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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
‘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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Managing flexible prices with digital shelf label technology
As one of the leading European distributors of electronics and technology, it is important for Conrad Electronic to show the right price at the right time. The retailer has therefore implemented Delfi Technologies’ automatic pricing solution ...
Checklist for supply chain optimization, SEO, and digital marketing
One thing is clear: in this pre-holiday period, many consumers will avoid the city centers and do their Christmas shopping online. That is why the big retail chains are already vying for consumers' attention. The small stores and local retailers ...
e-COSMETIC 360 Award winner for groundbreaking innovation in Beauty Tech category
Perfect Corp. is named a winner of the e-COSMETIC 360 Award in the Beauty Tech category. The special announcement took place at the virtual event on October 12 & 13. The winners were selected on the basis of criteria such as the innovative ...
Electronic price tags provide price and product information
In February 2020, STARK opened its doors to a whole new and sustainable DIY store in Hørsholm (Denmark), which will make it easier for customers to build sustainably. The store has got a flying start despite Corona and general restrictions in ...
SALTO wants to strengthen its Access Control solutions portfolio, and welcomes new shareholders.
SALTO is a leading manufacturer in electronic access control solutions. The company has trusted customers in Education (Princeton University, University of Oxford), Hospitality (Hilton, Meliá Hotels and Resorts), Healthcare (Cleveland ...
AI Twitter tool that “helps cooking” based on ingredients
The Kroger Co. launched the first generation of Chefbot, its AI-powered Twitter recipe tool that helps users' pair the groceries in their fridge and reduce food waste by providing mealtime inspiration and personalized recommendations.Developed ...
Lithuanian retailer will work with StrongPoint to deploy Reflexis solutions in 228 stores and across 5,000 employees
Reflexis Systems (now part of Zebra Technologies), the leading provider of intelligent workforce management and execution solutions for multi-site businesses in retail, food service, hospitality and banking, today announced that IKI, one of ...
At SALTO, just as we innovate to deliver market-leading access control solutions, we are determined to lead the way in quality management implementation and environmental efficiency savings
Achieving operational and environmental excellence takes many forms including social, environmental, and economic responsibility – particularly with regard to global sustainability and the environment we operate within. This responsibility ...
Kids Coolshop is booming with new toys stores in a pressured market where competition is fierce
The chain has started installing electronic shelf labels in its physical stores. The electronic price tags are linked to a strong e-commerce engine and must help ensure competitive prices across all channels.Kids Coolshop was launched in 2017 ...
Increase sales in retail?
Use intelligent technologies to set the right buying impulses at the stationary PoS by continuously adapting advertising messages to the situation in real time.Learn more about it in the video! ...
... as e-commerce is set to grow by 20% in 2020
According to the research data analyzed and published by StockApps.com, US department stores reported a 75% drop in sales during Q2 2020. The report estimated a decline of 60% for the whole year, while predicting a 20% increase in e-commerce for the ...
The store has implemented Delfi Technologies' cloud solution and mobile app to manage the store's electronic price tags
This year, the co-operative association Tikøb could celebrate its 100th anniversary. Today, the SPAR grocery store in Tikøb is one of the stores in the chain that is at the forefront when it comes to implementing new technology. Most ...
The manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has become the first company to achieve the BSI Enhanced Level IoT Kitemark™ for access control systems
The IoT is typically a network of smart devices and systems that can be connected, enabling data to be exchanged to provide services, efficiency and innovation. Its technology can positively enhance lives and businesses, but the complexity of IoT ...
New spacious exhibition location
Informa Markets, the organiser of Retail Asia Conference & Expo 2020, announced that the event will be further rescheduled from 17-19 November 2020, to 11-13 November 2020 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), Hong Kong.The ...
Overview of main features and benefits
To enable potential users to discover more about its SALTO Neo electronic cylinder SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has launched a new microsite dedicated to the product.The compact SALTO Neo Cylinder is ...
Retrofitting an existing store
Grabango announced the launch of commercial service with one of its retail partners, Giant Eagle, Inc, owner of GetGo Café+Market. Grabango’s checkout-free system is now available to save shoppers time by letting them skip the line. The ...
The Germany Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) wants to attain knowledge to assist the retail sector and creates digital twins of stores to make it a reality
Knowledge for all retailers - DFKI has launched the Knowledge4Retail (K4R) project series to achieve this goal. The driving force is an open-source platform for complex AI and robotics applications in retail. The project relies on a digital ...
Gallery E vehicles solve food service challenges at universities and corporate campuses this fall
Gallery, the leading innovator of mobile carts for food, beverage and retail businesses, has announced a unique partnership with AYRO, Inc. and Club Car to launch a new line of electric vehicles to help bring food, beverage, and retail merchandising ...
Tools for shelf management
The CPG industry is currently experiencing turbulent times just as much as retail. Challenges such as the ban on field sales force visits or the sudden increase in demand for some articles, which leads to gaps in the shelf and loss of sales, are ...
State of the art, wireless access control technology
SALTO Systems, a leading manufacturer of electronic access control solutions, has released the SALTO Neo Cylinder – a new electronic cylinder that offers more features and better functionality than any other cylinder on the market. ...
Standard Cognition to provide Circle K with autonomous checkout
Standard (“Standard Cognition”) announced that Alimentation Couche-Tard, a company that operates close to 14,500 convenience stores worldwide, including under the global brand Circle K, has selected Standard to pilot touchless, ...
Fraunhofer UMSICHT tests Henkel's extended version for materials like paper and cardboard
Packaging protects products during transport and storage. In order to develop sustainable packaging and conserve resources, Henkel developed an evaluation tool that quickly and reliably checks plastic packaging for recyclability. The tool has now ...
Acquisition helps Zebra empower every worker at the edge to execute the best next action
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced it intends to acquire Reflexis Systems, Inc., a ...
From now until September 30th: 10% discount on the WIMIsys PT51 POS System when purchased together with a Swissbit TSE solution
Are you looking for TSE compliant POS solution for your customers in bakery, restaurant or retail shop? ...
Payments initiative reaches a milestone as the Operating Agreement with PayPal expires
Starting today (July 20th), eBay will begin expanding its management of payments around the globe. The company embarked on its journey to manage the end-to-end payments process on its marketplace platform in late 2018 and is already seeing success ...
Rising employee theft and shoplifting/ORC
Theft, fraud and losses from other retail “shrink” totaled $61.7 billion in 2019, up from $50.6 billion the year before as industry security executives reported increases in the number of shoplifting, organized retail crime and employee ...
Contactless access control thanks to the Digital Butler by Apostore
The experiences of the last few months were decisive for the local pharmacy. Whereas in the past the focus was on creating shopping experiences, pharmacists are currently dealing with a completely changed and more sensitive purchasing ...
Deferred payments offering for merchants
The heidelpay Group (“heidelpay”) announces that it has agreed to acquire Paysafe Pay Later, the deferred payments arm of the Paysafe Group (“Paysafe”), for an undisclosed sum. This latest investment from heidelpay is part of ...
iXtenso’s interview with Joachim Hansen, retail manager at Hobbii
It’s all about yarn at Hobbii. From now on, the Danish retailer does not just sell exclusively online but also in physical stores. Joachim Hansen describes how digitization and personal contact interact in the retail stores. ...
Interview with Christine Bauer from CCV
We ask Christine Bauer, Vice President International Sales of the payment service provider CCV, which has been firmly established in Germany for 25 years and internationally for 60 years.Mrs Bauer, CCV has been on the market for a very long time, ...
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