Pilot success spurs mobile ad efforts at Marathon stores

A 90-day trial run by Golden Pantry Food Stores reveals iSIGN technology to be an effective marketing tool.

FEATURES


How digital signage is leading retail's 'Internet of Things'

The Internet of Everything has changed the retail landscape when it comes to the customer experience; one of the principal endpoint solutions being utilized across that landscape is digital signage.

3 ways to prep for the ban on trans fats

Food retailers can prepare for the ban by taking a few necessary steps.

ICXSummit: How to bring 'social proof' into your brick-and-mortar locations

Brick-and-mortar retailers and restaurants must find ways to bring “social proof” to their stores and technology may be the way to do it.

Retailers enhancing customer experience with interactivity

A look at why adding interactive digital signage could give retailers a seamless customer experience.

Microsoft stores create 'the world's largest photo booth'

Seattle-area shoppers stumbled upon "largest photo booth in the world" over the holiday season, posting their images on 150-foot video walls at Microsoft Stores.

Drinking from a digital signage firehose at Retail's BIG Show

Digital signage and dynamic place-based media expert inundated by the digital flood at this year's National Retail Federation show.

UGG brings interactive signage to new concept store

The first-ever UGG Australia technology-driven concept store opened last month in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, featuring interactive digital signage touchscreens and giving shoppers the ability to customize their favorite styles.

Shazam coming to 200 shopping malls

The Shazam mobile app will now bring shoppers and advertisers even closer together at ground zero for the retail experience, the shopping mall, via digital signage.

Microsoft wins award for Titanfall retail launch

The launch included midnight debuts of the game, and featured 10 minutes of original content unique to the stores.

How retail shelf media can turn browsers into buyers

A dynamic signage expert takes a deep dive into shelf-level digital signage.

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NEWS


TripAdvisor app integration expands customer engagement capability

The new TripAdvisor integration is the latest addition to Enplug’s app portfolio geared toward boosting customer interaction via social networks

Airport shoppers enjoying new interactive retail experience

Travelers at San Francisco International airport are now tapping interactive screens if looking to buy headphones or a cold healthy drink.

STRATACACHE expands shopper marketing with IZ-ON acquisition

Dayton, Ohio-based digital signage provider announced its acquisition of IZ-ON Media, a digital media company specializing in in-store shopper marketing solutions designed to activate shoppers along the path to purchase.

Health-and-beauty chain Clicks South Africa clicks on digital signage for in-store marketing

South African health-and-beauty retail chain Clicks has announced a partnership with South African digital signage solutions company Moving Tactics that entails installing digital signage within the chain's top 25 stores nationally, as well as marketing the media platform to Clicks' private-label suppliers and other brand suppliers.

Creepy or Cool: Study reveals how consumers react to digital personalization

Study of over 1,000 U.S. consumers finds that "cool" features help shoppers discover relevant products, information; "creepy" ones identify, target, track.

IntuiLab, Quividi partner to bring adaptive content and analytics to interactive digital signage

IntuiLab, provider of the interactive experience creation platform IntuiFace, and Quividi, the provider of automated audience measurement for digital signage, have announced the availability of a joint solution that automatically reacts to demographic and engagement statistics, on-screen selections and location-based information from users.

Companies partner to provide in-store analytics in Middle East

Walkbase, an analytics and marketing company, is partnering with BT Al Saudia for delivering in-store analytics in five countries.

Clarks steps into digital experiences across the UK and Ireland

Clarks, the iconic British shoe manufacturer and retailer, has selected Moki Total Control to deliver contextual and relevant digital signage experiences via LG tablets in its 566 UK and Republic of Ireland stores.

Ingenico, Intel to work on products for the Internet of Things

The companies will jointly develop a mobile tablet that supports EMV and NFC payment functionalities.

TigerLogic releases socially powered digital signage app for Google Chromebox

The Postano Kiosk App is designed to create new social media opportunities for in-store digital signage.

Mondelēz rolling out digital signage Virtual Assistants to Belgian retailers

Multibillion dollar snack conglomerate Mondelēz International is rolling out a group of five Tensator Virtual Assistants to introduce its latest sweet treats at Carrefour, Cora and Makro stores in Belgium, according to an announcement from Tensator.

Fujitsu Australia piloting retail digital signage and mobile analytics with iSIGN

Toronto-based interactive mobile advertising solutions provider iSIGN Media Solutions Inc. and its Australian distributor and reseller, JEA Technologies, announced today that they are working with Fujitsu Australia, a provider of digital media solutions to retail, banking, transport and commercial industry segments in Australia and New Zealand.

South African digital signage firm launches retail analytics division

Moving Tactics Retail Analytics is a division focused on the gathering of data from brick-and-mortar retail environments through the use of a variety of technological and digital analytical tools to determine patterns and trends that can be used to make informed business decisions for retailers.

GestureTek teams with beacon tech provider Ap1 to beacon-enhanced gesture-controlled signage at GlobalShop15

Partnership is intended to enhance the display system by enabling real-time response capabilities, micro-positioning and social profiling for connectivity to both the customer's smartphone and the display content.

Belly opts for Moki to drive consumer-facing tablets

Cloud-based software provider Moki has announced that Belly, which it says is the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 customer-facing digital signage kiosk tablets that power Belly's loyalty program in more than 10,000 businesses worldwide.

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