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Thumbnail-Photo: Innovative in-store solution for Dublin university...
10.10.2018   #epos systems #cashpoints, cash register, cash desk

Innovative in-store solution for Dublin university

APG Cash Drawer with Retail Solutions installs SMARTtill Cash Management
Technology

APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, announced today their SMARTtill Intelligent Cash Drawer has been installed in Dublin City University’s (DCU) new Londis store as part of its goal to maximize ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cyber Criminals: The bad boys of the online world...
04.10.2018   #online trading #security

Cyber Criminals: The bad boys of the online world

They also mercilessly attack small and medium-size businesses online

We all have heard of cybercrime and hacking attacks, but we probably didn’t become more informed about it. Smaller online retailers or website operators, in particular, should address this issue and take action. So-called DDoS attacks ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Top-Toy strengthens stores with digital initiatives...
02.10.2018   #brick and mortar retail #digitization

Top-Toy strengthens stores with digital initiatives

Digital initiatives to boost the stores and ensure competitiveness

A highly competitive market with frequent campaigns such as Halloween, Black Friday, and Christmas puts great demands on retailers. This is also the case with Top-Toy, the leading Nordic toy group, which operates the Toys "r" ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Up to 30 percent of consumer web sessions exposed to unauthorized ads...
01.10.2018   #Customer Journey

Up to 30 percent of consumer web sessions exposed to unauthorized ads

Namogoo report details the impact of online journey hijacking on customer experience and conversion rates

Namogoo today launched its State of Online Journey Hijacking benchmark report for H1 2018, a comprehensive overview of how eCommerce businesses are being negatively impacted by Online Journey Hijacking. The report found that 15 to 25 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Holiday shoppers crave engaging experiences from retailers...
28.09.2018   #marketing research #marketing

Holiday shoppers crave engaging experiences from retailers

42 percent of consumers shop in-store for festive environment

Bazaarvoice, Inc. today released its newest research report, “Unwrap Consumer Insights For Your Best Holiday Season,” highlighting consumer shopping trends during the busiest, highest-spend season of the year. With 2017’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Brand reputation and control over the purchase dictate shoppers’...
26.09.2018   #brand management #customer analysis

Brand reputation and control over the purchase dictate shoppers’ behavior

2Checkout software buying survey reveals details on purchasing preferences

2Checkout (formerly Avangate), a leader in eCommerce, payments and subscription billing solutions, today released its 2018 Software & SaaS Buying Behavior Survey. The survey of almost 1,000 software and SaaS buyers reveals global buyer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Marketing automation: The USP of the online world...
25.09.2018   #online trading #customer satisfaction

Marketing automation: The USP of the online world

How to successfully develop a personalized sales approach almost automatically

Every day, marketers grapple with a mixture of database, web analytics, communication, workflows, and CRM synchronization. Processes today can be summarized, analyzed and optimized with the help of marketing automation - for a personalized sales ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Lands end opens first standalone store in New Jersey...
21.09.2018   #shopfitting #digitization

Lands' end opens first standalone store in New Jersey

Grand opening takes place at Chimney Rock Crossing

Shoppers in the central New Jersey area can find the iconic brand's classic apparel for men, women and kids when they shop the new Lands' End store at Chimney Rock Crossing, 340 Chimney Rock Road in Bridgewater. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Standard cognition opens San Francisco’s first public cashierless store...
20.09.2018   #cashpoints, cash register, cash desk #self-checkout systems

Standard cognition opens San Francisco’s first public cashierless store

Consumers can shop and pay without scanning or stopping to check out

Standard Cognition, which is eliminating the hassle of retail checkout by removing it entirely, announced today that it has opened San Francisco’s first public cashierless store. Located at 1071 Market Street, the Standard Market ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Top retail industry trends that will redefine the industry...
19.09.2018   #retail #trend research

Top retail industry trends that will redefine the industry

Quantzig, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top retail industry trends

One of the recent studies on the retail industry shows that this industry is extremely competitive and mature in the developed economies across Europe and North America. On the other hand, developing economies such as the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: August retail jobs increase nearly 90,000 over 2017...
18.09.2018   #retail

August retail jobs increase nearly 90,000 over 2017

“Hiring is an important driver of consumer confidence"

Retail industry employment in August increased by 89,100 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop of 9,700 jobs from July, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: E-payments emerge as go-to method of paying
14.09.2018   #payment systems #payment terminals

E-payments emerge as go-to method of paying

Pressed for time, millennials consumers look for convenience and flexibility

The desire for convenience by consumers is reshaping the retail sector, where retailers are scrambling to offer a seamless shopping experience with latest technologies such as self-service checkout systems and contactless payment technology. In such ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Payment solutions in the self-service market...
13.09.2018   #payment systems #self-checkout systems

Payment solutions in the self-service market

CCV and PAX are forming a joint venture

CCV, one of the largest payment service providers and suppliers of payment solutions in Europe, and PAX Technology Limited, subsidiary of PAX Global Technology Limited (“PAX Global”) (Stock Code: 00327.HK), one of the leading electronic ...

Thumbnail-Photo: DMEXCO 2018 C.A.R.E.
13.09.2018   #online trading #e-commerce

DMEXCO 2018 C.A.R.E.

Impressions of the exhibition: Trends and good prospects

DMEXCO in Cologne is probably one of the most exciting trade fairs covering topics such as digitization, marketing and trends in (online) retail. Whether national or international, each visitor was treated to something exciting, following this ...

Thumbnail-Photo: APG at the Paris Retail Week
07.09.2018   #cashpoints, cash register, cash desk #cash drawers

APG at the Paris Retail Week

APG cash drawer to showcase queue reducing solutions

APG Cash Drawer will be showcasing its mobile cash management solutions, NetPRO®, TabletPRO™ and USBPro™ at Paris Retail Week, which plays host to over 40,000 visitors looking for the latest retail technology. The highlight ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New data shines light on black holes of retail customer experience...
07.09.2018   #data analysis #customer analysis

New data shines light on black holes of retail customer experience

Square Root unlocks potential for brands

Square Root, creators of CoEFFICIENT®, an enterprise SaaS platform that unlocks the power of data for the world's leading automotive and retail brands today announced findings from a new study that uncovers the growing importance of the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources...
07.09.2018   #sustainability #food retail

Preventing food waste: It’s ecological, social and saves resources

SirPlus fights retail food waste

Measuring more than 530 square meters, SirPlus stores are a force to be reckoned with. At this point, the food saviors from Berlin have become widely known thanks to radio, television and their strong online presence of course. Their mission? ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumer adoption of retailer mobile apps doubles...
06.09.2018   #digitization #app

Consumer adoption of retailer mobile apps doubles

67 percent of consumers use a retailer app on their phone

As mobile shopping continues to grow, consumers are downloading retailer’s mobile apps at double the rate of years past and conducting more in-app purchases, according to new findings from Synchrony. As the mobile channel becomes ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Accenture forms strategic alliance
31.08.2018   #digitization #artificial intelligence

Accenture forms strategic alliance

Investment in Chinese AI start-up Malong Technologies

Accenture has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Malong Technologies, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Malong has been recognized by global companies and organizations ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Forecast 2020: Asia’s leading large format retailers...
28.08.2018   #retail #marketing research

Forecast 2020: Asia’s leading large format retailers

IGD expects sales growth of 3.3 percent a year

Asia’s large format retailers are set to grow 3.3 percent a year to 2022, with Vietnam, India and Philippines forecast to see double-digit growth from large format players over five years, according to global research organisation ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of Verifone...
27.08.2018   #payment systems #payment terminals

Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of Verifone

Mike Pulli assumes role of CEO at Verifone

Verifone Systems, Inc. (“Verifone” or the “Company”), a global leader in payment and commerce solutions, today announced that it has been acquired by an investor group led by Francisco Partners, a leading technology focused ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Is fraud inevitable when shopping online?
27.08.2018   #security #payment systems

Is fraud inevitable when shopping online?

Two thirds of UK consumers think so but chose convenience anyway

The majority of UK consumers now accept the risk of fraud when shopping online as eCommerce shows no signs of slowing down, according to findings from Paysafe. Seven in 10 (70 percent) now prefer shopping online rather than going to physical stores, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App-based self-checkout
23.08.2018   #mobile payment #self-checkout systems

App-based self-checkout

Edeka offers mobile self-scanning with snabble

Snabble introduces its technology to the stores of Edeka Rhein-Ruhr. Customers will be able to scan items with their smartphone while shopping and pay at payment-terminals at the exit. First store launched will be Edeka Paschmann in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Companies anticipate substantial sales increase...
22.08.2018   #food retail

Companies anticipate substantial sales increase

Mazars’ annual U.S. food and beverage industry study

According to the Mazars 2018 Food & Beverage Industry Study Results Report, released by Mazars USA LLP, a leading accounting, tax and consulting services firm, most food and beverage companies anticipate a significant ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App offers consumers accurate optical reading from their glasses...
21.08.2018   #online trading #customer satisfaction

App offers consumers accurate optical reading from their glasses

"Prescription Scanner" to streamline eyewear online shopping experience from home

GlassesUSA.com, fast growing online eyewear retailer, announced the introduction of Prescription Scanner, a free application that will allow consumers to extract the optical parameters off their current glasses, making it easier for them to order ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mobile payment service
20.08.2018   #mobile payment #customer satisfaction

Mobile payment service

Mall of America® welcomes chinese consumers

CITCON, the leading cross-border mobile payment and marketing company announced today its partnership with Mall of America®, the nation's largest entertainment and retail complex. The CITCON cross-border mobile payment solution will be ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Solving the massive food waste problem
17.08.2018   #sustainability #food retail

Solving the massive food waste problem

8.5 million dollar investment in b2b excess produce marketplace Full Harvest

Full Harvest, a marketplace for excess produce that would otherwise go to waste, today announced it has closed an 8.5 million dollar Series A round of financing led by Spark Capital. New investors Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, Rent the Runway Founder ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Major payment data concerns among consumers
16.08.2018   #security #customer satisfaction

Major payment data concerns among consumers

Retailers should address low security expectations

A survey commissioned by Transaction Network Services (TNS) has found that 85 percent of adults in the US, UK and Australia believe the number of criminals trying to steal credit and debit card data is increasing. More than two thirds are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Waiting in checkout lines
15.08.2018   #customer satisfaction #digitization

Waiting in checkout lines

A turnoff to European shoppers

For many European shoppers, waiting at checkout lines any longer than five minutes is too long, according to retail study by Adyen. Shoppers are looking for an experience that satisfies three fundamental demands: convenience, context and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Data breaches skyrocket in retail
08.08.2018   #it security #security technology

Data breaches skyrocket in retail

50 percent of retailers experiencing a breach in the last year

Although 84 percent plan to increase IT security spending, report indicates greatest spending plans are for defenses that are ranked least effective. Thales announces the results of its 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Edition. According to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Implementing the GDPR? How to do this in your sleep...
08.08.2018   #booklets #data protection

Implementing the GDPR? How to do this in your sleep

Helpful and funny tidbits about the European General Data Protection Regulation GDPR

What do an English radio presenter and the Terminator have in common? You got it: They make the GDPR accessible. We want to give you a different take on the GDPR – one that is more personal in nature. Disclaimer: No data protection rights ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A powerful weapon in battle against industry disruption...
07.08.2018   #brick and mortar retail #category management

A powerful weapon in battle against industry disruption

Category management: Opportunities for retailers to thrive in the face of new competition

Rather than concede general merchandise sales to new and disruptive competition, brick-and-mortar retailers are seeking creative ways to maintain their share of this critical and high-margin category. This is one of the conclusions contained in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: No-checkout store of the future: Successful retail projects...
06.08.2018   #cashpoints, cash register, cash desk #payment systems

No-checkout store of the future: Successful retail projects

Fine-tuning of the major rollouts has also started in Germany

Robots as sales consultants, REWE’s self-checkout at the neighborhood store or digital price tags. Slowly but surely, customers get used to and increasingly accept these innovative supermarket concepts. But are customers ready to take the next ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Globally connected coolers for valuable insights...
06.08.2018   #customer analysis #freezer

Globally connected coolers for valuable insights

Atos becomes official IoT partner for Coca-Cola HBC

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces a new multi-national contract with the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC), one of the world’s largest bottlers for The Coca-Cola Company with operations in 28 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends...
03.08.2018   #fashion #shopping habits

Cotton USA reveals latest UK shopping trends

Man-made fibres are falling out of fashion, as more UK consumers choose natural materials

New research released today by Cotton USA reveals the latest shopping habits of UK consumers – including where and how consumers buy products, their financial optimism, qualities that motivate purchase decisions, and material ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Partnerships between POS ISVs and resellers provide mutual benefits...
02.08.2018   #pos communications

Partnerships between POS ISVs and resellers provide mutual benefits

Tips for successful ISV relationships with resellers

How can ISVs find reliable reseller partners to build long-term relationships? Typically, the best path to these relationships is through hardware manufacturers. Channel-focused technology manufacturers play an integral role in the channel ecosystem ...

Thumbnail-Photo: German consumer climate remains stable
02.08.2018   #economy #consumer demand

German consumer climate remains stable

Findings of the GfK consumer climate study for June 2018

The trade conflict between the EU and the USA is intensifying and leaves a clear mark on the consumer mood in Germany in June. Economic optimism clearly declines, while both income expectations and propensity to buy manage to hold their ground with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Luxury department stores outperform the market...
01.08.2018   #marketing research #investments

Luxury department stores outperform the market

Investment to create destination appeal pays off

The performance of the luxury and midmarket players has been, and will remain, extremely polarised as the premium/luxury department store retailers continue to invest to retain their appeal and the midmarket players struggle to excite and lure in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Private brands make a big comeback
31.07.2018   #marketing research #brand management

Private brands make a big comeback

Launch of the examining consumer and business insights in private brands

Private brand performance within the grocery channel dramatically increased in the past year, posting annual sales of $138 billion across multi-outlet plus convenience store retail channels in the United States in 2017, according to new insights ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hexa research: Online sales
30.07.2018   #e-commerce #consumer demand

Hexa research: Online sales

U.S. online pet food & supplies market worth 6.13 billion dollars by 2025

Online sales for pet food and other products have increased significantly over the past few years. Driven by rising pet ownership in the U.S., demand for pet products is expected to surge over the next few years. Supported by tech savvy consumers, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online shopping increases interest to adopt AR...
27.07.2018   #retail #augmented reality

Online shopping increases interest to adopt AR

Major driving factor for augmented reality in retail market

The augmented reality in retail market is expected to be 1,155.8 million US dollars in 2018 and is projected to reach 7951.2 million US dollars by 2023, at a CAGR of 47.1 percent during the forecast period. Increasing online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail markets use of blockchain technology
26.07.2018   #supply chain management (SCM) #blockchain

Retail market's use of blockchain technology

Data projects is primed for huge growth

According to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets, the application of blockchain in retail markets is expected to grow from USD 80 Million in 2018 to USD 2,339.5 Million by 2023, and at a compound annual growth rate of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Privacy protection for retail shoppers
25.07.2018   #security #General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Privacy protection for retail shoppers

Checkpoint’s new Vortex R6-A label enhances merchandise visibility

Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) and RFID solutions for the retail industry, and Impinj, Inc. (NASDAQ: PI), a leading provider and pioneer of RAIN RFID solutions, today announced that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Mergers and acquisitions expected to drive growth...
24.07.2018   #customer satisfaction #digitization

Mergers and acquisitions expected to drive growth

Retailers look to new technologies and improving customer experience

The overwhelming majority of U.S. chief executive officers (83 percent) in the consumer and retail (C&R) industry say they are very confident about the growth prospects of their companies over the next three years – far more optimistic ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail imports to set new record this month
23.07.2018   #consumer demand

Retail imports to set new record this month

Consumers spend and tariffs take effect

Driven by increasing consumer demand and rising retail sales, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to set a new record this month even though new tariffs on goods from China just took effect, according to the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: US retailers account for 1 in 5 digital ad dollars...
20.07.2018   #online marketing

US retailers account for 1 in 5 digital ad dollars

Sector’s investment will reach 23.50 billion dollars this year

The US retail industry will continue to dominate the digital ad business this year. Retailers will spend 23.50 billion dollars on digital ads, up 18.7 percent over last year, representing nearly 22 percent of US digital ad ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Does your vendor deliver partner value?
19.07.2018   #customer satisfaction #pos communications

Does your vendor deliver partner value?

7 ways to check

POS resellers are essential to a vendor’s strategy to target its products to the right market. Without the benefit of channel partnerships, vendors would be hard-pressed to gain brand mindshare. But not all vendors deliver the same value, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: State of consumer gift card preferences in 2018...
18.07.2018   #customer analysis

State of consumer gift card preferences in 2018

Lifestyles and technology are driving increased consumer interest in gift card innovations

Blackhawk Network, a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions, today released findings from the 2018 State of Consumer Gift Card Preferences survey.* The research, which is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Back-to-school shoppers ready to fill their backpacks...
17.07.2018   #retail #pricing

Back-to-school shoppers ready to fill their backpacks

Retailers can expect new lessons this year

Household spending on clothing, supplies, computers and electronics for children in grades K- 12 is expected to reach nearly $28 billion this year, according to Deloitte's annual "Back-to-School" survey. Parents ...

Thumbnail-Photo: June retail jobs increase more than 50,000 over 2017...
16.07.2018   #retail #economy

June retail jobs increase more than 50,000 over 2017

Trade war could become a ‘turning point’ in confidence

Retail industry employment in June increased by 50,200 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop from May of 25,800, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline ...

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