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.
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.
More than half of consumers expect to abandon cash as paying method in the next two years, according to a global research report by Paysafe. Mobile wallets and contactless payment present new opportunities for retailers.
The latest research provides insight on technology developments and developers. According to Netscribes, over 1200 patent publications have been filed globally since 2012, with a focus on artificial intelligence in the retail and e-commerce segment.
The 360 Mall is an innovative e-commerce solution: Shoppers can shop online in 3D, virtually walk around the stores and even pick up items. The beta site was successful and now about a hundred retailers are waiting for the project to go online.
From February 27th to March 1st 2018, visitors can learn about the latest trends, innovations and case studies in retail technology. The EuroCis 2018 in Düsseldorf is the place to be for anyone who wants to keep up with technological possibilities for retailers.
Association of Coupon Professionals compiled content about coupon promotions for retailers and producers. The Coupon Industry Resource Library (CIRL) is a project to help promote coupons as a sales and marketing tool.
The John Lewis Partnership has selected five retail tech startups for JLAB 2017. The finalists were chosen from more than 300 applications and presented innovative ideas in the retail and food services space.
Contestants at this year’s Amazon Robotics Challenge were awarded 270,000 dollars in prizes to support continued innovation within the robotics and automation community. The robots had to successfully pick and stow unique items.
Dr. Mohammad Zia was surprised to find online promotion by competing providers on certain webshops. Researchers then found that in-store advertising by competitors is a common practice across the web. Under specific circumstances there may be mutual advantages for both retailers.