Brick and mortar retail businesses are under immense pressure to innovate now that ecommerce has become a normal part of consumer behavior. Thankfully for retailers, technology can be just as disruptive in a physical store as it can be online.
It’s not easy to create a good store display. Products have to be arranged in such a way that they catch customers’ eyes, draw them in, and encourage them to shop around a store – and of course, they should make customers want to buy something.
Addressing shop floor and inventory optimization, augmented reality, interactive shopping units, endless aisles, simplified payments, real time analytics and more this shopping experience will treat you as a shopper and enable you to see how these technologies are transforming shopping and even shopper expectation.
In a deal involving two relatively unknown Vancouver companies, iQmetrix, a provider of retail management software for independent North American wireless retailers has acquired Zebop Wireless Information Inc.