"Increased consumer pressure, operational efficiency requirements, ongoing labor shortages and the advent of AI have required retailers to rethink how they attract, retain and motivate store associates.”

Samuel Mueller, CEO and co-founder of Scandit, commenting on a Scandit research report, "Frontline Retail Revealed: Motivations, Technology Attitudes and Insights," that found 40 percent of retail workers felt their employers don't invest in their technology needs.