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Thumbnail-Photo: The intelligent seasoning for your inventory optimization...
23.06.2021   #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: SALTO Unveils Newly Redesigned Website
15.06.2021   #security #security technology

SALTO Unveils Newly Redesigned Website

The new site places a large emphasis on visitor experience to help support the informational needs of clients and prospects alike.

SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic smart access solutions, has launched a newly-redesigned website that offers detailed product information, enhanced industry vertical focus, and covers the latest technology and electronic advances ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Citizen Systems launches Lightning interface for POS printers...
15.06.2021   #printers #label printers

Citizen Systems launches Lightning interface for POS printers

Control your POS station from your POS printer

In an ever-growing and vast market diversifying interface options for POS printers is imperative in order to keep up with the latest POS technology. New POS technology not only ensures streamlined processes but also that hardware and software can ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Arvato Supply Chain Solutions in Poland starts cooperation with Sephora...
11.06.2021   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions in Poland starts cooperation with Sephora

Plewiska/Poland - Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is expanding its cooperation with the cosmetics company Sephora. In April 2021, the company therefore commissioned a new distribution center to support its e-commerce and B2B business in Pruszków, Poland.

The new warehouse covers an area of 7,000 square meters, making it almost 2,000 square meters larger than the previous one. One of the innovative solutions used here for Sephora is self-driving vehicles called Weasels®, which automate transport ...

Thumbnail-Photo: German retail specialist AWEK microdata GmbH joins Zucchetti Group...
07.06.2021   #epos systems #epos software

German retail specialist AWEK microdata GmbH joins Zucchetti Group

Boosting the Group’s leading position in the DACH region

For over 30 years, AWEK microdata GmbH has been one of the leading German providers of checkout software and comprehensive services for medium-sized retailers.AWEK designs euroSUITE, a professional software solution for medium-sized businesses for ...

Thumbnail-Photo: HEMA Buttons Up Omni-channel Supply Chain Transformation with Blue Yonder...
07.06.2021   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

HEMA Buttons Up Omni-channel Supply Chain Transformation with Blue Yonder

Department store retailer increases forecast accuracy leading to improved planner productivity and better fulfilment with AI/ML-powered Luminate Planning

Ensuring the right inventory is available to meet customer demands became even more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to its recent digital transformation with Blue Yonder’s cloud-based ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Touchpoint Payments: Transaction to go
01.06.2021   #mobile payment #mobile terminals

Touchpoint Payments: Transaction to go

POS terminals: the control center for your pocket

If the Corona pandemic has taught us one thing, it is to react fast and flexible. This is particularly evident in changing customer payment behavior. More than ever, payment processes need to be smoother and more flexible. The solution: mobile POS - ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Citizen CT-S4500:  Cost-Effective 4-Inch POS Printing with Perfect...
31.05.2021   #printers #label printers

The Citizen CT-S4500: Cost-Effective 4-Inch POS Printing with Perfect Document Scaling

Compact, functional & stylish design with market-leading print speed

Say goodbye to inefficient laser printing as global specialist printer manufacturer, Citizen Systems, announces the all-new CT-S4500 POS thermal printer. A new and improved POS printer that’s been designed to serve across multiple ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The smart store revolution is heating up!
31.05.2021   #self-checkout systems #self service

The smart store revolution is heating up!

What makes unmanned 24/7 store concepts so appealing?

Whether unmanned stores, vending machines or hybrid solutions – automated smart stores have evolved from mere sounding balloons into genuine shopping alternatives. Even in Germany, where new technologies are initially viewed critically by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Shopping for clothes with an avatar
19.05.2021   #fashion #artificial intelligence

Shopping for clothes with an avatar

H&M develops digital fitting room for a better shopping experience

Those who need new clothes at the moment will have a hard time trying them on in the store. This is because many stores have to remain closed due to the ongoing pandemic. To improve the shopping experience and to nevertheless offer the opportunity ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Assortment planning: Knowing what customers want...
17.05.2021   #customer analysis #artificial intelligence

Assortment planning: Knowing what customers want

Bonprix relies on AI-supported assortment design

Which skirt is currently particularly popular? Should the dress remain on sale? How did the sweater sell last month? Product managers in the fashion industry ask themselves these and many other questions every day. At bonprix, the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: In-store payment: Cooperation for the customer experience...
14.05.2021   #payment systems #payment terminals

In-store payment: Cooperation for the customer experience

Klarna and Verifone become partners and make in-store payments more flexible

Payment and shopping provider Klarna and Verifone, a provider of payment and commerce solutions, recently joined forces: customers have been able to use Klarna's flexible payment options at millions of Verifone terminals in Europe and the United ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Grocery delivery by drone
07.05.2021   #retail #digitization

Grocery delivery by drone

Kroger and Drone Express transform e-commerce in grocery retail

The Kroger Co. and Drone Express, a division of TELEGRID Technologies, Inc. today announced a pilot to offer grocery delivery via autonomous drones, expanding the retailer's seamless ecosystem and providing customers with anything, anytime, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Integrated shopping systems instead of data silos...
03.05.2021   #e-commerce #customer relationship management

Integrated shopping systems instead of data silos

How retailers can increase their efficiency in 2021

The new year started out with plenty of challenges for retailers. While over-the-counter retail is struggling with shop closures and a shortfall in sales in the second lockdown, online retail has to handle the increased volume of customer enquiries ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to identify the right mobile computer for your needs...
01.05.2021   #digital marketing #smartphone

How to identify the right mobile computer for your needs

Equipping staff to enhance the overall customer experience

Thanks to smartphones and tablets we’ve all gotten used to having the world at our fingertips. In your store, both customers and staff expect no different. Mobile devices are the perfect answer to a number of trends and changing market ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ComputerSalg: Impressive growth, new premises and more technology...
30.04.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

ComputerSalg: Impressive growth, new premises and more technology

To keep up with the growth and the rapidly increasing inventory, the company moved to a new domicile in 2020

The growth comet ComputerSalg, which started as a physical store in 1996, where you could buy computers, hardware and software, has today grown to be one of Denmark's largest webshops. The corona crisis has accelerated the business further at ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Burberry creates augmented reality pocket bag experience...
29.04.2021   #digital marketing #smartphone

Burberry creates augmented reality pocket bag experience

Virtual shopping bag for an indivual 3D-experience

To mark the Spring/Summer 21 launch of the Pocket bag, Burberry has created an augmented reality experience that allows users to design their own 3D Pocket bag sculptures, inspired by the maritime themes of its SS21 campaign. Named ‘In ...

Thumbnail-Photo: You don’t need big tech investments, but creativity...
28.04.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

You don’t need big tech investments, but creativity

How brick-and-mortar retail can profit during (or thanks to!) the lockdown

The Corona pandemic has led to an immediate dovetailing of brick-and-mortar and online retail. This development is overdue, says Gerold Wolfarth, Founder & CEO of bk Group. We don't need large tech investments, but creativity, he points ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Augmented reality in retail and its impact on sales...
26.04.2021   #digitization #artificial intelligence

Augmented reality in retail and its impact on sales

How can AR influence what customers purchase?

Augmented reality (AR) is a technology that superimposes virtual objects onto a live view of physical environments, helping users visualize how these objects fit into their physical world. Researchers from City University of Hong Kong and Singapore ...

Thumbnail-Photo: RH-ISAC announces new eCommerce campaign for retail sector...
22.04.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

RH-ISAC announces new eCommerce campaign for retail sector

Partnership with eCommerce security organizations to increase digital security

The Retail & Hospitality ISAC announced a sector-wide eCommerce campaign in partnership with leading eCommerce security organizations to increase digital efficiency, security, and compliance within the retail, hospitality, and travel sector.The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Unmanned stores: One idea, many concepts
19.04.2021   #self-checkout systems #app

Unmanned stores: One idea, many concepts

How can customers shop 24/7?

Shopping, around the clock, without staff, with self-checkout option – the idea behind unmanned stores is always the same, the approach can be different.The company Wanzl has developed various concepts. iXtenso took a look at them at ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail at the edge of change
19.04.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Retail at the edge of change

The value of real-time data analytics for retailers

Seismic shifts in the retail sector in the last year have put unprecedented pressure on retailers to bounce back and make the most of the first half of 2021. With disruption expected to continue, retailers must also set themselves up for maximum ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Digital workers in retail: More time for important things...
19.04.2021   #personnel management #software applications

Digital workers in retail: More time for important things

Relieving employees with intelligent automation

Retail customers today demand superior quality and a world-class service experience in real time. Companies must strike a balance between the need for qualified personnel and high customer demands if they do not want to jeopardize the satisfaction ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Multichannel retail adoption accelerated during 2020 holidays...
08.04.2021   #e-commerce #coronavirus

Multichannel retail adoption accelerated during 2020 holidays

GlobalData report on ecommerce development during pandemic

New research on the shopping habits of over 107,000 consumers since the start of the pandemic has shown that COVID-19 impacts drove increased adoption and growth of multichannel retail, further cementing its role in retail going forward.Online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Payments keep going digital and mobile
06.04.2021   #mobile payment #payment systems

Payments keep going digital and mobile

2.7 billion people to use mobile wallet apps by 2022?

As businesses open their doors online, payments solutions adjust to the change – and so do people. In a study conducted for Payvision, Kaleido Intelligence reports on the latest trends and forecasts in mobile wallets usage across the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Scientists created edible food films for food packaging...
01.04.2021   #sustainability #food retail

Scientists created edible food films for food packaging

Films consist of natural ingredients

An international group of scientists from India and Russia has created edible food films for packaging fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, and seafood. Films consist of natural ingredients, they are safe for health and the environment. In addition, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Elo Access™ App Now Offers Premium Tier for Temperature Screening &...
01.04.2021   #portable scanners #wireless technology

Elo Access™ App Now Offers Premium Tier for Temperature Screening & Mask Detection

Temperature check, mask detection and facial recognition now easy to deploy with an Elo Access App Premium subscription and Elo’s Temperature Check Kiosk.

Milpitas, CA. — December 8, 2020 — Elo, a Silicon Valley-based global provider of interactive solutions, today announced major enhancements to its Elo Access™ App. Originally launched as a quick and easy way to create, deploy and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hobbii has knitted a huge business together
01.04.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #electric displays

Hobbii has knitted a huge business together

The enormous growth has been possible because Hobbii has chosen technology that supports the processes in the warehouse and in the stores.

The yarn company Hobbii is Denmark's fastest-growing company. In a very short time, they have managed to create a huge business that is supported by modern technology and efficient work processes when handling the expected 1.5 million orders in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Meeting Retail Customers’ Safety Needs During Another Disruptive Year...
31.03.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Meeting Retail Customers’ Safety Needs During Another Disruptive Year

Retailers have taken steps to meet the pandemic’s challenges

The year 2020 was certainly a year of disruption in the retail industry, with COVID-19 and political unrest upsetting old operational models like never before.After the initial wave of COVID-19, many stores radically changed store operations ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Keep your POS and label printers free of germs and viruses...
30.03.2021   #coronavirus #printers

Keep your POS and label printers free of germs and viruses

After rigorous testing – Citizen Systems announce that their printers are disinfectant ready

Considering the current pandemic and the spread of the coronavirus, sanitation and cleanliness are now more important than ever. In order to stunt the spread of illness, countries all over the world have adopted hygienic concepts, specifically ...

Thumbnail-Photo: RISE Spotlight - Digital Signage: New Solutions for a New Era...
30.03.2021   #digital signage #event

RISE Spotlight - Digital Signage: New Solutions for a New Era

Digital event on 13 April 2021 from 15:00 to 17:00 CET (14:00 – 16:00 GMT)

RISE Spotlight is a monthly series of free-to-attend digital events, highlighting key ISE technology areas. Produced in partnership with TNW, they feature global subject experts, technology entrepreneurs and start-ups. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers cite conversion optimization as the #1 ecommerce challenge...
25.03.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Retailers cite conversion optimization as the #1 ecommerce challenge

State of payments across retail in Europe

Mollie, payment service provider in Europe, has published research unveiling the state of payments in retail today as well as the challenges and opportunities in the retail market following a turbulent year. For example, when asked the biggest ...

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 #coronavirus

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

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. ...

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