Retail IoT Platform Revenues to Exceed $4.3 Billion by 2023, as Retailers Seek Operational Efficiencies
Platform Revenues to Grow Fivefold by 2023
Hampshire, UK - October 23, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues generated by IoT retail platforms will exceed $4.3 billion by 2023, up from an estimated $890 million in 2018.
According to the research, IoT in Retail: Strategies & Forecasts for Retailers & Platform Providers 2018-2023, challenging retail conditions, exacerbated by strong competition in the retail sector, the rise of eCommerce (the Amazon effect) and spiralling rental costs are acting as a 'push factor' for retailers to adopt IoT platforms.
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The research found that IoT platform implementation will allow retailers to unlock efficiencies, particularly in the supply chain, which will improve operational margins. Juniper anticipates that this push for efficiency will drive the total number of IoT platform connected assets to almost 25 billion units by 2023, up from just over 5 billion in 2018.
ERP Software Spend to Reach $13 billion by 2023
The report stated that the rise of compelling ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems, leveraging IoT sensors to enhance resource utilisation, will drive overall IoT retail software spend rapidly, with annual retail spend on these ERP solutions reaching over $13 billion by 2023.
Research author Nick Maynard explained: "Retailers are facing a perfect storm of pressures and challenges, which IoT implementation can help them navigate successfully. ERP and retail platform providers are a compelling proposition in enabling successful IoT transformation."
RFID Leads IoT Retail Technology Index
The research also carried out an assessment of the extent to which retailers have implemented the various technologies, based on factors such as technological clarity, cost barriers and existing deployments. This assessment found that RFID will continue to have the biggest impact on the retail space.
This is due to the positive impact RFID implementation can have, in not only logistical and warehousing operations, but also as part of 'Just Walk Out' shopping experiences (Amazon Go). Resource optimisation and heat sensor technologies were also found to be highly mature and disruptive.
Juniper Research provides research and analytical services to the global hi-tech communications sector; providing consultancy, analyst reports and industry commentary.
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