technology for the retail sector, C-star and in-store asia offer access to the emerging mega-markets in Asia.
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Online giant Alibaba seeks to boost brick-and-mortar retail in China

Integrated omnichannel model to deliver a seamless customer experience

Photo: Tao Café, copyright: Alibaba
Embrace the change – that is one maxim of internet giant Alibaba. Change also means adapting to the wants and needs of customers. In this interview, Karl Wehner, Managing Director at the Alibaba Group, explains why the company is going to increasingly focus on merging online and offline retail in the Chinese market in the future.
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Smart retail through use of sensor technology

How brick-and-mortar retail can catch up to the informational edge of e-commerce

If brick-and-mortar retail stores want to catch up to the informational edge of e-commerce big data, they need efficient methods for information acquisition and processing.
Photo: Woman walking on floor with sensor underlay; copyright: Future-Shape GmbH
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Self-checkouts are getting increasingly common in the retail trade

The number of outlets with self-checkouts has risen by 50 per cent within the last two years. Yet Germany is still a developing country for self-checkouts. As the market is rapidly gaining momentum, leading international suppliers are offering full range of today’s SCO solutions at the EuroCIS 2018.
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Retail’s Digital Startup of the Year award

The award honors promising new companies expected to drive digital retail forward. The digital startups could significantly improve or alter the retail industry with their innovations.
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Retailers should start developing AR apps or risk losing customers

Nearly three in four consumers now expect retailers to launch an augmented reality app within the next six months. According to new research, consumers expect to be using augmented reality applications soon.
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Customer-facing technology paves the way for digital transformation of retail

New holistic and data-driven approaches optimize personalization and shopper experience, finds the Digital Transformation team of Frost & Sullivan. Customer-driven digital transformation is of the utmost importance for retailers wanting to stand the pace.
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Consumers to abandon cash by 2020

More than half of consumers expect to abandon cash as paying method in the next two years, according to a global research report by Paysafe. Mobile wallets and contactless payment present new opportunities for retailers.
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Artificial intelligence patents are transforming the retail landscape

The latest research provides insight on technology developments and developers. According to Netscribes, over 1200 patent publications have been filed globally since 2012, with a focus on artificial intelligence in the retail and e-commerce segment.
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