Category Archives: retail automation

Automated Retail Systems and Retail Automation

The automated retail industry is one of the two core technology showplaces today (financial Services being #2).

    • Emerging technologies such as robotics, lockers, digital signage, vending and automated vending lead the way.   Amazon and Google revolutionize physical delivery. OuterWall has another great idea (or not).
    • More mature retail technology includes interactive displays, next-generation POS,  mobile interplay, multi-touch, kiosks for self-service, video services, and customer service technology.
    • Companion technologies include ATMs, kiosks, Advanced ATMS,  NFC and thin client.
    • Standards – here we have more regulatory guidelines in play along with more standards than any other industry. PCI, OPOS, JPOS, MPOS,  HIPAA, ADA, UL, CE just to name a few.

Automated Retail News Wrapup December

Minnesota Wild and Xcel Energy Center Introduce Wild Market | – by Minnesota Wild SAINT PAUL, Minn. – A new, convenience-oriented store is coming to Xcel Energy Center. Wild Market, located on the arena’s main concourse near … Self-serve concessions technology now part of Levi’s Stadium offerings – Stadium Tech Report Stadium Tech Report Stadium… Read More »

McDonalds Automated Restaurant in Dallas

McDonald’s Dallas — “That is one big kiosk (and it comes with people inside too!) Hard to miss the flaring  Newsweek 12/22/2022 article — this is one heck of a kiosk, or should we say RMU (robotic merchandising unit).  Essentially a public facing ghost kitchen of sorts. WFAA back in December posted nice video and writeup In Brief… Read More »

Automated Retail News This Month

Automated Retail News this month Here is the latest Automated Retail news from our Flipboard channel America’s Largest Grocery Chain Is Making This Major Change To Its Checkout Lanes  It solves a common problem for shoppers. When it comes to checking out at the grocery store, most places allow customers the choice between a … Wendy’s newly designed… Read More »

UK Shop and Go Automated Store – Just Walk Out — Tesco, Sainsburys Aldi UK Review

UK Shop and Go Automated Store Ian Scott did a very nice walk-thru of the main “Walk In & Walk-Out” prototypes in the UK. If you have any questions or would like contact info for Ian send an email to [email protected] – About Ian Scott — Rethink Retail Top 100 Influencer, Understanding the shifting retail landscape, delivering actionable solutions… Read More »