New York, Retail’s Big Show – January 13, 2017 —In response to flat line retail sales growth, innovative retailers are aggressively pursuing the omnichannel to create a seamless shopping experience across all channels, including in-store, online, mobile and social. They are exploiting the Internet of Things (IoT) and deploying exciting new technology in-store while empowering their “connected associates” with training and technology to improve employee engagement and reduce turnover, as well as increasing sales and customer satisfaction. According to an iSource Media 2016 report, retailers who know more sell 87 percent more.
SOTI Inc., the world’s leading provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), today announced the 2017 mobile retail trends it will discuss at the Retail’s Big Show. In addition, SOTI will demonstrate its award-winning EMM solution, MobiControl 13.3, at Booth #1343.
“Brick and mortar stores are increasingly investing in new mobile technologies to draw customers to their stores and create a smooth shopping experience,” said SOTI spokesperson Oscar Rambaldini, Vice President of Product Management at SOTI. “The connected associate can easily service, upsell and assist customers with purchases and quickly check them out to create the ultimate shopping experience.”
SOTI identified the following mobile technology retail trends that will enhance the connected associate’s effectiveness and make an impact in 2017:
As new endpoints, like simple sensors or complex systems like drones and robots, are introduced, full lifecycle management will become more important. Keeping track of all these new devices, making sure they are up-to-date and working properly is vital for their successful deployment.
To learn more about the latest retail mobile and IoT trends download SOTI’s “The Connected Associate” white paper.
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About SOTI Inc.
SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions, with more than 17,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI's innovative portfolio of solutions and services provide the tools organizations need to truly mobilize their operations and optimize their mobility investments. SOTI's flagship product, MobiControl, allows enterprises to enable, optimize and secure their mobile workforce across all platforms to support corporate-liable and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. SOTI extends secure mobility management to provide a total, flexible solution for comprehensive management and security of all mobile devices and connected peripherals deployed in an organization. As an active member of the AppConfig Community, SOTI is bringing its enterprise mobility management and IoT vision to build industry standards.For more information, visit www.soti.net.