“Automation will reshape retail business models and the broader value chain, creating
organisations with fewer layers and a better trained and trusted workforce empowered by
real-time data and analytics,” says McKinsey. “The winners in the sector will be those who
understand these implications and act quickly address them.” Spend across the global retail automation market is predicted to surpass $19.5 billion by 2024.
Modern retailers can leverage automation tools to determine what products are most popular, to assess which aisles customers spend the most time in and to understand what
products are viewed the most. They can also use automation tools these to improve store
layouts and tailor these to improve the customer experience and to boost sales.
In our latest infographic, we round up how retail automation can help you stay ahead of the competition.