Company News • 20.03.2012

NCR expands innovative Total Store services in Europe

Strategic service uses dedicated retail expertise to meet demand for simplified technology management that reduces cost and improves the customer experience

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today launched its NCR Total Store service for Europe, offering retailers a single strategic service provider to manage their multi-vendor, multi-location, store infrastructure. Already available in North America and in select deployments with European retailers including Sainsbury’s and Fendi, the services leverage NCR’s unique combination of retail expertise, technology, infrastructure and processes to reduce downtime, improve in-store experience for shoppers and enable focus on store sales.

NCR will expand its Total Store services in Europe through its dedicated European Managed Services Retail Centre of Expertise, proactive analysis, remote monitoring and resolution, asset and software management, repair, and 24/7 help desk support in multiple languages.

The program manages thousands of devices from hundreds of technology manufacturers including checkout systems, servers, printers and peripherals, voice and data networks, wireless and fixed network, PCs, laptops and informational and transaction-enabled kiosks.

NCR can support multiple stores in one country and infrastructure across the region and globally. For example, Italy-based fashion retailer Fendi has just signed up for the service in their 200 stores worldwide. NCR is also providing helpdesk and multi-vendor support across 1,000 grocery and convenience stores in the UK for Sainsbury’s, which has experienced more devices working in stores at peak times. Retailers using NCR Total Store in North America have seen an average 10 percent reduction in costs by reducing from five vendors and moving to NCR Total Store services.

“Retail CIO’s in Europe are under increasing pressure to deliver greater operational efficiencies in managing store technology and the seamless experience across channels that today’s digitally-enabled shoppers expect,” said Chris Askew, senior vice president, NCR Services. “NCR Total Store services provides retailers with a proven single, strategic partner to manage their retail infrastructure while delighting their customers.”

“These services will help us simplify our IT network, advance our converged channel technology initiatives, such as in-store Wi-Fi, and provide an exceptional shopping experience to our customers,” said Francesco Mannaioli, senior IT manager, Fendi. “Our associates will spend less time worrying about system outages or who to call when we do need maintenance or repairs, and more time focused on delivering a premier shopping experience to our customers.”

 

Supplier
Logo: NCR GmbH

NCR GmbH

Steinerne Furt 67
86176 Augsburg
Germany

related articles:

popular articles:

Thumbnail-Photo: Wirecard and Klarna launch joint payment solution for merchants...
27.03.2020   #payment systems #digitization

Wirecard and Klarna launch joint payment solution for merchants

Wirecard embeds all three Klarna payment methods into merchants' checkout

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, and Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, announced today the launch of a new enhanced joint payment solution. All three Klarna shopping methods, Pay Now, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Password? No need!
09.03.2020   #mobile payment #security

Password? No need!

Interview with Dr. Daniel Schellenberg, COO of IDEE GmbH

Do you have an existing user account? Did you forget your password? No doubt, those are some annoying questions when you shop online. The brains behind IDEE agree and leverage your "digital identity" to make surfing and online shopping ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Wow factor affects the bottom line at Denmarks largest garden center...
22.01.2020   #consulting #electronic shelf labels (ESL)

Wow factor affects the bottom line at Denmark's largest garden center chain

ESL results in time savings for employees and creates a positive customer experience

The rollout of electronic shelf labels is in progress at Plantorama, which expects both economic and operational benefits by replacing the paper shelf labels in all of the chain's garden centers. Staff members need more time for customers and it ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Collaboration of Hobbii.dk with Delfi Technologies...
01.04.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #electric displays

Collaboration of Hobbii.dk with Delfi Technologies

Danish e-commerce company has found the recipe for physical stores

In August 2019, the popular e-commerce store, Hobbii.dk, opened its first physical store in Roskilde. Within the next three years, the yarn store expects to open another 60 stores. The store universe must be the same offline as well as online - a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Toshiba demonstrates the future of shopping at EuroShop 2020...
13.02.2020   #self-checkout systems #Trade fair special EuroShop 2020

Toshiba demonstrates the future of shopping at EuroShop 2020

Toshiba spotlights innovations enabling retailers to create “moments that inspire”

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions offers EuroShop 2020 attendees a look into the future via its ‘Frictionless Store’, Feb. 16-20, hall 6 booth C41 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Toshiba’s innovative solutions enable retailers to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumer survey: social distancing is changing shopping habits...
10.04.2020   #brick and mortar retail #payment systems

Consumer survey: social distancing is changing shopping habits

Touchless or self-checkout options preferred for instore shopping during COVID-19 pandemic

Nearly two-thirds of consumers are changing their grocery shopping habits in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent consumer survey from Shekel, pioneers in advanced weighing technologies. And 87 percent of shoppers say ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Toshiba bolsters point-of-sale performance with latest Intel technology...
21.01.2020   #pos marketing #self-checkout systems

Toshiba bolsters point-of-sale performance with latest Intel technology

9th generation Intel® Core™ processor enhances retailer operations and customer experience

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions continues to empower retailers and enhance the customer experience by integrating Intel’s latest processor technology within its global point-of-sale (POS) systems. The 9th Generation Intel® Core™ ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Wireless with SVN-Flex from SALTO
20.01.2020   #security #security management

Wireless with SVN-Flex from SALTO

SALTO has launched SVN-Flex, a new technology that enables virtual networked access control solutions

In the solutions wireless electronic escutcheons and cylinders act as wire-free updaters. This leads to greater efficiency, security and convenience.The innovation of the SVN-Flex is that users no longer necessarily need hard-wired wall readers to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Light up the future with Posiflex at EuroShop 2020...
11.02.2020   #kiosk terminals #Trade fair special EuroShop 2020

Light up the future with Posiflex at EuroShop 2020

Serviced IoT solutions: personalized, flexible and connected

The Posiflex Group, a synergy of world-leading POS, kiosk, and industrial computing technologies — will bring its Serviced IoT solutions to EuroShop 2020, the leading Europe trade fair for the retail industry, from February 16th – 20th ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Stay safe with VariPOS
11.05.2020   #cashpoints #terminals

Stay safe with VariPOS

How technology helps – Stay safe at the point of sale

Technologies for product identification and payment authentication are great for improving the customer experience with speed and accuracy, but these technologies are also being seen as beneficial in the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic. ...

Supplier

SES-imagotag Deutschland GmbH
SES-imagotag Deutschland GmbH
Bundesstraße 16
77955 Ettenheim
POSIFLEX GmbH
POSIFLEX GmbH
Flinger Broich 203
40235 Düsseldorf
StrongPoint
StrongPoint
Isafjordsgatan 5
164 40 Kista
APG Cash Drawer
APG Cash Drawer
4 The Drove
BN9 0LA Newhaven
ROQQIO Commerce Solutions GmbH
ROQQIO Commerce Solutions GmbH
Harburger Schloßstraße 28
21079 Hamburg
VR Payment GmbH
VR Payment GmbH
Saonestraße 3a
60528 Frankfurt am Main
SALTO Systems GmbH
SALTO Systems GmbH
Schwelmer Str. 245
42389 Wuppertal
GLORY Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
GLORY Global Solutions (Germany) GmbH
Thomas-Edison-Platz 1
63263 Neu-Isenburg
Delfi Technologies GmbH
Delfi Technologies GmbH
Landgraben 75
24232 Schönkirchen
Nagarro Allgeier ES GmbH
Nagarro Allgeier ES GmbH
Westerbachstr. 32
61476 Kronberg im Taunus