NBC Olympics launches Leyard video walls for Olympic Winter Games

NBC Olympics launches Leyard video walls for Olympic Winter Games

NBC Olympics recently selected Leyard to deploy LED video walls for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, which are currently taking place in PyeongChang, South Korea until Feb. 25.

Crystal Display Systems debuts range of touch monitors

Crystal Display Systems Ltd. has launched a range of glass-to-glass monitors and touch monitors.

Amazon Go store now open to the public

Amazon is opening its cashierless Amazon Go store to consumers in Seattle today, following a 14-month trial with company employees, according to The Seattle Times. Upon entering, customers scan a smartphone app that registers them into the store. After grabbing...

In-store mobile efforts proving successful in retail

A new study reveals retailers deploying in-store mobile in a successful fashion are projected to enjoy upwards of 146 percent sale growth in 2018. The research, from managed mobile services provider Stratix in partnership with IHL Group, noted success is...

Walmart testing new personal shopping experience

Walmart is reportedly tapping text to provide a new personalized shopping experience for the wealthy busy mom. The mega retailer, according to a Recode report, is beta testing a new service that will give shoppers item recommendations and allow purchase...

Edigma completes digital signage installation for Ikea, Mar Shopping Algarve

Edigma recently deployed digital signage and kiosks for Mar Shopping Algarve, a shopping mall in Almancil, Portugal, featuring Ikea centers. The company provided interactive kiosks, wayfinding solutions and more, according to a press release. Customers can use some of the kiosks to take selfies with 4K iconic backdrops.

Lego Store tops in in-store experience, reveals reputation report

The Lego Store is ranked one for in-store experience, according to the latest 2017 Retail Reputation Report, which assesses retailers doing well and doing poorly when it comes to in-store experience.   The assessment includes everything from wait times to staff competence and quality of service.

Swyft acquires ZoomSystems

Swyft, Inc. has acquired NewZoom LLC, a provider of automated retail systems, in a cash and equity transaction.

CVS Health expands medication disposal kiosks

CVS Health has expanded its medication disposal program to include locations inside CVS Pharmacy stores. The safe medication disposal kiosks inside 750 CVS Pharmacy locations will add to the more than 800 units CVS Health has donated to law enforcement...

Overhead door company installs DynaTouch HR Express kiosks

CHI Overhead Doors of Arthur, Illinois, has installed five DynaTouch HR Express kiosks throughout its 1-million-square-foot facility. The kiosks streamline the HR process, serving content that includes employee benefit information, recorded company meetings, feedback forms and training videos.

Customers love music when shopping

A new Mood Media study claims music is something consumers love when shopping and when interacting in the banking environment. A majority of shoppers feel more comfortable having confidential conversations when music is playing in the bank or store, noted...

Smart store tech is a revenue booster, reveals report

A new Juniper Research report reveals smart store technologies will spur over $78 billion in annual transaction revenue in the next five years. These technologies, such as Amazon Go and what the report describes as "invisible payment" tech, are ideal...

Long Island credit union branches to be video-teller only

There will be no live tellers, just video teller machines, at three soon-to-open Teachers Federal Credit Union branches on Long Island, New York. The branches, set to open next year, will be in Kings Park, Stony Brook and East Meadow, according to a Newsday report.

LED digital posters boost retail sales

NanoLumens has launched its LED Digital Posters to replace static retail signage. The posters use NanoLumen's cloud-based Aware platform, which allows retailers to update content remotely to any poster in their network, according to a press release. The 2.5-millimeter pixel...

Saladworks selects POS system as its omnichannel digital platform

Saladworks, the nation's largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, has chosen Dovetail Systems Inc.'s Gusto POS system as its omnichannel digital platform, according to a press release. The system is designed to provide a cross platform customer engagement solution, leveraging a...

Sephora debuting a new boutique approach

Sephora is testing a "boutique" strategy in response to the current retail climate. It launched the new retail experiment in Boston, according to a Fast Company report, which describes the retail pilot as "an intimate boutique embedded in a neighborhood."...

Pet retailer deploys IBM MobileFirst to simplify purchase journey

The U.K.-based Pets at Home is launching Sales Assist, an IBM MobileFirst for iOS app for iPad, to drive a simpler purchase process across its 440 stores. The technology, according to a press release, creates an in-store digital experience for...

Study: Consumers love to touch, love music, but long wait lines not so much

When it comes to brick-and-mortar shopping, a majority of U.S. consumers, 72 percent, love being able to touch, feel and try products, and the statistic jumps to 78 percent worldwide. Yet there are still pain points for consumers within the...

Retail tech investment expectation bodes well for tool makers

A new Accenture Strategy report reveals greater tech investment by retailers could lead to $2.95 trillion in sales for technology makers. The reason? Retailers will be grabbing up new digital tools as consumers want and expect technology in the retail...

Consumers love tech in the brick-and-mortar retail experience

A new Bouncepad survey reveals U.S. consumers love stores that offer technology and they want more tech options in the shopping experience. The study results, as outlined in this infographic, cite that three out of four want more tech and say they are more likely to visit a retailer if wanted tech was available.

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