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Thumbnail-Photo: Self-service for faster checkout
01.01.2020   #epos systems #brick and mortar retail

Self-service for faster checkout

“Moments that Inspire”: Toshiba shows at EuroShop stationary as well as mobile solutions

In the future, there will be the Frictionless Store – no scanning, no hassle for the consumers. But consumers do not want to wait until this can become reality everywhere. The payment process should already be fast and convenient today.At ...

Thumbnail-Photo: CCVStore – Home of your Apps
01.01.2020   #mobile payment #app

CCVStore – Home of your Apps

How Android is revolutionising the way we pay for things

Using a smartphone to pay will sooner or later be a part of everyday life; smartphones are already firmly anchored in the private and working lives of generations X, Y and Z.As consumers rely more and more on smartphones and their countless uses in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Trade of the future
01.01.2020   #video surveillance #brick and mortar retail

Trade of the future

How consumer demands can challenge stationary retail and be supported by intelligent solutions

The requirements for stationary retail are changing. The e-commerce boom in particular has prompted stationary retailers to reflect critically on the role of physical sales areas and their added value. Interesting findings are provided by a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The 3rd Guangzhou Intl Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020)...
19.12.2019   #retail #event

The 3rd Guangzhou Int'l Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020)

A trillion-yuan smart retail market is taking shape in China!

According to recent report by Forward, in 2018 New Retail accounted for 22.4 percent of China’s total retail revenue, and this number is expected to grow to 33 percent by 2023. As of 2022, China’s New Retail market will reach the size of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A strong team for the POS
18.12.2019   #pos systems #pos software

A strong team for the POS

Founding of neoalto GmbH

POS TUNING, the specialist for the optimized presentation of products at the point of sale, announces the spin-off of the digital services division. The GmbH (LLC), founded in September as neoalto, has already made a name for itself on the market ...

Thumbnail-Photo: What do people around the world buy?
16.12.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

What do people around the world buy?

Global fashion search engine Lyst reveals trends in online shopping behavior

High-quality and contemporary fashion: Online shoppers can find fashion’s hottest brands and products using the search engine Lyst and learn everything about the latest fashion must-haves. iXtenso spoke with Eva Lindner, Marketing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Think Different! Thought leadership at ISE 2020...
13.12.2019   #security #digital marketing

Think Different! Thought leadership at ISE 2020

Over 200 specialists to offer expert opinion and insight

Integrated Systems Europe 2020’s professional development programme will feature over 200 leading experts from a wide variety of disciplines and subject areas across five days of keynotes, conferences, masterclasses, workshops and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Unit development with R290
11.12.2019   #refrigeration cabinets #refrigerated counters

Unit development with R290

Frost-trol develops a pilot water condensation project using R290 as a refrigerant

Since 2005, Frost-trol R&D efforts have focused on developing efficient cabinets and finding solutions with natural fluids: R744, R290 or R1270. Propane (R290) has always been at the center of attention of our research line, because it is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Epta on the podium of the German Design Awards 2020...
10.12.2019   #design #refrigeration cabinets

Epta on the podium of the German Design Awards 2020

Excellent prodcut design with OutFit and Mozaïk, combining functionality and aesthetics

Epta wins the prestigious German Design Award for the second time, the award given to projects that merge functionality and utility, aesthetics and quality. The OutFit family under the Costan brand and Mozaïk under the Bonnet Névé ...

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: ARNEG GROUP: from Sharing Avenue to Melting Pot...
09.12.2019   #refrigeration cabinets #refrigerated counters

ARNEG GROUP: from Sharing Avenue to Melting Pot

The sharing road leads a long way

At the 20th edition of Euroshop, the Arneg Group is expressing its cosmopolitan soul on a kaleidoscopic stand that embodies the concept of sharing, interpreted as a virtuous fusion of competence, experience and vision capable of generating change ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “Knowledge4Retail”: Artificial intelligence in retail...
09.12.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

“Knowledge4Retail”: Artificial intelligence in retail

Web-based knowledge service for robots

The University of Bremen was extremely successful in the innovation competition “Artificial intelligence as a driving force in economically relevant ecosystems” by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The Bremen project ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Protect yourself!
05.12.2019   #e-commerce #pos software

Protect yourself!

8 security best practices for retailers

The retail industry is a favorite target of cyber attackers. Hackers know a successful attack on a retailer can give them access to the data of thousands or even millions of payment cardholders. Cybercriminals can sell that data for a tidy profit to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Adoption of RFID tags in the coming years
04.12.2019   #supply chain management #Internet of Things (IoT)

Adoption of RFID tags in the coming years

Boosted by pressing focus on efficient supply chain management

According to a recent study, there is a growing adoption of RFID tags in the aerospace sector and other vertical industries. The integration of sensor and cloud based abilities in RFID tags is expected to present further lucrative growth ...

Thumbnail-Photo: AI in action: changing the future of customer experience...
02.12.2019   #data management #digital marketing

AI in action: changing the future of customer experience

Interview with Prof. Dr. Jens Böcker, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

The 34th Bonner Management Forum on November 5, 2019, at the Bonn International Science Forum (“Wissenschaftsforum”) centered on artificial intelligence (AI).Themed "Artificial Intelligence - New Age of Customer Experience", ...

Thumbnail-Photo: E-commerce: better buying decisions on PCs than on phones...
29.11.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

E-commerce: better buying decisions on PCs than on phones

Research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev gives new information on the decisions made by cybershoppers

This holiday shopping season, consumers may make better shopping decisions using their PCs rather than smart phones or other mobile devices, according to new research from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. "The issue is not actually ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Nominate your company for the E-commerce Germany Awards 2020!...
21.11.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Nominate your company for the E-commerce Germany Awards 2020!

Award ceremony as part of E-Commerce Berlin Expo

The E-commerce Germany Awards are officially accepting submissions as of the 4th  November, 2019. Companies within the e-commerce sector are able to apply to one of the ten categories. The annual awards are given out for the third time in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Making Deeper Connections at ISE 2020
21.11.2019   #digital signage #video

Making Deeper Connections at ISE 2020

Visitor registration opens; exciting new features; most conferences ever; opening address confirmed

Visitor registration opens today for ISE 2020, which is set to be the most compelling Integrated Systems Europe show ever. Taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 11-14 February 2020, ISE is the world’s leading event for the professional systems ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Enhanced, interactive, virtual – It’s all about the experience!...
21.11.2019   #online trading #customer satisfaction

Enhanced, interactive, virtual – It’s all about the experience!

AR and VR can boost online and offline retail

New technologies permeate all aspects of the retail business, whether it’s self-checkouts, AI or robotics. Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) are yet other components in this setting. In this interview with iXtenso, Kelly Goetsch, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: “Money left on the table”
19.11.2019   #customer satisfaction #customer analysis

“Money left on the table”

Mark Thomson from Zebra explains why stock management is essential for retailers

Zebra Technologies Corporation did a study on attitudes of shoppers and their buying behavior. It shows that more than half of Generation X shoppers shopped in a store and left without a purchase only to end up purchasing the item ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Study: the digitalisation of retailers
13.11.2019   #digitization #omnichannel

Study: the digitalisation of retailers

Retailers believe they are delivering a consistent digital experience

A recent survey of 500 retailers sponsored by Eggplant, the digital experience specialist, revealed the pressures facing online digital teams in advance of busy retail season. While 92 percent of digital teams are focused on business outcomes and an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to reinvigorate Germanys high street
11.11.2019   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

How to reinvigorate Germany's high street

Brick and mortar retail should focus on technology, especially Wi-Fi

It is not easy for the brick and mortar retail to assert itself in the course of the digital transformation and the competition from the online trade. Retail stores can upgrade with technology to stay competitive. An important factor that has been ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. retailers are missing out on global eCommerce opportunities...
08.11.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

U.S. retailers are missing out on global eCommerce opportunities

International eCommerce will top $3 trillion in 2019, according to a report from BlueSnap and Kount

Kount, the leading AI-driven fraud prevention provider, and BlueSnap, an All-in-One Payment Platform, have released a new Internet Retailer survey and report finding global eCommerce will top $3 trillion this year for the first time. One of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Storefront technology turns spectators into paying customers...
06.11.2019   #digital signage #brick and mortar retail

Storefront technology turns spectators into paying customers

Fomo brings social proof to brick-and-mortar retail

Fomo announced the launch of their new product "Fomo Storefront", an interactive shopping experience that enables retail owners to leverage social proof in brick-and-mortar locations. Customer purchases, testimonials and buyer behaviors ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Irma: flagship store in Copenhagen
30.10.2019   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Irma: flagship store in Copenhagen

Denmark's oldest grocery chain opens a new store

At the same time Irma, a Danish grocery chain, could celebrate its 133rd birthday, the chain also opened a new flagship store at Østerport station in Copenhagen. Besides showing renewal and being able to ensure the customers updated prices ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Spar: opening in Copenhagen
30.10.2019   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Spar: opening in Copenhagen

International Flagship-Store opens for business in Sydhavn, in the South of Copenhagen

On August 22nd, the grocery chain Spar opened its doors to a brand new store with international concepts in the South of Copenhagen area, Sydhavn. The new store offers a modern shopping experience where it should be easy, convenient and enjoyable to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Oracle Retail: new retail innovation and technology center in Portugal...
30.10.2019   #digitization #software developement

Oracle Retail: new retail innovation and technology center in Portugal

Delivering innovations in data science and AI to help retailers gain a competitive edge

Competition to build retail mindshare and customer loyalty has never been more fierce. Brands must continually evolve their products and deliver a personalized approach to win the hearts and minds of customers. Delivering the technology that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Bringing creative intelligence to life
29.10.2019   #digitization #trend research

Bringing creative intelligence to life

LiiV™, parent company of Splashlight, acquires Telmar™, provider of strategic targeting and media planning solutions

The combination of Splashlight and Telmar will bring to market the new discipline of creative intelligence, which is a way to gather data about creative campaigns and provide marketers with meaningful understanding of their audiences without ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Chance for new technologies in retail?
23.10.2019   #marketing research #digitization

Chance for new technologies in retail?

Schwarz Group to work more with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence in the future

Schwarz Group is intensifying its cooperation with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) to develop applications for new technologies in the retail sector. It will be the first trading company to belong to a group of 29 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: High demand for electronic shelf labels
21.10.2019   #brick and mortar retail #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

High demand for electronic shelf labels

Report foresees a 4.5-fold increase through 2026

Increasing proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) coupled with growing digitization in the retail sector continue to influence the growth of the electronic shelf label market. Persistent growth in the retail sector has resulted in a meteoric ...

Thumbnail-Photo: POS Terminals: Control center in your pocket...
21.10.2019   #mobile payment #pos systems

POS Terminals: Control center in your pocket

Mobile, flexible, secure? – What business needs do POS systems have to meet today?

At the store, on the go or at the customer's home - POS terminals can be easily used in many settings, offering businesses greater flexibility.In this interview, Reinhard Blum, CEO of CCV Deutschland GmbH talks about the advantages of this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New personalization tactic makes new visitors more likely to make a...
18.10.2019   #digital marketing #customer retention

New personalization tactic makes new visitors more likely to make a purchase

Nosto launches A/B testing & optimization tech

Nosto is announcing the general release of its A/B Testing & Optimization (ABTO) solution. The new offering enables digital retailers to execute, optimize, and learn from sophisticated A/B and multivariate tests across Nosto’s complete set ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail Asia Conference & Expo (RACE)
07.10.2019   #online trading #retail

Retail Asia Conference & Expo (RACE)

As the leading retail exhibition in Asia, RACE is taken place from 6 – 8 May 2020.

As the leading retail exhibition in Asia, RACE is recognised as the must-join event among the industry’s most influential retailers and customers. RACE features three focus areas: Retail technology, retail design & in-store marketing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Purchasing behavior: Live facial recognition analysis...
04.10.2019   #video surveillance #video cameras

Purchasing behavior: Live facial recognition analysis

Uncovering valuable data from video feed in real time

VR Office Place is offering live facial recognition extracted from video feeds such as continuous surveillance streams, which will allow analytics of person's social presence on the internet as well as their habits and preferences. The ...

Thumbnail-Photo: When customers become cashiers
01.10.2019   #epos systems #mobile payment

When customers become cashiers

Treading a fine line between traditional and visionary, between checkouts and codes

For years, we have done this in online stores: we fill our shopping cart, click to pay and are excited about our purchase. Thanks to the snabble app - now available at the Knauber Hobbymarkt in Bonn and at IKEA in Frankfurt – consumers can ...

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: The iXtenso editors tested self-scanning ......
30.09.2019   #mobile payment #self-checkout systems

The iXtenso editors tested self-scanning ...

... with an app of the Hobbymarkt Knauber in Bonn, Germany

Snabble has developed a payment app that allows customers to scan their purchases in retail stores and pay online. I wondered: How does it work?The app is in use in the Bonn DIY and hobby market Knauber, among other places. Let’s make a move ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cost-effective branding and messaging for POS solution providers...
25.09.2019   #digital marketing #online marketing

Cost-effective branding and messaging for POS solution providers

Why is digital marketing so important in a business-to-business context?

Every business needs a marketing strategy. Without one, it’s difficult to target your message to customers about how you can support their business needs and goals. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail cash loss – Addressing the problem with intelligent technology...
25.09.2019   #security #cash management

Retail cash loss – Addressing the problem with intelligent technology

One of the major shrink related issues faced by retailers

Any business that accepts cash for transactions has come to expect that some percentage of it will vanish as a result of fraud, administrative errors and employee misdeeds.Inventory shrink, which includes cash loss, costs retailers an estimated 47 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: AVIXA launches the AV Experience Awards
20.09.2019   #digital signage #award

AVIXA launches the AV Experience Awards

Project participants honored in diverse audiovisual technology categories

AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the launch of the AV Experience Awards program to recognize the innovative integration of content, space, and audiovisual technology to enrich ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online retail sales to exceed 6 trillion dollars by 2024...
18.09.2019   #online trading #e-commerce

Online retail sales to exceed 6 trillion dollars by 2024

Average online customer spend will surpass 1,000 dollars globally per annum

New data from Juniper Research has shown that the total transaction value of remote payments for digital and physical goods will exceed 6 trillion dollars by 2024; representing a growth of 53 percent from 2019.The new research, ‘Mobile & ...

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