* Date : 2015-05-08
The Age of O2O Commerce – Online and Offline Joining Forces to Drive Consumption
The buzzword for retailers these days is O2O. Online-to-offline commerce uses the Internet and mobile technology to find consumers and have them make real-world purchases. The business model is seeping fast into our daily lives amid ubiquity of smartphones. Shopping and bargain information around the area you are cruising pop up on smartphones as well as coupons you can use to save money in purchases and dining. Real estate and cab services have joined the O2O bandwagon. Let's look at the trend that is taking the retail sector by storm and changing the ways in consumer behavior.
Present and Future of Biometrics Technology
With Apple Pay and Samsung Pay incorporating fingerprint identity verification into their services, biometrics has become the new security solution for the era of mobile payment. We take a look at state of the art biometrics technology, from convenient payment services at your fingertips to iris recognition OTP devices which generate pin codes from your eye.
BYROBOT, Creator of Korea's First Recreational Drone
BYROBOT is a startup specializing in developing flying robots. It developed a multi-purpose unmanned aerial vehicle that can be used not only for hobby and entertainment, but also for industrial application and professional use. It has won intellectual property rights and certification for its technology at home and abroad. We introduce a startup company that has boldly entered and thrown down the gauntlet in the world of drones.
Why do large discount stores always place fruits near the entrance?
A typical large supermarket carries over 50,000 items. But every store has the fruit section near the entrance. Why, of all items, are fruits sold at the entrance? Fresh fruits are known to make shoppers feel the changing seasons and stimulate their purchase decisions with delightful colors and scents. This week, we'll debunk myths surrounding product placement in big supermarkets.