Skin care brand applies digital signage for in-store experience

Skin care brand Dermalogica recently opend its second and third concept stores featuring face-mapping skin analysis, skin bar and micro-zone skin treatments in South Africa, and has deployed digital signage to help communicate the brand experience to customers.

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Five ways tablets can transform retail experience

"Tablets have been touted as "reinventing" and "revolutionizing" retail. Retailers and consumer-facing businesses have been testing the use of tablets to gain operational and marketing advantages, and they like the results. Here are some ways retailers are getting big impact out of small screens."

Optical store installs mirrored touchscreen that encourages online social interaction

London-based optician Kite GB has installed a touchscreen mirror in its East End store, with help from technology provider Zytronic.

Unilever uses scent marketing, hopscotch to launch new brand

A mall campaign in the U.K. combined digital signage, scent emitters and interactive tech to launch a new laundry brand.

L'Oreal app holds a mirror to consumer insights

The beauty giant, whose luxury brands include Lancôme, Giorgio Armani and Kiehl’s, has recently unveiled Makeup Genius, an app that redefines digital engagement as finely as a charcoal liner.

To drive store traffic, give shoppers something they can't get online

Effective retail strategy is about where and how a retailer can engage consumers at experience touch points in the journey.

How to use technology to make a real impact on shoppers

Don't implement technology just for the sake of doing so. Always go back to the basic needs of your customers.

Is Olapic a vision for the future of multi-channel retailing?

Retailers can now create "look books" from consumer photos in real time.

Kohl's interactive experience at NRF 2014

Chad Brown with Xomni demonstrates his company's interactive assisted selling solution for Kohl's, at this year's NRF show.

Time Warner Cable debuts new Flagship Experience Store

Interactive digital signage creates a completely new atmosphere for buying cable services at NYC flagship store.

SXSW: Preparing for the new omnichannel customer experience

With so many discussions about omnichannel at SXSW, it's easy to assume we're all talking about the same thing.

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Digital signage shelf tag firm announces $21M in funding

Wireless in-store digital signage shelf tag provider Altierre Corp. today announced that it has secured more than $21 million in financing that will be used to support the company’s strategic global growth plans.

RetailMeNot launches iPad app

Digital coupon platform RetailMeNot has announced the launch of a tablet app for iPad. The free RetailMeNot Coupons app for iPad is now available in the iTunes App Store. As tablet commerce grows, RetailMeNot said its Coupons app for iPad...

Galleria, Attraqt come together to offer omnichannel merchandising tool

Galleria, a provider of retail category planning, automation and optimization solutions, and online merchandising firm Attraqt announced they have formed a strategic alliance that will provide retailers with an end-to-end merchandising solution.

PriceGrabber, Channel IQ partner for Buy Online platform

PriceGrabber announced that it has partnered with Channel IQ, a provider of online retail pricing intelligence, to power "Buy Online," which it said will be available to consumers early this summer. Powered by PriceGrabber's shopping content, Channel IQ's "Buy Online"...

Sears testing concept shops for 'connected living' products

Sears has announced the launch of its new Connected Solutions store format. The 1,700 square foot concept is being launched at three Chicago-area locations, each focused on what the company calls "one of the most authoritative assortments of smart, connected...

Holmes Place adds video wall, sound system from Mood Media

Mood Media Corp., designer of in-store consumer experiences, has announced that it is working with Holmes Place Poland, the Warsaw branch of the premium health and fitness brand that has been operating health clubs for more than 30 years and...

Retailer launches Oman's largest digital signage network

Anzyma, a digital solutions company in the Sultanate of Oman, has deployed the country's largest digital signage network across all 70 Omantel retail outlets, powered by Scala, according to an announcement from Scala Inc. This nationwide rollout across 80 screens...

Thierry Mugler gets 'Alien' virtual assistant

French luxury fragrance brand Thierry Mugler, part of the Clarins Fragrance Group, has deployed the world's first full-height Tensator Virtual Assistant to promote the launch of its "Alien Extraordinaire" perfume in three flagship stores, according to an announcement from Tensator...

QSR, retail partnerships highlight Q1 for ComQi digital signage

Marketplace momentum from emerging partnerships focused on vertical markets and enterprise opportunities highlight a strong Q1 and continuing 2014 outlook for shopper engagement technology firm ComQi, according to an announcement from the company. The New York-based software and services firm...

Bang & Olufsen launches next-generation retail concept in North America

Bang & Olufsen has unveiled its first newly redesigned store concept in North America at the new Madison Avenue showroom in New York. According to the company, the new store design is significant as it presents "a breakthrough retail concept...

Sephora bringing 'experiential beauty environment' to Coachella music festival

Sephora Collection, exclusive beauty sponsor of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, has announced that it will be hosting The Sephora Collection Beauty Studio. The 40-foot-square tent will offer festival attendees an opportunity to escape the heat, recharge...

ComQi adds interactive engagement features to retail digital signage

New high-impact interactive features designed to drive product awareness and boost sales are now being rolled out to retailers and brands through ComQi's EnGage shopper engagement technology platform, according to an announcement from ComQi. Enhancements to the cloud-based in-store digital...

Intershop to debut integration of Adobe Experience Manager at Adobe Summit

Omnichannel solution provider Intershop has announced that it will showcase new innovations with Adobe at Adobe Summit 2014, the Digital Marketing Conference, March 24-28 in Salt Lake City. Intershop said it will demonstrate integration of Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe's Web...

Sephora launches Beauty Board social shopping platform

Sephora has announced the launch of Beauty Board, its new social shopping platform designed to engage clients through beauty images and allow them to post, share, browse and shop Sephora's photo gallery directly on Sephora.com, the mobile site, iPhone and...

Mood Media dressing up fashion retailer with music, digital signage

In-store media specialist Mood Media Corp. recently announced that it has won an agreement to provide digital signage and music for "an iconic designer clothing brand." Mood will provide the retailer with in-store digital signage messaging and music for 330...

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In today's retail world, merchandising must be more intelligent and deliberate than ever before. Digital merchandising tools allow retailers and brands to influence every touchpoint the product has with the consumer, from in-store to online to mobile.