IoT in Retail

IoT in Retail

Retailers “overly optimistic” about Internet of Things, finds report

According to a report published recently, retailers believe in the benefits of connected technology, but only a few firms are actually making investments. The report,...

Retailer Ocado using 1,000 4G robots in warehouse

British online supermarket Ocado has revealed that it uses more than 1,000 4G connected robots in its automated warehouse. The robots are remotely controlled...

Nestle taps Telefonica to offer IoT-controlled coffee machines

Telefonica is to provide global IoT connectivity for Nestle Professional coffee solutions in a bid to improve the food and drink company’s customer experience...

IoT could soon be embedded in your weekly shop

IoT and serialized codes will help Crown Holdings track goods from factory to larder cupboard. Consumer goods could soon sport a seriliazed code to help...

SAP unveils new IoT offerings to integrate devices and businesses

Connected Goods and Dynamic Edge aims to help customers connect IoT-enabled devices with business processes. SAP has launched two new solutions to enable customers to...

New York fashion house to showcase IoT connected jackets

Leading packing materials company Avery Dennison and IoT platform maker Evrything have teamed up with fashion house Rochambeau to develop connected jackets. The firms are working...

Ocado to team up with tech giants to exploit IoT

Online retailer Ocado will have to team up with consumer goods brands in order to fully exploit the Internet of Things (IoT), according to...

Malibu IoT cup makes bar queues a thing of the past

Malibu has developed a connected cup that uses IoT technology to save you from the dreaded queue at the bar.  The burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT)...

Alibaba launches VR Pay, gives virtual reality payments the nod

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has developed VR Pay, a payment system that lets shoppers purchase goods through virtual reality (VR) devices simply by nodding...

Asda deploying IoT technologies for smarter retail stores

Utility management consultancy Utilitywise has been chosen by supermarket retailer Asda to supply Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Asda's facilities services partner, City Holdings, has...

Chronicled merges Blockchain and IoT to test real-world applications

San Francisco-based tech firm Chronicled has opened an Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain laboratory in San Francisco to securely test real-world IoT applications. The...

Martini launches IoT ice cube in bid to shake up the...

Martini has joined the Internet of Things (IoT) with the launch of a new ice cube that knows when you've finished your drink. Dubbed the 'Smart...