Over-dramatic title as expenditure through physical retailers still accounting for 92% of 2015 consumer expenditure in the US.

And retailers embracing IoT offer even better customer experience on top of the unique advantages of:-

  • immediate tactile sensory experiences
  • buy and take home same day
  • different brands in same place

IoT can maximise the benefits above whilst also reducing operating costs.

IoT in the background is where the significant advances and deployments will be made. Something I explored in: 

"IoT in the Background"