Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the innovations on display at this year’s National Retail Federation Big Show, NRF 2022. As retail emerges after a tough couple of years, we review the big themes while highlighting the smaller players who are driving the frontlines of innovation in everything from spatial analytics, robotics, and RFID.
NRF 2021, like so many events over the past year went fully remote for its first chapter, which focused on key leadership initiatives and the future of retail. This piece focuses on six themes and five trends identified at this year’s NRF chapter 1.
During NRF 2020 Oracle showed a new tools called Customer Insights that can help retailers predict their best future customers. Exploring the announcement.
At NRF 2020, Samsung launched the XCover Pro mobile device. Partnering with Microsoft, the new device embeds Microsoft Teams pushing retail innovation.