ATLANTE, January 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Businesses around the world have been rocked by COVID-19, however, great innovation in physical and digital storefronts has emerged. MobiDev experts have defined the most important health technology trends that can impact the retail sector in 2022.
Trend 1 PoS systems and e-commerce
Not all companies could survive change with a focus on digital retail options. Integrating online and offline transactions, inventory, and promotions across all in-person locations and online stores are some of the hurdles software engineers seek to overcome with develop point of sale systems for retail businesses.
Trend 2 Indoor Positioning – Not just for store cards
On the surface, indoor navigation has great potential for user navigation which has been realized in stores, office buildings, airports and hospitals. For example, in retail, low and Target also use this technology.
Trend 3 Augmented Reality for Consumers and Workers
Augmented reality shopping experiences are becoming the new norm in 2022. With virtual dressing rooms, enhanced in-store AR navigation, and other AR experiences spreading to the market, those who lack these features are falling behind.
Trend 4 Artificial intelligence in retail
Modern AR is powered by AI and can be used in inventory management and other types of consumer behavior analytics.
Trend 5 AI-Based Demand Forecasting
To evolve to meet the needs of the public during the pandemic, demand forecasting powered by machine learning took off. This technology can also improve inventory planning, customer and supplier relationship management, logistics, manufacturing, and marketing.
Trend 6 Robots and Automation in Retail
Robots and automation have a multitude of applications, such as delivery, inventory management and customer service. For example, Verizon and UPS Flight Forward announcement last year that they were working to leverage 5G technologies to improve drone delivery in Florida.
Trend 7 Voice Commerce
Smart assistants like Google Assistant, Alexa, Siri are increasingly advanced in their voice recognition and responsiveness. Smart home devices are expected to be used in more than 77 million households in United States by 2025.
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