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The Internet of Things will change retail


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The potential for Big Data and omnichannel solutions in retail is huge. An important factor in implementing these solutions is the use of the Internet of Things. We have spoken to Ralf Schienke, Sales Manager Retail Germany at Fujitsu, about the current situation and the future of IoT in retail.

Read also in this week's EuroCIS newsletter, why Social Media outperforms eMail as a channel for customer service.

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Interview with Ralf Schienke, Fujitsu
The benefits of vending machines at the POS
Interview with Marcel Fuhlmann, diva-e
Millennials believe stores are important
Mobile app content not in Google searches
Gerry Weber re-launches RFID system
Only 22 percent of retailers are EMV ready
Social media outperforms email
Debit cards gaining on cash
News from the EuroCIS LinkedIn group
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“The internet of things will emanate a strongly disruptive power“

Interview with Ralf Schienke, Fujitsu

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The possibility to make individual products “visible“ online, offers the retail industry great potential, especially in the areas of production and supply chain management. We spoke with Ralf Schienke, Retail Marketing Manager Germany at Fujitsu, about the current situation and the future of the IoT in retail.
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More than theft protection

The benefits of vending machines at the POS

Vending machines do not only provide additional security, they can also help to increase sales. They are set up behind the checkout counters – the customer picks up the merchandise from the vending machines after completing payment.
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”Many customers are willing to try online grocery shopping“

Interview with Marcel Fuhlmann, diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH

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Marcel Fuhlmann, CEO and Manager of the Business Unit Platform Online Food Retailing at diva-e Digital Value Enterprise GmbH, explains which criteria successful online grocery stores should meet.
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Millennials believe stores are highly important

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A new research study by iModerate reveals that most consumers consider it important for retailers to have a physical store. Interestingly, younger generations tend to feel this way more than their older counterparts.
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Mobile app content doesn't appear in Google searches

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Many brands are failing to let content from their apps show up in Google’s organic search results according to new research from Searchmetrics, the leader in search and content performance. These firms are potentially missing out on valuable app traffic, engagement and conversions.
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EuroShop 2017: Retuned for your success

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Gerry Weber - The RFID success story continues

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After five years of successful RFID use, Gerry Weber re-launches the RFID system for 800 stores, laying the ground for future innovations, for example changing its ERP system.
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Only 22 percent of retailers are EMV ready

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While only 22 percent of retailers currently support EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) transactions, another 53 percent of retailers plan to implement this capability within 12 months.
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Social media outperforms email for customer service

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Despite its importance to consumers, email is falling behind social media when it comes to customer service, with UK brands answering just 38% of emailed questions, according to a new study.
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Debit cards gaining on cash for small purchases

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About six in 10 credit card holders typically pay cash for purchases of less thanfive dollars, according to a new CreditCards.com report. 27% prefer debit cards and 11% normally use a credit card for a small purchase.
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"Mobile POS market expected to increase 400 percent by 2019"

From our LinkedIn group

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Brianna Brown, Creative Marketing Ambassador at APG Cash Drawer, has shared in our LinkedIn group a text on the topic of mobile POS.
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