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Thumbnail-Photo: Shopping experience thanks to electronic shelf labels...
10.11.2020   #customer satisfaction #brick and mortar retail

Shopping experience thanks to electronic shelf labels

A unique customer experience at new danish gaming store

At the end of August 2020, Denmark's new gaming universe Games N 'Gadgets opened its doors to gamers and game-loving people in the center of Horsens city. Games N 'Gadgets offers everything within gaming, gadgets and computer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail grocery chain implementing sterile cart system...
05.11.2020   #coronavirus #hygiene

Retail grocery chain implementing sterile cart system

Hy-Vee uses a hospital-grade, automated cleaning system for shopping carts

Hy-Vee, Inc. is introducing an automated cleaning system that fully cleans and sanitizes shopping carts after every use. By mid-November, more than 200 Hy-Vee stores across its eight-state region will have a Sterile Cart system in operation.This ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Warehouse management: optimized, automated, product-oriented...
15.10.2020   #logistic systems #logistics

Warehouse management: optimized, automated, product-oriented

Tips on how to ensure warehouse optimization

Digitization, e-commerce, increasing customer demands, and expectations – factors that not only impact retailers but also affect the way warehouses are organized. In this interview, Johannes Tress, Co-Founder and Managing Director at everstox ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Knowledge is (retail) power
07.09.2020   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

Knowledge is (retail) power

The Germany Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) wants to attain knowledge to assist the retail sector and creates digital twins of stores to make it a reality

Knowledge for all retailers - DFKI has launched the Knowledge4Retail (K4R) project series to achieve this goal. The driving force is an open-source platform for complex AI and robotics applications in retail.  The project relies on a digital ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Getting a taste for grocery deliveries
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Getting a taste for grocery deliveries

What are the best online grocery delivery options?

Bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, pasta, butter ... Brick-and-mortar stores are no longer the only place where consumers turn to for their groceries. The COVID-19 crisis has spurred a boom in food delivery services. So how do groceries end up in your ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Delivery services: consumer and climate benefits...
14.08.2020   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Delivery services: consumer and climate benefits

Sustainable logistics solutions for last mile delivery

Convenient, fast, and affordable. By now, "sustainable" has also been added to the list of what makes for the perfect online ordering process. That’s why retailers and delivery services must rethink their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 4 tips on how to handle customer complaints
13.08.2020   #consulting #customer satisfaction

4 tips on how to handle customer complaints

How you can effectively respond to negative reviews and use them to be a benefit to your company

Most retailers don’t like customer complaints. Plus, they also mean extra work. Yet ignoring complaints is not a great long-term strategy because any bad customer experience can haunt your brand if it becomes public. That’s why retailers ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Evaluation tool for recyclable packaging
10.08.2020   #sustainability #software applications

Evaluation tool for recyclable packaging

Fraunhofer UMSICHT tests Henkel's extended version for materials like paper and cardboard

Packaging protects products during transport and storage. In order to develop sustainable packaging and conserve resources, Henkel developed an evaluation tool that quickly and reliably checks plastic packaging for recyclability. The tool has now ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainability is surviving COVID-19
27.07.2020   #sustainability #coronavirus

Sustainability is surviving COVID-19

Trends and consumer demographics for sustainable products and brands

The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business and IRI® published the results of new research examining consumer purchases of sustainability-marketed consumer packaged goods in the US and taking a closer look at the top 10 states in terms of per ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Millennials averaged 50% more online deliveries than baby boomers …...
22.07.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Millennials averaged 50% more online deliveries than baby boomers …

… even though millennials favor eco-friendly choices

Millennials have become online “super buyers” during the COVID-19 lockdown and are receiving an average of 50 per cent more deliveries every week than the over-55 “baby boomer” generation, a new survey of 2,000 consumers has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online retailers need to better inform customers about the status of...
21.07.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Online retailers need to better inform customers about the status of their orders

E-Commerce Shipping Study 2020 by parcelLab

parcelLab has analysed for the second time the shipping services of 100 of the largest German online shops (according to EHI). The results show that 1 in 4 retailers in Germany only send a single email to their customers after their checkout. This ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on ... packing
20.07.2020  

Spotlight on ... packing

Find out everything about packaging in our current iXtenso spotlight

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“...
20.07.2020   #online trading #packaging

Smart packaging: “Hi! I am your package“

Interview with Alexander Cotte, Co-Founder and CEO of LivingPackets

The delivery service rings the doorbell but nobody is home. Recipients receive damaged products and cardboard boxes end up in the trash after just one use – these are just some e-commerce weak points and challenges that the German-French ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment...
20.07.2020   #sustainability #packaging

Recycling packaging materials for the sake of the environment

What the German Packaging Act (“Verpackungsgesetz") means for retailers and manufacturers

Images of plastic accumulation zones in the world's oceans, dying animals, ice melting at the poles and extreme drought – as climate change intensifies, so too does public discourse. Garbage and packaging waste are top issues and play ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Electronic bill of lading solutions to enhance safety and efficiency...
02.07.2020   #supply chain management #coronavirus

Electronic bill of lading solutions to enhance safety and efficiency

Consumer Brands spearheads contactless delivery task force

The Consumer Brands Association announced that it has brought together 23 consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and retailers to launch a new task force that will study the impact of a contactless pick-up and delivery protocol to create greater ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Could drones deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus?...
29.06.2020   #logistics #delivery

Could drones deliver packages more efficiently by hopping on the bus?

Aerial transport could take load off city streets – provided drones a ride

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion, longer commute times, and strained urban communities. A 2018 report from Texas A&M ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hobbii continues the growth adventure …
23.06.2020   #POS systems #brick and mortar retail

Hobbii continues the growth adventure …

… with new stores and several digital initiatives

The online store Hobbii.dk continues the opening of physical stores with the launch the third store in Tarup shopping center in Odense, Denmark. The close collaboration with Delfi Technologies, which is based on several digital initiatives, will ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Simple tips and tricks to start your online business...
20.05.2020   #online trading #retail

Simple tips and tricks to start your online business

How to start an e-commerce business: Why you don’t always need a big online store

Creating your own online store is still the most popular way to sell products online. To start an e-commerce business, you first need a store setup and a fulfillment service provider who handles the warehousing, packaging, and shipment of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Delivery drones instead of postal vans?
24.04.2020   #retail #logistics

Delivery drones instead of postal vans?

Study reveals drones still consume too much energy

When delivering parcels, drones often have a poorer energy balance than traditional delivery vans, as shown by a new study conducted at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. In densely populated areas, drones consume comparatively high ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to make sure your online shop doesn’t collapse...
20.04.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

How to make sure your online shop doesn’t collapse

To prepare your online shop for peak loads caused by advertising campaigns or cyber attacks

The recommendation of your product by an influencer or the rush of customers for your voucher deal and other successful marketing measures are actually a blessing for every retailer. But they can backfire! ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Love greetings from the online shop
17.04.2020   #online trading #digitization

"Love greetings" from the online shop

With the web-based application ViDGREETS, online shoppers can record personal messages and send them together with their purchase.

ViDGREETS – the name says it all. With this feature, customers in the online shop can quickly pack and send video greetings with their order. Retailers can also use it to send messages to their customers. In an interview, Marco van Eersel ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The new digital signage landscape: cloud-based...
14.04.2020   #digital signage #artificial intelligence

The new digital signage landscape: cloud-based

Using AI for automation and personalization

Big technology advancements mean digital signage systems are starting to become easier to use, to scale and to integrate, fuelling a market boom that will see the sector worth almost 30 billion dollars in five years' time.In a market that's ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Want to stop consumer hoarding in times of crisis?...
06.04.2020   #customer analysis #coronavirus

Want to stop consumer hoarding in times of crisis?

New research may provide the answer

Consumer stockpiling and hoarding took center stage in recent months as the COVID-19 virus has spread around the world, and with it, panic buying on the part of millions. News broadcasts and social media feeds have been filled with examples of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Start food waste reduction!
13.03.2020   #sustainability #food retail

Start food waste reduction!

New report provides tips for the food industry

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA) — a collaborative effort of the Consumer Brands Association, FMI - The Food Industry Association, and the National Restaurant Association—released a new report,“ Messy but Worth It: Lessons ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Building trust in blockchain technology
05.03.2020   #logistic solutions #logistics

Building trust in blockchain technology

Consumers expect increased transparency from the food industry

Where do products come from? When was the food harvested and packed and what is its shelf life?Consumers have a right to this information and it should be made available in a compact and easy-to-access format. Since 2020, IBM and Carrefour have ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Latest developments in robotics and AGVs
25.02.2020   #digitization #logistic systems

Latest developments in robotics and AGVs

LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart

The ongoing wave of automation and technical innovations is leading to greater demand in the intralogistics industry for automated guided vehicles (AGVs), collaborative robots (“cobots”), and picking robots. LogiMAT 2020 is offering ...

Thumbnail-Photo: For retailers: VR Payment China Solution
20.02.2020   #mobile payment #payment systems

For retailers: VR Payment China Solution

Payment specialist opens the Chinese market to retailers with a comprehensive solution for Alipay and WeChat

VR Payment presents the ‘China Solution’ at the EuroShop 2020: An all-round service package with which retailers can gain access to the Chinese market and profit from the increasing spending by tourists from Asia. In addition to the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Effective and Independent
12.02.2020   #epos systems #brick and mortar retail

Effective and Independent

Present and future of self-checkout

Better use of personnel, lowering overhead costs while still providing customers with a smooth and seamless shopping experience – that’s what every retailer strives to accomplish. For Thomas Dibbern, CEO of ALMEX GmbH, there is an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Take the shortcut
07.02.2020   #logistic systems #logistic solutions

Take the shortcut

Logistics optimisation through the use of multi-order picking

To maintain competitive advantage, logistics service providers and retailers have embraced automated order picking in their warehouses by implementing pick-to-cart, pick-to-light, voice picking and other technologies. However, despite the success of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Demand for drone delivery in e-retail is high...
06.02.2020   #logistics #delivery

Demand for drone delivery in e-retail is high

Ability to meet that demand is low

Consumers want what they want, and they want it now. Drone delivery has long been talked about as an option to satisfy consumer delivery demands, but how realistic is it? New research in the INFORMS journal Transportation Science looks at how ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Well-connected equals optimized delivery
27.01.2020   #e-commerce #logistic solutions

Well-connected equals optimized delivery

Seven Senders – Europe’s delivery platform

Logistics startup Seven Senders connects merchants and European delivery experts. The company’s concept: A digital platform for optimized delivery. In this interview, founder and managing director Dr. Johannes Plehn talks about the different ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online return process is key to customer experience...
20.01.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Online return process is key to customer experience

Survey reveals 52 percent of consumers have abandoned an online purchase out of fear of a difficult return process

A recent survey by leading monthly installment payment solution Splitit highlights the growing importance of consumer returns within the ecommerce industry. The Splitit survey revealed that a good return policy is not only key to overall customer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative insights for a long-term competitive edge...
14.01.2020   #logistic systems #logistics (software)

Innovative insights for a long-term competitive edge

LogiMAT 2020 in Stuttgart

LogiMAT 2020 features an accompanying program of over 30 distinguished expert forums, exciting live events, and more than 100 exhibitor presentations covering a diverse spectrum of intralogistics issues. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SMARTtill technology drives efficiency for a cannabis dispensary in...
06.01.2020   #cash management #cash handling systeme

SMARTtill technology drives efficiency for a cannabis dispensary in California

An APG case study in partnership with POSTREMO and Green America

APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, announced its partnership with POSTREMO, a leading POS technology provider for the cannabis sector in the United States. Built to accommodate a cash-dominant ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In-store pick up and delivery service in Manhattan...
03.01.2020   #delivery #click & collect

In-store pick up and delivery service in Manhattan

Closing a broad gap in last-mile delivery

ZIPtized, an on-demand package delivery startup, aims to provide a service that saves time and tackles the inconvenience faced by online shoppers who opt for the popular "in-store pickup" option.  In addition, ZIPtized also provides a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The favour of the hour
01.01.2020   #sustainability #refrigeration cabinets

The favour of the hour

Energy efficiency and environmental awareness in retail

The current events in the frozen food industry show: Energy efficiency and environmental awareness are becoming increasingly important. Old refrigerants have to be replaced in freezers and retail has to act.The demands placed on food retailers are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital and local
09.12.2019   #customer satisfaction #brick and mortar retail

Digital and local

Hannover startup creates fashion search engine for downtown stores

In early 2020, the BLVD startup will pilot an app of the same name into the market. The app aims to create a pleasant shopping experience in city centers by avoiding unnecessary routes and tedious searches. During the EHI Technology Days 2019, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Half of online shoppers did not receive their package...
20.11.2019   #online trading #delivery

Half of online shoppers did not receive their package

Delivery services and item insurance

Clutch, B2B ratings and reviews firm, surveyed online shoppers and found that more than half (51 percent) say they did not receive at least one package they ordered online in the past six months.Sixteen percent (16%) of the packages shoppers did not ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Social networking for neighbors
17.10.2019   #brick and mortar retail #online marketing

Social networking for neighbors

Nebenan.de is a social media platform where both neighbors and local businesses can network

"Mrs. Müller, may I borrow some flour from you?" The online platform nebenan.de has accommodated requests like this one and others among neighbors for some time now. Neighbors can also post in the “for free” section or ...

Thumbnail-Photo: TÜV SÜD: Certification for the Cartonplast Group...
10.10.2019   #logistic solutions #logistics

TÜV SÜD: Certification for the Cartonplast Group

French location of the company in Dagneux complies with international standards

On 3rd October 2019 Cartonplast France successfully completed the certification audits by TÜV SÜD Management Service GmbH according to ISO 22000 and ISO 9001. Cartonplast (CPL), the leading European supplier of reusable plastic layer pads ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Infrared-LEDs from Osram enable face recognition in smartwatches...
01.10.2019   #LED technology #LED lighting

Infrared-LEDs from Osram enable face recognition in smartwatches

The two smallest biometric identification products to date

The more we rely on our digital companions, the more important the security of sensitive data on our smartphone or smartwatch becomes. Various methods of biometric identification provide the user with security and form a reliable "lock" ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to turn your checkout zone into the village hub ......
13.09.2019   #customer satisfaction #services (sales promotion, PoS marketing)

How to turn your checkout zone into the village hub ...

... with opportunities for community engagement

The checkout zone is not only the actual, but also the emotional conclusion of the purchasing process. Top or flop - the experience at the cash register can impact how customers rate their overall shopping experience. For retailers, this is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A simple, fast, intuitive payment experience...
02.09.2019   #cashpoints #epos components

A simple, fast, intuitive payment experience

Are POS systems all about a perfect and versatile device?

"The perfect all-rounder POS device that’s ideal for all retail applications has not been created yet," says Oliver Kapahnke Managing Director at GLORY Deutschland. "But that’s OK.” In this interview, he talks ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Multi-channel pilot
22.08.2019   #multichannel commerce #logistic solutions

Multi-channel pilot

Zalando delivers same-day for adidas.fr in Paris

Ordered from adidas, delivered by Zalando: In Paris, the two long-term partners are running a test on how to efficiently steer logistics capacity. During the pilot phase, Zalando delivers goods on the same or next day from its own logistics center ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Over fifty retailers demand chancellor fix business taxation...
20.08.2019   #brick and mortar retail #financial accounting

Over fifty retailers demand chancellor fix business taxation

High Street chains and shops sign a letter over business rates

Over fifty major retailers have come together to demand the Government takes action to fix the broken business rates system. In a letter to the new Chancellor, Sajid Javid, retailers called on the Government to put business rates at heart of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Round things in an angular environment
19.08.2019   #POS marketing #in-store marketing

Round things in an angular environment

POS TUNING develops flexible stackable channels for oral tobacco in round packaging

A real presentation problem has now been solved.The presentation of tobacco products can be a real challenge. In hardly any other area you find such a wide variety in packaging sizes. For instance, there are the classic cigarette pack, the tobacco ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New, robust LED extends the day
29.07.2019   #lighting systems #LED technology

New, robust LED extends the day

A high-power Osram LED provides long lifetime, brightness and efficiency values in flashlights and work lamps

If the evening walk is a little longer than expected, or if the day's goal set on the construction site, such as building a new shop, has not yet been reached, the setting sun can become a problem.Flashlights and work lamps improve safety for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Today’s supply chain threats: tariffs, terrorists and tsunamis...
16.07.2019   #security #supply chain management

Today’s supply chain threats: tariffs, terrorists and tsunamis

Agile strategies required to combat potential supply chain disruptions

The recent increases – and threat of increases – in tariffs are causing disruptions to today’s retail supply chains. According to a new report from BRP: ‘Tariffs, Terrorists & Tsunamis: Minimize the Impact of Supply Chain ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Why marble countertops are the right choice for your shop...
15.07.2019   #shop building #shopfitting

Why marble countertops are the right choice for your shop

A guest contribution by Emmy Noel

When you think of marble countertops, you probably think about the beautiful natural stone countertops adoring a kitchen or a bathroom.Time to change our perspective.Marble countertops are the perfect addition for any business. Whether you run a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovation in sustainable packaging design and materials...
08.07.2019   #sustainability #packaging

Innovation in sustainable packaging design and materials

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs intensify collaboration

The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging. Strong partnerships are required to bring about the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Of local heroes and global players
04.07.2019   #online trading #digital marketing

Of local heroes and global players

An overview of online marketplaces

Amazon and eBay – many retailers heavily rely on these top names. Yet there are other online marketplaces that could offer useful features. After all, the easy solution isn’t necessarily the perfect fit for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumers demand sustainable fashion but won’t pay more...
28.06.2019   #sustainability #fashion

Consumers demand sustainable fashion but won’t pay more

Top five demands for the industry to become more sustainable

New research suggests over half (52 percent) of consumers in the UK and US want the fashion industry to become more sustainable, with calls for reduced packaging and fair pay for workers among their top demands. But only 29 percent of these ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “Worldwide shipping: I need it - now!“
24.06.2019   #e-commerce #logistic solutions

“Worldwide shipping: I need it - now!“

Helping eCommerce businesses succeed through international shipping

Micha Augstein, CEO and founder of shipping service provider PARCEL.ONE GmbH is on a mission. He wants to revolutionize online retail with his innovative logistics approach and support online retailers.How does he do it? Retailers simply send their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Why digital signage pays off big!
03.06.2019   #digital signage #customer relationship management

Why digital signage pays off big!

The right content can increase sales and customer loyalty

The strategic use of digital signage can unquestionably lead to increased sales, a boosted impact of the sales floor, a new shopping experience, and a stronger brand image. However, emphasis is too often placed merely on technical innovations that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Award-worthy product presentations – Point of purchase displays...
08.05.2019   #POS marketing #displays

Award-worthy product presentations – Point of purchase displays

The 2019 POPAI Awards finalists in our photo gallery

This year’s POPAI Awards finalists prove that retail displays can do more than just grab the attention of consumers.Today’s displays not only reflect the overall customer journey, but also focus on storytelling and digital elements.The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blockchain: Protecting the retail sector from counterfeit products...
09.04.2019   #security #customer relationship management

Blockchain: Protecting the retail sector from counterfeit products

Fake products reduce consumer confidence in a brand

What if something would allow manufacturers, retailers and customers to verify at any time that a product on the shelf is authentic?Counterfeit products often look deceptively like the real deal, but the quality is inferior to the original goods and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mintel announces top global packaging trends for 2019...
09.04.2019   #sustainability #packaging

Mintel announces top global packaging trends for 2019

implications for consumers, brands, and manufacturers

Looking ahead, David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel, discusses the major trends influencing the packaging sector worldwide during 2019, including implications for consumers, brands, and manufacturers.Connected ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Top retail activity helps usher in Year of the Pig...
14.03.2019   #retail #displays

Top retail activity helps usher in Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year signals the busiest trading period of the calendar for grocery retail

This year’s celebration, marking the Year of the Pig – representing good fortune, wealth and prosperity – was no exception, according to a brand-new report from international grocery researcher IGD Asia. Shirley Zhu, IGD ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin – a powerful customer magnet...
14.03.2019   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin – a powerful customer magnet

Brand advertising with taps, creamy whitecaps, and hashtags

Just in time for Saint Patrick's Day, we turn our attention to arguably the favorite drink of the Irish: the iconic Guinness beer. Or, more precisely, the home of the stout: the Guinness Storehouse opened its doors in 2000 right in the heart of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Students create packaging of the future
07.03.2019   #sustainability #design

Students create packaging of the future

Annual design competition PIDA

What will a sustainable and exciting packaging concept look like in 2030? Most likely we will see many and innovative answers to that question at PIDA (Packaging Impact Design Award), the international design competition arranged and hosted by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New challenges and opportunities for businesses...
06.03.2019   #logistics

New challenges and opportunities for businesses

Businesses are challenged to better manage their shipping and mailing operations

Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing, and data today noted that the recent rate increases by FedEx® and UPS® and the pending January 27 rate ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CIE 2019: Chinas premier B2B trade show
04.03.2019   #e-commerce #event

CIE 2019: China's premier B2B trade show

5th International Internet and E-commerce Expo in Shenzhen

CIE 2019, the 5th China (Shenzhen) International Internet and E-commerce Expo, is the premier B2B trade show in China that focuses specifically on internet technologies and e-commerce as well as the related industries. More than 400 exhibitors ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed...
27.02.2019   #online trading #food delivery service

Pioneering spirit in online retail: participation is welcomed

The startup company myEnso from Bremen shows how an online supermarket can be successful

Modern pioneers: At myEnso, customers have a say in the store’s product selection. The online store continues to evolve with its customers and focuses on quality, sustainability and an innovative spirit.We spoke with Isabella Henrichs and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Worry-free legal compliance: tips for newcomers to online retail...
18.02.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Worry-free legal compliance: tips for newcomers to online retail

Interview with Johannes Drijkoningen, Händlerbund e.V. (German online trade association)

It is imperative for all online retailers to be legally compliant. We talked to Johannes Drijkoningen, Association Advisor at the Händlerbund e.V. about support, relevant information and unfounded fear of digitization. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Holistic POS solutions in visual communication...
12.02.2019   #digital signage #Trade fair special EuroCIS 2019

Holistic POS solutions in visual communication

Product presentation and brand presence through signage

The effective placement of products at the POS is becoming increasingly difficult today due to the broad diversity of brands and the struggle for presentation area that goes along with it. Striking POS solutions are thus all the more important. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The right payment options for online stores
11.02.2019   #online trading #customer satisfaction

The right payment options for online stores

How you can combat shopping cart abandonment with the right methods

One of the main reasons why shoppers will abandon a purchase is when popular online payment methods are not an option. That’s why online retailers must know what these payment options are. We give you an overview of the pros and cons for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lone Kauri Road Ltd. has new e-commerce site...
04.02.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Lone Kauri Road Ltd. has new e-commerce site

Offering high performance, sustainable outdoor products

New Zealand-based company, Lone Kauri Road Ltd. recently announced the official launch of its first ecommerce site. Lonekauri.com was created to provide outdoor enthusiasts with premium quality products that minimise environmental impact by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First-hand packaging technology
01.02.2019   #event #packaging

First-hand packaging technology

LogiMAT 2019 in Stuttgart

In response to new regulations, packaging industry exhibitors at the 17th LogiMAT are showcasing new developments and innovations in machine technology, methods for reducing the use of traditional materials, and brand-new materials.As people become ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First-hand material handling technology
21.01.2019   #logistic systems #logistic solutions

First-hand material handling technology

LOGIMAT 2019

All the world’s leading forklift truck manufacturers are coming to the 17th International Trade Show for Intralogistics Solutions and Process Management. Industry professionals from around the world gather in Stuttgart for a sneak peek at ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 24-hour shopping with Wanzl
20.12.2018   #Trade fair special EuroCIS 2019 #shop concepts

24-hour shopping with Wanzl

EuroCis 2019

Is 24/7 shopping only possible online? Wanzl’s answer is loud and clear: absolutely not! The innovation leader’s unique 24-hour store concept fulfils a long-cherished dream of bricks-and-mortar retailers. Design, hardware and software; ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Intralogistics information from the source
17.12.2018   #digitization #event

Intralogistics information from the source

LogiMAT 2019 in Stuttgart

LogiMAT 2019’s accompanying program, with more than 30 forums and live events hosted by a distinguished slate of presenters, offers industry professionals real-world insights and information across the spectrum of trending themes in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroCIS 2019: from the trade fair to the points of sale...
27.11.2018   #digitization #POS Solutions

EuroCIS 2019: from the trade fair to the points of sale

Analogue and digital elements merge in physical retail

Many digital tools presented at EuroCIS over the past few years, have become indispensable to retail today. Which in-store media asserted themselves and what is so special about them? And, beyond this, which tools and technologies have great ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand...
16.11.2018   #delivery

Mail delivery now available at 7-Eleven Thailand

Guaranteed next day delivery of letters and parcels

Starting from today, you can get your mail delivered at more than 3,000 7-Eleven stores in Bangkok. The service is a joint venture between CP Group, Thailand’s largest grocery retailer and local delivery company Dynamic Logistics. Next day ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 6 seal of approvals every online retailer needs to know...
08.11.2018   #online trading #security

6 seal of approvals every online retailer needs to know

Badges boost consumer confidence and increase product sales of online stores

Certificates for online stores are a dime a dozen. Many store owners find it difficult to keep track of all of them. Having said that, customers prefer to shop on websites that have been approved by experts. Yet how valuable are these certificates, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone...
05.11.2018   #logistics #delivery

Things are buzzing in Iceland: food delivery by drone

Will drone delivery service soon become a reality in Germany?

Iceland already embraces drone delivery. The delivery service offered by online marketplace aha.is in Reykjavík sends small remote-controlled helicopter drones, thus shortening delivery times and cutting costs. His goal was to be the first ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From agave juice to tooth paste: A passion for zero waste...
10.10.2018   #customer satisfaction #retail

From agave juice to tooth paste: A passion for zero waste

Plastic-free is more than a customer magnet

Every year, domestic waste – and especially plastic waste - generated by German consumers has seen a steady increase. Bulk (also called zero waste) stores like "Fräulein Jule" in Lohmar, Germany, are combating resource waste. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources...
07.09.2018   #sustainability #food retail

Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources

SirPlus fights retail food waste

Measuring more than 530 square meters, SirPlus stores are a force to be reckoned with. At this point, the food saviors from Berlin have become widely known thanks to radio, television and their strong online presence of course. Their mission? ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Only Nature Packs Better
03.09.2018   #packaging #packaging technology

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. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Same-day delivery: Tips for small retail businesses...
26.07.2018   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Same-day delivery: Tips for small retail businesses

“The delivery time window option in the evening is a great hit": Interview with Arne Schulke, Professor for Management Control & Leadership

Few local retailers are brave enough to offer same-day delivery. They should use their "business savvy”, suggests logistics expert Arne Schulke of the iubh International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef. He offers practical tips, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New Packaging Act in Germany: Online retailers must register...
23.07.2018   #online trading #sustainability

New Packaging Act in Germany: Online retailers must register

In the future, it will be public record whether companies license their packaging

Online retailers and mail order companies that have not licensed their packaging yet should do so no later than the beginning of 2019. So-called first-time producers of packaging (“Erstinverkehrbringer”) are legally obligated to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Perfectly fitting clothes to prevent retail returns...
13.07.2018   #e-commerce #consulting

Perfectly fitting clothes to prevent retail returns

Product recommendations based on a person’s body data

Interview with René Stampfl, Sales Director at Fision Technologies How wonderful it would be if the clothes you order online would fit you perfectly right out of the box. What sounds like wishful thinking, could soon become a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Plastics at a tipping point
04.07.2018   #retail #environment

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail food and beverage
13.06.2018   #customer satisfaction #food retail

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: GLM-Ievo 40: The New Heavy-Duty Labeler from Bizerba...
07.05.2018   #label printers #labeling systems

GLM-Ievo 40: The New Heavy-Duty Labeler from Bizerba

Automatic labelling for large-volume products

Bizerba introduces the new GLM-Ievo 40 as the ideal weigh price labeling solution for heavy-duty applications. Providing high flexibility, the latest member of the GLM-levo family automatically labels large and heavy products. The network-enabled ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Encouraging retailers to introduce voluntary plastic bag charging...
03.04.2018   #brick and mortar retail #sustainability

Encouraging retailers to introduce voluntary plastic bag charging

Retail trade bodies have launched new materials to help small stores introduce a plastic bag charging scheme

Retail trade bodies the Association of Convenience Stores and the National Federation of Retail Newsagents have launched new materials to help small stores introduce a plastic bag charging scheme following the publication of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers to White House: Do right by American families on trade...
28.03.2018   #economy #associations

Retailers to White House: "Do right by American families" on trade

Some of the largest brands in retail sent a letter to President Trump

Thumbnail-Photo: Sunday shopping creates rift
14.03.2018   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

Sunday shopping creates rift

Can Sunday shopping save brick-and-mortar retailers?

The ongoing debate over shopping hours on Sundays has heated up in recent months in Germany. Ver.di (the German trade union) successfully filed lawsuits against a number of Sunday shopping events nationwide. Communities and retail representatives ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. beverage market: four key growth factors...
05.03.2018   #sustainability #food retail

U.S. beverage market: four key growth factors

Leading beverage market trends according to Packaged Facts

While seemingly overshadowed by the whirlwind developments in the food segment, innovation and trends in the beverage market are equally impressive and just as likely to resonate for years to come. Hybrid beverages that cross categories, savory and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The dot on the apple
21.02.2018   #food retail #food technology

The dot on the apple

Bizerba’s LDI 20 applies labels to fruit

Bizerba introduces the modular LDI 20 labeling system for automatic labeling of fruit and vegetables. Maximum flexibility is achieved by up to 14 label dispensers that can be controlled individually to apply different label formats. The system can ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global...
15.02.2018   #sustainability #gastronomy

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain

New double-walled paper cups to phase into U.S. restaurants beginning spring 2018

As part of its commitment to serve both people and the planet responsibly, Dunkin’ Donuts announced plans to eliminate all polystyrene foam cups in its global supply chain beginning in spring 2018, with a targeted completion date of 2020. In ...

Thumbnail-Photo: My Bizerba extended into the retail sector
07.02.2018   #services #scales

My Bizerba extended into the retail sector

Increased individuality, quality and flexibility for the retail business

Bizerba now also provides its service and solution packages for customers in the retail business. Different contracts strike an ideal balance between individuality, quality and economy, thereby offering customers maximum flexibility. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Welcome to Retail 4.0
02.02.2018   #software applications #scales

Welcome to Retail 4.0

Bizerba at the EuroCIS 2018

According to the motto “Building Bridges – from online to offline”, Bizerba will present hardware and software solutions for the modern retail business at this year’s EuroCIS (Düsseldorf, Germany, 27 Feb. - 1 March, Hall ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Talking bout a (ESL) revolution
01.02.2018   #digitization #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

Talking 'bout a (ESL) revolution

... on the connection of digital components in retail to a perfectly harmonizing ecosystem

Let´s imagine the perfect electronic shelf label (ESL): These digital price tags are fully networked, extremely thin and ultra-low battery power models. They also work in damp, wet, dusty, hot or cold environments. You can choose between ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CASIO is a partner for software and system integrators...
01.02.2018   #portable scanners #portable terminals

CASIO is a partner for software and system integrators

CASIO will present the new CASIO IT-G400 full-touch handheld at the EuroCIS 2018

CASIO stands for the highest hardware quality, extraordinary robustness as well as reliable project handling and fast support in the area of mobile data capturing. About 20 years ago, the Mobile Industrial Solutions business unit was established, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Bizerba doubles the digital printing capacity of its Bochum facility...
31.01.2018   #printers #label printers

Bizerba doubles the digital printing capacity of its Bochum facility

Brand new HP Digital Press printing machine Indigo 8000

As one the first label-printing facilities worldwide, Bizerba now operates the brand-new Indigo 8000 Digital Press printing machine from HP at its site in Bochum (Germany). As one of Europe’s largest producers of thermal labels, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. kids food market is about the parents too...
31.01.2018   #trend research #marketing

U.S. kids food market is about the parents too

Marketing to mom and dad as well as kids has never been more important for food companies

Perhaps more than any other consumer packaged goods segment, the kids food market requires marketers to take a dual approach to satisfy the needs and interests of both parents (as the purchasers) and kids (as the consumers). The influence of kids on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Bizerba at Anuga FoodTec 2018
17.01.2018   #food technology #labels

Bizerba at Anuga FoodTec 2018

New solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s process technology

At this year’s Anuga FoodTec trade show (Cologne, Germany, March 20-23, 2018, hall 10.1, booth A090 B091), Bizerba will present both hardware and software solutions centered around the motto “Digitize Packaging”. Subjects include ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Widespread problems scanning fresh food labels...
11.01.2018   #food retail

Widespread problems scanning fresh food labels

Cashiers report damaged labels lead to lost sales and stifle productivity

Findings from an online survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Digimarc, reveals how damaged and misplaced retail labels from the fresh food departments reduce cashier productivity. The recent study focused on grocery store ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & Collect: More in-store sales thanks to store pickup...
08.01.2018   #online trading #e-commerce

Click & Collect: More in-store sales thanks to store pickup

Opportunity and challenge for the retail sector: Retailers can really benefit from this service

Click and Collect, In-Store Pickup, Click & Go: there are many terms that describe the store pickup process of online orders. Retailers can really benefit from this service; provided that they are armed with a professionally developed concept of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers focus on personalization
22.12.2017   #omnichannel #personalization

Retailers focus on personalization

How retailers create a personalized shopping experience with the help of customer data

Personalization, also called customization is a trending topic in retail for the year 2018. Retailers increasingly put customer demands center stage since consumers have come to expect a customized shopping experience both online and offline. But ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Reducing food waste starts at the grocery store...
19.12.2017   #marketing research #food retail

Reducing food waste starts at the grocery store

New statistics show that making a difference might be easier than we think

Americans waste a shocking amount of food every year—up to 40 percent of all food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, according to the USDA. Yet, a recent survey sponsored by Plastics Make it Possible® indicates that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge...
15.12.2017   #climate systems #sustainability

Carrefour signs the 2018 French Business Climate Pledge

Investing in low CO2-emitting technologies and reducing energy consumption

Carrefour’s commitments: Reduce the CO2 emissions generated by its stores throughout the world by 40 percent between now and 2025 (compared with 2010 levels), and by -70 percebt by 2050. It is taking action at two levels: the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven tests mobile ordering, delivery and in-store pickup...
14.12.2017   #mobile shopping #delivery

7-Eleven tests mobile ordering, delivery and in-store pickup

7‑ElevenNOW app is expected to roll out to other U.S. locations in 2018

7‑Eleven is testing on-demand ordering for delivery or in-store pickup at select Dallas stores with its new 7‑ElevenNOW smartphone app. Currently being tested in 10 downtown and uptown stores, 7‑ElevenNOW is expected to roll out to other U.S. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Live video shopping: in-store personal shopping assistance for online...
13.12.2017   #consulting #video cameras

Live video shopping: in-store personal shopping assistance for online customers

Barbara Frères guides customers with video chat technology

The Barbara Frères Boutique in Düsseldorf specializes in designer children’s fashion. To position itself in the omnichannel world, the fashion boutique doesn’t just offer an online store, a chat function and curated outfit ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How a sense of touch helped Eton shirts double expected sales...
13.12.2017   #digital signage #brick and mortar retail

How a sense of touch helped Eton shirts double expected sales

Eton equipped their brick-and-mortar stores with a range of touchscreen displays

The fashion retail space is evolving. The fact is, more and more consumers are tethered to devices, their faces glowing in a blue, e-commerce-hue of smart phones, tablets and laptops. That’s not to say the in-store fashion shopping experience ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened in Shanghai...
08.12.2017   #shop building #sales promotion

Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened in Shanghai

New multi-sensory retail experience offers customers an immersive manufacturing and cafe environment

Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Shanghai, the first fully immersive coffee experience in Asia, celebrated its opening. When the doors open to the world’s second Starbucks Roastery, created three years after the inaugural Seattle Roastery, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sustainable solutions for grocery shopping
01.12.2017   #sustainability #food retail

Sustainable solutions for grocery shopping

Carrefour Belgium invites customers to bring their own bags and reusable boxes when shopping from traditional food counters

In an initiative to provide sustainable solutions and reduce the use of packaging, Carrefour Belgium is inviting Carrefour Hypermarket and Carrefour Market customers to bring their own bulk bags and reusable boxes to package their purchases from ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service...
22.11.2017   #online trading #e-commerce

Parcel lockers: around the clock delivery service

Interview with Gunnar Anger, managing director ParcelLock GmbH on the future of parcel delivery

A successful delivery significantly impacts how customers rate their shopping experience. That’s why new, flexible solutions along the entire supply chain are in great demand. This includes a universally accessible parcel locker system. Gunnar ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven gives unbanked access to online shopping with Amazon Cash...
10.11.2017   #brick and mortar retail #payment systems

7-Eleven gives unbanked access to online shopping with Amazon Cash

Paying with a barcode

Online shoppers who don’t have a credit card, or prefer not to use one for purchases, can now use Amazon Cash to add funds to their Amazon.com Balance at almost 8,000 7‑Eleven stores in the U.S. The process is simple. To load money into ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carrefour launches My Carrefour data intelligence platform in Brazil...
19.10.2017   #online trading #app

Carrefour launches My Carrefour data intelligence platform in Brazil

The new program translates the company’s omni-channel strategy in the country

Carrefour launches in Brazil the My Carrefour omni-channel data intelligence platform  which concentrates the company’s retail services in a single democratic, free and national benefits program, composed of offers, coupons and other ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. customers shop with retailer apps
15.09.2017   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

U.S. customers shop with retailer apps

Mobile retail apps are connecting with private label credit card users

The retail industry has shifted quickly to mobile, bringing the private label credit card market right along with it, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the new report Private Label Credit Cards in the U.S., 10th Edition. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Point of sale displays: Utilizing the brand effect...
14.09.2017   #POS marketing #displays

Point of sale displays: Utilizing the brand effect

How a good design concept can lead to more sales

Regardless of all the technical innovations, analog retail displays, i.e., physical display stands, continue to be an important sales promotion tool at the point of sale (POS). The benefit of displays is that they stand out from a variety of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital signage in pharmacies: better consulting with new technologies...
04.08.2017   #consulting #digital signage

Digital signage in pharmacies: better consulting with new technologies

Pharmacies need a shopping experience too

Touchscreens, open display behind the counter and digital consultation counters: A look inside the Rathausapotheke (English: Rathaus Pharmacy) at the HUMA shopping center in St. Augustin raises the bar when it comes to digital signage. Its goal is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail...
03.07.2017   #digitization #supply chain management

From transport to information carrier: intelligent packaging in retail logistics

“The biggest challenge in packaging is its integration into the supply chain”

Conventional packaging meets many demands – intelligent packaging can do even more. It is proactive and provides information about the condition, time and location of the transported goods. This is made possible by sensors applied on or inside ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robots and automated processes are the future of warehouse logistics...
01.07.2017   #e-commerce #personnel management

Robots and automated processes are the future of warehouse logistics

Staff shortages and the e-commerce boom call for all resources

When e-commerce retailers sell products every few seconds, it creates enormous challenges for their logistics processes. Sufficient qualified staff is currently not available to handle these tasks. This is why automated resources such as driverless ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics: Digital and borderless into the future...
28.06.2017   #logistic systems #logistics (software)

Logistics: Digital and borderless into the future

The digital revolution was topic No. 1 at transport logistic 2017, which took place from May 9 to 12, 2017 in Munich.

The digital revolution was topic No. 1 at transport logistic 2017, which took place from May 9 to 12, 2017 in Munich. Another much-discussed topic of the discussions was rising national protectionism which is a risk for international trade. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Study: Pet product ecommerce trends
22.06.2017   #e-commerce #marketing research

Study: Pet product ecommerce trends

If the seeming omnipresence of ecommerce innovator Amazon is an indicator of anything, it's that the power and influence of online retailing is not to be underestimated.

If the seeming omnipresence of ecommerce innovator Amazon is an indicator of anything, it's that the power and influence of online retailing is not to be underestimated. The nigh limitless scope of products available online through Amazon ...

Thumbnail-Photo: No more needless packaging waste in food retailing...
07.06.2017   #sustainability #packaging

No more needless packaging waste in food retailing

Of washable bags, natural branding and boxes made out of grass

As the first supermarket of its kind, Rewe abolished plastic bags. Numerous other supermarkets followed suit. Now the supermarket chains offer bags made out of paper and cotton as well as reusable shopping bags. The Federal Minister for the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Strategy for the future: back to consulting
02.06.2017   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Strategy for the future: back to consulting

Curated Shopping promises an ideal shopping experience in online retail

Online shopping – a shopper’s paradise. It offers a huge selection, there is no commitment, you can do it without interruption and it’s fast. At least that’s the ideal concept. Reality often differs greatly. Finding the right ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which create less carbon pollution?...
01.06.2017   #services #delivery

Drone vs. truck deliveries: Which create less carbon pollution?

Drones tend to have carbon dioxide emissions advantages when they don't have to fly very far

Delivering packages with drones can reduce carbon dioxide emissions in certain circumstances as compared to truck deliveries, a new study from University of Washington transportation engineers finds. Researchers found that drones tend to have carbon ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Quinoa salad and fresh-baked bread from the gas station...
22.05.2017   #shop building #shopfitting

Quinoa salad and fresh-baked bread from the gas station

Lekkerland tests a store concept that emphasizes freshness and an integrated design

Once upon a time, gas stations were just gas stations. A little later, they were the last resort to buy beer and cigarettes when all the other stores were closed. Nowadays, gas stations stand out with baked goods, fresh salads, and smoothies and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 12th annual Industry Coupon Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee...
16.05.2017   #event #couponing systems

12th annual Industry Coupon Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee

The conference explored trending issues including attribution and omnichannel, personalization and big data, social media and shifting share of wallet

The Association of Coupon Professionals (ACP) presented its 12th Annual Industry Coupon Conference, celebrating the theme of “Creating Harmony,” recently in Nashville, Tennessee. This was the only national conference dedicated ...

Thumbnail-Photo: At first sight: Bizerba SliceCheck for visual inspections of sliced...
08.05.2017   #packaging technology #slicers

At first sight: Bizerba SliceCheck for visual inspections of sliced products

100 percent inspection before packaging

Bizerba‘s visual inspection system SliceCheck enables visual 100-percent inspections of sliced products before packaging. The real-time check detects mechanical damages and visual flaws including torn edges, holes or false orientation and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: My Bizerba: Solution portfolio for all kinds of needs...
04.05.2017   #services #scales

My Bizerba: Solution portfolio for all kinds of needs

Germany is not a service wasteland

With its new solution packages, Bizerba clearly focuses on the individual needs of its customers. Consisting of new, innovative business models, the Smart contracts provide new technologies and systems to customers without requiring any investment ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroShop interactive: Successful use of GPS and beacons...
27.04.2017   #EuroShop #bluetooth

EuroShop interactive: Successful use of GPS and beacons

The retail industry is more mobile than ever before. That was also evident during this year’s EuroShop: 12,000 visitors took advantage of the current EuroShop app

It allowed them to use location-based services, which not only genuinely benefitted them but also the exhibitors. Together with the two companies bitplaces and Osram, Messe (Trade Fair) Düsseldorf provided a broad spectrum of information ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CWCmaxx: Dynamic Checkweigher for the Food Industry...
18.04.2017   #scales #food technology

CWCmaxx: Dynamic Checkweigher for the Food Industry

Reliable weight control for filling quantity

Bizerba’s CWCmaxx dynamic checkweigher enables reliable weight control for the filling quantity of sausages. Operating fully automatic, the checkweigher was specifically designed for the food industry. Its feature set is complemented by high ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spotlight on innovation: technological eye candy in the halls...
29.03.2017   #printers #visual merchandising

Spotlight on innovation: technological eye candy in the halls

Highlights shown in our photo gallery

EuroShop 2017 presented a vast variety of technological innovations. Exhibitors introduced POS solutions, which will impact design, day-to-day operations and even customer service. We are presenting some of these highlights in our photo ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Technologies that simplify retail processes
25.03.2017   #barcode scanner #EuroShop

Technologies that simplify retail processes

Customer journey solutions for the retail of tomorrow

At this year’s EuroShop, it wasn’t just the “Retail Technology“ Dimension that emphasized the many merits of technology. A look inside the exhibition halls revealed what will drive the retail of tomorrow – namely ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders...
31.01.2017   #supply chain management #packaging technology

Ocado evaluated robotic picking and packing of shopping orders

World’s largest online-only grocery retailer working with prestigious universities in Europe to develop innovative robotic solutions

Ocado Technology announced a major development in the pursuit of creating robotic grocery picking solutions for Ocado's highly-automated warehouses. The Ocado Technology robotics team has created a robotic arm capable of safely grasping a wide ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail 4.0 – The digital, global mom-and-pop store of today use all...
20.01.2017   #scales #EuroShop

Retail 4.0 – The digital, global mom-and-pop store of today use all sales channels

“From farm to fork in a digital world” is Bizerba’s overriding theme at EuroShop 2017

As the leading supplier of weighing and slicing technology, Bizerba presents solutions based on the Retail 4.0 concept. Apart from current hardware and software solutions, visitors at the stand will be able to see the company’s future ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & collect technology solution
17.01.2017   #software developement

Click & collect technology solution

Enable retailers to increase footfall and revenue

Doddle, the leading provider of click and collect services for consumers with partners such as Amazon, Net-a-Porter and ASOS, today announced the launch of "Powered by Doddle", a comprehensive click and collect solution that includes all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Verifone at the EuroShop 2017: Solutions for the Connected World...
17.01.2017   #payment systems #payment terminals

Verifone at the EuroShop 2017: Solutions for the Connected World

German premiere of Verifone Carbon

“Solutions for the Connected World” is Verifone's motto at this year's EuroShop in Düsseldorf. The world’s leading provider of electronic payment systems will present the solutions for digital change in the payment ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics conquers the private sphere and entices with new delivery...
14.12.2016   #logistic systems #delivery

Logistics conquers the private sphere and entices with new delivery options

Online retailers want to offer faster delivery in the future

Christmas is just around the corner and with it comes the annual gift buying. You would think it’s a great time for online retailers. Yet despite the great e-commerce growth in 2016, there is still one final nuisance for customers that many ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fresh ideas for the fruit trade
14.12.2016   #scales #labeling systems

Fresh ideas for the fruit trade

Bizerba at the Fruit Logistica 2017

Bizerba will present hardware and software solutions for the fruit trade from 8 to 10 February, 2017 at the Fruit Logistica trade show (hall 4.1, booth C11). Among other products, the company will demonstrate a solution for weighing and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lokaso Siegen effectively strengthens the regional retail sector...
08.12.2016   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Lokaso Siegen effectively strengthens the regional retail sector

Stepping stone into e-commerce with measurable success

Local commerce approaches are a dime a dozen these days. Yet none of them are effective enough to where brick-and-mortar retailers actually benefit from them. Patrick Schulte of billiton is someone who has recognized this and created Lokaso, a new ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Customer reviews are pure gold – Manufacturers can support retailers...
17.11.2016   #online trading #product information management (PIM)

"Customer reviews are pure gold" – Manufacturers can support retailers with content

Interview with Dr. Thomas Salditt, Head of Digital Business Enabling at BSH

These days, customers want entirely different product information than they did in the past – especially when it comes to refrigerators, dishwashers and the like. Dr. Thomas Salditt from BSH Home Appliances Corporation talks about the contents ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Networking, learning, inspiration
03.11.2016   #POS marketing #POS printers

Networking, learning, inspiration

More than 300 exhibitors to showcase new visual communication products at viscom 2016

Advertising without visual communication – virtually unthinkable. Find out what undreamt-of possibilities hide behind the term at the International Trade Fair for Visual Communication, which is set to take place in Frankfurt from 2 to 4 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New coupon standard enables real-time analysis and online validation...
31.10.2016   #mobile couponing

New coupon standard enables real-time analysis and online validation

Mobile couponing benefits, fraud risks eliminated

Coupons have been prevalent in retail for quite some time. In 2015, approximately 15 billion of them have been issued in the German market. Until now, they were processed using barcodes with the prefixes 982 and 982 which in turn indicated that this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shopping Headquarters  provides 14 day money back guarantee for customers...
19.10.2016   #services

Shopping Headquarters provides 14 day money back guarantee for customers

One of the newest online destinations for home decor products, Shopping Headquarters offers 14 day money back guarantee for eligible items

Shopping Headquarters recently shed light on their product returns and exchanges policy, which promises money back guarantee for eligible items. The company stated that the returned products must be in original packaging, have not been used and are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: An overview of five German local commerce models...
18.10.2016   #e-commerce #retail

An overview of five German local commerce models

Do online marketplaces really strengthen local retail?

E-commerce makes things hard for brick-and-mortar retailers. To improve the customer churn rate, various local commerce approaches have been developed to connect brick-and-mortar businesses to the internet and vice versa. The concepts range from ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New solution for department and specialty retailers in Continental Europe...
15.09.2016   #multichannel commerce #software management

New solution for department and specialty retailers in Continental Europe

Pre-packaged store management and client service applications help create a unified shopping experience

NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced the launch of NCR Enactor, a feature rich unified commerce solution that is available in selected countries in continental Europe. The solution is designed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: viscom: The world of digital printing is coming to Frankfurt...
01.09.2016   #digital signage #printers

viscom: The world of digital printing is coming to Frankfurt

viscom SIGN 2016 bundles the industry’s expertise with new structure: viscom frankfurt 2016 to take place as two trade fairs for the first time

Enhanced profile, clear positioning – including in digital printing. Structured as the two separate trade fairs viscom SIGN and viscom POS taking place concurrently in Frankfurt from 2 to 4 November, viscom is using the occasion of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Conversational Commerce: Messenger Apps are the new sales channels...
31.08.2016   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Conversational Commerce: Messenger Apps are the new sales channels

Addressing the customer in real-time is on the rise

Retailers want to reach their customers where they are – on the social web. In times of social media omnipresence, these are primarily messenger services. They don’t just lend themselves for customer service inquiries but also offer the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Benefit Cosmetics opens its first boutique in Germany...
12.08.2016   #shop building #design

Benefit Cosmetics opens its first boutique in Germany

Benefit Cosmetics, a Californian subsidiary of the luxury goods conglomerate LVMH, opened its first store in Germany on 27th July

Schwitzke Project supported its client’s market entry as a general contractor and implemented the refurbishment works in the 85 square meter boutique, which is located in a landmarked building in Essen-Rüttenscheid. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NearSt aims to add £4 Billion a year to UK High Street by 2020...
29.07.2016   #multichannel commerce #retail

NearSt aims to add £4 Billion a year to UK High Street by 2020

NearSt is capitalising on growth in 'near me' searches by connecting products in local shops with smartphones

The platform allows people to order products for instant collection and 1-hour delivery, beating any existing offer from online platforms such as Amazon. NearSt, which is backed by TrueStart, Europe’s leading retail and consumer accelerator ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The little something extra for shopping carts...
27.07.2016   #shopping carts #coin deposit systems

The little something extra for shopping carts

The shopping cart of tomorrow is a flexible system

You are wrong if you think shopping carts are just a means to an end. For retailers, it is more than just a mere service; it is also a calling card and advertisement while it promotes sales and customer loyalty all in one. To customers, shopping ...

Thumbnail-Photo: VXL launches digital signage solution for everyone...
06.07.2016   #digital signage #software developement

VXL launches digital signage solution "for everyone"

Illumineye DS Suite is a complete software and media-player package designed to make high-quality digital signage available to everyone

Developer of software and hardware solutions, VXL, enters the digital signage market with a new product – Illumineye DS Suite. Engineered from the ground up to deliver everything a company needs to deploy digital signage – but at a price ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New checkweigher checks food exact to the gram...
29.06.2016   #check weighers

New checkweigher checks food exact to the gram

CWHmaxx: Bizerba introduces a new checkweigher for dynamic weight checks on pre-packaged products in the fresh and dry departments

The fully automatic CWHmaxx checkweigher checks up to 250 packages per minute, providing increased process reliability by ejecting packages with incorrect weight. Thanks to its open construction with smooth surfaces, the checkweigher particularly ...

Thumbnail-Photo: viscom combines the entire diverse range of visual communication...
28.06.2016   #visual merchandising #visual communication

viscom combines the entire diverse range of visual communication

viscom SIGN and viscom POS to take place in Frankfurt in November

Complex markets require clear structures. From 2016, viscom will be two trade fairs: viscom SIGN and viscom POS. Having been systematically developed, both trade fairs are distinctly positioned. As a package, they create effective and efficient ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ColdChain Expo Eurasia will shed light on the cold chain industry...
24.06.2016   #refrigeration systems #refrigerated trucks

"ColdChain Expo Eurasia" will shed light on the cold chain industry

Conference program is covering the latest developments in the sector

Ever increasing world population and changing consumer behavior patterns, result in an increase in fresh, frozen and ready food products. This demand also increases the need for cold chain systems required for transportation and storage of such ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COMPUTEX 2016: Posiflex highlights POS technology solutions portfolio...
30.05.2016   #epos systems #epos software

COMPUTEX 2016: Posiflex highlights POS technology solutions portfolio

Including the winner of the Red Dot Award 2016 all-in-one POS

Posiflex Technology, Inc. a leading global brand in the design and manufacture of POS solutions and peripherals, will be highlighting its next generation hardware portfolio, including the winner of the Red Dot Award 2016 all-in-one POS, at COMPUTEX ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ”Delivery is crucial in the online shopping experience“...
24.05.2016   #online trading #customer satisfaction

”Delivery is crucial in the online shopping experience“

Interview with Arjan Kerkhoff, Senior Director Key Account Management Northern & Central Europe at MetaPack

Not only are they young and like to spend money, they are also very tech savvy: the Millennial Generation. Since they grew up with the Internet, they are well informed and already had experiences with online retailers. In this iXtenso interview, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New API to help retailers bridge technology gaps for omnichannel success...
23.05.2016   #software applications #stock level optimization

New API to help retailers bridge technology gaps for omnichannel success

New data reveals 27 pecent of retailers find disparate systems as top inhibitor to growth

Stitch Labs has announced the launch of its API to help retailers quickly innovate and streamline their operational infrastructure. This technical flexibility is critical for retailers to be successful in today's dynamic eCommerce environment ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Research on edible coatings has undergone considerable impulse...
21.04.2016   #food technology

Research on edible coatings has undergone considerable impulse

Edible coatings able to extend the shelf-life of fish and seafood products

Ximena Carrión Granda, a Food Engineering graduate from Ecuador, has developed edible coatings containing natural substances with antimicrobial properties in order to extend the shelf-life of fish and seafood products by two to four days due ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tyco introduces Source Tagging as a Service
01.04.2016   #security #article surveillance

Tyco introduces Source Tagging as a Service

Innovative program pinpoints shrink data to optimize profitability

Retailers have limited time and staff to manage EAS programs. With STaaS, retailers can rely on Tyco to oversee their entire EAS tagging program to help increase sales, solve shrink issues, and optimize store labor.

Thumbnail-Photo: ”Many customers are willing to try online grocery shopping“...
30.03.2016   #online trading #e-commerce

”Many customers are willing to try online grocery shopping“

Interview with Marcel Fuhlmann, CEO of diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH

Marcel Fuhlmann, CEO and Manager of the Business Unit Platform Online Food Retailing at diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH, explains which criteria successful online grocery stores should meet.

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail shrinkage has slightly declined in Europe...
30.03.2016   #RFID (radio frequency identification) #article surveillance

"Retail shrinkage has slightly declined in Europe"

Interview with Hans-Jürgen Nausch, Global Account Manager at Checkpoint Systems

In 2014, retail shrinkage cost German retailers approximately 5 billion Euros. This is one conclusion made by the "Global Retail Theft Barometer 2014/2015", the world’s largest study on causes and costs of retail shrinkage in the retail industry.

Thumbnail-Photo: iS AutoPeg Tag protecting Gillette razor blades at more than 3,000...
24.03.2016   #security #article surveillance

iS AutoPeg Tag protecting Gillette razor blades at more than 3,000 retail stores

Secure protection for hanging items with a one-step, pinless tag

More than 3,000 retail stores are now protecting P&G Gillette razor blades with Checkpoint Systems innovative iS AutoPeg Tag.

Thumbnail-Photo: Professional picking and returns module with picture credits...
18.03.2016   #video surveillance #video cameras

Professional picking and returns module with picture credits

The new system solution by DIVIS records all shipments in picking and returns processes with high-resolution cameras.

A booming online mail-order business and successful shop-in-shop concepts with increasing shipping and return rates require efficient and evidence-proof processes within logistics companies.

Thumbnail-Photo: Camera-based consignment tracking in accordance with data privacy...
14.03.2016   #video surveillance #video cameras

Camera-based consignment tracking in accordance with data privacy

Logistics companies rely on a complete visualization of their storage and handling processes with specialized video surveillance systems.

DIVIS now presents a new solution that meets the highest requirements of employee privacy. At the same time, the solution provides extensive added value for logisticians in the daily routine.

Thumbnail-Photo: New items for the POS: display highlights from EuroCIS 2016...
11.03.2016   #award #display stands

New items for the POS: display highlights from EuroCIS 2016

A look at current display solutions within the scope of the POPAI Awards

Extra-large, interactive and holographic: the most advanced point of sale displays that battle it out for a distinction at the POPAI Awards were introduced at this year’s EuroCIS trade fair. We have summarized the highlights for you. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NCR deepens options for retailers with new POS solutions...
12.02.2016   #cashpoints #epos components

NCR deepens options for retailers with new POS solutions

New configurations, interfaces and performance options in sleek, modern design

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, introduced two new point-of-sale (POS) models, NCR RealPOS XR5 and XR8, that bring more configuration options and choice for retailers.

Thumbnail-Photo: IRX and EDX 2016 - The home of multichannel success...
14.01.2016   #digital signage #multichannel commerce

IRX and EDX 2016 - The home of multichannel success

The Digital Store will showcase suppliers of new and innovative technologies that are driving the ‘bricks meets clicks’ experience.

The event IRX, co-located with EDX, Europe’s only dedicated multichannel delivery event, is set to showcase the latest innovations for online and multichannel retailing at the NEC in Birmingham next 27th and 28th April. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The ugly consumer: Ridiculing those who shop ethically...
05.01.2016   #customer satisfaction #marketing research

The ugly consumer: Ridiculing those who shop ethically

No one wants to knowingly buy products made with child labor or that harm the environment.

But a new study shows that we also don't want to work too hard to find out whether our favorite products were made ethically. And we really don't like those good people who make the effort to seek out ethically made goods when we choose not ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Achieving excellence through rigorous testing...
23.12.2015   #cashpoints #epos components

Achieving excellence through rigorous testing

APG tests every cash drawer model to withstand the rigors of the most demanding retail environments.

POS VARs are always looking for the most durable, high-quality products they can offer their customers. At APG, our commitment to excellence begins with the design of every product we ultimately build. Once the design is complete we test every cash ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The regions leading showcase for innovation
07.12.2015   #packaging

The region's leading showcase for innovation

FESPA Eurasia 2015: Event shows 29 percent growth of floor space

The final countdown has started for FESPA Eurasia 2015 (10-13 December 2015, CNR Expo Istanbul) the leading regional event for the large format digital, screen, textile printing and industrial advertising industries. This year’s event will ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart packaging for food-on-the-go wins PIDA Germany...
04.12.2015   #design #award

Smart packaging for food-on-the-go wins PIDA Germany

This year’s winner of the BillerudKorsnäs PIDA Germany design competition is a team from Stuttgart Media University

BillerudKorsnäs’ Packaging Impact Design Award (PIDA) has been running for more than 10 years and is organised in cooperation with leading universities and colleges in France, Germany, and Sweden. The competition highlights innovative ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Variable labeling for supermarkets
03.12.2015   #label printers #labels

Variable labeling for supermarkets

Bizerba presents the high-performance GLM-Emaxx automac labeler

When used in combination with packaging machines by Gruppo Fabbri, foods such as meat, sausages, cheese and vegetables can be variably labeled in supermarket pre-packaging rooms with the GLM-Emaxx automac labeler. In addition to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: On-the-go grocery packaging market is expected to grow robustly...
25.11.2015   #marketing research #packaging

On-the-go grocery packaging market is expected to grow robustly

A survey report on on-the-go grocery packaging market

The global convenient, on-the-go grocery packaging market is expected to grow robustly over the next five years, due to increasing consumer demand for single-serve packaged food and beverages, as they provide a cost-effective, time saving ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Building the future of omnichannel retail
23.11.2015   #online trading #e-commerce

Building the future of omnichannel retail

Lightspeed POS acquires leading online retail software company SEOshop

Lightspeed POS, the most powerful point-of-sale (POS) platform for retailers and restaurateurs, today announced the acquisition of Amsterdam-based eCommerce software company SEOshop. As part of the acquisition, Lightspeed is launching Lightspeed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Morrisons takes the tough decisions
12.11.2015   #consulting #management consultancy

Morrisons takes the tough decisions

Planet Retail sees the Q3 numbers from Morrisons as indicative of limited progress in terms of topline like-for-like performance. However, we are encouraged by new management’s willingness to take the tough decisions exiting convenience in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Technology meets design
10.11.2015   #visual merchandising #trade fair organizer

Technology meets design

viscom leads the way to the brand communication of the future

This year’s viscom düsseldorf spelled out an alphabet of brands: V as in venerated insurance providers, I as in international brands, S as in sporting goods providers, C as in consumer goods, O as in organisations and public ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tablet applications are conquering the point of sale...
02.11.2015   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

Tablet applications are conquering the point of sale

EuroCIS 2016: Retailers are increasingly interested in mobile services

Tablets will be used more and more, not just to advise customers at the POS but also as mobile POSs. Exhibitors are set to present suitable solutions at EuroCIS 2016. Retail chains are giving intensive consideration to the use of mobile POSs in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Today’s consumers primarily want a seamless customer journey...
01.10.2015   #consulting #mobile payment

"Today’s consumers primarily want a seamless customer journey"

Interview with Robert Wucher, Head of Technology and Digital Client Solutions, GfK

To understand what services customers expect today, retailers should know exactly what touchpoints their customers use to get in touch. Only then can they align their sales approach, advertising and services accordingly. Robert Wucher, Digital ...

Thumbnail-Photo: High output, low waste
30.09.2015   #food technology #slicers

High output, low waste

Bizerba presents the A650 slicing machine for precise apportioning by weight

Bizerba expands its Scaleroline family of slicing machines with the fully automatic A650 slicer for industrial food manufacturing. With its high slicing performance, the A650 expands the portfolio of the Scaleroline family and provides ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail concepts at the airport have to become more individual...
30.09.2015   #online trading #mobile shopping

Retail concepts at the airport have to become more individual

Retail at airports is becoming more comprehensive, digital and more regional

At airports there is s chance for retailers to do really good business. But airports need the right retail concept – not only for passengers but also for customers from throughout the region. From online offers to special services and a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Efficient and flexible: The Bizerba GLP Imaxx...
25.09.2015   #label printers #labels

Efficient and flexible: The Bizerba GLP Imaxx

Labeller prints all common one and two dimensional bar and QR codes

Bizerba presents the high-performance, versatile label printer GLP Imaxx for labelling goods in the food industry, the production industry and logistics. The device can be used both as a standalone printer as well as a totals printer and is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Reply named winner of SAP and Google Glass challenge for enterprise...
18.09.2015   #data warehouse management #app

Reply named winner of SAP and Google Glass challenge for enterprise

Wearable app for PoS built on SAP HANA Cloud Platform and Google Glass

Reply today announced that it has been chosen as a winner of the SAP and Google Glass Challenge for its successful development of an enterprise wearable app using SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and Google Glass Explorer Edition technologies. Reply was ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ingenious design, Green packaging
02.09.2015   #sustainability #design

Ingenious design, Green packaging

Smart package design at FachPack 2015

Organized by bayern design, the Forum for Design Knowledge and a speech series at the PackBox will complement the FachPack 2015 trade fair taking place from September 29 to October 1 on the Nuremberg fairgrounds. Nuremberg, Germany. At bayern ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Commercial, shop and object design
26.08.2015   #shop design #visual merchandising

Commercial, shop and object design

The sky's the limit at viscom 2015

Innovations and trends in shop and object design and in light technology as well as best practices for shop fitting and the POS: viscom düsseldorf 2015 offers everything that the market currently has to offer. At the international trade fair ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How furniture ends up in the store – logistics in shopfitting...
21.08.2015   #shop building #logistics (software)

How furniture ends up in the store – logistics in shopfitting

Interview with Michael Sterk, Director Business Unit Retail at Imperial Logistics International

It requires perfect timing, improvisational skills, and nerves of steel: you need to overcome a mountain of logistics before a store is able to launch with a new look. Furniture and equipment need to be available at the right time, so shopfitters ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SÜFFA 2015: Bizerba supports implementation of the Food Information...
20.08.2015   #scales #food technology

SÜFFA 2015: Bizerba supports implementation of the Food Information Regulation

The company will be presenting technologies which support meat processing companies implementing the regulation

Bizerba's appearance at SÜFFA 2015 from 18 to 20 October in Stuttgart (Hall 6, stand E10) is devoted to the European Food Information to Consumers Regulation (FIC). The company will be presenting technologies which support meat processing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The DL 50 LED luminaire range brings together pioneering technology with...
30.07.2015   #lighting systems #decorative lighting

The DL 50 LED luminaire range brings together pioneering technology with a classic design

As a result of its high aesthetic appeal, the family of luminaires has been nominated for the German Design Award 2016

The uniform and modular-design DL 50 LED range of luminaires from the OSRAM subsidiary Siteco brings together pioneering technology with a classic design to meet almost all technical and decorative road lighting tasks. In terms of appearance, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Kimberly-Clark Corporation releases annual Sustainability Report...
28.07.2015   #sustainability #trend research

Kimberly-Clark Corporation releases annual Sustainability Report

The 2014 Sustainability Report introduces the framework for the company's new 2022 platform

Kimberly-Clark Corporation published its annual report on sustainability, providing a comprehensive overview of the company's sustainability efforts, focusing on case studies that highlight social and environmental progress throughout the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Thin-bility creates service opportunities for POS VARs...
23.07.2015   #epos systems #POS systems

Thin-bility creates service opportunities for POS VARs

Thin-bility benefits both shoppers and merchants

In the highly competitive retail space, businesses must do all they can to improve the shopping experience. Consumers have plenty of choices, and making a purchase can be as easy as a few taps on a smartphone or tablet screen. Shoppers have grown ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Inmar acquires Scanner Applications
16.07.2015   #consulting #marketing planing

Inmar acquires Scanner Applications

Delivering the industry’s first single-source solution for consumer and trade promotions

Promotion industry veterans Inmar and Cincinnati-based Scanner Applications today announced Inmar’s acquisition of Scanner Applications. Joining Scanner Applications and Inmar creates an unmatched suite of consumer and trade promotion ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumers are becoming less tolerant of service issues...
02.07.2015   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Consumers are becoming less tolerant of service issues

Almost half of UK adults have experienced problems with online orders in the last year

Almost half (47%) of UK adults online admitted to experiencing problems with online orders in the last 12 months, according to the JDA/Centiro ‘Customer Pulse 2015’ Report. Of those shoppers who had experienced problems, nearly half ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Puts weights to the test
02.07.2015   #scales #data storage

Puts weights to the test

The new checkweigher family by Bizerba for the food industry

Bizerba presents a new generation of checkweighers for checking the target weight of packaged products in the fresh and dry sector. The checkweighers in four different versions are not only suitable for dynamic weight checking of packaged products, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Firefly now equipped with direct mail marketing tool...
17.06.2015   #online trading #POS software

Firefly now equipped with direct mail marketing tool

The integrated marketing solution by TouchSuite for a customized communication direct to customers

Leading U.S. technology company, TouchSuite, has announced that its most cutting edge point of sale solution, The Firefly, is now equipped with an automated one step design-to-delivery marketing tool that allows its users to automatically send ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Turning up the heat on summer deliveries for young millennials...
27.05.2015   #online trading #customer satisfaction

Turning up the heat on summer deliveries for young millennials

As young millennials hit online stores for their summer holiday wardrobes, their expectations for delivery are sky high, according to research from MetaPack. Put simply, UK consumers aged 18-24 want their delivery fast and on their terms. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Removing barriers to cross-border trade
27.05.2015   #e-commerce #data management

Removing barriers to cross-border trade

European eCommerce association strongly supports ambitious EU Commission plans

EMOTA, the European eCommerce Association, strongly supports the EU Commission’s commitment to redoubling the EU efforts for the removal of the remaining barriers to EU cross-border selling.  The Digital Single Market Package, presented ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Importance of online sales grows in food sector...
27.05.2015   #online trading #multichannel commerce

Importance of online sales grows in food sector

Daily Fresh Food BV takes the next step in omnichannel food commerce

Daily Fresh Food in Limburg is the largest fresh produce supplier in the south of the Netherlands. With a selection of over 15,000 fresh and sous-vide products on offer, it daily serves a clientele of over 600 companies and organisations, ranging ...

Thumbnail-Photo: More than Shopping
26.05.2015   #shop building #shopfitting

More than Shopping

EuroShop RetailDesign Award rewards the best store concepts

EHI and Messe Düsseldorf have for the eighth time awarded the EuroShop RetailDesign Awards to the stores with the best design concepts. For the first time, the prize-giving ceremony has been held during the EuroShop subsidiary, C-Star, which ...

Thumbnail-Photo: You don’t have to be instantly 100 percent green...
22.05.2015   #customer satisfaction #sustainability

"You don’t have to be instantly 100 percent green"

Retail lags behind when it comes to sustainable packaging. Interview with Peter Désilets, pacoon AG

German retailers are scaredy cats – at least when it pertains to sustainable packaging concepts. The fact that they could save up to 20 percent in costs by using them and that they are passing up an immense image improvement, barely seems to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: MetaPack appoints first VP for Greater China...
18.05.2015   #personnel management #packaging

MetaPack appoints first VP for Greater China

The department will be headed up by Peter Winslow

The MetaPack Group announced its expansion into Asia with the opening of operations in Hong Kong. With offices in the UK, France, Germany, Poland and the USA currently, the establishment of a Hong Kong office is further evidence of MetaPack’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 40 percent of consumers prefer shopping with green packaging...
06.05.2015   #sustainability #logistic solutions

40 percent of consumers prefer shopping with green packaging

Environmentally friendly packaging and green supply chain practices are important to most online shoppers

Environmentally friendly packaging and green supply chain practices are important to most online shoppers, according to a new study from Dotcom Distribution, a provider of fulfillment and logistics services for both emerging and established ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Labels on the front of food packaging can enable healthier choices...
24.04.2015  

Labels on the front of food packaging can enable healthier choices

Consumers differentiate between the healthiest and least healthy varieties

In a new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, a team of researchers led by the University of Surrey, has found that front of package nutrition labels can enable consumers to make healthier food choices. In recent years, a number ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 70 percent of consumers still use traditional paper-based coupons for...
22.04.2015   #marketing research #marketing planing

70 percent of consumers still use traditional paper-based coupons for savings

Traditional FSI coupons are redeemed at a rate eight times that of digital coupons

Seventy percent of consumer packaged goods coupon users still use print-based coupons such as those in free standing inserts (FSI) typically found in Sunday papers to find savings according to a study. The new study reveals surprising statistics ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Queue busting for managing periods of high demand via app...
20.04.2015   #cashpoints #smartphone

Queue busting for managing periods of high demand via app

Retailers can upgrade their customer service without costly changes to their POS system

Datalogic is proud to announce the Datalogic Queue Busting App. This cost effective solution will improve throughput and customer satisfaction during peak hours at retail front ends. “Queue busting provides retailers the ideal ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shops losing £4.9 billion sales because they dont offer credit...
10.04.2015   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Shops 'losing £4.9 billion sales' because they don't offer credit

One in eight shoppers have cancelled purchases because no finance is available

Retailers who cannot provide finance packages for major purchases are missing out on around £4.9 billion in sales a year, research1 from retail finance specialist Pay4Later shows. Pay4Later, the UK's fastest growing provider of point of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: As a grocery retailer, we work on lean logistical processes every day...
07.04.2015   #sustainability #logistic systems

"As a grocery retailer, we work on lean logistical processes every day"

Lean and Green Award winner Lidl explains its sustainability concept in this interview with iXtenso

Sustainability and climate protection are subjects that ultimately also pertain to logistics. Recently, GS1 Germany presented the Lean and Green Award to four companies who plan to reduce their logistics-related CO2 emissions by 20 percent within ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Annual Pro Group Merchandising Conference in Atlanta in June...
31.03.2015   #brand management #merchandising products

Annual Pro Group Merchandising Conference in Atlanta in June

Manufacturers will meet with PRO Group-affiliated distributors at the annual Group Merchandising Conference (GMC) June 15-17, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park. During the 3 day conference vendors will have the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Weighing and labeling in the smallest of spaces...
30.03.2015   #price labelling

Weighing and labeling in the smallest of spaces

The GLM-Emaxx by Bizerba

Bizerba presents the new, fully-automatic GLM-Emaxx labeling line for weight-variable price and product labeling in retail, trade and small industrial operations. The labeler can be used as a stand-alone device with manual feed or can be ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robus products verified by LIA Labs
24.03.2015   #sustainability #light technology

Robus products verified by LIA Labs

A selection of ROBUS products are the first to receive approval under the LIA Labs Verification Scheme

The LIA Laboratories has announced that a selection of ROBUS products from leading Irish lighting company LED Group Ltd, are the first to receive approval under the LIA Labs Verification Scheme.   LED Group’s ROBUS is Ireland’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Gemalto and Tapit bring one-tap mobile payment to kiosks and signs...
19.03.2015   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

Gemalto and Tapit bring one-tap mobile payment to kiosks and signs

Gemalto is working with Tapit, a platform used by global brands to transform their physical assets into interactive objects, to launch "Tapit and Buy". This is an innovative solution whereby the consumer taps their smartphone ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Global study reveals online shoppers want more flexibility...
17.03.2015   #online trading #e-commerce

Global study reveals online shoppers want more flexibility

Mobile is a catalyst to omnichannel shopping and retailers should address technology limitations

UPS has released the second UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Global Study revealing emerging trends from the leading e-commerce markets in Asia, Brazil, Europe, Mexico and the U.S.  According to the study, conducted by comScore, online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: SMARTRAC at EuroCIS: Reshaping the retail business...
25.02.2015   #NFC (near field communication)

SMARTRAC at EuroCIS: Reshaping the retail business

Improving the consumer experience and enabling a new era of merchandise visibility: those are SMARTRAC’s showcases to retailers, brand owners and consumers visiting its booth hall 9B14 at EuroCIS 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 24-26 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 5 eCommerce trends for 2015
10.02.2015   #e-commerce #data warehouse management

5 eCommerce trends for 2015

What does the future hold for eCommerce?

2015 is set to be a big year for eCommerce. With so many applications and trends nudging their way forward it’s important for eCommerce business owners to understand what lies ahead so they can scale accordingly. In an era that sees a new ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Live-data straight from the POS
09.02.2015   #customer counting

Live-data straight from the POS

Visitor frequency measurement with the „PeCo-Portal“: fast, user-friendly, secure

Accurate data directly from the point of sale: with the web-based solution “PeCo-Portal” by LASE PeCo Systemtechnik GmbH users receive fast and secure live-data about the visitor frequencies in stores. “PeCo-Portal” ...

Thumbnail-Photo: REWE Extends Cooperation with IFCO in Germany...
09.02.2015   #data warehouse management #sustainability

REWE Extends Cooperation with IFCO in Germany

The agreement also covers the introduction of the new Black Lift Lock RPCs

IFCO SYSTEMS, the leading global provider of reusable packaging solutions, has extended its cooperation agreement with the REWE Group ahead of schedule. Within the scope of the agreement, IFCO will provide the REWE supermarkets and PENNY ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tyco Retail Solutions offers comprehensive shopper analytics to retailers...
02.02.2015  

Tyco Retail Solutions offers comprehensive shopper analytics to retailers

Robust suite of advanced in-store analytics provides visibility into shopper behavior

Tyco Retail Solutions has announced the availability of advanced in-store analytics to deliver added value to its global retail customer base of more than 185,000 stores. Tyco has integrated its Traffic Intelligence solution with RetailNext, an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “We want to introduce visitors to the most innovative products at...
28.01.2015   #EuroCIS

“We want to introduce visitors to the most innovative products at EuroCIS“

Interview with Joachim Pinhammer, PlanetRetail GmbH

For the first time, there will be guided tours for trade fair visitors at this year’s EuroCIS. The Planet Retail consulting firm is the organizer of these tours. Joachim Pinhammer, Research Director for Planet Retail and responsible for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sensual Design - Shop-Design with Multisensual Marketing...
09.01.2015   #shop building #shopfitting

Sensual Design - Shop-Design with Multisensual Marketing

Retailers should focus on the basics: The art is in reaching the recognition threshold but not crossing it

Brick-and-mortar retailers, who want to create an unforgettable shopping experience in their stores and also want to set themselves apart from online retailers, should appeal to all the senses of their customers. Multisensual marketing is an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Advantages of Video Analysis for Retail
09.01.2015   #security #video surveillance

Advantages of Video Analysis for Retail

Effectively Preventing and Tracking Shoplifting

Video analysis systems also help the retail industry in increasing security in its stores. However, just looking at the camera image doesn’t help a retailer much. Until now, the retailer often needed specially - skilled employees, who can ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 3VR to showcasing at the NRF BIG Show 2015
08.01.2015   #marketing planing #video analysis

3VR to showcasing at the NRF BIG Show 2015

3VR, the video intelligence company, announced the debut of the 3VR People Counter ahead of the National Retail Federation 104th Annual Convention & Expo. The 3VR People Counter is a new product within the 3VR Customer Insights family of retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Equipped for the EU regulation on the provision of food information with...
15.12.2014   #epos systems #cashpoints

Equipped for the EU regulation on the provision of food information with Bizerba

Merchandise management system .CWS

Bizerba introduces the new merchandise management system .CWS – a further development of the existing industry software WinCWS. Particular attention has been placed on supporting the butchery departments in the conversion to the new EU ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fujitsu delivers PC mass-production economics to retailer PoS...
24.11.2014   #POS systems #POS communications

Fujitsu delivers PC mass-production economics to retailer PoS

Maximize selling potential while keeping associated costs to a minimum

Fujitsu today makes in-store retail more adaptable and responsive, while optimizing Point of Sale (PoS) economics at any scale, with the introduction of the TeamPoS 7000 S-Series modular controller. Designed to address the challenges of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: „We want to pay attention to our customers not to our cardboard”...
04.11.2014   #shopfitting #sustainability

„We want to pay attention to our customers not to our cardboard”

Edeka Bruns disposes of packaging with the AutoLoadBaler

Around 40 tons of cardboard are yearly disposed by Edeka Bruns in Friedrichsfehn, Oldenburg, with the AutoLoadBaler. The collection and the disposal of the cardboard is a part of the daily business. Previously, the cardboard was collected on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Check-Out Software – Hub for New Services
23.10.2014   #epos systems #multichannel commerce

Check-Out Software – Hub for New Services

Check-out systems must be geared up to take on the tasks of the future. At EuroCIS 2015 software vendors will be presenting their latest developments in this field

Too slow, too error-prone, too hard to handle: as little as five years ago touch technology still met with reservations among most retailers – especially those retail representatives responsible for fast-moving consumer goods. In the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Datalogic expands its presentation scanner portfolio...
22.10.2014   #scanner

Datalogic expands its presentation scanner portfolio

Stylish design, great ergonomics, and high performance scanning at your fingertips

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment is proud to announce the addition of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Evolution in the supply chain: the barcode to the Internet of Things...
22.09.2014   #data management #data analysis

Evolution in the supply chain: the barcode to the Internet of Things

Simon Walker, director of innovation at Stibo Systems

Changing shopping behaviours mean retailers are having to change how they engage with customers. As online mixes with the high street, shoppers are now browsing numerous channels, and they expect a consistent brand experience throughout that path to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A Label is a Complex Technical Construction
09.09.2014   #labeling technology

A Label is a Complex Technical Construction

Annual congress of the label industry’s international association, FINAT

Delivering a ‘label’ is not just a matter of printing it. It involves a complex value chain that also spans the material to be printed and the machinery to apply it – whatever the technology employed. The ‘battle of ...

08.09.2014  

Catalina becomes leader in CPG load-to-card digital couponing

Catalina, the personalized digital media company, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cellfire, the leading provider of load-to-card (L2C) digital coupons in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) market. In ...

Thumbnail-Photo: There are a wide range of technologies to combat unnecessary waiting...
01.09.2014   #epos systems #cashpoints

"There are a wide range of technologies to combat unnecessary waiting periods"

Interview with Ross Weszka, Head of Marketing at Bleep UK

When it comes to designing a modern checkout zone, there are many things retailers have in mind to streamline the processes at the counter. One thing that is seldom considered is that especially in supermarkets, customers also have to pack up their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Good Things Come in Small Packages
07.08.2014   #scanner

Good Things Come in Small Packages

Motorola Solutions Introduces Pocket-Sized Companion Scanner for Consumer Mobile Devices

Mobile workers are often challenged with using consumer-grade cameras for scan-intensive enterprise-grade applications, resulting in lost productivity for the worker and organization. Motorola Solutions has introduced the new Symbol CS4070 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Design, creator of value for new concepts of points of sale...
28.07.2014   #event planning

Design, creator of value for new concepts of points of sale

Design on Equipmag 2014 trade show

In the digital era, retail is undergoing deep changes. More than ever, the point of sale must reinvent itself and the complementarity of traditional shops and new technologies plays a key role. The consumer, constantly connected, now buys anywhere, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Nigeria: Consumption could more than triple in 2030...
25.07.2014   #consulting

Nigeria: Consumption could more than triple in 2030

Packaged foods and fast-moving consumer items such as juices, which could grow by more than 10 percent per year

There is no disguising the challenges that Nigeria is facing. The world is well aware of the concerns around terrorism and Nigeria’s ongoing struggle with poverty. However, there is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Fifth member of leading supermarket group adopts ReposiTrak...
04.07.2014   #data management #food technology

Fifth member of leading supermarket group adopts ReposiTrak

ReposiTrak helps manage regulatory, financial and brand risk associated with issues of food safety

Park City Group announced the successful initiation of the “on-boarding” process for the suppliers of the fifth member of ROFDA (Retailer Owned Food Distributors & Associates), the largest cooperative of independent food wholesalers ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hospitality and relations are the first purposes of our concept...
01.07.2014   #sustainability

"Hospitality and relations are the first purposes of our concept"

Interview with Paolo Lucchetta, RetailDesign

One of the Retail Design Award winners in 2014 was the Coop.fi Novoli, which is located in a shopping centre in Florence. Architect Paolo Lucchetta has designed this trend-setting supermarket. In our interview, he talks about the architectural ...

Thumbnail-Photo: At IFSEC 2014, IDIS to unveil total surveillance solution...
17.06.2014   #video surveillance #video cameras

At IFSEC 2014, IDIS to unveil total surveillance solution

Visitors to IFSEC will experience unsurpassed picture quality in 4K resolution

IDIS has announced plans to introduce an array of new products to its DirectIP Solution at this year’s IFSEC International.  The proposition encompasses a range of Ultra-High Definition (UHD) and full-HD monitors, designed and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Checkpoint Systems launches next generation of EAS solutions...
10.06.2014   #article surveillance #labels

Checkpoint Systems launches next generation of EAS solutions

New EVOLVE iRange Offers Complete Solution to Retailers’ Merchandise Availability and Customer Satisfaction Challenges

Checkpoint Systems, a global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, today announced the launch of the next generation of intelligent electronic article surveillance (EAS) solutions. The EVOLVE iRange , developed ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Bright prospects for mobile shoppers
02.06.2014   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

Bright prospects for mobile shoppers

Retailers need to optimize web contents for any mobile device

More and more customers shop with their mobile phones. To optimally prepare for smartphone and tablet users, retailers do not just need a web-optimized online store. With the help of apps, search engine optimization and emails with responsive web ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Toshiba announces new comprehensive range of high-quality spotlights for...
09.05.2014   #lighting systems #lighting concepts

Toshiba announces new comprehensive range of high-quality spotlights for retail lighting

Toshiba announces another development in its commitment to LED innovation with the release of new fixtures for retail use that cater for the enhanced lighting requirements of shop environments. The LED NEOACCENT series comprises three models ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Intelligent label for better food
08.05.2014   #logistic systems #labeling technology

Intelligent label for better food

Controlling the post production life cycle of food is an important element of food supply chains. Improper handling of product during transport, storage and in households results in quality defects, increases risk of microbial growth, subsequent ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics decides the future of online food sales...
05.05.2014   #online trading

"Logistics decides the future of online food sales"

Interview with Dr. Bernhard Albert, Foresight Solutions

The eCommerce story is a success story. More and more products are being bought online. Yet one area online retail has not been able to conquer is food retailing. Dr. Bernhard Albert from the Foresight Solutions Institute for Future Research assists ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Reflect Makes Key Addition to Executive Leadership Team...
17.04.2014   #personnel management

Reflect Makes Key Addition to Executive Leadership Team

Adding New Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer

Reflect, the premier turnkey digital media solutions provider for out-of-home customer experiences, today announced the addition of Dick Doyle as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Officer. Dick brings over 20 years of retail marketing, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: VeriFone Blends Consumer Electronics Style Design and Unparalleled...
10.04.2014   #terminals #mobile terminals

VeriFone Blends Consumer Electronics Style Design and Unparalleled Connectivity

Bluetooth, 3G and Wi-Fi communications enable merchants to accept all types of payments in any environment with a sleek handheld terminal

VeriFone Systems has announced the VX 690—its first handheld EMV-capable payment terminal featuring Bluetooth, 3G radio and Wi-Fi connectivity for fast transactions and flexible payment capabilities.  The terminal’s size, design ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Improving picking rate with ZetesMedea Voice...
28.03.2014   #data warehouse management

Improving picking rate with ZetesMedea Voice

Zetes is helping the liquor chain store Dirck III to pick orders faster and more accurately. With the help of ZetesMedea Voice, Dirck III's distribution centre in Zundert has achieved a productivity increase of at least 20 packages an hour. At ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative plastic bag dispenser for retail checkouts...
26.03.2014   #epos components

Innovative plastic bag dispenser for retail checkouts

Designed to reduce stores plastic bag consumption by 40%

Bleep UK PLC has announced the launch of Bleep eebag, an innovative plastic bag dispenser developed to integrate into retail checkouts and reduce retailers’ plastic bag consumption by controlling and limiting the release of bags. eebag is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Logistics and Inventory Management – Recognizing the IT Success Factor...
01.03.2014   #data warehouse management #logistic systems

Logistics and Inventory Management – Recognizing the IT Success Factor

Logistics is the third largest economic sector in Germany. Its growth is stable. But there is more: especially in the area of IT, retailers need to continue to ramp things up to be ready for the increasing link between the different distribution ...

15.01.2014   #data management #data analysis

ShopperTrak insights adds functionality to seamlessly integrate with retailers’ existing systems, anywhere in the world

New capabilities deliver retailers traffic and sales insights in the easiest way yet

ShopperTrak, the leading global provider of insights into shopper behavior and retail analytics, today announced it has added four new capabilities to ShopperTrak Insights, an intelligent analytics reporting service for retailers around the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Oracle Enables Retailers to Deliver Commerce Anywhere with New Retail...
14.01.2014   #software management #software applications

Oracle Enables Retailers to Deliver Commerce Anywhere with New Retail Suite

Largest-Ever Release of Oracle Retail Solutions Improves the Customer Experience with New End-to-End Functionality and More Flexible Integration

Consumers are asking for a shopping experience that allows them to purchase where and when they want, using a mix of devices, web sites and stores. Retailers are responding by erasing lines between channels, targeting offers and making inventory ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In a Convenience Store, the lighting needs to be planned very precisely...
06.01.2014   #lighting systems #lighting concepts

"In a Convenience Store, the lighting needs to be planned very precisely"

iXtenso-Interview with Jan Oberfranc, Manager Corporate Communication, Bäro

Whether it’s a gas station store, a supermarket, walk-in kiosk or fast food restaurants: innovative sales concepts and novel shop systems are right on trend with our more and more mobile society. These convenience stores offer a selective ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Remote Services in Retail – Faster Maintenance, Better Service?...
02.12.2013   #services #quality of service

Remote Services in Retail – Faster Maintenance, Better Service?

Identifying problems before they arise

Retail hardware solutions are becoming more and more complex, and maintenance more elaborate –regardless of whether it is a checkout, a scale, a kiosk terminal or a mobile scanner. This also increases demands on manufacturer services. After ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The customer expects a working complete solution...
01.12.2013   #services #quality of service

"The customer expects a working complete solution"

Interview with Dr. Dieter Neumann, CEO of Acteos S.A.

Hardware and software solutions for retail are becoming more and more complex. Although this also makes them achieve much more, it places new demands on maintenance and service by manufacturers. In this interview, Dr. Dieter Neumann, CEO of Acteos ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Star Micronics Demonstrates Intelligent Printing Solutions at Kiosk...
17.10.2013   #POS systems #printers

Star Micronics Demonstrates Intelligent Printing Solutions at Kiosk London Expo 2013

At Kiosk London Expo 2013 (16-17 October 2013, Barbican Centre, London) Star Micronics, the world's leading installer of packaged and modular specialist kiosk printing solutions will be exhibiting its extensive range of industry-leading products ...

Thumbnail-Photo: trans-o-flex introduces active temperature control for its...
16.10.2013   #data warehouse management #logistic systems

trans-o-flex introduces active temperature control for its Schnell-Lieferdienst

Strong volume increase in the number of transports between 15 and 25 °C

Due to the new EU GDP guidelines for the transportation of pharmaceuticals, the trans-o-flex Logistics Group has decided to introduce active temperature control in the range of between 15 and 25 °C for the nationwide network of its trans-o-flex ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sales Success with Well-Managed Touchpoints
01.10.2013   #customer satisfaction #mobile payment

Sales Success with Well-Managed Touchpoints

The encounter with the brand is crucial

The number of products offered at supermarkets or discounters is enormous: consumers can find approximately 10,000 products in a supermarket and ca. 2,000 in discount stores (German Trade Association). Many are part of the same segment and compete ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In-Store Marketing Pops As 2013 West Coast POP Show Winners Are Announced...
30.09.2013   #in-store marketing

In-Store Marketing Pops As 2013 West Coast POP Show Winners Are Announced

Some of the West Coast's leading brand marketers gathered for POPAI's annual West Coast POP Show to find out who would be dubbed "The Best of the West." The West Coast POP Show is the longest running show dedicated to showcasing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Everything about retail
13.09.2013   #trade fair organizer #trade fair consulting

Everything about retail

Russian Trade Expo will be held in Moscow on November 26th to 29th

Trade is the basis of economic relations. One of the best ways of developing  this branch is exhibiting at an exhibition. That is why politicians of many countries provide support for events like exhibitions for retailers. From the 26th to ...

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