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News • 20.09.2018

Standard cognition opens San Francisco’s first public cashierless store

Consumers can shop and pay without scanning or stopping to check out

Standard Cognition, which is eliminating the hassle of retail checkout by removing it entirely, announced today that it has opened San Francisco’s first public cashierless store. Located at 1071 Market Street, the Standard Market ...

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News • 19.09.2018

Top retail industry trends that will redefine the industry

Quantzig, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top retail industry trends

One of the recent studies on the retail industry shows that this industry is extremely competitive and mature in the developed economies across Europe and North America. On the other hand, developing economies such as the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, ...

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News • 18.09.2018

August retail jobs increase nearly 90,000 over 2017

“Hiring is an important driver of consumer confidence"

Retail industry employment in August increased by 89,100 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop of 9,700 jobs from July, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, ...

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News • 14.09.2018

E-payments emerge as go-to method of paying

Pressed for time, millennials consumers look for convenience and flexibility

The desire for convenience by consumers is reshaping the retail sector, where retailers are scrambling to offer a seamless shopping experience with latest technologies such as self-service checkout systems and contactless payment technology. In such ...

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Images • 13.09.2018

DMEXCO 2018 C.A.R.E.

Impressions of the exhibition: Trends and good prospects

DMEXCO in Cologne is probably one of the most exciting trade fairs covering topics such as digitization, marketing and trends in (online) retail. Whether national or international, each visitor was treated to something exciting, following this ...

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Company News • 13.09.2018

Payment solutions in the self-service market

CCV and PAX are forming a joint venture

CCV, one of the largest payment service providers and suppliers of payment solutions in Europe, and PAX Technology Limited, subsidiary of PAX Global Technology Limited (“PAX Global”) (Stock Code: 00327.HK), one of the leading electronic ...

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Company News • 07.09.2018

APG at the Paris Retail Week

APG cash drawer to showcase queue reducing solutions

APG Cash Drawer will be showcasing its mobile cash management solutions, NetPRO®, TabletPRO™ and USBPro™ at Paris Retail Week, which plays host to over 40,000 visitors looking for the latest retail technology. The highlight ...

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News • 07.09.2018

New data shines light on black holes of retail customer experience

Square Root unlocks potential for brands

Square Root, creators of CoEFFICIENT®, an enterprise SaaS platform that unlocks the power of data for the world's leading automotive and retail brands today announced findings from a new study that uncovers the growing importance of the ...

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Company News • 03.09.2018

Only Nature Packs Better

Bizerba at the FachPack 2018

Bizerba will be exhibiting in two booths at this year’s FachPack trade show in Nuremberg (Germany). From September 25-27, the focus at the main booth will be on intelligent hardware for error-free labeling and end-to-end label inspection. ...

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News • 31.08.2018

Accenture forms strategic alliance

Investment in Chinese AI start-up Malong Technologies

Accenture has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Malong has been recognized by global companies and organizations ...

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News • 30.08.2018

Tariffs remain a threat

National retail federation upgrades 2018 economic forecast

The National Retail Federation today increased its retail sales forecast for 2018, saying sales are expected to grow more than previously predicted thanks to tax reform and other positive economic inputs but warning that tariffs threaten to dampen ...

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News • 28.08.2018

Forecast 2020: Asia’s leading large format retailers

IGD expects sales growth of 3.3 percent a year

Asia’s large format retailers are set to grow 3.3 percent a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth from large format players over five years, according to global research organisation ...

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News • 22.08.2018

Companies anticipate substantial sales increase

Mazars’ annual U.S. food and beverage industry study

According to the Mazars 2018 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report, released by Mazars USA LLP, a leading accounting, tax and consulting services firm, most food and beverage companies anticipate a significant ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App offers consumers accurate optical reading from their glasses...

News • 21.08.2018

App offers consumers accurate optical reading from their glasses

"Prescription Scanner" to streamline eyewear online shopping experience from home, fast growing online eyewear retailer, announced the introduction of Prescription Scanner, a free application that will allow consumers to extract the optical parameters off their current glasses, making it easier for them to order ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Solving the massive food waste problem

News • 17.08.2018

Solving the massive food waste problem

8.5 million dollar investment in b2b excess produce marketplace Full Harvest

Full Harvest, a marketplace for excess produce that would otherwise go to waste, today announced it has closed an 8.5 million dollar Series A round of financing led by Spark Capital. New investors Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, Rent the Runway Founder ...

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Company News • 15.08.2018

Waiting in checkout lines

A turnoff to European shoppers

For many European shoppers, waiting at checkout lines any longer than five minutes is too long, according to retail study by Adyen. Shoppers are looking for an experience that satisfies three fundamental demands: convenience, context and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A powerful weapon in battle against industry disruption...

News • 07.08.2018

A powerful weapon in battle against industry disruption

Category management: Opportunities for retailers to thrive in the face of new competition

Rather than concede general merchandise sales to new and disruptive competition, brick-and-mortar retailers are seeking creative ways to maintain their share of this critical and high-margin category. This is one of the conclusions contained in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends...

News • 03.08.2018

Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends

Man-made fibres are falling out of fashion, as more UK consumers choose natural materials

New research released today by Cotton USA reveals the latest shopping habits of UK consumers – including where and how consumers buy products, their financial optimism, qualities that motivate purchase decisions, and material ...

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News • 02.08.2018

German consumer climate remains stable

Findings of the GfK consumer climate study for June 2018

The trade conflict between the EU and the USA is intensifying and leaves a clear mark on the consumer mood in Germany in June. Economic optimism clearly declines, while both income expectations and propensity to buy manage to hold their ground with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Partnerships between POS ISVs and resellers provide mutual benefits...

Company News • 02.08.2018

Partnerships between POS ISVs and resellers provide mutual benefits

Tips for successful ISV relationships with resellers

How can ISVs find reliable reseller partners to build long-term relationships? Typically, the best path to these relationships is through hardware manufacturers. Channel-focused technology manufacturers play an integral role in the channel ecosystem ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Luxury department stores outperform the market...

News • 01.08.2018

Luxury department stores outperform the market

Investment to create destination appeal pays off

The performance of the luxury and midmarket players has been, and will remain, extremely polarised as the premium/luxury department store retailers continue to invest to retain their appeal and the midmarket players struggle to excite and lure in ...

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News • 31.07.2018

Private brands make a big comeback

Launch of the examining consumer and business insights in private brands

Private brand performance within the grocery channel dramatically increased in the past year, posting annual sales of $138 billion across multi-outlet plus convenience store retail channels in the United States in 2017, according to new insights ...

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News • 30.07.2018

Hexa research: Online sales

U.S. online pet food & supplies market worth 6.13 billion dollars by 2025

Online sales for pet food and other products have increased significantly over the past few years. Driven by rising pet ownership in the U.S., demand for pet products is expected to surge over the next few years. Supported by tech savvy consumers, ...

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News • 26.07.2018

Retail market's use of blockchain technology

Data projects is primed for huge growth

According to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets, the application of blockchain in retail markets is expected to grow from USD 80 Million in 2018 to USD 2,339.5 Million by 2023, and at a compound annual growth rate of ...

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News • 25.07.2018

Privacy protection for retail shoppers

Checkpoint’s new Vortex R6-A label enhances merchandise visibility

Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) and RFID solutions for the retail industry, and Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, today announced that ...

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News • 24.07.2018

Mergers and acquisitions expected to drive growth

Retailers look to new technologies and improving customer experience

The overwhelming majority of U.S. chief executive officers (83 percent) in the consumer and retail (C&R) industry say they are very confident about the growth prospects of their companies over the next three years – far more optimistic ...

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News • 23.07.2018

Retail imports to set new record this month

Consumers spend and tariffs take effect

Driven by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set a new record this month even though new tariffs on goods from China just took effect, according to the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: US retailers account for 1 in 5 digital ad dollars...

News • 20.07.2018

US retailers account for 1 in 5 digital ad dollars

Sector’s investment will reach 23.50 billion dollars this year

The US retail industry will continue to dominate the digital ad business this year. Retailers will spend 23.50 billion dollars on digital ads, up 18.7 percent over last year, representing nearly 22 percent of US digital ad ...

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Company News • 19.07.2018

Does your vendor deliver partner value?

7 ways to check

POS resellers are essential to a vendor’s strategy to target its products to the right market. Without the benefit of channel partnerships, vendors would be hard-pressed to gain brand mindshare. But not all vendors deliver the same value, ...

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News • 18.07.2018

State of consumer gift card preferences in 2018

Lifestyles and technology are driving increased consumer interest in gift card innovations

Blackhawk Network, a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions, today released findings from the 2018 State of Consumer Gift Card Preferences survey.* The research, which is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Back-to-school shoppers ready to fill their backpacks...

News • 17.07.2018

Back-to-school shoppers ready to fill their backpacks

Retailers can expect new lessons this year

Household spending on clothing, supplies, computers and electronics for children in grades K- 12 is expected to reach nearly $28 billion this year, according to Deloitte's annual "Back-to-School" survey. Parents ...

Thumbnail-Photo: June retail jobs increase more than 50,000 over 2017...

News • 16.07.2018

June retail jobs increase more than 50,000 over 2017

Trade war could become a ‘turning point’ in confidence

Retail industry employment in June increased by 50,200 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop from May of 25,800, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Europe: Nine out of ten largest grocery chains go for an APG cash drawer...

Company News • 05.07.2018

Europe: Nine out of ten largest grocery chains go for an APG cash drawer

Long relationship with APG’s bespoke products

Many perceive a cash drawer as simply a metal box used for storing cash. While this discernment may be true to millions of shoppers it could not be any further from the truth for the shop owners. The European Central Bank’s November ...

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News • 04.07.2018

Plastics at a tipping point

What is the role for retailers?

Tackling plastic pollution is moving up the EU agenda as European citizens express concern at the impact of plastics on their health and the environment. Many initiatives already look for circular solutions engaging every stakeholder. This implies ...

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News • 03.07.2018

WayFair decision a win for retailers

SCOTUS ruling acknowledges unforeseeable change in commerce since Quill and Bellas Hess

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's largest and most innovative retailers, released a statement celebrating today's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that focused on a ...

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News • 03.07.2018

Supreme court sales tax ruling

Fair and level playing field between online and local retailers

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair allowing states to require online sellers to collect sales tax the same ...

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Company News • 29.06.2018

New Sales Director at Mood Media

Heike Fortmann-Weyers has been appointed as the new Sales Director

Fortmann-Weyers reports directly to Linda Ralph, VP of International Business Development at Mood Media, the leading international provider of in-store media. For more than eight decades, the company has been improving the customer experience at the ...

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Report • 29.06.2018

More than just a love of food

New EDEKA Zurheide invites you to stay

Düsseldorf features a new gem since earlier this year. EDEKA Zurheide Feine Kost has opened its largest supermarket to date in Berliner Allee. After three years of construction, it has opened its doors for business. The impressive building, ...

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News • 28.06.2018

Retailers at risk

Timely shipment delivery a major concern for US transporters, freight forwarders and logistics providers

American Trucking Association reports that more than 70 percent of freight in the US is moved by trucks. The industry currently hires close to 1.46M drivers but is still falling short in order to meet rising demand due to the increase ...

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News • 26.06.2018

Habits of the new generation of shoppers

Criteo’s Generation Z report

Criteo released findings from its Gen Z report, based on the Criteo shopper story. The report analyzed shopping perceptions from thousands of members of Generation Z (Gen Z) and found that this powerful group of shoppers share a love of real-world ...

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News • 25.06.2018

Employee engagement affecting customer experience

"A mix of metrics to measure CX"

Employee engagement has surfaced as a major concern in delivering improvements in customer experience (CX), with 86 percent of CX executives in a Gartner, Inc. survey ranking it as having an equal or greater impact than other factors such ...

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News • 22.06.2018

Stationary retail grows by 2.1 percent in 2018

GfK study on European retail

GfK anticipates a 2018 nominal turnover growth of +2.1 percent for stationary retail in the 28 EU member states. But trends within the individual countries under review vary widely. While real-value growth is expected for countries such as ...

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Company News • 14.06.2018

Bizerba‘s Pro Series

Increased Performance and New Design

Powered by a high-performance Intel® Quad Core processor, the new scale families of Bizerba‘s Pro series boast the most up-to-date design and the latest technology. Their large memory capacity enables the implementation of new features in ...

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Company News • 13.06.2018

Paris Retail Week

Smart Phygital 2018 Survey Havas

Paris Retail Week, the annual event dedicated to the global commerce community, will open the doors of its fourth edition at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles on 10-11-12 September 2018. For this occasion, the Havas Paris agency, in partnership with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Beverage retail market: revolutionary route planning crowned by success...

Like a "real-time strategy game" • 13.06.2018

Beverage retail market: revolutionary route planning crowned by success

Flaschenpost – successful two-hour delivery service

The German online retail business Flaschenpost (a pun meaning “message in a bottle” or quite literally “bottle delivery” in English) successfully delivers beverages within two hours in Münster and Cologne, with more ...

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News • 13.06.2018

Retail food and beverage

Understanding the natural, organic and clean label consumer

The belief that natural, organic, and humane agricultural practices produce foods that are healthier, tastier, or more nutritious is widespread among the general adult population. These convictions, especially among consumers who seek out clean ...

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Company News • 12.06.2018

Innovative technologies for fashion retail

Detego showcases in Future City Langenfeld

Detego, market leader in real-time business intelligence for the fashion retail industry, showcases its innovative retail products at Whitebox - a digital experience space for various innovative in-store applications - in Future City Langenfeld. ...

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News • 06.06.2018

Study links corporate goodness programs to big gains in retention

Turnover is reduced by 57 percent for employees actively engaged in company giving

Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced the results of the Benevity Engagement Study, an analysis of the link between participation in corporate Goodness programs and ...

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News • 04.06.2018

U.S. and EU retailers release industry approach to new GPDR

Retailers must find appropriate methods for new data protection regulations compliance

The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce released a paper that addresses operational challenges retailers in both the United States and the European Union face as they implement programs to comply with new EU data protection ...

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