In the background of the development of unmanned retail, what cannot be ignored is the driving force behind the development of science and technology. Driven by the background of artificial intelligence, the idea of replacing manpower with technology has been further recognized. At this point, Amazon put forward the concept of unmanned retail. It can be said that the development of science and technology is the key factor driving the birth of unmanned retail.
At present, there are mainly Amazon Go models represented by deep learning and computer vision technologies in the unmanned retail industry, as well as the Bingo Box model based on RFID technology. In contrast to the two models, Amazon Go represents a technology orientation and is an offline high-end experience of cutting-edge technology. The Bingo Box model is more practical and safer.
In addition to technological factors, the cost-reducing factors that can be brought about by unmanned retailing are also part of the consideration. The traditional offline retail business has been fiercely competitive, and with the booming domestic e-commerce platform and the promotion of new business models, it has brought even greater impact on physical retail companies that have heavy asset operations. Therefore, In order to achieve profit improvement, physical retail business must find new ways to save costs, enhance user experience, and enhance customer acquisition, the unmanned retail is a new way.