Industry Insights
Walmart Eyes Its Own Version Of The Dash Button

Walmart published a patent for a system of connected sensors to monitor product consumption.

Staples Adds First Chief Information Security Officer

Brett Whalin joins company as the head of global enterprisewide information, product, and data security.

E-Commerce Set To Transform B2B, Manufacturing, And Distribution

The internet disrupted everything from education to government to personal communications. E-commerce turned brick-and-mortar retail, transportation, entertainment, and logistics upside down. Now, in the business-to-business (B2B) space, a convergence of maturing technologies is set to disrupt supply chains, distribution networks, and inventory management — just for starters.

IoT: What Its Role Is Now And What It Will Be In The Future

The Internet of Things (IoT) is, realistically, still in its infancy. Sure, IoT is already making a mark on retail, but what does IoT’s future look like? Michelle Covey is vice president of apparel and general merchandise for GS1 US, the organization best known as the administrators of the UPC bar code, but one that also helps retail companies leverage RFID for inventory visibility.

From Innovative Retail Technologies Magazine
7 Ways To Optimize Omni-Channel Engagement
By Mila D’Antonio, principal analyst, customer engagement, Ovum

Technology plays a strategic role in a retailer’s ongoing effort to engage the customer.

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