Five years after Amazon Go made headlines, automated stores have become one of the fastest-growing retail channels. However, retailers and restaurants face many challenges in how to utilize this expanding technology, and one size does not fit all.

Attendees at the Self-Service Innovation Summit, Dec. 14-16 in Hollywood, Florida, will have an opportunity to learn from a panel of experts how to create a game plan to provide an automated convenience offering.

The session, “Automated Convenience: How To Cash In,” will address the need for a full understanding of customers’ shopping habits, an assessment of necessary technology expertise, an understanding of available technology products and more.

Panelists include:

  • Marcos Acuña, founder & CEO, Qu!ck Scan&Go.
  • Scott Ford, director of marketing, Innisfree Hotels.
  • Kenneth Gaber, president, OVG Hospitality.
  • Neil Thompson, vice president, Digital, HMS Host.

Jack Frost, director of sales at MTI-Mobile Technologies Inc., will serve as moderator.

To register, click here.

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