46% of Retailers Plan To Deploy AR Or VR Solutions By 2020

Retailers need to advance their AR capabilities or risk falling behind in their ability to engage with customers: 100 million shoppers are expected to use AR online and in-store by 2020, according to Gartner. A global survey of retail executives found that 46% plan to deploy either AR or VR solutions to meet customer service experience requirements. http://bit.ly/BR2GYbBev

Is your business ready to reap the benefits an Augmented Reality program could provide your business? Talk to Beyond Retail and we can show you the latest AR products and help you design a cost effective, customer engaging AR program. Call +61 3 8538 1220 or at info@beyondretail.com.au.

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Retailers to spend $1.5B on AR/VR in 2020

Spending on augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) will jump 79% to $18.8 billion worldwide in 2020 from this year as the retailing industry leads in developing new applications for the technologies. Retailers will spend $1.5 billion on AR/VR next year as they seek to provide a more engaging customer experience (CX), researcher International Data Corp. (IDC) forecasts in a new report. Read the article at http://bit.ly/BR2QPbXZP

Is your business ready to reap the benefits an Augmented Reality program could provide to your business? Talk to Beyond Retail and we can show you the latest AR products and help you design a cost effective, customer engaging AR program. Call +61 3 8538 1220 or at info@beyondretail.com.au.

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How emerging technologies are changing the retail shopping experience


Exciting times they are. Retailers now have the opportunity to interact and create customer experiences in ways not previously available, unless you had access to funding equivalent to a major movie production. 3D Volumetric Augmented Reality is an area Beyond Retail is very excited about. We see opportunities in mobile technology coupled with AR coming to the market this year that will change the cost bottle neck and the way retailers think about the use of AR. The article below by Oracle is a good starting point. Talk to Beyond Retail and discover the AR opportunities waiting to be exploited by your business.

We’re in a particularly exciting time when it comes to retail customer experiences, as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) present new possibilities for engaging with customers both in stores and online. We’re in a particularly exciting time when it comes to retail customer experiences, as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) present new possibilities for engaging with customers both in stores and online.

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