Retail Automation Market

Retail Automation Market: FMCG Projected to be the Most Attractive Segment by Industry During the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 - 2027

  • 2017-09-19
  • REP-GB-5017
  • 369 pages
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 Retail Automation Market

An Incisive, In-depth Analysis on the Retail Automation Market

This study offers a comprehensive, 360 degree analysis on the Retail Automation market, bringing to fore insights that can help stakeholders identify the opportunities as well as challenges. It tracks the global Retail Automation market across key regions, and offers in-depth commentary and accurate quantitative insights. The study also includes incisive competitive landscape analysis, and provides key recommendations to market players on winning imperatives and successful strategies.

Retail Automation has emerged as an advancement which is revolutionizing the retail industry, throughout the globe. Several businesses and trades are driven by the retail industry, and Retail Automation is influencing these trades in making better profit margins, and bringing enhanced efficacy to the transactions happening in the retail industry. Retail Automation, as considered under the scope of the report, is adopted across various industries in order to provide enhanced shopping experience to the end-users, in retail and e-commerce shopping. Besides this, technological developments and substantial availability and usage of smart devices in shopping are other factors impelling the growth of the global Retail Automation market, in terms of value. The Global Retail Automation market is estimated to be valued at US$ 8,770 Mn by the end of 2016, and is expected to expand in the coming years at a CAGR of 11.7% in terms of value during the forecast period. The global Retail Automation market is expected to represent a high incremental opportunity between 2017 and 2027.

Automated services in the retail sector are enhancing the customer experience, thus bringing-in more revenues in the Retail Automation market. Some of the critical inclinations powering the overall Retail Automation market include visual retailing, retail space planning, customer data analytics, and retail inventory analytics. Multiple retail giants are adopting Retail Automation technologies, with an intention to improve their customer experience, thus driving the Retail Automation market. Retail Automation nowadays is not restricted only to shopping malls and major retail chains, but is gaining admiration from the local retail stores as well. Automated retail stores and supermarkets in local areas are slowly becoming a preference for customers, fuelling the Retail Automation market. Furthermore, adoption of advanced technologies, transitioning consumer spending behaviour for enhanced customer experience, and increasing economic growth of the developing economies of South East Asia and Middle East & Africa is driving the overall Retail Automation market.

Segment Analysis:

On the basis of product type, the global Retail Automation market can be segmented into manned POS terminal (fixed POS terminal, mobile POS terminal, and contactless POS terminal), and unattended terminals (Kiosk/Vending Machine, and Self-Checkout System). The manned POS terminal segment is expected to account for a sizable share of the overall Retail Automation market in 2017, but is expected to foresee a decrease in the growth rate yearly, due to the embellishment of unattended terminals by the end of the forecast period. One of the important factor for this drift is the considerably high growth rate of the kiosks/vending machine sub-segment in the Retail Automation market. Self-checkout systems sub-segment is also expected to foresee considerably high adoption, and is expected to follow the kiosks/vending machine sub-segment in the Retail Automation market. Such high growth rates are primarily driven by the transformation in the customer shopping preference and high preference given to smart device enabled retail shopping.

On the basis of industry, the global Retail Automation market can be segmented into FMCG, health and personal care, apparel and footwear, hospitality, consumer electronics, travel and logistics, oil & gas, and others. The growth of the Retail Automation market is predominantly driven by the FMCG industry, followed by hospitality. Several supermarkets and hypermarkets in developed countries are adopting the Retail Automation technologies such as motorized transport units that assist the customers in inventory management and product delivery to customers. Such developments in reference to the FMCG industry are impacting the overall Retail Automation market in a positive manner.

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Regional Analysis:

On the basis of geographical regions, the Retail Automation market is segmented across North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, APEJ, Japan, and MEA. The North America Retail Automation market holds a major value share in the global Retail Automation market and is likely to maintain its dominance in the global Retail Automation market during the forecast period. The Retail Automation market in the region is projected to represent a significant incremental opportunity between 2017 and 2027. Retail Automation market in North America is pre-dominantly organized, and FMCG is the major industry. North American Retail Automation market is currently showcasing the development of retail automation technologies such as motorized transport units to assist the customers in their shopping, and also helps in inventory management. For instance, Wal-Mart patented a "motorized transport unit" system that can attach to shopping carts, enabling them to drive and dock themselves. These motorized units may potentially be used to move containers; scan, retrieve, and deliver products; check inventory; retrieve trash; and even connect with customers. North America is expected to be followed by Western Europe in the Retail Automation market, in terms of revenues generated. Western Europe is implementing retail automation technologies in healthcare sector as well, which is further improving the quality and consistency in the healthcare industry. Automation in the areas of medical records, order entry, decision support, and medicine dispensing to patients are few of the applications of Retail Automation in the Western European region. The sales of Retail Automation in Western Europe market is projected to represent a total incremental opportunity of US$ 2,916 Mn, while the Japan Retail Automation market is also expected to witness significant growth. Owing to the advantages associated with Retail Automation, and a demand for an enhanced customer experience, a high traction of Retail Automation is expected during the forecast period, especially in developing countries such as India, China, etc. The APEJ region is expected to present attractive opportunities for Retail Automation manufacturers during the forecast period, and is estimated to expand at a significant CAGR in terms of value.

Competitive Analysis:

Vendors in the Retail Automation market are now focusing on introducing advanced technologies to enhance customer experience in the retail sector. Examples of some of the Retail Automation market vendors in this study of the Global Retail Automation market include Diebold Nixdorf, NCR Corporation, Datalogic S.p.A., Fujitsu, First Data Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Verifone, Posiflex Technology, Ingenico Group, and Honeywell International Inc.

Vendors are continuously innovating their Retail Automation solutions to penetrate the technology influenced market. In August 2016 Lowe's Companies, Inc. that operates a chain of retail home improvement and appliance stores introduced a personal assistant robot, called LoweBot, a NAVi autonomous retail service robot to assist customers, with Retail Automation. Many such vendors are providing robots to retail stores to assist the customers. These robots not only help in guiding the customers but also in managing the back-end inventory, facilitating the Retail Automation market. In February 2017, NCR Corporation introduced NCR ENCOR, to provide a store management solution for small and medium sized retailers in North America. NCR ENCOR, being a Retail Automation solution provides point of sale, front office and back office functionality and security and versatility for an enhanced consumer experience in the retail sector.  Many vendors in the Retail Automation market are focusing on collaborations, mergers and acquisitions in order to improve their product offerings, distribution capabilities, and to expand customer base. With respect to Retail Automation, in June 2017, Diebold Nixdorf collaborated with Samsung to eliminate the need of card/PIN and enable card-less mobile transactions. Diebold Nixdorf adopted Samsung’s SDS Nexsign, enabling facial recognition, to provide a secure card-less transaction. In August 2016 the company completed its $1.8 billion merger with Germany’s Wincor Nixdorf, which brought together two leading competitors in the Retail Automation market. In March 2017, Fujitsu launched its wearable products, which can be effectively connected with the company’s self-checkout systems, resulting into the elimination of the outdated methods of sharing information.

Report Synopsis

Future Market Insights (FMI) offers a 10-year forecast for the Global Retail Automation market between 2017 and 2027. In terms of value, the Retail Automation market is expected to register a high CAGR during the forecast period. This study demonstrates the Retail Automation market dynamics and trends globally across seven regions: North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, APEJ, Japan, and MEA, which influences the current nature and future status of the Retail Automation market over the forecast period.

Report Description

This research report provides a detailed analysis of the Retail Automation market and offers insights about the various factors driving the popularity of Retail Automation and its features. The report includes an extensive analysis of key industry Retail Automation market drivers, Retail Automation market restraints, Retail Automation market trends and market structure. The Retail Automation market study provides a comprehensive assessment of stakeholder strategies and imperatives for succeeding in the business. The report segregates the Retail Automation market based on industries and components across different regions globally.

The Retail Automation market is expected to witness substantial revenue growth during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand from FMCG and hospitality industries. Retail Automation has major application in FMCG and hospitality industries moving towards automating the retailing functionality and eliminating assisted retail tasks for an enhanced end user experience. Demand for data aggregation and analytical insights with respect to Retail Automation for the retail products, is also rising continuously, thus further pushing the revenue growth in the global Retail Automation market.

The Global Retail Automation report starts with an overview of the Retail Automation market in terms of value. In addition, this section includes an analysis of key trends, drivers and restraints from the supply, demand and economy side, which are influencing the Retail Automation market.

On the basis of the product type, the Retail Automation market is segmented into manned POS terminal (fixed POS terminal, mobile POS terminal, and contactless POS terminal), and unattended terminals (kiosk/vending machine, and self-checkout system).

On the basis of the market, the Retail Automation market is segmented into organized, and unorganized market.

On the basis of industry, the Retail Automation market is segmented into FMCG, health and personal care, apparel and footwear, hospitality, consumer electronics, travel and logistics, oil & gas, and others.

A detailed analysis has been provided for every segment in terms of market size analysis for the Retail Automation market across different regions. This section provides a detailed analysis that covers the key trends.

The next section consists of a detailed analysis of the Retail Automation market across various countries in the region. It provides a market outlook for 2017–2027 and sets the forecast within the context of the Retail Automation market, to include the latest technological developments as well as offerings in the Retail Automation market. This study discusses key trends within countries that contribute to the growth of the Retail Automation market as well as analyses degrees at which drivers are influencing the Retail Automation market in each region. Key regions and countries assessed in this report include North America (the U.S. and Canada), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and the Rest of Latin America), Western Europe (Germany , France, UK, Italy, Spain, Benelux, Nordic and the Rest of Western Europe), Eastern Europe (Russia, Poland and Rest of Eastern Europe), APEJ (India, China, Australia & New Zealand, ASEAN and the Rest of APAC), Japan, and MEA (GCC Countries, Turkey, South Africa, North Africa and the Rest of MEA). This report evaluates the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Retail Automation market across various regions globally for the period 2017 –2027. We have considered 2016 as the base year and provided data for the remaining 12 months.

To offer an accurate forecast, we started by sizing the current market, which forms the basis of how the Retail Automation market will grow in the future. Given the characteristics of the Retail Automation market, we have triangulated the outcome of different types of analysis based on the technology trends.

As previously highlighted, the global Retail Automation market is categorized into a number of segments. All segments in terms of product type, market type, industry and different regions are analysed in terms of basis points to understand an individual segment’s relative contribution to the growth of the Retail Automation market. This detailed information is important for the identification of various key trends of the global Retail Automation market.

In addition, another key feature of this report on Retail Automation market is the analysis of all key segments in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. This is traditionally overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical for assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales and delivery perspective in the global Retail Automation market.

In the final section of the report, we include a competitive landscape to provide clients a dashboard view based on the categories of providers in the value chain, their presence in the Retail Automation portfolio and key differentiators. This section is primarily designed to provide clients an objective and detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to a market segment in the Retail Automation supply chain and the potential players for the same. Report audiences can gain segment-specific vendor insights to identify and evaluate key competitors based on an in-depth assessment of capabilities and their success in the Retail Automation marketplace. Detailed profiles of providers are also included in the scope of the report to evaluate their long-term and short-term strategies, key offerings and recent developments in the Retail Automation market. Key competitors covered in the global Retail Automation market report include Diebold Nixdorf, NCR Corporation, Datalogic S.p.A., Fujitsu, First Data Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Verifone, Posiflex Technology, Ingenico Group, and Honeywell International Inc.

Key Segments Covered:

  • Product Type

    • Manned POS Terminal

      • Fixed POS Terminal

      • Mobile POS Terminal

      • Contactless POS Terminal

    • Unattended Terminals

      • Kiosk / Vending Machine

      • Self-Checkout System

  • Market

    • Organized Market

    • Unorganized Market

  • Industry

    • FMCG

    • Health and Personal Care

    • Apparel and footwear

    • Hospitality

    • Consumer Electronics

    • Travel and Logistics

    • Oil & Gas

    • Others

Key Regions covered:

  • North America Retail Automation market

    • U.S.

    • Canada

  • Latin America Retail Automation market

    • Brazil

    • Mexico

    • Rest of Latin America

  • Western Europe Retail Automation market

    • Germany

    • France

    • U.K.

    • Spain

    • Italy

    • Benelux

    • Nordic

    • Rest of Western Europe

  • Eastern Europe Retail Automation market

    • Russia

    • Poland

    • Rest of Eastern Europe

  • APEJ Retail Automation market

    • China

    • India

    • Australia & New Zealand

    • ASEAN

    • Rest of APAC

  • Japan Retail Automation market

  • MEA Retail Automation Market

    • GCC Countries

    • Turkey

    • South Africa

    • North Africa

    • Rest of MEA

Key Players in the Retail Automation Market

  • Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated

  • NCR Corporation

  • Datalogic S.p.A.

  • FUJITSU

  • First Data Corporation

  • Toshiba Corporation

  • Verifone

  • Posiflex Technology, Inc

  • Ingenico Group

  • Honeywell International Inc.

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