Five Technology Trends To Watch
The Consumer Electronics Association released its "Five Technology Trends To Watch" this week at its annual Industry Forum in San Diego. The technologies - spectrum/bandwidth, the cloud, social media and politics, batteries and alternative inputs – provide retailers with opportunities and ideas on how to merchandise product categories, and increase revenue and profit.
Mobile devices and connectivity are the heavy drivers of each trend, two areas that CE retailers must continue to leverage to remain relevant to the consumer and competitive within the industry.
Here's a quick look at the trends (excluding social media) and the impact they'll have on consumer and, in many cases, the independent dealer.