Automation Meets Convenience Store: Micro Markets and Drive-Up Shops With much of the population aiming to reduce person-to-person interactions, consumers still need to shop, at least for groceries. Once considered novel showcases for technology innovation, stores that use IoT are gaining popularity in a frictionless world.  
Smart Shelf Tech Enhances Retail Sales and Eases Inventory Management Even the most mundane tasks such as grocery shopping are getting a boost from IoT technologies. While consumers benefit from targeted marketing and contactless interactions, retailers can increase profits with data-driven insights regarding purchasing patterns and inventory management.