Comfortable shopping - that’s what everyone wants - so it really is a sure-fire success. However - in Germany customers tend to associate this with more space and short distances than contactless payment systems and self-checkout cash registers, Click & Collect. Germany is one of the few countries that handles the technology hits with caution - in other industrialized countries they have long since arrived. At the trade fair EuroCis we tried to find out why this is the case.
Traditional and online retailing are increasingly intertwined as customers seamlessly shop across touchpoints and the industry uses both platforms to better serve them, according to the annual State of Retailing Online study released by the National Retail Federation and Forrester.
Even though it seems everyone is talking about voice-assisted devices and smartwatches, the majority of consumers don't own these new devices, and even fewer use them to complete purchases, according to a recently released study by Episerver.
EuroCIS 2018 has impressively confirmed its position as the Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology. A multitude of forward-looking innovations fuel retailers’ propensity to invest. Mobile solutions, self scanning, artificial intelligence and virtual reality determine the customer journey today.
For the 11th year running, EHI has selected the winners of the Retail Technology Awards Europe (reta). At the official awards ceremony – part of EuroCIS 2018 – in the Rheinterrasse restaurant in Düsseldorf, three equal prize winners were honoured in the following categories: Best Customer Experience, Best Enterprise Solution, Best Instore Solution and Best Omnichannel Solution.
A new study from Juniper Research has found that global retailer spending on AI will reach 7.3 billion dollars per annum by 2022, up from an estimated 2 billion dollars in 2018, as retailers target new avenues to increase personalisation of the customer experience.
For the third time, there will be guided tours for visitors at EuroCIS 2018, The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, from 27 February to 1 March 2018 in Düsseldorf. Those very successful tours will be organised in German and in English.
Shoppers hoping to bag a bargain are much less likely to go through with their purchases if they are using phones and tablets to buy goods online. This is because consumers often worry they are not seeing the full picture on a mobile app or that they could be missing out on special offers or overlooking hidden costs, according to new research.
New research indicates that retailers deploying in-store mobile successfully are seeing a sales growth of upwards of 146 percent. Retailers suffering flat or declining sales can boost their brick and mortar store performance by implementing mobile devices and apps.
ONEm is launching a unique digital currency called “m” in collaboration with top cryptocurrency technologists. Hundreds of millions of people who have been left out of this digital revolution will be able to mine, trade and use a cryptocurrency for the very first time.
DIZ has introduced a new solution with QR narrowcasting. This solution Scan to buy with QR narrowcasting creates a direct link between the product as shown on media such as photo or videoclip, and the...
Scansation is pleased to annouce that it has won the Top Supplier Retail 2018 award for helping Lebensmittelmarkt isargärten introduce Scansation, the mobile self-scanning solution for retailers. For...
While some of their colleagues are busy taking stock in different European stores, two StockBot robots will travel to EuroCIS to demonstrate their effectiveness live. Find them at Hall 10 Stand C09!...
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“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.
Visions of Retail: Digitization creates new needs in furniture trade
Customers expect harmonized processes that offer a seamless experience, no matter which channels they use for their journeys. Michael Mette from IKEA Germany knows this very well: Digitization creates new customer needs that the company meets, for example, with augmented reality.