Post-POS Purchasing

Retail tech innovations design a wholly convenient shopping experience

Implications - Beyond cashless payments and iBeacon systems, in-store tech innovations are emerging that challenge convention regarding all aspects of the shopping experience, in some cases even questioning the need for a point-of-sale interaction at all. In addition to highlighting the consumer focus on reclaiming time whenever possible, this progression speaks to the collective acceptance of the growing role of the Internet of Things in redefining experiences in spaces outside of the home and office spaces.
SCORE: 7.5
This Month and Mild Top 6 Examples: 4,857 Total Clicks Sep 15 - Mar 17
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Checkout-Free Convenience Stores - The 'Amazon Go' Store is Currently in a Beta Version
SCORE: 7.7
This Year and Hot 786 Clicks Pub: Dec 6, 16
Checkout-Free Convenience Stores
The 'Amazon Go' Store is Currently in a Beta Version
‘Amazon Go’ is an app from the massive online retailer that makes it easier and more convenient for people to do their shopping. And while that app is openly available in a fully... [More]
Speedy Supermarket Checkout Apps - This Retail App Helps Reduce Grocery Store Wait Times
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 2,111 Clicks Pub: Sep 22, 15
Speedy Supermarket Checkout Apps
This Retail App Helps Reduce Grocery Store Wait Times
European software provider ‘Xhockware’ recently developed a supermarket checkout app that helps reduce wait times. As many consumers know, waiting to checkout at a busy grocery store can... [More]
Smart Internet Connected Bags - Twyst Creates Shopping Bag that Charges Customers When Exiting Store
SCORE: 6.5
Warm 1,317 Clicks Pub: Mar 22, 16
Smart Internet Connected Bags
Twyst Creates Shopping Bag that Charges Customers When Exiting Store
The future of retail is a hot topic for many, including Adobe. The tech company just opened doors to a prototype store in Las Vegas, Nevada, that includes everything from Smart Internet Connected... [More]
Staffless Convenience Stores - Wheelys 247 in Shanghai Introduces a Convenience Store of the Future
SCORE: 7.5
This Month and Mild 168 Clicks Pub: Mar 9, 17
Staffless Convenience Stores
Wheelys 247 in Shanghai Introduces a Convenience Store of the Future
Wheelys is a start-up that first came into consumer consciousness with a mobile coffee cart, but it is now launching its first brick-and-mortar shop, which is set to be a model for the convenience... [More]
Automated Fitting Rooms - This High-Tech Retail Innovation Revolutionizes Changing Rooms with Chutes
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 354 Clicks Pub: Feb 15, 16
Automated Fitting Rooms
This High-Tech Retail Innovation Revolutionizes Changing Rooms with Chutes
At its Manhattan Beach store in California, Macy’s is experimenting with some of the high-tech retail technology available today. This includes a system called the ‘Whoosh Fitting Room&#... [More]
Autonomous Cashier Stations - Panasonic's Checkout Robot Automatically Scans and Bags Items
SCORE: 6
This Quarter and Untested 121 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 17
Autonomous Cashier Stations
Panasonic's Checkout Robot Automatically Scans and Bags Items
Electronics company Panasonic recently demonstrated capabilities of its robotic cashier station in a Lawson outlet in Osaka, Japan. While the process of picking up even just a few items at the... [More]
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