Amazon is Reportedly Developing a Hand-Scanning Payment Option

Amazon is reportedly developing checkout terminals that will allow shoppers to pay by scanning the palms of their hands. That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. Amazon did not respond to a request for comment. The WSJ said Amazon is targeting the terminals, which link credit and debit cardsContinue reading “Amazon is Reportedly Developing a Hand-Scanning Payment Option”

3 Retail Technology Trends to Watch in 2020

The dust has settled following the “retail apocalypse” of 2018, and the numbers reveal that retail’s radical transformation is more nuanced than we once thought. While headlines in early 2019 spelled the end of retail, data from IHL Group shows otherwise. In 2019, retailers announced 2,965 more store openings than closings. Certain retailers led the charge andContinue reading “3 Retail Technology Trends to Watch in 2020”

Modernizing the Retail store Infrastructure with cost consideration

Short-sighted retailers have under-invested in their in-store technology and are currently struggling with legacy IT infrastructures that are complex, expensive and outdated. Retail executives must decide if patching their in-store infrastructures and sticking to what they know is the answer, or if it is best to rip and replace expensive in-store infrastructures and venture intoContinue reading “Modernizing the Retail store Infrastructure with cost consideration”