It’s no secret that the retail world is going through some major shifts. The continuing rise of
ecommerce as well as emerging trends like mobile and augmented reality are changing the way
consumers behave. In order to keep up, brick-and-mortar merchants must adapt to the
rapidly-changing landscape of modern retail.
Below are some the top trends dictating these changes. If you’re a retailer looking to thrive in the
coming years, be sure to keep the following in your radar:
Meanwhile in Indonesia, Toyota published an AR-enabled print ad that allowed users to see the
Toyota Yaris in a whole new way. All they had to do was place the print ad in front of their web cam and they would see the Yaris come to life.
See that girl with the iPad in the corner of the store, tapping at the screen while her eyes scan the products?
She’s not showrooming. She’s the store owner, and she’s using a mobile point-of-sale (POS) system to pull up sales reports and plan next month’s purchases.
We all know that a lot of shopping happens on smartphones and tablets, but what about selling that way? It’s a rising trend.