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Thumbnail-Photo: Unmanned stores: One idea, many concepts
19.04.2021   #self-checkout systems #app

Unmanned stores: One idea, many concepts

How can customers shop 24/7?

Shopping, around the clock, without staff, with self-checkout option – the idea behind unmanned stores is always the same, the approach can be different.The company Wanzl has developed various concepts. iXtenso took a look at them at ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retail at the edge of change
19.04.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Retail at the edge of change

The value of real-time data analytics for retailers

Seismic shifts in the retail sector in the last year have put unprecedented pressure on retailers to bounce back and make the most of the first half of 2021. With disruption expected to continue, retailers must also set themselves up for maximum ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Multichannel retail adoption accelerated during 2020 holidays...
08.04.2021   #e-commerce #coronavirus

Multichannel retail adoption accelerated during 2020 holidays

GlobalData report on ecommerce development during pandemic

New research on the shopping habits of over 107,000 consumers since the start of the pandemic has shown that COVID-19 impacts drove increased adoption and growth of multichannel retail, further cementing its role in retail going forward.Online ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Payments keep going digital and mobile
06.04.2021   #mobile payment #payment systems

Payments keep going digital and mobile

2.7 billion people to use mobile wallet apps by 2022?

As businesses open their doors online, payments solutions adjust to the change – and so do people. In a study conducted for Payvision, Kaleido Intelligence reports on the latest trends and forecasts in mobile wallets usage across the ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Elo Access™ App Now Offers Premium Tier for Temperature Screening &...
01.04.2021   #portable scanners #wireless technology

Elo Access™ App Now Offers Premium Tier for Temperature Screening & Mask Detection

Temperature check, mask detection and facial recognition now easy to deploy with an Elo Access App Premium subscription and Elo’s Temperature Check Kiosk.

Milpitas, CA. — December 8, 2020 — Elo, a Silicon Valley-based global provider of interactive solutions, today announced major enhancements to its Elo Access™ App. Originally launched as a quick and easy way to create, deploy and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Hobbii has knitted a huge business together
01.04.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #electric displays

Hobbii has knitted a huge business together

The enormous growth has been possible because Hobbii has chosen technology that supports the processes in the warehouse and in the stores.

The yarn company Hobbii is Denmark's fastest-growing company. In a very short time, they have managed to create a huge business that is supported by modern technology and efficient work processes when handling the expected 1.5 million orders in ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Scientists created edible food films for food packaging...
01.04.2021   #sustainability #food retail

Scientists created edible food films for food packaging

Films consist of natural ingredients

An international group of scientists from India and Russia has created edible food films for packaging fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, and seafood. Films consist of natural ingredients, they are safe for health and the environment. In addition, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Meeting Retail Customers’ Safety Needs During Another Disruptive Year...
31.03.2021   #personnel management #POS communications

Meeting Retail Customers’ Safety Needs During Another Disruptive Year

Retailers have taken steps to meet the pandemic’s challenges

The year 2020 was certainly a year of disruption in the retail industry, with COVID-19 and political unrest upsetting old operational models like never before.After the initial wave of COVID-19, many stores radically changed store operations ...

Thumbnail-Photo: RISE Spotlight - Digital Signage: New Solutions for a New Era...
30.03.2021   #digital signage #event

RISE Spotlight - Digital Signage: New Solutions for a New Era

Digital event on 13 April 2021 from 15:00 to 17:00 CET (14:00 – 16:00 GMT)

RISE Spotlight is a monthly series of free-to-attend digital events, highlighting key ISE technology areas. Produced in partnership with TNW, they feature global subject experts, technology entrepreneurs and start-ups. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Keep your POS and label printers free of germs and viruses...
30.03.2021   #printers #coronavirus

Keep your POS and label printers free of germs and viruses

After rigorous testing – Citizen Systems announce that their printers are disinfectant ready

Considering the current pandemic and the spread of the coronavirus, sanitation and cleanliness are now more important than ever. In order to stunt the spread of illness, countries all over the world have adopted hygienic concepts, specifically ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Elo Introduces M50 Android-Powered Mobile Computer...
25.03.2021   #portable scanners #wireless technology

Elo Introduces M50 Android-Powered Mobile Computer

Elo's M50 Android-Powered handheld computer, increases employee efficiency to scan, capture and collaborate on the go

Milpitas, Calif. — January 12, 2021 — Elo, a leading global provider of Android-powered interactive devices, today announced the Elo M50 mobile computer. The new M50 joins Elo’s robust portfolio of Android-based devices ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Retailers cite conversion optimization as the #1 ecommerce challenge...
25.03.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Retailers cite conversion optimization as the #1 ecommerce challenge

State of payments across retail in Europe

Mollie, payment service provider in Europe, has published research unveiling the state of payments in retail today as well as the challenges and opportunities in the retail market following a turbulent year. For example, when asked the biggest ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025...
22.03.2021   #e-commerce #digitization

Adidas presents growth strategy ‘Own The Game’ until 2025

Strategic focus on direct-to-consumer, e-commerce, consumer experience

Adidas introduced its new strategy ‘Own the Game’ at a virtual investor & media day. Main strategic focus of ‘Own the Game’ is to strengthen the credibility of the adidas brand, to create a unique consumer experience and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Click & Pep: Bringing pizzazz to your sale
22.03.2021   #online platform #click & collect

Click & Pep: Bringing pizzazz to your sale

Webtalk "retail salsa" on 2021/04/28 at 4:00 p.m. (CET)!

Click & Collect, In-Store Pickup, Click & Go, Click & Reserve: there are many different names for picking up online ordered goods in the store. The service is appealing to customers because delivery costs are usually eliminated and ...

Thumbnail-Photo: GLORY receives Top Supplier Retail Award 2021...
19.03.2021   #cashpoints #design

GLORY receives Top Supplier Retail Award 2021

The EHI Retail Institute has awarded GLORY the Top Supplier Retail Award

Checkout processes tailored to the needs of retailers which simplify the payment process for employees and customers: Glory is recognised as a technology partner in this year’s EHI Retail Institute awards with the Top Supplier Retail Award. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How do technologies find their way into retail?...
17.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #self-checkout systems

How do technologies find their way into retail?

Rolf Schumann, CDO of the Schwarz Group, provides answers at the "Retail Innovation Days"

Tech is cool! Gimmicks, gadgets, gizmos – they impress and inspire quickly. However, it often takes much longer than technology experts and developers initially predict before the technologies actually arrive in everyday life and are used by ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Touchless Feedback
16.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Touchless Feedback

The Wall Street Journal published an article about Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons

The Wall Street Journal, after interviewing our co-founder and Executive VP of Strategic Alliances, Ville Levaniemi, published an article titled “Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons Go Touchless in Pandemic”. The article ...

Thumbnail-Photo: First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain...
15.03.2021   #brick and mortar retail #food retail

First Amazon grocery store opening in Britain

Young shoppers interested in skipping checkout lines with cashier-less tech

With the first Amazon grocery store opening in Britain, latest research from Mintel reveals that three quarters (76%) of Brits say they would shop at one.When asked what would encourage them to shop at a physical Amazon grocery store, almost two ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The intelligent seasoning for your inventory optimization...
10.03.2021   #artificial intelligence #stock level optimization

The intelligent seasoning for your inventory optimization

How to increase your sales with predictive analytics

Predictive tool options for retail and e-commerce are booming. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are used to make very accurate predictions, for example, the expected number of customers in stores, the number of products sold and upcoming ...

Thumbnail-Photo: BAUHAUS introduces new click and collect technology...
10.03.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

BAUHAUS introduces new click and collect technology

New solution helps store associates pick items for Click & Collect orders

With help from electronic shelf labels and handheld terminals, it has become much faster and easier for BAUHAUS to navigate through the store to find the right items. A new solution that also saves a lot of time on replenishment.With a product range ...

Thumbnail-Photo: What the payment future is about
08.03.2021   #mobile payment #brick and mortar retail

What the payment future is about

Interview with John Kolthof, Chief Commercial Officer, CCV GmbH

We asked our CCO John Kolthof about the future of the payment industry. What megatrends does John see and how do they influence CCV’s day-to-day business? Read more in our interview. ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The Citizen CT-E651L :  two-in-one label and receipt printing...
04.03.2021   #printers #label printers

The Citizen CT-E651L : two-in-one label and receipt printing

Compact, dynamic and stylish design with outstanding connectivity

Say goodbye to manning separate printing solutions for label and POS as global specialist printer manufacturer, Citizen Systems, announces the all-new CT-E651L label and POS printer. Derived from the successful CT-E651 POS printer, the CT-E651L is a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service...
03.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service

Total U.S. online grocery sales grew 15% in 2021/01 vs. 2020/11

The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Full steam ahead: efficient sailing times
26.02.2021   #data management #printers

Full steam ahead: efficient sailing times

Marble Automation tachographs and Citizen printers for inland shipping

There are hardly any vessels on the Rhine that can remain competitive without optimising their sailing times. But how can efficiency in the use of crews and time be increased? The key is to stay on course with a robust infrastructure while ensuring ...

Thumbnail-Photo: FinTech IoT platform for self-service financial transactions...
25.02.2021   #cash management #cash handling systems

FinTech IoT platform for self-service financial transactions

PayComplete, the new cash handling brand from SUZOHAPP, announces global launch

PayComplete, the new brand and identity of the cash handling division of SUZOHAPP announced its launch today. This new brand will invest in what is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for broader financial transactions, running both on ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated and touchless associate health screening solution...
23.02.2021   #coronavirus #kiosk terminals

Automated and touchless associate health screening solution

Sam’s Club launches contactless kiosk for COVID-19 screening

Sam’s Club has developed an automated and 100% touchless health screening kiosk for their associates. The new health screening kiosk, currently rolling out to the clubs across the country, enables a safer, quicker and more reliable COVID-19 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Checkout-free hotel convenience store in Yokohama, Japan...
17.02.2021   #self-checkout systems #self service

Checkout-free hotel convenience store in Yokohama, Japan

Using biometric authentication technology

Zippin announced the launch of its latest retail format: a hotel convenience store. Zippin's partner, Fujitsu, the leading systems integrator in Japan, has worked with Koyo Group to implement the world's first checkout-free store within a ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Danish supermarket chain implements ESL in all stores...
10.02.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Danish supermarket chain implements ESL in all stores

The chain is investing in modernization and more digital initiatives

The privately owned, Danish supermarket chain Løvbjerg is doing well, and has experienced a great development in 2020 with a 18% growth. The chain is therefore also investing in modernization and more digital initiatives. Most recently, ...

Thumbnail-Photo: App-based mCommerce drives biometric mobile payments...
09.02.2021   #mobile payment #payment systems

App-based mCommerce drives biometric mobile payments

Identification via fingerprint, iris, voice and facial recognition

A new study from Juniper Research has found that biometrics will authenticate over $3 trillion of payment transactions in 2025, from just $404 billion in 2020. The report found that biometrics, including fingerprint, iris, voice and facial ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Southeast Asian online and offline health and beauty partnership...
06.02.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Southeast Asian online and offline health and beauty partnership

Grab brings beauty products from over 2,200 Watsons stores to customers’ doorsteps

A.S. Watson Group, an international health and beauty retailer, and Grab, Southeast Asia’s super app, announced the largest O+O (online and offline) health and beauty partnership in Southeast Asia, spanning across six Southeast Asian markets ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Online Shop Day
05.02.2021   #online trading #e-commerce

Online Shop Day

How do web store owners ensure that their e-commerce platform is always available

Online stores have the advantage that they are usually accessible 24/7. That's why many customers like to shop online. But how do web store owners ensure that their e-commerce platform is always available?Customers expect their orders or ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry...
04.02.2021   #sustainability #food retail

Tackling sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry

Tetra Pak calls for collaborative innovation

Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry's sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Make sure that your retail customers know who you are and what you have...
01.02.2021  

Make sure that your retail customers know who you are and what you have to offer

Register now for free in the iXtenso supplier directory!

Thumbnail-Photo: More than 400 Danish Coop Stores Now with Electronic Shelf Labels...
29.01.2021   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

More than 400 Danish Coop Stores Now with Electronic Shelf Labels

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Vending machines: Customers alone in the store...
18.01.2021   #sales promotion #food retail

Vending machines: Customers alone in the store

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021...
15.01.2021   #security #brick and mortar retail

The 6 technology trends affecting the security sector in 2021

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: How to Build a Culture of Employee Engagement...
14.01.2021   #personnel management #POS communications

How to Build a Culture of Employee Engagement

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service...
11.01.2021   #coronavirus #kiosk terminals

Automated grocery PickUp kiosk for contactless grocery service

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Successful co-op association has the largest profit in the country...
24.12.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

Successful co-op association has the largest profit in the country

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.

Thumbnail-Photo: Klarna starts cooperation with Verifone
23.12.2020   #digitization #self-checkout systems

Klarna starts cooperation with Verifone

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 ...

Thumbnail-Photo: A completely new experience at ICA Kvantum with Breece...
15.12.2020   #electronic shelf labels (ESL) #price labelling

A completely new experience at ICA Kvantum with Breece

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 ...

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