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What role are robots playing in e-commerce? How has the pandemic impacted the trajectory of robotics? What’s in-store for retail robotics?
Being the largest retail sector, grocery will remain both the most attractive for new entrants and also the most competitive.
Strategic initiatives deployed in the first half of 2021 will lead to more aggressive growth in the second half.
Retail loss prevention is at a positive crossroad where the function’s importance will eventually be elevated to the C-Suite.
Retail post-COVID will include continued concerns with safety, higher digital transformation, and increased time-saving consumer services.
These videos are a reminder that this is the age to disrupt or be disrupted. They also show what is ahead in a post-pandemic new world.
Visual AI and edge computing are critical technologies that will deliver frictionless commerce and optimize consumer journeys with COVID-19.
Virtually nonexistent three years ago, livestreaming now accounts for 4% of online retail sales in China and about 1% of total retail sales.
This article summarizes the latest shopping data, key insights on the digital shifts underway, and recommendations for a stronger retail industry recovery.
Brands will matter more in the world the virus leaves behind, and those that work now to build trust with an essential, authentic purpose will be survivors.