Tag - retail technology

Implementation Is the New Innovation in Retail

Innovation always sounds like a great thing. New ideas, new technologies, and new best practices can help a retail business boost profits and engage new customer bases. Somewhere between ideation and implementation, though, innovation morphed into a buzzword. Sure, people love to throw the word around, but do they...

How Video Is Enhancing Heat Mapping for Retailers

In today’s retail environment, heat maps often are used to understand customer behavior in relation to a store’s layout. And now, video capabilities are turning heat-mapping data up a notch. While heat mapping allows retailers to understand where customers walk within a store, video allows retailers to see how...

How to Move From Traditional to Automated Retail Management

Anyone who’s worked in retail can testify that it’s largely driven by people. Whether they’re on the floor, in a private office or in the checkout line, all employees play a distinct role in the customer experience. In such a people-centric industry, the idea of automation may seem mechanic, drab...

The Common Practice That’s Slowly Eroding Your Company

When you’re contemplating how your business can rise to the next level, you might turn to an internal performance audit to gather information on the overall health of your organization. After all, audits provide a way to systematically analyze how your employees and locations are adhering to policies, procedures,...