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Displaydata Partners with E Ink at SID Display Week 2019

Posted by Paul Milner on Apr 26, 2019 11:21:39 AM

SID Display Week now in its 56th year, is where the world’s next-generation electronic display creators, technologists, value-add suppliers, and market-making end-users gather to stay connected, stay current, and get ahead.

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, E Ink, SID Display Week

The $53B Business Waiting in the Wings: Augmented Reality

Posted by Paul Milner on Feb 5, 2019 1:51:12 PM

It’s taken a lot longer than it should – particularly considering the rapid rise and comparative sophistication of online shopping – but ‘physical’ retail is finally starting to get ‘phygital.’ Working with our retail customers we are helping to drive powerful in-store customer engagement with ‘next stage’ solutions, including Augmented Reality (AR).

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Topics: mobile, augmented reality, retail technology, in-store personalization, mobile app adoption, AR

Displaydata partners with E Ink at CES 2019 to showcase the world’s leading fully graphic Electronic Shelf Labels

Posted by Paul Milner on Jan 8, 2019 4:21:35 PM

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.

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Ossia and Displaydata Partner to Develop Electronic Shelf Labels with Real Wireless Power

Posted by Paul Milner on Aug 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Ossia, an award-winning wireless power innovator, and Displaydata, the leading electronic shelf label (ESL) provider, are partnering to create ESLs that integrate Cota® Real Wireless Power technology into Displaydata’s advanced display solutions.

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Topics: electronic shelf label, ESL, wireless power, OTA, over the air

The Missing Piece to the Food Waste Solution: Consumers’ Preference for More In-store Technology Could Help Grocers Get Up to Speed on Tracking, Reporting and Reducing Waste

Posted by Paul Milner on Jul 19, 2018 9:26:31 AM

As humans, we are dependent on food. There’s not much we’d be able to accomplish without the energy source provided by the assortment of carbohydrates, proteins and fats we consume on a daily basis. This necessity seems to echo in a prevalence of food everywhere we go, from the restaurants we visit to our workplaces, schools and homes, but the heaviest volume of food in our cities is typically found at the grocery stores we shop at. While these hubs are prime places to stock up on food, they are also top contributors to the worldwide problem of food waste.

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Topics: electronic shelf label, ESL, supermarkets, in-store efficiencies, in-store technologies, food waste

Displaydata Partners with E Ink at SID Display Week 2018 to showcase the world’s leading fully graphic Electronic Shelf Labels

Posted by Paul Milner on Jun 18, 2018 5:30:50 PM

Display Week 2018, hosted by SID and held in the bustling city of Los Angeles, recently wrapped up its annual international event – and it did not disappoint.

In Display Week’s words, “Display Week provides an unparalleled marketing opportunity to get before more than 7,000 electronic display design, development and engineering purchase decision-makers.” In short, this premier international event is where the electronic display industry meets to see the latest developments and network with the world’s leading display technology companies.

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Let’s get phygital … our new report with Planet Retail RNG on the connected store

Posted by Paul Milner on Jun 11, 2018 8:12:00 AM

Yes I know, ‘phygital’ (retail) maybe just a buzzword that’s being trotted out again, but it’s having a renaissance; because the widely anticipated, and seamless merging together of physical and digital retail to better serve the customer, has a way to go. What’s more, I see an inequality in this confluence.

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, ESL, agile pricing, connected store, phygital, retail research

Keeping Your Stores in Rhythm with Brand Uptime

Posted by Paul Milner on Apr 9, 2018 10:54:22 AM

You only have one chance to make a first impression – the phrase is true for personal interactions, of course, but also for the relationship between you and your consumers. In an omni-channel retail environment, it is important to strategically consider every aspect of the buyer journey, creating a shopping experience that is consistent (and enjoyable!) across every channel. You want to get it right the first time.

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Topics: brick and mortar, bricks and mortar, in-store strategy, brand uptime

Kaufland Group: How one of Europe’s Largest Grocers Cuts Waste and Boosts Margins

Posted by Paul Milner on Mar 12, 2018 2:38:03 PM

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Topics: electronic shelf label, ESL, Kaufland

More engagement, more efficiency, more revenue: A product update

Posted by Paul Milner on Feb 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

One of the reasons online sales continue to grow is that the shopping experience is becoming ever quicker and easier. What’s more, prices and promos can be changed at a click to capitalise on sales trends. And new ways are emerging for retailers to use the data they hold on shoppers to better target them with promotions and rewards – rewards which, by being more personalised, are more successful.

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Topics: aisle411, augmented reality