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How Retailers can Combat Inventory Shrinkage with Drone-Powered Warehouse Monitoring

Retail TouchPoints

There’s been a lot of talk recently about retailers reporting lower-than-expected earnings due to inventory shrinkage. According to the Corporate Finance Institute , “Inventory shrinkage occurs when the number of products in stock are fewer than those recorded on the inventory list. days, and one doubled its sales in one year.

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5G in Retail: Creating the WOW factor

Retail TouchPoints

5G can also connect mobile point-of-sale (POS) terminals , self-service kiosks, scan-and-go checkouts and other forms of frictionless shopping with ease. 5G can reduce wasted time and prevent inventory shrinkage, providing retailers with cost savings. 5G provides an alternate method to keep the store connected at all times.

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The essential metrics your retail POS software can track

I Vend

Using your point of sale system to track performance, across every element of the retail operation, has never been more important. Retail analytics of financial reporting and inventory management data can help to pinpoint shrinkage and drill down into its location and cause, giving retailers a better chance of reducing it.

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How to Deliver a Flawless In-Store Customer Experience

Independent Retailer

The most common area in-store that retailers focus on to improve customer engagement is at the Point of Sale (POS). According to the NRF National Retail Study 2018 , inventory shrinkage costs the U.S. Transforming the POS. retail industry $47 billion in 2017.

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Smaller Spaces, Bigger Tech and Optimized CX

Retail TouchPoints

To curb shrinkage, self-pay via an app is used to let shoppers and guests purchase items themselves. Roaming checkout enables employees to take payments from shoppers from anywhere inside the store. They simply scan the item or put it in their cart on their phone, pay and walk out with item in tow.

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While tech giants have their heads in the clouds, this is why other retailers don’t need to follow suit

A1 Retail

Loss prevention teams call this inevitable outcome “external shrinkage”. Which is why it is so encouraging to see retailers utilising new technology to reduce the impact of shrinkage. Instead, it’s possible to train deep learning AI models at the point of sale (PoS). The industry limits.

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How Retailers Meet Tough Challenges Using NVIDIA AI 

Nvidia

NVIDIA partners Everseen and Graymatics provide asset protection applications at the point of sale to reduce shrinkage and provide customers a faster self-checkout experience. Spacee is using computer vision and AI to help retailers handle these basic, repetitive tasks.

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