Technology Trends & Implications for Retailers

A main theme throughout the Reverse Logistics Association 2019 conference was centered around technology and how it fits in with retail and manufacturers. By now, most people know that 5G technology is right around the corner with promises of faster…

Feb 18 2019 · 5 min read

Hope to see you at RILA’s 2019 Retail Supply Chain Conference

With trade show season in full swing, B-Stock is headed to sunny Orlando for RILA’s (Retail Leaders Industry Association) annual Retail Supply Chain Conference February 24 – 27. This year’s show is focused on AI and last-mile delivery. B-Stock’s Eric…

Feb 06 2019 · 1 min read

2019 Fashion & Apparel Industry Report

Quick Facts: Double-digit sales growth expected over the next decade for the fashion and apparel industry Worldwide fashion and apparel ecommerce will increase at a compound annual rate of 10.6% from $408 billion in 2017 to more than $706 billion…

Jan 30 2019 · 4 min read

Retail Voice Control Tech Could be Worth $40 Billion in 4 Years

Quick Facts by Strategy Analytics Consumer spending on smart home related products (hardware, services, and installation) will reach nearly $96B in 2018 Spending on smart home devices will account for $53B in 2018 Consumers worldwide bought 663 million smart home…

Dec 17 2018 · 3 min read

The Future of EU Retail

Shopping is increasingly happening online, and for an industry like retail – worth £366 billion last year in the UK – the implications are big. Recently, Wired took a look at the future of retail and what that means for…

Nov 14 2018 · 3 min read

How Retailers are Currently Using IoT Technologies

IoT (internet of things) is now ubiquitous with 5G; combined, both technologies will have a significant impact in the marketplace. Major retailers are finding ways to use these new tools and technology to improve work processes and flow. At a…

Nov 09 2018 · 3 min read

The Connected Future – Takeaways from MWCA ‘18: Part I

This is the first post of our three-part takeaway series from MWCA 2018. In this post, we discuss The Connected Future and what 5G will bring; including how it will provide a lift for both AI and VR technologies. Part…

Sep 17 2018 · 4 min read

Mobile Retail Sales, 5G, AI & Social Data – Takeaways from MWCA ‘18: Part II

This is the second post of our three-part takeaway series from MWCA 2018. In Part I, we discussed The Connected Future and what 5G will bring; including how it will provide a lift for both AI and VR technologies. In…

Sep 17 2018 · 3 min read

Learning the Current IoT Landscape – Takeaways from MWCA ‘18: Part III

This is the third post of our three-part takeaway series from MWCA 2018. In Part I, we discussed The Connected Future and what 5G will bring; including how it will provide a lift for both AI and VR technologies. In…

Sep 17 2018 · 3 min read

10 Technologies Retail Supply Chain Executives Should Know About

Technology is changing quicker than ever before; what might have passed for a novelty a few years ago, could be the key to future success. Take for example 3D printing: a few years ago 3D printers were extremely expensive, not…

Jun 01 2018 · 4 min read