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Shining a light on retail innovations, new digital stores and connected spaces.

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Retail AR Update

AR in-store is starting to look more useful and potentially mass market. Here’s an update on retail AR announcements.

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Retail sets sights on AI and Computer Vision

Facial recognition technology is being developed to identify customers thoughts and emotions.

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Is BOPIS innovation going to save the legacy store?

JDA reports BOPIS might “save” the brick-and-mortar store with omnichannel retail approaches the key for survival.

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Alibaba finds it’s voice.

Alibaba has released a new Voice First system called Tmall Genie named after the company’s e-commerce platform Tmall.

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Comeback in-store for kiosks?

Retailers are still turning to kiosks to create connected stores, despite their cost and outdated technology.

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RFID back as the future of retail technology?

Retailers are turning their attention back to RFID technology for seamless in-store and online inventory accuracy.

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Amazon acquires Whole Foods

Amazon purchased Whole Foods merging the divide between the online and in-store shopping experience for consumers.

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What does Apple’s WWDC mean for retail innovation?

Apple held its WWDC and announced updates that will improve consumers mobile and retail experiences.

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Delivery robots the future of last-mile?

Customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery resulting in a raft of innovations by retailers leveraging technology.

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