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Here you will find news and insights on all the solutions and innovations that are causing a stir in the retail technology industry. These include topics such as analytics, payment, logistics, online and omnichannel retail, hardware, software and many more.

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01.08.2022   #brick and mortar retail #customer relationship management

Omnichannel fulfillment: via food retail and other sectors to the whole world

How the start-up fulfillmenttools wants to take retail further.

What works in grocery retail also works in other industries, right? That's what the brains behind fulfillmenttools asked themselves and found a clear answer: Yes!  ...

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28.07.2022   #Tech in Retail #artificial intelligence

AI-powered product recommendations for better sleep

Reshaping the mattress industry with 3D avatar technology and biomechanics-based simulations

With integration online and in physical Swiss Sense stores, the MQ Fit solution enables highly personalized shopping experience on every sales channel and offers precise product recommendations, making it easier for consumers to find their perfect ...

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26.07.2022   #consulting #mobile payment

Flexible, mobile and well equipped: valuable store associates

iOS solution from NewStore allows extensive omnichannel commerce on the floor

Equipped with an Apple device and the NewStore Associate App, store associates can optimally stand by their customers' side on the shop floor without having to leave their side, NewStore promises.NewStore's cloud solution offers ...

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26.07.2022   #Tech in Retail #EuroCIS 2022 – technology special

iXtenso newsletter – Never miss a story!

Always the latest retail news delivered directly to your inbox – every two weeks

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25.07.2022   #e-commerce #digitization

A.S. Watson injects additional HK$900M in technology

New investments to deliver easier and faster O+O customer shopping experience

A.S. Watson, an international health and beauty retailer, injects an additional HK$900 million in technology this year to accelerate digital transformation and delivery of its O+O platform strategy. Key technology focus areas include heavy up ...

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22.07.2022   #online trading #security

Cybercrime is becoming a growing problem for the industry

Online payment fraud losses to exceed $343 billion globally over the next 5 years

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the cumulative merchant losses to online payment fraud globally between 2023 and 2027 will exceed $343 billion. As a comparison, this equates to over 350% of Apple’s reported net income in the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart shopping – with intelligent shopping trolleys...
21.07.2022   #brick and mortar retail #Tech in Retail

Smart shopping – with intelligent shopping trolleys

How modern shopping trolley systems benefit retailers and customers

Smart shopping trolleys offer various advantages not only to customers but also to retailers. This was proven by the great interest in and selection of such technologies during EuroCIS 2022. With the SmartShopper, Expresso has launched its own ...

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20.07.2022   #mobile payment #coronavirus

Vending and payment – a contactless romance

How the pandemic has changed the vending, retail and payment industries

The pandemic brought the rise of contactless solutions – not exclusively, but also for sales and payment. One of these solutions are vending machines.Since vending machines and payment go hand in hand, we grabbed both Moritz Haendel, Managing ...

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18.07.2022   #security #Tech in Retail

Audio systems for more safety at all levels

Axis Communications presented loudspeaker systems and access control at EuroCIS 2022

Automated loudspeaker systems and access controls can fulfil a wide variety of functions – from goods security to employee control to monitoring of business premises. Axis Communications develops such systems. At EuroCIS 2022, we spoke ...

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14.07.2022   #Tech in Retail #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

ESL on the rise in Denmark

How a bottle store in Copenhagen uses electronic shelf labels to create a special eye-catcher

POPL - a burger bar that originally started as a Noma pop-up concept back in 2020. A pop-up that exceeded all expectations, as they attracted long queues and enthusiastic reviews. The burgers quickly became known as the "Noma burger", and ...

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12.07.2022   #Tech in Retail #kiosk terminals

Pop-up eye testing kiosks by Swedish tech company ieye

Digitalised 5-minute eye tests with personalized recommendations

Swedish tech company, ieye is harnessing the power of Sony technology to develop the world's most digitised optics chain, refashioning the traditional optics industry with its rapidly growing network of convenient pop-up eye testing ...

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11.07.2022   #Tech in Retail #self-checkout systems

Computer vision in retail: a versatile technology

Theft prevention, self-checkout convenience and customer analytics

Two big goals retailers have today are a) to provide a convenient checkout experience and b) to minimize loss and theft. Advanced computer vision technologies are designed to help achieve both goals. ...

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30.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #omnichannel

Walmart putting AR shopping experiences right in customers' pockets

Augmented reality tech at home and in stores

We believe the closest store to our customers is in their pocket, and we are focused on making that always-on experience as easy, engaging and personalized as possible. We now announce two brand-new augmented reality (AR) features on the Walmart ...

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29.06.2022   #retail #sustainability

Energy efficiency and carbon reduction in retail

Guide to energy efficiency and carbon reduction in the retail industry published as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap

BRC has published a new “Step-by-Step Guide to Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction in the Retail Industry”, produced as part of the BRC Climate Action Roadmap.Figures from the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy ...

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28.06.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Visual search – Finding products with images

Not only the result, but also the user experience is crucial

In online retail, a well-developed and easy-to-use product search is essential for customers. For a high level of convenience and optimal results, this now includes visual search. This means that users can search for similar items using images of ...

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17.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistics

Smart mailbox for autonomous deliveries

Dronedek announces new partnership with Speedy Eats

Dronedek Founder and CEO Dan O'Toole fields dozens of contacts each week from organizations interested in working with his company, which is one of the first in the world to offer a secure, smart mailbox designed for autonomous deliveries. ...

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14.06.2022   #customer satisfaction #Tech in Retail

The wonders of RFID

Mainetti presents modern stock management with radio frequency identification

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a powerful tool in stock management. It opens up completely new possibilities for retailers in stock optimisation. Alan Tamny, Global General Manager at Mainetti, describes exactly what the technology can do ...

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13.06.2022   #mobile payment #Tech in Retail

Amazing Amazon Fresh?

Our iXtenso editor tests an Amazon delivery service. Here he shares his impressions

After last year’s trip to Chicago, and its eventually successful search for an Amazon ‘Go’, iXtenso again had the chance to test the cutting edge of America’s continual evolution into grocery retailing. Astute iXtenso ...

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13.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #self-checkout systems

Alimentation Couche-Tard to roll out smart checkout

More than 7,000 stores will get new checkouts using Mashgin's AI-powered technology

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announced it will deploy more than 10,000 Mashgin Touchless Checkout Systems branded as "Smart Checkout," to over 7,000 of its Circle K and Couche-Tard stores during the next three years. The AI-powered ...

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10.06.2022   #mobile payment #mobile shopping

Biometrically authenticated mobile payments to reach $1.2 trillion by 2027

Security regulations to drive adoption of biometric authentication systems

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the value of biometrically authenticated remote mobile payments will reach $1.2 trillion globally by 2027; rising from $332 billion in 2022. These transactions use biometrics, typically facial ...

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09.06.2022   #customer satisfaction #digital signage

retail salsa Tech Talks – Industry discussion live for the first time from EuroCIS 2022

Hot topics of the retail tech industry: automation & AI, smart stores, interactive touchpoints

After one and a half years of successful webtalks in the format "retail salsa – Spice up your Community", we took the EuroCIS 2022, which took place again from 31.05.-02.06. after a pandemic break, as an opportunity to organize the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: H&M explores tech-enabled shopping experiences...
09.06.2022   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

H&M explores tech-enabled shopping experiences

H&M launches new in-store shopping experience enabled by technology in the US

The retail experience is rapidly changing and we see increasing customer expectations for broad choice and exceptional convenience. Customers expect retail experiences that are smooth, creative and fun while also catering to their individual, unique ...

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07.06.2022   #mobile payment #retail

EuroCIS 2022 exceeds expectations

Propensity to invest in technology as high as ever in retail – mood in the exhibition halls positive

EuroCIS 2022, The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, has drawn to a close on Thursday (2 June 2022) in Düsseldorf with very good results. With its ranges it impressively underlined how the past two pandemic years...

Thumbnail-Photo: iXtenso at the EuroCIS 2022
02.06.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

iXtenso at the EuroCIS 2022

Exciting topics, innovative technologies and interesting reports – this and much more awaits you at and during EuroCIS

On May 31, EuroCIS 2022 starts in Düsseldorf –  the leading trade fair for retail technology and a place where industry giants and start-ups meet.We from the iXtenso team will be there live with you and for you. Join us in this ...

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01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #self-checkout systems

Smart Stores: Fast shopping on the go

Live from EuroCIS: The kitchen help among stores

Hungry for a delicious dish, but not much time? Using a food processor saves time here and offers endless possibilities to satisfy your appetite. It’s the same with Smart Stores: scan the goods and pack them without having to stand in line. Or ...

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01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #artificial intelligence

Automation and AI: Never running “out of …” again

Webtalk: Sharp touch for your automation thanks to artificial intelligence

You know when you try a dish and you’re missing that certain something to make it really delicious? That is how your clientele may feel when they find out that, “This item is unavailable, out of stock, or available at another ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Interactive Touchpoints: Marketing you feel
01.06.2022   #digital signage #POS marketing

Interactive Touchpoints: Marketing you feel

Fingerfood for your customers

A pinch of digital, a spoonful of interaction, and a touch of networking – and the customer journey in your store becomes a full-bodied taste experience. Interactive touchpoints add the necessary zing, because commerce no longer takes place ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cash management with the experts from APG
01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #cash management

Cash management with the experts from APG

Interview at EuroCIS 2022

Have classic cash drawers had their day? No way! Especially in a recession, they are more important than ever, because customers prefer to rely on cash rather than contactless payment. APG presents a variety of solutions for payment transactions ...

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01.06.2022   #digital signage #digitization

Hanshow faces digital transformation

Personalized retail with ESL and AI

If you want to personalize retail, you can no longer avoid ESL and digital signage. As a provider of ESL and digital signage solutions, Hanshow is very familiar with the digital transformation. At EuroCIS we talk with them about the digital ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Here to stay: Sticky receips from Bixolon
01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #printers

Here to stay: Sticky receips from Bixolon

Interview at EuroCIS 2022

Sometimes you have to be flexible: In the pandemic, the catering industry had to switch from conventional receipts to sticky receipts. Bixolon was at the forefront as a supplier. The company supports its customers with its entire range of printers - ...

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01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #EuroCIS

Always an open door

Fully automated systems make it possible

Shopping when you want - that is every customer's dream. To enable retailers to fulfil this wish for their customers, Knapp Smart Solutions has developed a fully automated robot system. This way, retailers can reach their customers even outside ...

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30.05.2022   #digitization #cashpoints

Choosing the right fit for your business

Finding the right drawer is easy when you know what's important

The cash drawer, in varying forms, has been a core component of the retail business for as long as people have exchanged money for goods. Any business accepting hard currency needs one but choosing the best cash drawer requires planning, ...

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24.05.2022   #digitization #cashpoints

Retailers are prioritizing innovation in IT spending

IT spendings went up from 20 % to 40 % in the last five years in some sectors

Retailers are increasing their IT budgets and allotting a bigger portion of those budgets to innovation. They are investing in cloud-based and automation solutions to replace aging technology to meet customer demand for omnichannel experiences and ...

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23.05.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Turn the watch with a twist of the wrist

Interview about gesture control in product viewing

The Berlin-based company Garamantis has equipped a luxury watch store in Hong Kong with gesture control for product viewing. The technology allows the valuable watches to be viewed from all sides without having to touch them - important aspects in ...

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19.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #services

ESL: an all-rounder for the customer journey

Why the use of Electronic Shelf Labels can pay off

On 18.5.2022 it was time again: The webtalk format of iXtenso and EuroShop went into the next round! Despite the small ingredient ESL, the new "retail salsa" showed what an all-rounder electronic price labels can be when it comes to use in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app...
18.05.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app

Grocery shopping, ordering, recipes – all in one app with connection to local grocery stores

Grocery shopping can be fun. For a five-person household with a baby and a dog, including allergies and favorite dishes, it quickly becomes a mammoth task. The developers of the app Jow want to simplify this very process and are teaming up with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch The Ice Cream Shop Robomarts...
17.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #smartphone

Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch "The Ice Cream Shop" Robomarts

Pilot partnership introduces ice cream delivery – arrives in as little as two minutes

Robomart, the world’s first store-hailing service, has announced a partnership with Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream producer, under its virtual storefront, The Ice Cream Shop. Unilever will deploy a fleet of Ice Cream Robomarts ...

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13.05.2022   #digitization #sustainability

Ynvisible supports sustainable fashion with digital price labels

New generation is easily readable, flexible and customizable

Ynvisible Interactive Inc. has announced that Digety, a company creating electronic price labels for the fashion industry, has selected Ynvisible as the supplier of displays for its re-usable digital price labels. Digety’s price labels ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries...
12.05.2022   #retail #sustainability

From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries

New report unveils consumer demand for IoT-enabled, next level retail experiences

Wireless Logic research shows British consumers increasingly want ‘Everything Now’; Significant opportunity for service providers to recommend the right IoT solutions backed by ultra-resilient cellular connectivity to help retailers stay ...

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12.05.2022   #online trading #Tech in Retail

Increase sales rank thanks to product information

How improving product pages helps brands thrive on Amazon

Salsify's recent report "The Content Advantage: How Improvements to the Product Page Help Brands Succeed on Amazon", analysed over 14,000 products across all major product categories in the U.K., France and Germany, outlining the most ...

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