The “Old School” Store Associate of Now, and the Future

Posted by Paul Milner on May 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Once upon a time, the store made it a point to know all their customers, what they liked, what they didn’t, and perhaps even knew some of their birthdays and important anniversaries. When a customer would enter the store, the actual owner of the shop would be there to greet the customer by name, ask about their family and see if they’ve enjoyed their last purchase. The shopping experience was highly personalized and relevant to each shopper's buying behavior.

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Topics: in-store, retail, store, brick and mortar, bricks and mortar, store associate, in-store technologies


Posted by Paul Milner on May 23, 2017 7:00:00 AM

One of the first questions we’re asked by prospective customers is: “When will we see ROI from Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs).”

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Topics: electronic shelf label, electronic shelf labels, ESL, shelf label, digital price label, esls, ROI, digital signage


Posted by Emma Stevens on May 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Everyone’s pretty much addicted to their smartphone these days – especially tech savvy shoppers. As our infographic shows, 90%[1] use their phones in-store and 52% do so to check competitors’ prices and look for reviews. 

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Topics: beacons, ble, retail, shopper experience, shoppers, showrooming, smartphones, personalization

By the Numbers: Consumer Confidence vs Consumer Spending

Posted by Emma Stevens on May 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that core retail sales in February (not including food, auto, building materials and fuel sales) rose 0.1% following a January rise of 0.8%. The numbers, of course, show us that Americans participated in the act of “retail therapy” only slightly more in February than they did in January – but what is the real story? Let’s take a closer look.

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Topics: consumer confidence, retail growth, consumer spending

Displaydata Opens New U.S. Support Center in Atlanta

Posted by Paul Milner on May 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Move strengthens investment in North America and provides year-round 24x7 support for worldwide customers

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Topics: displaydata, Customer Services, Atlanta, new office