Retail

Smart Buildings

Johnson Controls Business and 2022 Financials Examined

November 17th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Skyfii Occupancy Analytics Business and FY2022 Financials Examined

August 15th, 2022
Security

Canon Video Surveillance Business 2021 Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the Canon video surveillance businesses, incorporating Canon and Axis Communications hardware, Milestone video management software, Arcules cloud services and BriefCam video analytics software.  This analysis is based on the parent company investor presentations, corporate strategy conference 7th March 2022 and Axis 2021 Annual Review and Sustainability Report. Canon video surveillance businesses are reported under the network […]

Security

Motorola Solutions Purchases Envysion, their 5th Acquisition in Video & Access Control

Motorola Solutions continues its strategy of investing in its video surveillance and analytics business with the purchase of Envysion, a US physical security provider for the retail sector, for $124 million net of cash on 2nd November. Envysion’s loss prevention offering for quick-service restaurants, convenience, and specialty stores is a cloud-based solution. It integrates video systems […]

Smart Buildings

What Type of Smart Building Will Lead AI Adoption?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the inevitable future for buildings but just like the adoption of smart technology over the last decade, the introduction of AI will be different for each building vertical. Retail, hospitality, healthcare, and office buildings, for example, each discovered their own use cases for smart technology, their varying needs created different drivers […]

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Podcast #4: Bricks & Clicks! Digitizing the Traditional Retail Experience

In this new Podcast series, Memoori explores the intersection between technology and commercial real estate through interesting conversations. Bricks & Clicks! Digitizing the Traditional Retail Experience. In episode #4 we talk to Carita Weiss, Head of Payments at Coop Sverige, one of the biggest retailers in Sweden. Carita discusses their new store initiative ‘Scan & […]

Smart Cities

New Challenges for Commercial Real Estate Mean New Challenges for Cities

“The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis has hit the commercial real estate sector hard. Containment measures implemented in response to the pandemic severely affected economic activity and reduced the demand for commercial property,” states the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) April 2021 Global Financial Stability Report: Preempting a Legacy of Vulnerabilities. “Part of the adverse impact — […]

Smart Buildings

Convenience Store Retrofits Enable a Checkout-Free Shopping Experience

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. There is a surge of interest in autonomous checkout technology for convenience stores, as the retail industry struggles more than most through this extended global crisis. The pandemic has helped bolster the case for a checkout-free contactless shopping experience, which mitigates the spread […]

Smart Cities

Brick-and-Mortar Retail Must Get Smart to Survive the Pandemic Era

This week, the 250-year-old UK department store Debenhams finally announced it would close all of its 178 outlets after nine months of struggle with the restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the US, the 118-year-old US department store J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy in May 2020, just 2-months after the pandemic began. Business […]

Smart Buildings

Blurring the Line Between Retail Stores & Vending Machines

There is no better way to social distance than to remove people from the equation. That’s a growing view in a retail industry that is struggling more than most through this extended global crisis, where we have seen a surge of activity in the cashierless or automated retail space. Cashierless retail is not a new […]

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