What is Automated Retail?
Automated Retail is the way of the future! Automated Retail is the use of a machine to sell retail products, but it is far more than this. Automated retail is a brand new sales channel for retailers and brands to reach customers in an innovative, exciting and non-traditional way.
Automated Retail has been growing exponentially within the last few years to an all time high. Many retailers and national brands are looking for a way to build brand awareness and expand into untapped markets with minimal investment and low costs of entry. These machines will allow for:
Direct market insertion.
Real time marketing and product data.
Hitting their target market more effectively.
Opening up a new way of product distribution.
Promoting new product while driving sales back to their brick and mortar stores and e-commerce sites.
Reducing overhead expenses and costs.
Increasing revenue per square foot.
Reducing shrinkage and theft.
What Consumers love about Automated Retail
The immediate visual connection with desirable items.
The easy-to-use, appealing touch screen interface and instant product data.
The speed and convenience of executing a transaction and walking away with the product: no waiting for delivery, no shipping fees.
What Retailers, Owners and Investors love about this product
Its ability to expand their retail presence without traditional overhead costs.
The versatility of location with round the clock functionality with no staff costs, no shrinkage, no hassle, just sales.
Increased revenue generation opportunities through on-screen, poster, graphic or LCD advertising.
Flexibility to increase capacity and product variety
Complete remote management and analytics capability
What are the Advantages?
Automated retail offers a new, expanding channel that can be integrated into and augment existing store based and web based channels.
By amalgamating kiosk information and automated retail technology, customers can be better informed about products
Reinforce brand identity, increase brand awareness and improve brand availability
Static advertising via posters/graphics or dynamic advertising through large flat screens
A machine can provide a secure method to hold more stock on the sales floor with improved shrinkage control.
Keep less product stock and order/stock efficiently only as required.
Reach more customers more often through a distributed network of sites.
Lower cost expansion through autonomous retail when compared to traditional “brick and mortar” retail stores.
By interacting with the consumer through a touch screen, interactions can be recorded and analyzed, providing new opportunities to influence the consumer.
The machines dispense a receipt and provide information for easy returns.
Machines can be installed in-store behind glass windows with the access point accessible through the glass, allowing for extended store hours.