The Retail industry comprises individuals or companies engaged in the business of selling finished goods to the customers. These finished goods reach customers through various sales channels, which include catalog and brick & mortar stores, e-commerce or online channels, and so on. The industry is categorized as per various types of products retailed, types of retail formats, etc.
Even though the Retail industry promises to be one of the growth drivers for the global economy in the long term, its profits are currently affected by the recession. Thus, the Global Data Capture Hardware Market in Retail 2009-2013 retailers are looking forward to expand their markets on a global level, align business strategy according to the customer needs, and build operations around the business strategy. In short, the retail companies are building customer centric business models. This, in turn, is leading to an increase in the penetration of technology in the Retail industry. Moreover, the retail companies are adopting new technologies such as data capture hardware to improve efficiency of their customer services and operations in the retail market.
Emerging countries such as India and Brazil offer a potential market for retail growth due to their large population and increasing disposable income. Thus, the retail companies are looking for business expansion in regions such as Latin America, Asia Pacific etc. Further, there are many under-penetrated rural regions in developing countries, which provide a large scope for the growth of retailers. Thus, the increasing focus on the new markets by the retail companies is driving the sales of the data dapture hardware market.
This report by TechNavio Insights forecasts the market size of the Global Data Capture Hardware in the retail sector over the period 2009-2013. Further, the report discusses the segmentation of the market into various geographic regions. It also identifies the market trends, drivers, and challenges existing for the Data Capture Hardware in the Retail industry.