Emerging Trends & Innovation

   

Middle East Shopping Trends: Where Omnichannel is Omnipresent

Retail shoppers in the Middle East are increasingly connected digitally to the shopping experience, using all channels – online, mobile, and in physical stores. Like other consumers around the world, shoppers in the region are looking for an increasingly omnichannel experience. These Middle East shopping…

European Shopping Trends: Quick is King for Consumers

This year’s iVend Retail Global Shopper Survey found some interesting European shopping trends. European shoppers value convenience and speed, when it comes to selecting a retailer to shop with, however, they are not necessarily as enamored with advanced technology like augmented reality or virtual reality…

South African Shopping Trends: Connected Retail Wins Customers

While South African’s economy has experienced some setbacks recently, retail sales there remain relatively strong, and online sales are expected to grow significantly through 2020. Shopper’s in Africa’s most industrialized country are embracing omnichannel shopping and mobile technology, and prefer retailers that provide convenience both…