As the 21st century gets into gear, people everywhere are experiencing what is now recognised as the fourth industrial revolution. Digitalisation in particular is having a huge impact on us all, touching every aspect of our daily lives. Technology never sleeps – and each day brings new advances. Because we humans are curious, creative, and inventive.
Technology is also revolutionising every area of retail, with increasingly short innovation cycles. And it plays a crucial role in communication with customers, too. The sheer dynamic of these developments makes EuroCIS a must for exhibitors and visitors alike. Once a year, every year.
Whether the exhibitors and visitors of EuroCIS 2018 know this David Bowie quote or not, they put it into practice in their day-to-day working life. They know that: EuroCIS has become the leading trade fair for retail technology within a century because
no other trade fair is as up-to-the-minute in showcasing the dynamic technological developments in retail
no other trade fair presents such a comprehensive view of IT for retail in all its forms and functions.
This is why EuroCIS has been growing exponentially for years. So be there when EuroCIS 2018 takes its next step into the future. Your future.
EuroCIS: Growth, Growth, Growth.
Exhibitors, visitors, space - the three most important indicators of success always show that EuroCIS is on the up, and this was particularly the case in 2013, 2015 and 2016. A sign of technology’s rapidly increasing relevance in retail. Proof of EuroCIS’s effectiveness as a business platform.
More exhibitors: Over 33% more visitors in 2016 as compared to the previous year!
More space: Scaling up to 1,600 m2 and 1,700 m2!
More professional visitors: An increase of 18% in 2016 in comparison to the previous year!
“What sounds like a fairy tale today, may be tomorrow’s reality.” This phrase from a German science-fiction series perfectly encapsulates the dynamic pace of technological change in retailing. Read the latest news from the industry.
A new study from Juniper Research has found that the value of digital coupon redemptions will surge to 91 billion dollars by 2022, up from 47 billion dollars in 2017. In-app redemptions will drive mobile channel.
Half of UK consumers don’t believe commercial organisations care about their privacy, Thales research finds, and only 6 percent of consumers trust retailers with their data. If consumers don’t trust businesses, they face far more than just fines for non-compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Hearings in the House Financial Services and Energy and Commerce Committees address consumer privacy in the digital age. RILA issues a statement concerning retailer’s stance on consumer privacy and data security.
Many consumers in the UK are expecting fraud when shopping online. Therefore, they want businesses to heighten their security measures. A new report reveals that the merchant focus on convenience at the expense of security is a false economy.
The National Retail Federation and EuroCommerce announced an agreement to work together in developing a common approach on implementing new EU data protection regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation sets out changes to almost every area of customer data processing.
Start-up companies are creative, flexible, and forward-looking. Many of them have devoted themselvesto the development of state-of-the-art IT systems and solutions in the retail trade. So what could be better suited for EuroCIS 2018, the leading trade fair for retail technology, than providing a dedicated presentation space for these newcomers?
The number of outlets with self-checkouts has risen by 50 per cent within the last two years. Yet Germany is still a developing country for self-checkouts. As the market is rapidly gaining momentum, leading international suppliers are offering full range of today’s SCO solutions at the EuroCIS 2018.
Nearly three in four consumers now expect retailers to launch an augmented reality app within the next six months. According to new research, consumers expect to be using augmented reality applications soon.
New holistic and data-driven approaches optimize personalization and shopper experience, finds the Digital Transformation team of Frost & Sullivan. Customer-driven digital transformation is of the utmost importance for retailers wanting to stand the pace.