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How does the Corona pandemic affect the retail industry? What tools and creative solutions can retailers use to revitalize their businesses? We're keeping you updated.

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04.05.2022   #coronavirus #Tech in Retail

Citizen Systems showcases world’s first POS printers that fight off bacteria and germs at EuroCIS

With latest technology against invisible dangers - even in printing

Citizen Systems is delighted to announce that they will be at the biggest EMEA event for retail, EuroCIS, where you can experience the latest technology that the retail industry has to offer as well as make business connections, attend various ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if its more...
04.05.2022   #sustainability #coronavirus

Blue Yonder: Most consumers willing to delay deliveries if it's more sustainable

Survey finds 86% of consumers willing to wait longer for their orders if it helps the environment, 44% say their interest in shopping sustainably has increased since the start of the pandemic

Blue Yonder has released findings from its 2022 Consumer Sustainability Survey, which revealed retail consumer preferences related to sustainable shopping habits. The survey found that more than three-quarters (86%) of consumers are willing to delay ...

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02.05.2022   #retail #coronavirus

American and European retail brands bounce back better as values increase post-COVID

Big retailers like Amazon and Walmart apply their logistics expertise to adapt in innovative ways to the ‘new normal’

American and European retail brands are leading the global retail sector in bouncing back better from the pandemic, with Amazon and Walmart leading the way. In a world of changing customer demand and disrupted supply chains, these big retailers are ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Food retail: from self-scanning to autonomous stores...
24.03.2022   #coronavirus #Tech in Retail

Food retail: from self-scanning to autonomous stores

EuroCIS from 31 May to 02 June 2022 in Düsseldorf presents current technology trends

When Amazon opened the first cashierless "Amazon Go" store to the general public in 2018, most experts in Europe were unanimous in their assessment: a highly exciting, technologically very ambitious project that a company like Amazon can ...

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15.03.2022   #digitization #coronavirus

Electronic shelf labels - electronically labeled

On the way to becoming a standard: Digital prices conquer the space

More and more retailers are trying out electronic shelf labels. Why? More speed in price changes and less manual work for staff are only two of the many reasons. EuroCIS, The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, from 31 May - 02 June 2022 in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 70 % of US consumers continue to shop online for groceries amid the...
25.02.2022   #online trading #coronavirus

70 % of US consumers continue to shop online for groceries amid the pandemic

Pandemic-related shopping habits remain firmly in place

Acosta has released its latest research report, The Lingering Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Shoppers. The report examines U.S. shoppers’ behavior nearly two years into the pandemic. According to Acosta’s research, most of today’s ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022...
28.01.2022   #retail #coronavirus

IGD unveils five global retail trends for 2022

Global insight provider IGD has published its predictions for the global retail trends that are set to shape the international food and consumer goods industry in 2022

The new report outlines five key trends to help retailers and suppliers navigate the ongoing challenges brought about by COVID-19 and plan for the year ahead.Toby Pickard, Head of Innovation and Future Retail Insight at IGD, said: "2021 was a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: IT Priorities 2022: CIOs emerge as the champion of the pandemic...
12.01.2022   #coronavirus #Tech in Retail

IT Priorities 2022: CIOs emerge as the champion of the pandemic

Overcoming competing priorities and new challenges will be key to IT leaders’ success

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic put IT leaders and departments in the spotlight, with organizations’ success dependent on how quickly they could adapt to the overnight push to remote work and full digitization. IT leaders ...

Thumbnail-Photo: EuroCIS 2022 in Düsseldorf will be postponed...
12.01.2022   #retail #coronavirus

EuroCIS 2022 in Düsseldorf will be postponed

New date: 31 May to 2 June 2022. Exhibiting companies and EHI Retail Institute welcome the decision

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and especially the rapid spread of the Omikron variant also have an impact on EuroCIS 2022, which will now be postponed to May 31 to June 02, 2022. Messe Düsseldorf has decided on this new date in close ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sainsbury’s introduces contactless, checkout-free shopping with...
28.12.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Sainsbury’s introduces contactless, checkout-free shopping with SmartShop Pick & Go

New initiative available at Holborn Circus using Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology

Sainsbury’s is launching a new in-store digital innovation with a contactless, checkout-free way to shop. Building on the success of SmartShop, which grew 173% last year, SmartShop Pick & Go is using Amazon’s Just Walk Out ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Empowering Effective Front-Line Employees During Labor Shortages...
19.12.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Empowering Effective Front-Line Employees During Labor Shortages

Managing Labor Shortages with Intelligent Retail Solutions

Even as some of the worst effects from the COVID-19 pandemic begin to recede, retailers are still experiencing immense pressure to their operational infrastructure. Many retail associates, laid off during the pandemic, decided not to return to their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Think tank releases digitization action plans for business resilience...
10.12.2021   #e-commerce #coronavirus

Think tank releases digitization action plans for business resilience

Series of direct-to-consumer (D2C) reports answers fundamental questions in massive ecommerce shift

Policy2050.com, a think tank for tech policy and business strategy, has released a series of reports about new developments in direct-to-consumer channels: “D2C and Other Digital Adaptations During COVID-19,” “D2C in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Independent grocers reach record sales and profits...
16.11.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Independent grocers reach record sales and profits

Independents stepped up during pandemic, building on community ties and employee loyalty

The 2021 edition of the Independent Grocers Financial Survey, a joint study between the National Grocers Association (NGA) and FMS Solutions, finds record financial and operational performance benchmarks in a banner year for the $253 billion ...

Thumbnail-Photo: INTEGRATING CASH with digital channels
14.11.2021   #e-commerce #payment systems

INTEGRATING CASH with digital channels

COVID-19 raised safety concerns over cash handling, but those fears dissipated as the pandemic dragged on

By October 2020, cash had rebounded and reasserted itself as “the top way to make a purchase throughout 2020,” according to a report by Javelin Strategy & Research for ATM operator Cardtronics. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Consumers plan to increase their shopping post-pandemic...
11.11.2021   #coronavirus #trend research

Consumers plan to increase their shopping post-pandemic

What the impact has the pandemic had on the financial lives of U.S. consumers?

Although the pandemic has hit those living paycheck-to-paycheck especially hard, these consumers show a greater appetite for increasing their shopping activities post-pandemic compared to their more financially secure peers. This and other key ...

Thumbnail-Photo: GLORY partners with HRS Hospitality & Retail Systems...
19.10.2021   #coronavirus #Cash

GLORY partners with HRS Hospitality & Retail Systems

ntegration Between CASHINFINITY™ Point of Sale Cash Recycling Solutions and Oracle MICROS Simphony Software

Glory Global Solutions, a global leader in cash technology solutions, today announced a partnership with HRS Hospitality & Retail Systems to offer a complete ‘plug and play’ integration between their CASHINFINITY point of sale cash ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NRF Economist: Watch what consumers do, not what they say as recovery...
12.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

NRF Economist: "Watch what consumers do, not what they say" as recovery continues

Despite falling consumer confidence, shoppers are continuing to spend

“With consumer spending accounting for roughly two-thirds of U.S. gross domestic product, all eyes are closely watching shoppers’ ability to drive the economy,” NRF economist Kleinhenz said.“If consumer finances are any ...

Thumbnail-Photo: COVID-19 in brick-and-mortar retail
01.10.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

COVID-19 in brick-and-mortar retail

Updates on developments concerning COVID pandemic

The Corona pandemic is an ongoing predicament with constant changes and challenges for all involved, people, societies and industries. Here we collect news on the pandemic situation for the retail industry. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022
24.09.2021   #sustainability #coronavirus

Inaugural supply chain 360 event in 2022

NRF helps retailers to face ongoing global supply chain challenges

The National Retail Federation has announced its new annual NRF Supply Chain 360 event that will convene the retail industry’s leading professionals in the fields of supply chain and sustainability on June 20-21 in Cleveland, Ohio, to address ...

Thumbnail-Photo: NRF announces Brian Cornell as The visionary 2022...
22.09.2021   #customer satisfaction #retail

NRF announces Brian Cornell as "The visionary 2022"

Target CEO wins the the Visionary Award for his strong commitment to his team and customers

The National Retail Federation has announced that Target Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell will receive The Visionary award, given each year to an outstanding retail industry leader. The award will be presented during the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Explosive E-commerce growth driving tech investments in supply chain...
17.09.2021   #e-commerce #digitization

Explosive E-commerce growth driving tech investments in supply chain execution system

E-commerce shows no signs of slowing down

New research from Reuters Events Supply Chain in partnership with Blue Yonder reveals the priority strategies and investments for supply chain execution and risk management within transportation and warehousing. Following a year of intense ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innit and Google Cloud partner to help retailers personalize grocery...
14.09.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Innit and Google Cloud partner to help retailers personalize grocery shopping

Digital as a permanent part of modern shopping routines

Innit has announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud enabling grocery retailers to deliver personalized services across the entire meal journey, spanning online, in-store, and at-home. The Google Cloud-Innit joint solution boosts retailer ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide...
10.09.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Tally the robot: Schnuck Markets deploys intelligent robots chainwide

Grocer expands partnership with Simbe to bring thecomprehensive retail management solution to all Schnucks stores

On August 26 Schnuck Markets announced an industry-first chainwide expansion with Simbe Robotics’ to further elevate the grocer’s business operations and customer experience.Building on previous successful expansions, the multi-year ...

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09.09.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Why You Should Consider Retail Mobile Solutions To Boost Employee Productivity

Retailers continue to adapt to an omnichannel environment

While retailers have put the worst of the pandemic’s effects behind them, many challenges remain. Retailers continue to adapt to an omnichannel environment, with customers still turning to curbside pickup options, as well as shopping online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Pandemic led to an increase in retail security threats...
08.09.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Pandemic led to an increase in retail security threats

Retailers call for a federal ORC law

Organized retail crime and numerous other security concerns evolved in 2020, and most retailers attribute the increase in criminal activity to the pandemic, according to the 2021 Retail Security Survey released by the National Retail ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Living with the virus
07.09.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Living with the virus

July retail sales slow amid tight supply chain but demand continues

Retail sales slowed during July as retailers continued to face supply chain disruptions and increased COVID-19 vaccinations allowed consumers to shift some spending from goods to activities like going out to dinner and traveling despite the delta ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The impact of light
03.09.2021   #lighting concepts #LED technology

The impact of light

Interview with Dr Jürgen Waldorf of the Lighting Division of ZVEI

Light makes things visible – and always has an impact. In many cases, we fail to see the significance because the eye is a good-natured organ. It tolerates poor light and compensates for it unconsciously. However, this is strenuous. And means ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Former CEO CCV Deutschland Reinhard R. Blum to retire...
27.08.2021   #brick and mortar retail #mobile payment

Former CEO CCV Deutschland Reinhard R. Blum to retire

Reinhard Blum will continue to be involved in dedicated projects of CCV GmbH as an external consultant.

Following a long career in technology leadership, Reinhard Blum, one of the pioneers of the German payment industry, retires as of 31 August this year. Blum, a founding member of EL-ME GmbH, which merged with the Netherlands-based CCV Group B.V. in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Thriving Through COVID-19 Via Task and Workforce Management Apps...
25.08.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Thriving Through COVID-19 Via Task and Workforce Management Apps

As with many other major retailers, COVID-19 forced Vera Bradley to adapt to radically new circumstances.

As with many other major retailers, COVID-19 forced Vera Bradley to adapt to radically new circumstances. Kelly Brown, Vice President of Stores at Vera Bradley, recently participated in a Fireside Chat session at the NRF Retail Converge event to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Long-term changes in consumer demand
25.08.2021   #coronavirus #consumer demand

Long-term changes in consumer demand

Consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on SMEs

As a result of changing consumer behaviour, around one-third of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Germany expect demand for their most important products and services to continue to be affected after the crisis. According to an ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Long-term preparations for mid-pandemic brick-and-mortar retail...
23.08.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Long-term preparations for mid-pandemic brick-and-mortar retail

Under what circumstances do consumers enjoy their physical customer journey?

The COVID pandemic is not over. That’s a hard but necessary truth. And brick-and-mortar retailers need to face that. But there is also good news. While expanding e-commerce and omnichannel services is important, surveys show that ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Cash use remains strong through the pandemic...
18.08.2021   #mobile payment #payment systems

Cash use remains strong through the pandemic

Reasons, why retailers still need a cash strategy

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated “cashless society” efforts around the globe. Understandably, consumers grew concerned over the possibility of contracting the virus by handling cash. Meanwhile, retailers had to scramble to continue ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 2021 brings back-to-class shopping to record levels...
06.08.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

2021 brings back-to-class shopping to record levels

Online shopping remains top destination for back-to-school shopping

Consumers plan to spend record amounts for both school and college supplies as families and students plan to return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Increase in retail sales in June
04.08.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Increase in retail sales in June

Recovery from coronavirus pandemic continues

Retail sales saw solid growth during June, increasing in most categories on a monthly basis and across the board on a yearly basis as the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued, the National Retail Federation said.“Continued growth ...

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29.07.2021   #brick and mortar retail #coronavirus

Impact of COVID-19 on LGBTQ+ businesses in North America

Findings of Lightspeed's global diversity and inclusion survey

Lightspeed, the one-stop commerce platform for merchants around the world to simplify, scale and create exceptional customer experiences, today announced the results of a study on the impacts of COVID-19 on the LGBTQ+ North American business ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail as powerful stream of revenue
22.07.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Retail as powerful stream of revenue

Influential media organizations to partner with retailers

The COVID-19 pandemic has created synergistic opportunities for media and retail companies, as consumers find themselves spending more time online. Large online media and entertainment organizations are now partnering with retailers to provide ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ensuring Retail Compliance During Disruptive Times...
21.07.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Ensuring Retail Compliance During Disruptive Times

Improving Compliance with Store Auditing Solutions

The pandemic has forced retailers to change so much about how their stores operate and function. From implementing new cleanliness and safety procedures to modifying how certain items are displayed and sold, these changes aren’t simple to ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Employment situation in the U.S. in June 2021 due to Corona pandemic...
20.07.2021   #brick and mortar retail #retail

Employment situation in the U.S. in June 2021 due to Corona pandemic

Worse numbers compared to pre-pandemic level but recovery is in progress

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 850,000 in June 2021 compared to May, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 5.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, public ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail is surging
15.07.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Retail is surging

Sales to grow by up to 13.5% in 2021

Retail sales are growing at unprecedented rates. Earlier this month, NRF upwardly revised its retail sales forecast to grow between 10.5% and 13.5% in 2021. This is the highest growth rate we have ever forecast. May retail sales were 17.3% higher ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Post-Covid shopping trends
14.07.2021   #e-commerce #customer satisfaction

Post-Covid shopping trends

NPD Report: Demand for home products will endure

Small appliances and housewares products were in high demand in 2020 as consumer routines were disrupted and they looked to these products to make the most of their living spaces, as they spent more time at home. As consumers move outside the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Reflexis Systems Named a “Leader” in Nucleus Research’s 2021 WFM...
30.06.2021   #personnel management #coronavirus

Reflexis Systems Named a “Leader” in Nucleus Research’s 2021 WFM Technology Value Matrix

This marks the third consecutive year as a Leader for Reflexis, now part of Zebra Technologies

Reflexis Systems (now part of Zebra Technologies), a leading provider of AI-powered workforce management and real-time execution solutions for multi-site businesses in retail, food service, hospitality and banking, has been recognized by Nucleus ...

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