How Augmented Reality Delivers a Holistic Retail Experience to Customers

  • HT Media Team
  • June 16th, 2021
A hand holding a smartphone depicting an Augmented Reality application

From Fad to Brand Differentiator Augmented Reality (AR) technology is no longer a far-fetched possibility in retail. Once a nice-to-have technology, AR has quickly become a necessity for retailers. In fact, the year 2020 was the beginning of mass consumer uptake of AR technology in retail with the COVID-19 outbreak forcing people to be housebound […]

Retail Stores of the Future: 5 Ways 5G Will Revolutionize Customer Experience

  • HT Media Team
  • June 15th, 2021
A hand holding a phone showing fast internet connectivity.

You walk into a grocery store and take out your mobile phone. In the store’s artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled application, you upload your shopping list for the day. Using lightning-fast 5G technology, that list transmits to a nearby mobile edge computing server that maps out the exact locations, stock status and alternatives to your items – […]

How Should Retailers Deal with the Second Wave?

  • HT Media Team
  • May 7th, 2021

The Year Gone By When the first national lockdown was announced in India last year, one of the biggest thoughts on everybody’s mind was how to find essentials like food and household supplies in the face of an impending shortage. The sight of empty shelves in grocery stores was an unsettling reminder of the realities […]