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.
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Self-Serve Convenience Stores - Irispay's "E-Concept Store" in Malaysia is a Self-Service Store
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This Year and V. Hot 1,746 Clicks Pub: Jan 13, 18
Self-Serve Convenience Stores
Irispay's "E-Concept Store" in Malaysia is a Self-Service Store
E-payment operator Irispay recently opened its first-ever self-service store in Malaysia that is unstaffed. As the Irispay E-Concept Store operates on a cashless basis, customers are required to... [More]
Checkout-Free Convenience Stores - The 'Amazon Go' Store is Currently in a Beta Version
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Warm 1,148 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]
Streamlined Checkout Services - Sainsbury's 'SmartShop' Enables Checkout Via a Mobile or Handset
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This Year and Warm 779 Clicks Pub: Nov 10, 17
Streamlined Checkout Services
Sainsbury's 'SmartShop' Enables Checkout Via a Mobile or Handset
In an effort to cut costs and better compete with other discount retailers, Sainsbury’s is introducing a new ‘SmartShop’ service that will introduce a more streamlined checkout... [More]
Speedy Supermarket Checkout Apps - This Retail App Helps Reduce Grocery Store Wait Times
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Warm 2,755 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
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Warm 1,448 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
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Warm 779 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]
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