IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

Retail IoT: Amazon to open 3,000 checkout-free stores | Sector analysis

Amazon is reportedly considering a plan to open as many as 3,000 new Amazon Go cashier-less convenience stores worldwide. The concept could see the retail...

Five ways the Internet of Things is transforming businesses today

As Internet of Things (IoT) adoption continues to accelerate, Andrew Hobbs explores the key ways it is shaking up the business world. Internet of Business...

Retail IoT: The new cashier-free stores transforming shopping

Cashier-free stores are shaping up to be the future of retail – but that future is likely to be led by China, as Jessica...

Retail: Scan & go checkout-free shopping comes to Sainsbury’s

In what it claims is a UK first, Sainsbury’s is trialling new scan, pay, and go technology in one of its London stores, removing...

The future of retail is personalised AI-driven customer ‘extra-periences’

Anil Gandharve, VP and head of Retail, CPG and Manufacturing at Mindtree, discusses why the future of retail lies in customer-centric artificial intelligence (AI), augmented...

Is Facebook asking banks to share users’ financial data?

Facebook has reportedly approached several large US banks, asking them to share detailed financial data about their customers, including bank balances and card transactions. In...

Could M&S’s new data academy secure its digital-first future?

In an effort to combat the digital retail shadow cast by the likes of Amazon, UK high street store Marks & Spencer has teamed...

Amazon’s record financials reveal AWS as the $6bn golden egg

Retail behemoth and connected technology company Amazon has reported Q2 results that reveal record profits of $2.5 billion and 39 percent year-on-year revenue growth. Amazon...

Walmart signs five-year cloud and AI deal with Microsoft

NEWSBYTE Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer and its largest company by revenue, has deepened its partnership with Microsoft in a new five-year deal. Announced today,...

Retail IoT: NFC-enabled POS terminals take off

By 2022, almost eight out of ten point of sale (POS) terminals installed by retailers worldwide will be able to accept NFC-enabled contactless payments,...

Investment in automated warehouses drives down Ocado profits – for now

Online retailer Ocado is facing higher than anticipated costs and further losses in the short term, as it grapples with a shifting business model...

10 steps to a successful business case for IoT

In this must-read guide to building a business case for IoT programmes, Andrew Hobbs reveals how best to identify and act on digital innovation...