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Thumbnail-Photo: Elo Introduces M50 Android-Powered Mobile Computer...
25.03.2021   #portable scanners #wireless technology

Elo Introduces M50 Android-Powered Mobile Computer

Elo's M50 Android-Powered handheld computer, increases employee efficiency to scan, capture and collaborate on the go

Milpitas, Calif. — January 12, 2021 — Elo, a leading global provider of Android-powered interactive devices, today announced the Elo M50 mobile computer. The new M50 joins Elo’s robust portfolio of Android-based devices ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025...
22.03.2021   #e-commerce #digitization

Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025

Strategic focus on direct-to-consumer, e-commerce, consumer experience

Adidas introduced its new strategy ‘Own the Game’ at a virtual investor & media day. Main strategic focus of ‘Own the Game’ is to strengthen the credibility of the adidas brand, to create a unique consumer experience and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & Pep: Bringing pizzazz to your sale
22.03.2021   #online platform #click & collect

Click & Pep: Bringing pizzazz to your sale

Webtalk "retail salsa" on 2021/04/28 at 4:00 p.m. (CET)!

Click & Collect, In-Store Pickup, Click & Go, Click & Reserve: there are many different names for picking up online ordered goods in the store. The service is appealing to customers because delivery costs are usually eliminated and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: GLORY receives Top Supplier Retail Award 2021...
19.03.2021   #cashpoints #design

GLORY receives Top Supplier Retail Award 2021

The EHI Retail Institute has awarded GLORY the Top Supplier Retail Award

Checkout processes tailored to the needs of retailers which simplify the payment process for employees and customers: Glory is recognised as a technology partner in this year’s EHI Retail Institute awards with the Top Supplier Retail Award. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How do technologies find their way into retail?...
17.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #self-checkout systems

How do technologies find their way into retail?

Rolf Schumann, CDO of the Schwarz Group, provides answers at the "Retail Innovation Days"

Tech is cool! Gimmicks, gadgets, gizmos – they impress and inspire quickly. However, it often takes much longer than technology experts and developers initially predict before the technologies actually arrive in everyday life and are used by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Touchless Feedback
16.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Touchless Feedback

The Wall Street Journal published an article about Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons

The Wall Street Journal, after interviewing our co-founder and Executive VP of Strategic Alliances, Ville Levaniemi, published an article titled “Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons Go Touchless in Pandemic”. The article ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain...
15.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #food retail

First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain

Young shoppers interested in skipping checkout lines with cashier-less tech

With the first Amazon grocery store opening in Britain, latest research from Mintel reveals that three quarters (76%) of Brits say they would shop at one.When asked what would encourage them to shop at a physical Amazon grocery store, almost two ...

Thumbnail-Photo: BAUHAUS introduces new click and collect technology...
10.03.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

BAUHAUS introduces new click and collect technology

New solution helps store associates pick items for Click & Collect orders

With help from electronic shelf labels and handheld terminals, it has become much faster and easier for BAUHAUS to navigate through the store to find the right items. A new solution that also saves a lot of time on replenishment.With a product range ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The intelligent seasoning for your inventory optimization...
10.03.2021   #artificial intelligence #stock level optimization

The intelligent seasoning for your inventory optimization

How to increase your sales with predictive analytics

Predictive tool options for retail and e-commerce are booming. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are used to make very accurate predictions, for example, the expected number of customers in stores, the number of products sold and upcoming ...

Thumbnail-Photo: What the payment future is about
08.03.2021   #mobile payment #brick and mortar retail

What the payment future is about

Interview with John Kolthof, Chief Commercial Officer, CCV GmbH

We asked our CCO John Kolthof about the future of the payment industry. What megatrends does John see and how do they influence CCV’s day-to-day business? Read more in our interview. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Citizen CT-E651L :  two-in-one label and receipt printing...
04.03.2021   #printers #label printers

The Citizen CT-E651L : two-in-one label and receipt printing

Compact, dynamic and stylish design with outstanding connectivity

Say goodbye to manning separate printing solutions for label and POS as global specialist printer manufacturer, Citizen Systems, announces the all-new CT-E651L label and POS printer. Derived from the successful CT-E651 POS printer, the CT-E651L is a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service...
03.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service

Total U.S. online grocery sales grew 15% in 2021/01 vs. 2020/11

The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Full steam ahead: efficient sailing times
26.02.2021   #data management #printers

Full steam ahead: efficient sailing times

Marble Automation tachographs and Citizen printers for inland shipping

There are hardly any vessels on the Rhine that can remain competitive without optimising their sailing times. But how can efficiency in the use of crews and time be increased? The key is to stay on course with a robust infrastructure while ensuring ...

Thumbnail-Photo: FinTech IoT platform for self-service financial transactions...
25.02.2021   #cash management #cash handling systems

FinTech IoT platform for self-service financial transactions

PayComplete, the new cash handling brand from SUZOHAPP, announces global launch

PayComplete, the new brand and identity of the cash handling division of SUZOHAPP announced its launch today. This new brand will invest in what is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for broader financial transactions, running both on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated and touchless associate health screening solution...
23.02.2021   #coronavirus #kiosk terminals

Automated and touchless associate health screening solution

Sam’s Club launches contactless kiosk for COVID-19 screening

Sam’s Club has developed an automated and 100% touchless health screening kiosk for their associates. The new health screening kiosk, currently rolling out to the clubs across the country, enables a safer, quicker and more reliable COVID-19 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Checkout-free hotel convenience store in Yokohama, Japan...
17.02.2021   #self-checkout systems #self service

Checkout-free hotel convenience store in Yokohama, Japan

Using biometric authentication technology

Zippin announced the launch of its latest retail format: a hotel convenience store. Zippin's partner, Fujitsu, the leading systems integrator in Japan, has worked with Koyo Group to implement the world's first checkout-free store within a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Danish supermarket chain implements ESL in all stores...
10.02.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Danish supermarket chain implements ESL in all stores

The chain is investing in modernization and more digital initiatives

The privately owned, Danish supermarket chain Løvbjerg is doing well, and has experienced a great development in 2020 with a 18% growth. The chain is therefore also investing in modernization and more digital initiatives. Most recently, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App-based mCommerce drives biometric mobile payments...
09.02.2021   #mobile payment #payment systems

App-based mCommerce drives biometric mobile payments

Identification via fingerprint, iris, voice and facial recognition

A new study from Juniper Research has found that biometrics will authenticate over $3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just $404 billion in 2020. The report found that biometrics, including fingerprint, iris, voice and facial ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Southeast Asian online and offline health and beauty partnership...
06.02.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Southeast Asian online and offline health and beauty partnership

Grab brings beauty products from over 2,200 Watsons stores to customers’ doorsteps

A.S. Watson Group, an international health and beauty retailer, and Grab, Southeast Asia’s super app, announced the largest O+O (online and offline) health and beauty partnership in Southeast Asia, spanning across six Southeast Asian markets ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online Shop Day
05.02.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Online Shop Day

How do web store owners ensure that their e-commerce platform is always available

Online stores have the advantage that they are usually accessible 24/7. That's why many customers like to shop online. But how do web store owners ensure that their e-commerce platform is always available?Customers expect their orders or ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry...
04.02.2021   #sustainability #food retail

Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry

Tetra Pak calls for collaborative innovation

Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry's sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Make sure that your retail customers know who you are and what you have...
01.02.2021  

Make sure that your retail customers know who you are and what you have to offer

Register now for free in the iXtenso supplier directory!

Thumbnail-Photo: More than 400 Danish Coop Stores Now with Electronic Shelf Labels...
29.01.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

More than 400 Danish Coop Stores Now with Electronic Shelf Labels

Back in 2010, the first Coop store implemented electronic shelf labels from the IT company, Delfi Technologies.

Store no. 400 became Irma at Islands Brygge in Copenhagen, which has undergone a major renovation project, where investments have been made into several initiatives to improve the shopping experience – this includes electronic shelf ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Vending machines: Customers alone in the store...
18.01.2021   #sales promotion #food retail

Vending machines: Customers alone in the store

Combi City-Markt makes round-the-clock shopping possible – without staff

Shopping after closing time? That’s possible at the Combi City store Bünting in Oldenburg. At the 24/7 vending machine, late at night shoppers have the opportunity to stock up on everything they need from the supermarket's ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021...
15.01.2021   #security #brick and mortar retail

The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021

The trends are shaped by how and why technologies are used

It’s useful when looking forward to first look backward: hindsight has a wonderful way of providing context for future-gazing activity. And when looking back over the past year, one insight could understandably be that attempting to predict ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to Build a Culture of Employee Engagement...
14.01.2021   #personnel management #POS communications

How to Build a Culture of Employee Engagement

What Retail Associates Care About

We all know that frontline employee engagement is important for retailers. Not only are engaged associates committed to their jobs—staying with the organization longer and often going above and beyond to support the whole ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service...
11.01.2021   #coronavirus #kiosk terminals

Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service

Albertsons Companies debuts kiosk at Jewel-Osco store in Chicago

Albertsons Companies announced that it is the first American grocer to pilot an automated and contactless grocery PickUp kiosk. The kiosk, located at one of its Jewel-Osco stores in Chicago, demonstrates continued expansion of the company’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Successful co-op association has the largest profit in the country...
24.12.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Successful co-op association has the largest profit in the country

The local Kvickly store has found the recipe for making profit. In the future, even more energy will be spent on customers and staff members

Electronic shelf labels play a crucial role here.

Thumbnail-Photo: Klarna starts cooperation with Verifone
23.12.2020   #digitization #self-checkout systems

Klarna starts cooperation with Verifone

The idea: a shopping experience in stores that is unique worldwide

Klarna, the leading global payments and shopping service, announces a strategic partnership with Verifone, a global leader in payments and commerce solutions, that will make Klarna available as the first-ever buy now pay later solution to millions ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A completely new experience at ICA Kvantum with Breece...
15.12.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

A completely new experience at ICA Kvantum with Breece

ICA Kvantum in Lerum has invested in new technology: A cloud-based electronic shelf label

ICA Kvantum Lerum has for a long time been looking for a supplier of electronic shelf labels (ESL), so the staff no longer have to spend time and resources on changing paper shelf labels. It was important that it should be a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Guinea pig retail
14.12.2020   #digitization #data analysis

Guinea pig retail

RetailTech Lab in Denmark tests technologies for retailers

The brick-and-mortar retail did not have an easy time of it this year in large parts of Europe. It was high time to rethink it, try out innovations and further develop business models.This is exactly what has been happening in the RetailTech Lab in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robotic canteen set to change the global food and hospitality industry...
10.12.2020   #food retail #food technology

Robotic canteen set to change the global food and hospitality industry

Karakuri showcasing its pre-production machine

Karakuri, a food robotics company, lifts the lid to unveil the world’s first automated canteen to make meals, the DK-One. Karakuri’s robotic system will revolutionise how and what we eat in restaurants, canteens, buffets, hotels and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 7-Eleven introduces in-app wallet
07.12.2020   #mobile payment #app

7-Eleven introduces in-app wallet

Contactless payment option in 7-Eleven app

7-Eleven, Inc.'s new app-based mobile wallet offers all customers — including those who would like to load cash — a true contactless, convenient way to pay nationally at participating U.S. stores. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The rise of the virtual fitting room with the corona pandemic?...
30.11.2020   #fashion #virtual reality

The rise of the virtual fitting room with the corona pandemic?

Trying on clothes via AI, AR or VR

The rising usage of smartphones is expected to take the virtual fitting room market to $19,250.4 million by 2030, from $3,128.6 million in 2019, at an 18.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2030.A virtual fitting room is a digital representation of a fitting ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New approach to print solutions
26.11.2020   #printers #POS printers

New approach to print solutions

Citizen presents five ideas on how printers can support sales during the pandemic

It’s been clear for a long while now: confronted with the Corona pandemic, retailers need to resolve bottlenecks such as the point of sale in their retail outlets in order to ensure the safety of their employees and customers. For many ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Leading Danish co-op upgrades with electronic shelf labels...
26.11.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Leading Danish co-op upgrades with electronic shelf labels

Large association strengthens its business

Transformation and growth have always been a driving force for Brian Johansen, who has been with Coop since he started as a service assistant in Brugsen, already as a 12-year-old. Since then, he has worked his way up. Today, he still appreciates ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Beauty shoppers won’t try new products when shopping online...
26.11.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Beauty shoppers won’t try new products when shopping online

‘Virtual’ try-on technology positively impacts 45% of beauty shoppers

While nearly half (44%) of beauty shoppers in a new survey agree that they have bought more beauty and skincare products online (rather than in store) over the last 6 months, the research reveals that 56% (rising to 62% among female shoppers) tend ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ARCHITECTS DARLING AWARD for MyLock online configurator from SALTO...
26.11.2020   #award #access control systems

ARCHITECTS' DARLING AWARD for MyLock online configurator from SALTO

Silver award in the category "Best Product Configurator"

The online configurator MyLock from SALTO has won the silver award in the category "Best Product Configurator" at the ARCHITECTS' DARLING AWARDS 2020.From the experts' point of view, the clear design and intuitive user experience ...

Thumbnail-Photo: APG Cash Management Solutions partners with Cashspeed...
19.11.2020   #cash management #cash drawers

APG Cash Management Solutions partners with Cashspeed

Helping retailers reduce the cost of managing cash at the point of sale

APG Cash Management (APG), a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, announced today its partnership with French software firm, Cashspeed, which focuses on cash management and payments systems software. Now certified as a ...

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 ...

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