30/03/2017EuroShop 2017 presented a vast variety of technological innovations. Exhibitors introduced POS solutions, which will impact design, day-to-day operations and even customer service. We are presenting some of these highlights in our photo gallery.
27/03/2017At this year’s EuroShop, it wasn’t just the "Retail Technology" Dimension that emphasized the many merits of technology. A look inside the exhibition halls revealed what will drive the retail of tomorrow – namely solutions that simplify the customer journey and the job of retailers.
21/03/2017A female powerhouse – with enough energy for ten people: that describes Elke Moebius, Director of EuroShop. After countless conversations and endless miles walking the halls of EuroShop, she has made many personal experiences, which she shares with us in this interview. She also takes a look ahead to next year’s EuroCIS.
01/02/2017Until recently, retailers addressed customers at the shop window or point of sale primarily with posters, displays or other eye-catchers. Yet media overload makes it increasingly difficult for these traditional, static advertising formats to assert themselves.
01/02/2017In Germany, the mobile payment issue is actually an illusory giant: every year business consultants outdo their predictions on its enormous potential to increase sales. In its recent market analysis, the company GFT predicts the mobile payment transaction volume to surpass 1 trillion U.S. dollars globally in 2019. That's quite a big pie that Germany apparently doesn't want a piece of.
31/01/2017They fit onto the smallest sales floors and are still able to show the entire product portfolio: virtual shelves. That is also why they have become increasingly popular over the past three years. Retailers like EP: and Knauber also rely on this interactive source of information.
20/01/2017Over the past few years, digital price tag or electronic shelf label (ESL) technology has improved considerably, especially in the area of visual display. Recently furniture discounter Poco has started to use ESL systems at its store in Goch, Germany – much to the delight of its staff members.
08/01/2017This year, EuroShop visitors get information in a nutshell thanks to the new free EuroShop app feature. During their trade fair visit, guests receive information via beacons and geofences on just those topics they choose beforehand. In this interview, Oliver Leheis explains how this works.
01/01/2017Christmas is just around the corner and with it comes the annual gift buying. You would think it’s a great time for online retailers. Yet despite the great e-commerce growth in 2016, there is still one final nuisance for customers that many online retailers have so far neglected: the so-called “last mile“.
12/12/2016Local commerce approaches are a dime a dozen these days. Yet none of them are effective enough to where brick-and-mortar retailers actually benefit from them. Patrick Schulte of billiton is someone who has recognized this and created Lokaso, a new system that puts the focus back on regional products.