Tallink Grupp AS Selects Displaydata Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs) for Duty-Free Retail Stores on Board Its Cruise Ships

Posted by Emma Stevens on Mar 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Tallink has deployed over 19K ESLs on each of its three ships; Displaydata’s ESLs allow Tallink to quickly change prices, promotions and currencies at each port stop, to ensure price accuracy and to increase operational efficiencies

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Topics: electronic shelf label, electronic shelf labels, retail, retail promotion

Sailing Through Uncertain Times in Retail

Posted by Paul Milner on Mar 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Quantitative easing, low interest rates and relatively benign conditions have seen western economies achieve modest growth post 2008’s depression. But with the ending of supportive monetary policies and the likelihood of rising interest rates – along with Brexit in Europe – living standards will be squeezed. When disposable income falls, as night follows day, price competition increases.

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Topics: retail, bricks and mortar, technology trends, reduce waste

Six Steps to Become Your Store Associates’ Hero

Posted by Andy Binning on Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

For those of us in the retail industry, there is no denying the growing buzz around creating digitally-powered in-store shopping experiences for the consumer. It’s what today’s shopper wants. But are these technologies going to generate valuable ROI for retail organizations? More importantly, will they help store associates do the job they were hired to do?

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Topics: retail, in-store efficiencies, store operations, store associate

Are Your Stores Ready for The Future of Retail: Eyeing the 5 Retail Tech Trends for 2017

Posted by Paul Milner on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The retail game is changing, and fast. Customer loyalty is constantly up for grabs and the retailers that provide shoppers with the best price, customer service and the most unique shopping experience (powered by technology) will be ones left standing.

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Topics: retail, technology trends, mobile, AI, VR, IoT