The checkout line’s death knell | The Future IRL

We're all only about ten years away from sauntering into stores, grabbing whatever it is we want, then quick-stepping out like we stole it.

It'll be possible because many shops will be ringed with machine vision-enabling cameras and sensors, that ke…

How Rebecca Minkoff uses tech to make her fashion stores stand out

Nike and Adidas aren't the only lifestyle brands designing their retail spaces with technology in mind. Others such as Rebecca Minkoff, a fashion label based out of New York City, are taking similar steps by implementing things like smart mirrors and…

ICYMI: Amazon wants to revolutionize grocery shopping

Today on In Case You Missed It: Amazon created a smart store in Seattle which is currently open to just employees but next year will open to all. It lets people saunter in, grab whatever they need, then leave without formally checking out. The tric…