In an article on The Verge, Ben Popper reported that eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), despite of the currentl problems; a massive security breach; its problems with PayPal and losses, the company has still managed to sustain its market. The company is introducing innovations in its shopping trends and showcasing. Currently, it has introduced a concept of Smart Stores. In an eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s smart store, user is welcomed by large glass screens. All the store is virtually placed on this glass. User can interact with products, try clothes on him in the smart dressing room. User can use glass by setting different environments, sift through stores’ inventory without exhausting himself and much more. The source said that the user can also change the lighting effects from these glasses to check how the dress looks on him in different conditions.
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) is using RFID tags for each product in the smart store. So for example, if a user feels that a clothing is not going fit on him, he will not have to come out and search for another one. He can simply press a button and a stylist will come to give him an alternative. eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s smart store also recommends the buyer with certain side products with any cloth in order to compliment the looks.
Buyers can order drinks during the shopping. At the end of selecting the product they can use eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s PayPal for payment along with other payment methods. The source said that many websites were skeptical about eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s new smart stores but now, as many of them has tested, it can be said easily that this trend is going to be famous in the retail industry.