The smarter future of autonomous retail

    While the foundation of autonomous retail has been built up over the past few years, it is only now that retailers are beginning to fully experiment with the technology. Indeed, a small number of businesses have already forged ahead, including Amazon with the expansion of its Amazon Go chain and related app now seeing a […]

      The future of supermarkets is automated: IP-based security solutions enable advanced shopping

      Imagine you’re about to enter a supermarket. The doors open automatically after scanning your individual QR code, a pre-recorded voice message welcomes you to the store, background-music starts playing, and a voice informs you about the latest offers – tailored to your interests. This scenario of a digitalised store is no longer a far-off dream […]

        Keeping fast-moving consumer goods on the move

        There’s been a monumental paradigm shift in the retail and e-commerce industry. It has happened under the influence of emerging technologies and ever-changing consumer expectations. This effect has been most prominent in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, driven by the wholesale move to online shopping. Fast-moving goods are having to move even faster. The […]

          How network audio supports retailers – today and tomorrow

          Faced with a challenging retail landscape, providing a superior customer experience is key to attracting shoppers. I’ve seen that retailers can directly influence this by changing different aspects of the store environment, such as the display areas, layouts and adding services. Although often overlooked, audio plays a critical role here; not only in creating the […]

            New retail challenges – supported by technology

            New Year’s Eve is always filled with plans and wishes for what the new year will look like. This year, no one could have predicted that the world would change so drastically in a matter of weeks. As we all find ourselves navigating completely new and uncharted waters, where social distancing and enforced lockdowns are […]