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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Top Tips for Retailers this Christmas

It may only be October, but the run-up to Christmas has begun and retailers should start acting now to make the most of the season. 1. Make the store inviting It’s no secret that more and more shoppers are going … Continue reading

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Vista holds roundtable session at The Oval

A successful roundtable for customers and members of the press was held by Vista Retail Support at the Kia Oval, home of Surrey County Cricket Club. The wide-ranging discussion across a wide range of retail technology took place in the … Continue reading

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A Break from the Spreadsheets: Sailing in the Solent in July

I’ve never been sailing before (apart from a few very amateurish day trips on holidays which normally end in sunstroke), and despite feeling pretty daunted by my complete lack of knowledge regarding what to wear (let alone what to do!), … Continue reading

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