retail

IoT for Consumer Retail – List of Top Companies & Solutions

We’ve compiled a list some of the most prominent companies providing IoT solutions to consumer retailer brands.  Let’s take a look:  1. Qliktag Qliktag IoT Connected Smart Products Platform allows brands and manufactures to assign a QLIKTAG or internet identifier … Read More

How Connected Technology Breathes Life into Brick and Mortar Retail

Brick and mortar retail is not dead nor dying. There are some things we love about brick and mortar retail outlets which online retail cannot compensate for. Using our senses to make decisions and being able to touch, smell, see … Read More

How Smart Products are Shaping Today’s Consumer Retail

Automation, smarter systems, and processes are emerging in almost all aspects of CPG retail. With consumer retail technology undergoing dynamic shifts to the digital, everyday objects are turning into smart objects. A Smart Product is a product that maintains information … Read More

How IoT Can Help Logistics Companies Mitigate Millions of Dollars in Spoilage & Waste

The entire global supply chain is evolving rapidly with regards to technology. Gartner forecasts that over 20.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide by 2020. Moreover, Gartner further predicts that more than half of major new business processes … Read More

Doing SmartLabel Right with Separation of Data Attributes & Front End Design

SmartLabel™ is one of the pioneering movements under the consumer transparency umbrella of initiatives. The GMA and FDA led SmartLabel allows brands and consumers alike to enrich their product experience by electronically delivering deeper product information through QR codes placed … Read More

Managing Digital Product Recalls over the Internet

Product recalls owing to faulty batches of products, defective parts, contaminated batches and other defects hurt just about every manufacturing sector and cause often massive losses. Not only does the recall process cost companies big bucks, it impacts the brand … Read More

Role of Product Data in Retail Automation

Automation has replaced the human effort of executing business processes. The latest report published by private sector think-tank McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) which assessed the effects of automation in various socioeconomic environments, suggests that 30% of the Earth will be automated by … Read More

How HP Uses Internet of Things to Tackle the Counterfeiting Menace

Counterfeiting is a major concern for brands. Companies lose billions of dollars in revenue and consumers also suffer the consequences in situations where they are unable to verify themselves or their ownership over products. “The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and … Read More

The Store of the Future is Here: AmazonGo

No lines, No Checkouts, No Registers – Welcome to Amazon Go. Seattle, US: Amazon’s vision which incepted almost four years back has been steadily coming to life. The retail giant opened their cashier-free store in Seattle, on Monday. After a … Read More

Extended Merchandising™: A Products Best Friend

So what is Extended Merchandising™? Well, first off, merchandising in its purest form is all about the “product”. Physical in-store merchandising is about making products look attractive, bringing out the best part of the packaging and kinda of showing off … Read More