Published: May 30, 2014 – Writer: Dr. Abraham Froman
Saying the manner in which consumers shop has changed over the past 20 years is like saying the educated world is tired of Kim Kardashian – it’s a given. But the retail technology revolution is clearly not done and continues to shape the manner in which we all engage in the shopping process at breakneck speed.
Yet while the assumption is that these innovations can only be born near Silicon Valley under the watchful eye of Bay-area VCs, some are coming from surprising locations not thought of as technology or innovation hubs.
To wit, here’s a look at three technology platforms – all hailing from the Midwest – that have the potential to further reshape the retail landscape moving forward: