IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

Retail: IoT technologies with a romantic twist

Struggling for ideas this Valentine’s Day? All sorts of IoT devices are being connected to the Internet and, from the cheesy to the corporate,...

Honeywell and Intel form partnership to enhance retail sector with IoT

Industrial giant Honeywell and semiconductor company Intel have formed a partnership to develop new retail products to enhance logistics, improve inventory visibility and drive supply chain efficiency....

Online-only retailer Ocado trials robotic arm to speed up orders

British online-only supermarket, Ocado, is trialing the use of robotic arms in its automated warehouses for the picking and packing of shopping orders. The retailer...

Ransomware disables connected hotel door system in Austria

A resort hotel in Austria has been the target of a ransomware attack that crippled the electronic “smart locks” on guest rooms.  The ransomware attack prevented the...

Chinese online retailer JD.com to expand drone delivery routes in 2017

JD.com, China's second largest online retailer, is set to expand its drone delivery routes to reach a growing network of rural villages following a...

US start-up datalog.ai introduces AI that talks our language

San Francisco-based start-up, datalog.ai, has introduced an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that supports continuous conversation with a bot via natural language understanding. The platform, known...

IoT in retail creates as many problems as possibilities

At yesterday's IoT Tech Expo in London Internet of Business heard a panel of retail and IoT experts explain the challenges created by a technology that has...

Thomas Pink to exploit IoT in its New York store

Luxury clothing retailer Thomas Pink has installed an Internet of Things (IoT) platform from Acuitas digital, in a bid to digitize its New York...

Intel bets big on IoT transforming the future of retail

Global semiconductor giant, Intel, has launched the Intel Responsive Retail Platform (IRRP) to improve the personalized in-store shopping experience. Speaking at NRF 2017, Intel CEO,...

Samsung looks to IoT-enabled future of personalized retail

Samsung is looking to IoT in retail to give shoppers a more engaging and more personalized experience in store. At the National Retail Federation Big...

India brings IoT to shoppers in one of world’s largest slums

Mumbai's Dharavi - one of the largest slums in the world - has used Internet of Things (IoT) technology to connect shops and improve...

Target opens pop-up smart home store to promote IoT technologies

US retail giant Target is introducing a concept smart home store to give consumers some hands-on experience with new IoT products coming to market. Target,...