With technology advances impacting various industries, retail technology has transformed the industry in more ways than one. Last year, a staggering 49% of retailers admitted to not having an integrated POS system, limiting them from processing sales offline when disconnected from their network.
As the retail sector continues to evolve rapidly with many influential factors Australian Retailers Association (ARA) in conjunction with Pronto Software, invites you to partake in our annual State of Technology report. Although the majority of Australian retailers are on the right track in terms of technology uptake, there are still some real opportunities that retailers can take to grow their business.
To ensure you are taking the right technology measures for your business the ARA and Pronto Software invite you to complete our 2-minute retail technology survey. This is a critically important benchmark study for our industry in a time of tremendous upheaval and therefore encourage all our members to complete this survey which provided rich insights last year.
Once completed, not only will we enter you in the draw to win one of five Gold Class movie vouchers for two, we will also email you an advance copy of the 2018 State of Australian Retail Technology report – so that you can review how and where other retailers are harnessing technology.
We look forward to both learning and sharing the current state of Australian retail technology with you as we seek to quantify how we, as an industry, are performing when it comes to leveraging technology to drive better business outcomes.
The State of Retail Technology report was commissioned by the ARA to examine and benchmark technology adoption among Australian retailers. For more information view last year’s report here.
Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is Australia’s largest retail association representing Australia’s $310 billion sector, which employs more than 1.2 million people. As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the ARA works to ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating and saving money for its 7,500 independent and national retail members throughout Australia. For more information, visit www.retail.org.au or call 1300 368 041.