Apparel's survey of apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers reveals expectations for technology focus in the coming year, including an emphasis on BI and analytics for gleaning an even deeper understanding of the consumer.
Apparel’s 10th annual review examines what did (and didn’t) happen over the past decade in the world of RFID/IoT. A number of interesting new applications are highlighted that will be of interest to retailers and brands alike.
"CXignited provided immediate exact product movement tracking which enhanced our store processes by enabling a best-in-class customer experience," says Marcelo Baltzer Foucher, CIO and logistics director of Loewe.
The two companies are working together to enable a minimum of 10 billion apparel and footwear products for some of the world's largest fashion and performance brands to be "born" with unique digital identities and data profiles in the cloud over the next three years.
Executives from corporations including Google, McKinsey & Company, Nielsen, Target, Tumi and Walmart will share strategic approaches to the Internet of Things, blockchain, contextual commerce and real-time consumer engagement.
This is according to Zebra Technologies Corporation's 2017 Retail Vision Study, which analyzes the technology trends shaping the future of the global retail industry and enhancing the shopping experience.