When 82 percent of U.S. adults own smartphones, and 91 percent keep them with them at all times, a mobile strategy for retail becomes more important than ever.
If you're not up to speed on mobile and all of its implications for retail, you will find the future to be very challenging.
#CONNECTsummit14 included mobile innovation leaders from across the spectrum: tech, restaurant, retail.
Combining directional audio with digital signage offers an entirely new dimension to customer engagement.
Amazon's first smartphone combines visual product recognition with one-click shopping from the online giant's inventory. Should other retailers be scared?
Apple introduces mobile wallet capabilities that combine NFC, Passbook and Touch ID. The company has support from banks, major card issuers and retailers.
With Apple's rollout of Apple Pay, now might be a good time for marketers to get to know Passbook.
Four digital signage and in-store merchandising experts talk about the customer engagement challenges facing retailers ahead of this year's DSA event.
Apple's next iPhone might be capable of NFC payments. Most retailers are not well-prepared, though there is still time.
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During this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit, Vibes CEO Jack Philbin led the opening panel on the future of mobile and what it means for retail.
According to the company, Scandit’s Mobile App Suite for Retail provides a series of fully customizable, cross-platform mobile applications for retail employees and customers including: Clienteling, Mobile Point of Sale (mPOS), Mobile Shopping (mShopping), Self-Checkout, Shopping Lists and Procurement.
According to the company, customers benefit from global infrastructure capabilities, responsive scaling for peak periods and included redundancy capabilities.
The employee-owned grocer is based in West Des Moines, Iowa, and operates 237 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.
Bigcommerce Analytics delivers information such as best-selling products, popular categories, average order value (AOV), purchase funnel analysis, abandoned carts, category-level merchandising and customer acquisition insights.
SKP seeks to expand its global market reach with U.S. entry and intends to expand beyond mobile with online and offline shopping experiences.
The company said Mood Mix is designed to give small business owners a high level of control and interaction with their music programming, allowing brands to customize their soundtracks by mixing musical genres, decades, artists and albums.
Retailers identified a renewed focus in marketing efforts, investing in tools with greater data capture and analytical capabilities.
With LightSpeed Payments, retailers will no longer need to deal with a third party to begin accepting credit and debit cards or to access critical information about financials.
Simon Launch organizers will select 10 startup finalists to pitch a panel of judges and will then select up to three winners.
Presence is an inaudible digital signal broadcast through Mood’s global content delivery network of media players. With the Presence signal activated, clients can communicate with consumers while they are in their location and deliver relevant, engaging content to enhance the in-store experience.
According to the company, the Revenue Intelligence Dashboard utilizes self-learning algorithms to present the seller with in-depth business information and adaptive alerts, enabling smarter decision making and optimized business operations.
TNS' Managed POS Encryption includes support for the VeriShield Protect end-to-end encryption solution from VeriFone and Trustwave's hardware-agnostic point-to-point encryption.
Slice, which offers an eponymous shopping app that extracts and organizes online shopping data from e-receipts, announced it has opened its API to web publishers.
The company outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as the company continues to add new dimensions for attracting shoppers and serving the needs of individual customers.
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Apple Pay, which is set to launch in the U.S. in October, uses a secure element in the phone to store card information. It eliminates the need for a mag stripe, instead generating a single-use, unique number for each transaction.