Global Internet of Things in Retail Market


The GMI Research predicts that the Internet of Things in Retail Market will perceive an increase in demand over the forecast period. This is because of the aggravating demand of customers for an enhanced shopping experience, accelerating penetration of smart payment solutions, and reducing prices of sensors, hardware, and the internet of things.

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Introduction of the IoT in Retail Market

Internet of Things (IoT) refers to a conviction of affixing any device to the internet and other devices. Internet of Things is a huge network of associating things and people sharing and collecting data the way they are implemented along with the environment around them. Further, the retail market is disturbed by Internet of Things by offering colossal growth to the technology.

Key Market Players:

  • Cisco Systems Inc
  • Intel Corporation
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd
  • IBM Corporation
  • Google LLC
  • AT&T Inc
  • Oracle Corporation
  • NEC Corporation
  • SAP SE

Internet of Things in Retail Market Dynamics

The factors compounding the growth of the global Internet of Things in the retail market size include the augmenting endorsement of smart payment methods, swiftly minimizing the cost of sensors and IoT-based connectivity, as well as the growing demand for a smooth shopping experience by consumers. Furthermore, as per the Internet of Things in Retail Market Size Report, the growing emphasis on enhancing the experience of the consumer throughout the decision-making chain is accelerating market growth. Thus, rapid digitalization has stimulated the acquisition of modern devices, sensors, and connected tools such as furniture and shelves to store the technological equipment and proffer an interactive experience to the consumers.

Besides this, the technology assists in accumulating information and data to help retailers comprehend the requirements, choices, and habits of customers. For instance, AMW, a U.S.-based sportswear brand, implements smart shelf technology with costumed edge displays and high-def optical sensors to present product information that transfers data about stock levels. Moreover, it recognizes the ethnicity, gender, and age of customers to deliver more précised display content. Therefore, the aggravating demand to improve customer experience is energizing Internet of Things in the retail market opportunities.

Offering Segment Drivers

Based on offering, the platform is contemplated to witness higher growth during the forecast period. This is because of the amplifying demand for network management platforms across end-users. The platform is becoming popular mainly due to the boosting demand for linked networks and devices. Further, the electronic devices, which include printers and computers in Internet of Things solutions, need expedient maintenance and supervision because of the connectivity risks. Therefore, the vendors are increasingly offering effective management platforms to Internet of Things consumers to help them reduce maintenance costs and upgrade the network which further strengthens the Internet of Things in Retail Market Size.

Application Segment Drivers

Based on the application, the market is disjoined into operations, asset, customer experience management, advertising, and marketing. Amongst all these, customer experience management is forecasted to boost at a faster CAGR over the forecast period. This is because of the rising usage of smart shelves in grocery stores, shopping malls, and supermarkets to earn an advantage of mechanized product tracking systems. Also, internet of things in retail market analysis states that the prime components of smart shelves include RFID readers, Antenna, and tags to provide data concerned with the real-time in-store inventory to retailers and alert store managers to unload the expired products and supplement the inventory when required.

Internet of Things in Retail Market Segmentation:

Segmentation by Offering
  • Hardware
  • Beacon
  • Sensors
  • Gateway
  • Radio-frequency Identification (RFID)
  • Platforms
  • Device Management
  • Application Management
  • Network Management
  • Services
  • Professional Services
  • Consulting
  • System Integration and Deployment
  • Support and Maintenance
  • Managed Services
Segmentation by Application
  • Operations Management
  • Energy Optimization
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • Surveillance and Security
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Workforce Management
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Condition Monitoring
  • Predictive Equipment Maintenance
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Smart Payment and Checkout
  • Queue Management
  • Automatic Vending Machine
  • Smart Shelves
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Geomarketing
  • Digital Signage
Segmentation by Region:
  • Europe
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of APAC
  • North America
    • United States of America
    • Canada
  • RoW
    • UAE
    • Brazil
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia

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