From cashierless checkout to point-of-sale financing, we identified 30+ startups that could make paying in-store easier as retailers look to increase efficiencies in an uncertain time.
From layoffs to shutdown, today’s uncertain environment has only exacerbated struggles seen across physical retail.
With the push towards contactless services and limited interactions, several companies are working to help streamline the in-store checkout process for retailers able to weather the crisis.
For example, Amazon Go’s automated checkout technology has the potential to reset the playbook for checkout speed, payment, and shoppers’ acceptance of automation in the store.
Beyond cashierless checkout, new technologies are making payment faster and smarter, and retail will be a key entry point for consumers. Such operational efficiencies are in sharper focus as retailers prepare for a more uncertain consumer spending environment.