If there was any doubt about a renewed focus on retail infrastructure, this was dispelled at NRF’s Big Show 2019 , and this has become even clearer in the weeks following. As we traversed the floors and booths, there were many conversations to be had around AI, IOT, “frictionless commerce”, and other “store of the future” technologies that digitally determined retailers are deploying in order to transform their physical consumer touch points.
IDC has published the 4th in a series of IDC MarketScapes on POS (point of sale) software solutions. This most recent IDC MarketScape, the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Point-of-Sale Software in Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Retail 2018 Vendor Assessment, reviews Aptos, Diebold Nixdorf, Fujitsu, GK Software, NCR, NEC, OneView Commerce, Oracle, PCMS, TCPOS, Toshiba, and Veras Retail. Other IDC MarketScapes in this series also review Cegid, Celerant Technology, Infor Retail, Jesta I.S., Mi9 Retail, KWI, Multidev Technologies, Oracle NetSuite, and Springboard Retail.