EUROCIS 2019 SETTING THE SIGNPOSTS TO THE FUTURE OF RETAIL

The exhibitors are setting the signposts

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Retail Technology News

Mobile wallet users forecast to pass 2 billion next year
A new study from Juniper Research has found that nearly 2.1 billion consumers worldwide will use a mobile wallet to make a payment or send money in 2019, up by nearly 30 percent on the 1.6 billion recorded at the end of 2017.
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Consumers are looking to in-store technology for customer service
Ninety-five percent of consumers want to be left alone while shopping unless they need a store associate’s help, according to a new consumer survey by HRC Retail Advisory, a strategic retail advisory firm.
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Merging of physical and digital retail
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.
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Two-thirds of voice-assisted device owners never purchase through them
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.
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EuroCIS 2018 closes with outstanding results
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.
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The future face of shopping – virtual, customised, fast
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.
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Retailer spending on AI to grow nearly fourfold
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.
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By 2020, Artificial Intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates
2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics, according to Gartner, Inc., as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator.
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Proceed to checkout? Not on your mobile, say researchers
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.
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Survey reveals mobility as key investment decision for retailers
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.
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Exhibitor News

TOP-TOY strengthens stores with digital initiatives
Electronic shelf labels and a price robot that monitors and scans competitors' prices online, are some of the digital initiatives that TOP-TOY implements to boost the stores and ensure...
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XL Byg / Bygg-Ole in Sweden streamlines stores with Breece electronic shelf labels
With the goal of saving time and money, the DIY retailer Bygg-Ole in Stockholm has implemented the solution Breece electronic shelf labels, which will help the DIY retailer to increase...
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Electronic shelf labels help Boozt.com in new physical store
The fashion giant Boozt.com has opened a new, big cosmetics store at Købmagergade in Copenhagen - the capital's center for shopping. The fashionable and well-appointed environment gives Boozt.com a...
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Cyberport implements ESL solution from Delfi Technologies
E-commerce retailers with omnichannel service face great demands for updated product information in all channels. This also applies to German Cyberport, which is one of Europe's largest...
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Electronic shelf labels leads to satisfied customers and employees
During 2018, Pisiffik – a Greenlandic retail chain, invests in customer - and employee satisfaction, when the traditional paper signs will be replaced by electronic shelf labels in 21 stores. The...
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Electronic shelf labels help to convert visitors into ‘buying-customers’ at Eventyrsport
The time, that was previously spent on changing prices and marking up clothes and shoes at the adventure- and sports chain Eventyrsport, is now spend on customer service and advice. The first...
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ESL optimizes customer experience and employee satisfaction at Bauhaus
In the end of 2017, Bauhaus in Tilst, Denmark, implemented electronic shelf labels on its more than 40,000 items. Since then, the electronic pricing has reduced the number of price errors...
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