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EuroCIS, the Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, took place in Düsseldorf from May 31 to June 02, 2022. iXtenso was there on site. In our technology special for EuroCIS, we keep looking at all the solutions and innovations that are causing a stir in the retail technology industry, even after the trade fair ended. We look at topics such as analytics, payment, digital signage, online and omnichannel retail, hardware, software and many more.

Thumbnail-Photo: Smart Stores: Fast shopping on the go
01.06.2022   #self-checkout systems #Tech in Retail

Smart Stores: Fast shopping on the go

Live from EuroCIS: The kitchen help among stores

Hungry for a delicious dish, but not much time? Using a food processor saves time here and offers endless possibilities to satisfy your appetite. It’s the same with Smart Stores: scan the goods and pack them without having to stand in line. Or ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Interactive Touchpoints: Marketing you feel
01.06.2022   #digital signage #POS marketing

Interactive Touchpoints: Marketing you feel

Fingerfood for your customers

A pinch of digital, a spoonful of interaction, and a touch of networking – and the customer journey in your store becomes a full-bodied taste experience. Interactive touchpoints add the necessary zing, because commerce no longer takes place ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Always an open door
01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #EuroCIS

Always an open door

Fully automated systems make it possible

Shopping when you want - that is every customer's dream. To enable retailers to fulfil this wish for their customers, Knapp Smart Solutions has developed a fully automated robot system. This way, retailers can reach their customers even outside ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Here to stay: Sticky receips from Bixolon
01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #printers

Here to stay: Sticky receips from Bixolon

Interview at EuroCIS 2022

Sometimes you have to be flexible: In the pandemic, the catering industry had to switch from conventional receipts to sticky receipts. Bixolon was at the forefront as a supplier. The company supports its customers with its entire range of printers - ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automation and AI: Never running “out of …” again...
01.06.2022   #Tech in Retail #artificial intelligence

Automation and AI: Never running “out of …” again

Webtalk: Sharp touch for your automation thanks to artificial intelligence

You know when you try a dish and you’re missing that certain something to make it really delicious? That is how your clientele may feel when they find out that, “This item is unavailable, out of stock, or available at another ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Choosing the right fit for your business
30.05.2022   #digitization #cashpoints

Choosing the right fit for your business

Finding the right drawer is easy when you know what's important

The cash drawer, in varying forms, has been a core component of the retail business for as long as people have exchanged money for goods. Any business accepting hard currency needs one but choosing the best cash drawer requires planning, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers are prioritizing innovation in IT spending...
24.05.2022   #digitization #cashpoints

Retailers are prioritizing innovation in IT spending

IT spendings went up from 20 % to 40 % in the last five years in some sectors

Retailers are increasing their IT budgets and allotting a bigger portion of those budgets to innovation. They are investing in cloud-based and automation solutions to replace aging technology to meet customer demand for omnichannel experiences and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Turn the watch with a twist of the wrist
23.05.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Turn the watch with a twist of the wrist

Interview about gesture control in product viewing

The Berlin-based company Garamantis has equipped a luxury watch store in Hong Kong with gesture control for product viewing. The technology allows the valuable watches to be viewed from all sides without having to touch them - important aspects in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: ESL: an all-rounder for the customer journey...
19.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #services

ESL: an all-rounder for the customer journey

Why the use of Electronic Shelf Labels can pay off

On 18.5.2022 it was time again: The webtalk format of iXtenso and EuroShop went into the next round! Despite the small ingredient ESL, the new "retail salsa" showed what an all-rounder electronic price labels can be when it comes to use in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app...
18.05.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Weekly grocery shopping made easy: meal planning via app

Grocery shopping, ordering, recipes – all in one app with connection to local grocery stores

Grocery shopping can be fun. For a five-person household with a baby and a dog, including allergies and favorite dishes, it quickly becomes a mammoth task. The developers of the app Jow want to simplify this very process and are teaming up with ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch The Ice Cream Shop Robomarts...
17.05.2022   #smartphone #Tech in Retail

Robomart signs deal with Unilever to launch "The Ice Cream Shop" Robomarts

Pilot partnership introduces ice cream delivery – arrives in as little as two minutes

Robomart, the world’s first store-hailing service, has announced a partnership with Unilever, the world’s largest ice cream producer, under its virtual storefront, The Ice Cream Shop. Unilever will deploy a fleet of Ice Cream Robomarts ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ynvisible supports sustainable fashion with digital price labels...
13.05.2022   #digitization #sustainability

Ynvisible supports sustainable fashion with digital price labels

New generation is easily readable, flexible and customizable

Ynvisible Interactive Inc. has announced that Digety, a company creating electronic price labels for the fashion industry, has selected Ynvisible as the supplier of displays for its re-usable digital price labels. Digety’s price labels ...

Thumbnail-Photo: From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries...
12.05.2022   #retail #sustainability

From smart vending to eco-friendly deliveries

New report unveils consumer demand for IoT-enabled, next level retail experiences

Wireless Logic research shows British consumers increasingly want ‘Everything Now’; Significant opportunity for service providers to recommend the right IoT solutions backed by ultra-resilient cellular connectivity to help retailers stay ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Increase sales rank thanks to product information...
12.05.2022   #online trading #Tech in Retail

Increase sales rank thanks to product information

How improving product pages helps brands thrive on Amazon

Salsify's recent report "The Content Advantage: How Improvements to the Product Page Help Brands Succeed on Amazon", analysed over 14,000 products across all major product categories in the U.K., France and Germany, outlining the most ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Innovations in logistics from delivery to return...
11.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #logistics

Innovations in logistics from delivery to return

The new last mile: from orderable stores and smart packaging

Logistics on the so-called "last mile" can well tolerate clever solutions, the demand for orders is increasing and future-oriented, sustainable ideas are needed. This applies to delivery as well as transport packaging and the big issue of ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Grocers miss opportunities by not showing alternatives as...
10.05.2022   #online trading #coronavirus

Grocers miss opportunities by not showing alternatives as “out-of-stock” messages increase

How the pandemic has impacted online grocery shopping and how consumers respond to grocer recommendations and decreased inventory

Lucidworks, a provider of next-generation AI-powered search applications, surveyed consumers in the U.K. and U.S. who shop for groceries online. The survey revealed that only 28% of shoppers are being offered alternative recommendations every ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Carvana launches newest car vending machine
09.05.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Carvana launches newest car vending machine

Online retailer opens 32nd car vending machine in the U.S.

Carvana has launched its newest car vending machine, located in San Francisco, California. The state-of-the-art steel and glass structure debuts in the tech capital of America, standing eight stories tall with a 27-vehicle capacity, offering car ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Planning staff and assortment optimally
09.05.2022   #online trading #Tech in Retail

Planning staff and assortment optimally

Interview about technologies for measuring visitor flows and movement patterns

State-of-the-art technologies enable retailers to measure the behavior of visitors in their stores and plan accordingly in terms of both staff and product range.XPOLI is a provider of such technologies, which use sensors to create and analyze ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Record in-app revenue für e-commerce apps
06.05.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Record in-app revenue für e-commerce apps

Mobile App Trends Report by Adjust

Adjust released its annual Mobile app trends report, showing that mobile app growth continued to accelerate globally in 2021. After a year of industry changes and pandemic shake-ups, the app ecosystem saw growth in installs and sessions ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First Meta store comes with interactive technology and design elements...
05.05.2022   #retail #Tech in Retail

First Meta store comes with interactive technology and design elements

Meta has opened its first physical retail store in Burlingame, California, promising an interactive hands-on experience

On April 25, Meta (former Facebook) announced Meta Store - their first physical retail space, which will open May 9 on the campus in Burlingame, California. In the Meta Store, you’ll be able to get a hands-on experience with all of their ...

Thumbnail-Photo: At this years EuroCIS, GK Software presents cloud solutions for the...
04.05.2022   #smartphone #Tech in Retail

At this year's EuroCIS, GK Software presents cloud solutions for the retail industry of the future

GK's world of solutions geared to the constantly changing needs of international retail companies

GK shows latest version of SaaS platform GK CLOUD4RETAIL Transition to cloud – SaaS contracts account for half of GK's new contracts in2021 Pop-up container with the new "grab-and-go" store concept GK GO GK at ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Serving customer expectations with fast delivery...
04.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #warehouse management

Serving customer expectations with fast delivery

Automated storage and retrieval system AutoStore @ NRF 2022

„Retail has truly changed,“ says Jon Schechter, Business Development Manager at AutoStore System in an interview at NRF 2022.The COVID pandemic has pushed e-commerce demand even further, customers expect fast and reliable ...

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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04.05.2022   #Tech in Retail #EuroCIS 2022 – technology special

iXtenso newsletter – Never miss a story!

Always the latest retail news delivered directly to your inbox – every two weeks

Thumbnail-Photo: Citizen Systems showcases world’s first POS printers that fight off...
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: An experimental shop of the future in London...
04.05.2022   #brick and mortar retail #retail

An experimental shop of the future in London

Selfridges looks to reinvent retail through its sustainability strategy 'Project Earth'

SUPERMARKET – an earth conscious shop of the future –  was unveiled by Selfridges at the start of April. Customers were able to explore a creative playground in The Corner Shop in Selfridges Oxford Street store where printing ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Pete’s of Erie adopts self-checkout solutions for convenience stores...
03.05.2022   #brick and mortar retail #self-checkout systems

Pete’s of Erie adopts self-checkout solutions for convenience stores

“Busy stores create new challenges in the shopping experience”

Pete’s of Erie Inc., a convenience store retailer with 50 stores across Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri, has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root's Passport® Express Lane™ self-checkout system to elevate the overall customer experience ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Save costs with modern technologies
01.05.2022   #retail #personnel management

Save costs with modern technologies

Turning physical stores into digital assets - 30,000 retail stores worldwide already rely on digital IoT solutions

Retail is at the heart of our lives and societies, as it represents more than 20% of global GDP and 15% of jobs. With consumers changing their shopping habits, stores must now reinvent themselves and leverage new technologies to stay relevant in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Electronic price labels: Small ingredient – big impact...
01.05.2022   #digitization #smartphone

Electronic price labels: Small ingredient – big impact

Webtalk "retail salsa" about digital price labels

They’re more than decoration on a plate, and more than just a digital version of their plastic and paper predecessors. Electronic price labels on the shelf have enormous potential to save labor time on the floor, inform customers easily, and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Syndicated shelf intelligence data across every store and shelf...
29.04.2022   #customer satisfaction #Tech in Retail

Syndicated shelf intelligence data across every store and shelf

Real-time, continuous visibility into what’s really on store shelves

Lund Food Holdings, Inc. and Pensa Systems announced a partnership to deploy Pensa’s automated retail shelf intelligence solution in every Lunds & Byerlys grocery store.Using patented computer vision and artificial intelligence to scan all ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Virtual try-on with AR in e-commerce
28.04.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Virtual try-on with AR in e-commerce

Enhanced and personalized online shopping through augmented reality

It has become standard practice for customers to find product descriptions as well as images or videos for illustration purposes when shopping online. But just because consumers can see a front view or estimate the size with the help of a tape ...

Thumbnail-Photo: New contact-free food and beverage checkout in time for baseball season...
27.04.2022   #POS systems #Tech in Retail

New contact-free food and beverage checkout in time for baseball season

Instacart and Aramark Sports + Entertainment unveil Caper Counter, an AI-powered point-of-sale system

Instacart announced that it is unveiling its Caper Counter, an artificial intelligence-powered point-of-sale system, at Boston's historic ballpark in partnership with Aramark Sports + Entertainment.The new Caper Counter checkout systems will ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Picking orders easier than ever with ring scanners...
26.04.2022   #Tech in Retail #omnichannel

Picking orders easier than ever with ring scanners

Walmart Canada invests in wearable tech: over 1,500 ring scanners arrive in-store

Fingers are flashing as more than 1,500 Ring Scanners arrive to help Walmart Canada associates pick online grocery orders faster and more easily. This investment will benefit more than 130 stores and is one of the first pieces of wearable technology ...

Thumbnail-Photo: American Airlines Center scores with autonomous food & beverage...
20.04.2022   #mobile payment #Tech in Retail

American Airlines Center scores with autonomous food & beverage destinations

AI-powered food & beverage markets blend frictionless and mobile ordering in debut at American Airlines Center in Dallas

American Airlines Center announced the opening of two new frictionless food and beverage experiences. In collaboration with hospitality partner Levy and its innovation studio, DBK Studio, the center has opened a new Market To-Go shop on the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Playfully - simple? Gamification in retail
20.04.2022   #smartphone #Tech in Retail

Playfully - simple? Gamification in retail

How retailers can win new customers with gamification

Whether at the bus stop, in the waiting room, out and about in the city or relaxing on the sofa - the smartphone has become a constant companion for most people over the last ten years. Anyone who has a moment to spare takes a look at the countless ...

Thumbnail-Photo: 4 tips for improving retail customer experience...
12.04.2022   #customer satisfaction #Tech in Retail

4 tips for improving retail customer experience

Customer experience can make or break a retail business, so it's vital to get it right

In the retail industry, customer experience is one of the most critical elements for success. It serves as the foundation for customer loyalty, repeat business, and word-of-mouth referrals. In other words, an excellent customer experience is what ...

Thumbnail-Photo: UK consumers committed to buying sustained
11.04.2022   #sustainability #Tech in Retail

UK consumers committed to buying sustained

New research shows that over half will try and stop buying products with single-use packaging completely

New research with UK consumers looking at the recyclability of the packaging of fashion items such as clothes, sunglasses and accessories bought online or by mail order, shows that 67% will try and buy more products that do not use single-use ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Robotic pick-up points as solution for increase in demand for last mile...
07.04.2022   #e-commerce #Tech in Retail

Robotic pick-up points as solution for increase in demand for last mile delivery

Consumers expect fast and easy 24/7 order collection, says Retail Robotics

Retail Robotics shares new insights on robotic innovations, which can solve problems of so-called "last-mile" and revolutionize global delivery infrastructure for e-commerce and e-grocery. It addresses big challenges the market is ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Omnichannel strategies in the opticians industry: Paul Rottler from...
04.04.2022   #online trading #e-commerce

Omnichannel strategies in the opticians' industry: Paul Rottler from Brillen Rottler

AI, AR and online tools in the eyewear trade: statements from eyes + more, Fielmann, Mister Spex, pro optik and Rottler

Offline or online? Contrasting these two concepts as opposites is outdated; the physical and digital worlds mix and complement each other – especially in retail. We took a look at the optical industry as an example of this. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Ensuring freshness in food retail from farm to plate...
01.04.2022   #Tech in Retail #software applications

Ensuring freshness in food retail from farm to plate

Kroger and NVIDIA partner with AI-enabled applications and services

The Kroger Co and NVIDIA announced a strategic collaboration to reimagine the shopping experience using AI-enabled applications and services.Kroger, USA’s largest grocer, and NVIDIA will build a state-of-art AI lab and demonstration center to ...

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