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The Technical Keys For Unlocking Retail’s Future

The Technical Keys For Unlocking Retail’s Future

The world may not feel like a radically different place than it was 25 years ago – but in terms of what consumers can buy, how they shop, how they pay, where they travel and what taxes they face – it is a whole new ballgame. But while the front-end advances are huge, the back-end transformation is in fact much, much larger. It is literally a whole new world of hardware and an entirely new galaxy of software solutions.


12.5 million: Number of U.S. consumers who can be categorized as adventure travelers.

$130 million: Value of offshore advertising taxes gathered by India between April 2018 and March 2019.

100,000: Number of robots Amazon has deployed at distribution centers globally.

321-110: Vote in the House of Representatives to pass the SAFE Banking Act.

90 days: Amount of time app developers report waiting for payments from major platforms.