The challenges of 2020 have brought about transformational changes in all sectors across the globe.

Over the past year, we've all found ways to do business a little differently. With the impact of COVID-19 being felt around the world, businesses and people have adapted to a more virtual way of life.

For many companies, this shift acted as a catalyst, advancing digital transformation efforts that were already underway. When we look to the future of retail, it is clear that success lies in the ability of businesses to embrace technology and adapt to the needs of consumers.

A consumer survey, combined with research spanning multiple retail sectors, revealed key trends for the future of business facilities management and e-commerce, including

  1. More strategic roles are beginning to emerge for facility managers to meet the challenges of today's brick and mortar spaces.
  2. Consumers appreciate the convenience of shopping online, but they don't feel like they are having an in-store experience.
  3. The use of technology will be essential to create a 360 immersive experience for consumers.
    Using technology from 3D real estate visit innovative Matterport Montreal, retailers have already started to adapt to these trends and are engaging consumers in new and exciting avenues.

If consumers of Quebec show significant interest in using this 3d technology In their daily purchases, companies that use these tools are already reaping many business benefits:

  1. Faster time to market. Simplifying the process of building, remodeling and redesigning retail sites through the use of virtual tour 3D.
  2. Improved documentation and inventory management. Master maintenance issues and train employees in new processes more easily than ever.
  3. Data preview. Extract a wealth of information to improve marketing efforts, optimize inventory, and increase revenue.

3D technology is already making waves in all sectors, both for consumers and for businesses in Quebec. However, there is still room to grow as technology continues to evolve and transform the retail experience.