When walking the aisles of a supermarket or browsing the racks at your favorite department store, chances are you’ll find a good amount of shoppers with a smartphone in hand. Regardless of the reason shoppers use their phones while browsing a store, retailers can take advantage of mobile’s effects on the retail scene.
With Black Friday just a few days away, U.S. retailers are making final preparations in both their physical and digital stores to support the expected high volume of shoppers. In fact, NRF estimated that 174 million people shopped in stores and online during last year's five-day Thanksgiving weekend, which ends with Cyber Monday. This year, the organization anticipates 2018 holiday sales in November and December to climb between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over 2017 to between $717.45 and $720.89 billion – all thanks to a healthy U.S. economy, low unemployment records and increasing wage gains.
We’re proud to announce that RIS News recently selected Displaydata as one of the top trend setting solutions providers that are “brightening the retail landscape, helping to bring their retail clients into the future of shopping.”
Bill Barton, a seasoned sales management executive in the retail industry, will spearhead Displaydata’s sales team to further its explosive worldwide growth
Topics: SVP Sales
As 2018 wraps up in a couple of months, noticeable trends have recently influenced the c-store channel. These changes are shaping the future of the coming years and setting the pace for innovations to come. That being said, the overwhelming amount of players in the game make it difficult to stay on top of the latest trends. To make navigating this arena a little easier, we’re providing you with a c-store roundup of how these stores are differentiating themselves.
In today’s retail narrative, one thing is clear: the customer should always be first. Retailers are doing all they can to create a customer-centric experience, deliver personalization and invest in any way to attract and keep shoppers. While this is essential to thriving in business, it’s worth asking: are employees getting left behind? Are the store investments you are making now helping to build and maintain your dream team of store associates?
European hardware store giant will replace in-store paper pricing to ensure clear and accurate pricing throughout select stores in Denmark
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.
As a consumer, it has been fantastic to see how the grocery retail industry has evolved over the past year, making the necessary changes to keep up with the ever-changing demands their shoppers. Not only have they made great strides to improve existing store footprints, but grocery retailers are now taking a cue from their fellow retail peers and are working to make the entire shopping experience more fun, engaging, and most importantly – more convenient. Can I get a show of hands for those of you who now take advantage of either curbside pick-up or home delivery of your groceries? Chances are, the majority of you are indeed raising your hands.
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.