What You Need to Know about Analytics for Digital Signage

Analytics makes it possible to identify the strengths, weaknesses, and corrective actions for a signage project. The problem? Most signage platforms don’t support it and we don’t know how to do it. Analytics – so close but so far. Until now. In this paper, we break down the hurdles and give you the five key…

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How Experience is Reshaping the Retail World

According to Theodore Levitt, Harvard marketing manager, “you sell the hole instead of the drill.” Retail is no longer defined by storefronts on Main Street. It straddles the physical and online world with online shopping and physical stores. They can find the information with a click of a button online so retailers need to think…

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Giant Food rolling out ‘Marty’ the robot to 172 stores

After a successful pilot run in some of its Pennsylvania stores, Giant has decided to move forward with the rollout of “Marty” robots best described by the label displayed for customers: “This store is monitored by Marty for your safety. Marty is an autonomous robot that uses image capturing technology to report spills, debris and…

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Study: Robots last on consumers’ list of tech they want to use when shopping

A global study of 1,200 consumers and 400 retail executives found a huge disconnect between what shoppers want and what retailers deliver, and neither execs nor shoppers express confidence in technologies, such as robots, chatbots, AI and VR, to improve the customer experience. In the survey, conducted by Oracle NetSuite in partnership with Wakefield Research and…

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Innovative Retailer: K11 Art Malls

Brought to you by Retail Insider and PCMS Group Name: K11 Art Mall The Place: In the far flung mysterious centre of the East, part of the oriental landscape of the land of the rising sun. Or is it setting? Is it China again? Yes. The Story: Prepare yourself for a high-falutin’ tone to this…

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What Your Business Can Learn from these 10 Top-Notch Local Retailer Blogs

You’re probably familiar with the business adage ABC: Always Be Closing. May we suggest an update? ABI: Always Be Improving. In business, you need to continually be looking for ways to refine your practices and enhance your operations. Bettering your business helps you better serve your customers—and your bottom line. A great place to start…

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