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Effective Mobilization During a Natural Disaster: Retail Technology Can Be an Important Team Member

Posted on - October 09, 2017

In just over a month, we’ve seen three very powerful and destructive hurricanes devastate communities in Texas, Florida and several Caribbean islands, not to mention the most recent earthquake in Mexico. But, out of these disasters, we’ve seen lot of good news and plenty of examples of [...]


Back-to-School Gives Retailers a Sneak Peek Into 2017 Holiday Shopping Season

Posted on - September 26, 2017

As we speak, millions of children in the U.S. and beyond have headed back to their familiar classrooms, become acquainted with their new teachers, and of course, showed off their new shoes, jeans and backpacks for their fellow classmates. The back-to-school bonanza always comes on like a [...]


The Powerful Combination of QR Codes and ESLs

Posted on - September 18, 2017

In the early 2010s, QR codes were everywhere. They were all the rage amongst marketers and others who wanted to offer smart phone users quick access to information with a simple scan.


Taking the Retail Industry’s Temperature: Higher Sales, Increased Consumer Confidence

Posted on - September 05, 2017

As we have all heard or read by now, some of the recent media coverage on the state of retail has centered on the supposed overwhelming underperformance of the industry.


The Ongoing Saga of Food Waste in Grocery: Standardized Food Date Labeling and Dynamic Pricing Could Save the Day

Posted on - August 22, 2017

We’ve all been there as consumers. Many of the labels on food products include verbiage such as “sell by,” use by,” and “expires on” – confusing us and often leaving us no choice but to toss out perfectly safe food for fear we might be endangering our families with spoiled food. To combat this, [...]


Colours in Retail: How Do Colours Impact Purchasing Decisions?

Posted on - August 01, 2017

Colour scheme is an extremely important factor that brands tirelessly contemplate when designing products and packaging. However, this influence is not limited to just merchandise. Colour also plays a role in the overall layout of the retail store, and (whether they realise it or not) can affect [...]


Relieving Stress for Shoppers with Food Allergies and Restrictions

Posted on - July 25, 2017

Many of today’s shoppers are extremely conscientious of the food they eat, now more than ever. This is especially true for the 15 million Americans and 17 million Europeans(1) living with food allergies, and the millions of other shoppers who have implemented dietary changes to alleviate [...]


Electronic Shelf Labels and Tobacco – Giving Convenience Stores the Edge

Posted on - July 18, 2017

We know that tobacco (much like fuel) is historically a driving factor in customer traffic and loyalty for convenience stores. Typically, customers who enter the store for cigarettes are more likely to spend additional dollars on food, snacks and alcohol. But, costs per pack have gone up over [...]


BBC Radio 5: The ESL conversation continues

Posted on - June 27, 2017

Following our contribution to this week’s Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times Andrew Dark, Displaydata’s CEO took to the airwaves with BBC Radio 5’s Drive show to talk about why Electronic Shelf Labels  are being adopted by retailers, what the labels look like and the benefits to consumers.


Dynamic pricing and Electronic Shelf Labels

Posted on - June 26, 2017

Yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph quoted Displaydata’s CEO, Andrew Dark, about how Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) help retailers ensure prices are accurate on shelves.

Andrew said: “This kind of technology will be dominant in the UK within two years and within five years it will be rare to see a [...]