The smartphone has it all but replaced the standalone GPS as a product in the average consumer’s tech arsenal. That’s because mapping apps from Google, Apple, and Waze help us get from point A to B. Ah, but they don’t do it indoors.
Molloy sees a time in the not-too-distant future when app developers figure out how to map your favorite grocery store or retail store, so that you can just enter your grocery list, for example, and the app does the rest. “You can image a GPS that would take you on the most efficient course, where the store knows the things you buy and leads you there,” he says.
Lou Carlozo, Deal News. 8 retail innovations you’ll see soon. Retrieved from MSN Money.