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3 Limitations of Wifi/MDD Counters

Retail tech is continuously evolving, and the battle for in-store tech and analytics is particularly fierce — especially as merchants struggle with challenges in foot traffic and changing shopper preferences and behavior. Still, many retailers are searching for the options that can give them the most “bang for their buck” when it comes to capturing…

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Why Online E-tailers Investigate Brick-and-Mortar Opportunity with Pop-Up Shop Foot Traffic Data

Every day it seems like yet another pure-play e-commerce brand announces it’s planning a pop-up shop, a temporary, limited-time store that’s either a standalone or located within an existing retailer. Given the lower costs of operating online only, why are e-tailers so interested in exploring brick-and-mortar opportunities, which come with expensive leases and other substantial…

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How Retailers Can Do More with Real-Time Insight from Foot Traffic Data

Big data is influencing retail operations from forecasting and price optimization to how much hand soap to stock for the restrooms. Today’s people counting technology provides unprecedented real-time insight into every area of operations including foot traffic. Foot traffic metrics have always been important to brick-and-mortar merchants but now, with the assistance of people counters,…

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The Future of Retail in 2017

What does the future of retail hold? A seismic shift in the market is underway, and retailers are racing to ensure they’re able to meet the needs of demanding shoppers. Fast, Faster, Fastest You might be tired of hearing it, but Amazon has changed the game in terms of consumer expectations of delivery speed. With…