Category Archives: Uncategorized

Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 3)

The big concern for shoppers wanting to use wearable devices to pay for goods is the security of the device itself although manufacturers are already addressing this by introducing biometrics to either authenticate the customer at the point of transaction … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 2)

U.K. retailers have already started investing in chip and pin devices that will accept contactless payments, some have installed the devices but as yet do not take the payments via this method, others have actively encouraged shoppers to pay via … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Wearable technology set to influence the way shoppers pay (Part 1)

Wearable technology is not only quickly becoming mainstream fashion but is also influencing the way in which retailers sell their goods and how shoppers pay for them. At the Wearable Technology Show at the ExCel in London in March 2015, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Shoppers using average 5 ‘connected’ devices

Consumers are now using an average of 5 ‘connected’ devices in the purchase process, research from digital marketing specialist agency DigitasLBi. Shoppers are increasingly adopting a multitude of devices to browse, research, compare prices and also purchase products: • PCs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The ten-point plan for retail mobility success

Mobility is on the march in retail as increasing numbers of store-owners deploy tablets and other hand-held technology for assisted selling, customer self-service, staff training and visual merchandising. The technology is being embraced in many different retail sectors where it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Retail technology in-store is big business

Providers of technologically innovative solutions will be the big winners this year. A recent report titled ’2015 Purchasing Forecast’ shows that 46% of retailers are saying they would be increasing spend on in-store technology this year. Technology has undoubtedly become … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What to expect from Retail in 2015

Retail is a fast moving industry; especially the technology within the physical stores. Biometric Technology From palm-vein technology, facial-recognition systems or fingerprint identification; Retailers have started using biometric technology to understand customer behaviour in the physical retail store and 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Will you be using click and collect this Christmas?

According to a survey of 2,400 shoppers, conducted by ‘Postcode Anywhere’, 95% of consumers plan to use a click and collect service this Christmas. Additionally, new research by eBay and retail analysts Conlumino expect the average click-and-collect high street visit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The benefits of implementing digital signage in store

Digital signage has come of age and is now seen in various locations within the retail industry, from window displays to till points and shelves. But do we sometimes forget the benefits of investing in such technology? There are several … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How is technology changing the way we buy and browse?

Gadgetry is such a big part of our daily lives that the physical shop is slowly being transformed. Technology has changed everything about the shopping experience and it will soon change even more! Many of the innovations we will see … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment