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6 Things in Future Gas Stations and Convenience Stores

Consumers influenced by the pandemic and an increasingly digital world are accelerating convenience store innovation. The increasing adoption of electric vehicles and pending self-driving cars/fleets are reshaping the future of convenience stores. These new technologies are paired with increasingly digitally reliant consumers, which require convenience stores to rethink their shopping experiences and the role they…

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5 Front End Challenges & How Retail is Reinventing the Future of Brick and Mortar

New technologies and consumer behaviors have made retailers realize they need to quickly reinvent the in-store experience at checkout. Consumer behaviors rapidly changed during the pandemic and impacted the retail front end as it is considered a high contact area. Fear to touch checkout merchandise and machines has led to poor front end performance that…

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HTC Vive Pro Eye vs. HP Reverb G2 Omnicept: Which is Best for Market Research?

VR has found its way into accelerating the retail innovation process through better market research. Selecting the right virtual reality hardware is part of successfully adopting new technology. Virtual reality is no longer just a form of entertainment. It is now being used in business for better training, planning, testing, and collaboration. The retail industry…

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5 Holiday Shopping Predictions & Recommendations for 2021

The pandemic greatly influenced celebrations and holiday shopping in 2020, but with normalcy on the horizon there are different 2021 holiday predictions that retailers should consider. Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic led to a decrease in holiday social gatherings. Although there were less family holiday celebrations and religious services, traditions such as decorating, gifts and…

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Eye-Tracking VR Technology is Changing the Retail Industry

Retailers use virtual reality to conduct eye tracking consumer research that uncovers accurate shopper insights. The pandemic and rapid digital transformation in retail is pressuring brands to innovate and adapt their shopping experiences based on changing consumer behaviors. In order to quickly collect and understand consumer insights, many organizations have turned to virtual reality. Virtual…

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7 Retail Industry Trends to Watch Out for in 2021

Today, the rapid advancements in technology have led to almost every facet of our lives shifting online, catering to a population that is more adaptive to the current times. The retail industry is no exception. The current world situation has vastly impacted retail industry trends in 2021, with an increasing number of people resorting to…

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4 Ways Virtual Reality Is Used in Business

Virtual reality goes beyond video games and shopping. VR is used in retail to assist with innovation, in healthcare for risk-free training, and in construction to provide better project communication. When you hear the words “virtual reality”, you may think of video games or science fiction. But how is VR used in business? Gain a…

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8 Important Retail Merchandising KPIs in Category Management

Modern technology and research methods have provided the retail industry with incredible access to consumer data. When correctly analyzed, this information can be used to understand consumers and improve organizational performance. Today’s Category Managers and Consumer Insights Analysts use technology like virtual reality eye tracking and artificial intelligence to gather market research. These advanced research…

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4 ways to use VR for retail innovation in 2021

CPG companies and retailers can now take advantage of virtual reality technology to more efficiently build retail labs, merchandise stores, and conduct consumer research. The lasting effects of the 2020 pandemic have dramatically changed technology use, consumer behaviors, and brick and mortar store operations. Executives are working from home and physical stores are constantly evolving…

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