February 17, 2015 | Written by: Ralph Jacobson
Categorized: Industry Insights
Retail Info Systems (RIS) News published their “5 Technologies to Watch in 2015” here. Payment Security. Internet of Things. Social Analytics. Pricing Optimization. Same-Day Fulfillment. I don’t think any of these are a surprise. Security has daily press and is top-of-mind with industry executives. IoT is gaining steam, and more LIVE events around this topic are emerging globally. Social analytics is more of a mystery, almost to many executives. They have data, yet they are not certain how to best leverage it. Pricing optimization has been around for a couple decades at this point, however I’m not certain that it will have a breakout year just yet. It’s great technology, however retailers have not jumped on that bandwagon in droves, and CPG brands have embraced it even less. Same-day fulfillment is consumer-driven and is driving experimentation around the world to devise optimum processes. Are there other technologies to watch, like “Cloud”, “Mobile”, etc?
Read more: http://risnews.edgl.com/retail-news/5-technologies-to-watch-in-2015-98351?referaltype=newsletter