5 In Store Retail Technology Predictions for 2015
First payment by smart watch will happen
First Google Glass in-store retail applications will emerge
Google Glass applications are starting to emerge in industries like medical and hospitality. Retail will soon follow suit with applications like pick, pack & despatch and personalised concierge service in luxury retailers.
Personalised targetting via beacon technology will start to appear
Pay and go using your mobile will start to trial
Payment on shop floor will move from trial to full scale rollout
Retailers will overcome the hurdles of taking payment on portable devices like iPad as hardware and solution providers start to harden their mobile payment solutions and turn those proof-of-concept ideas into fully fledged rollouts.