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Let’s face it; shopping trips can be a hassle sometimes. Whether shopping for food, clothing, big-ticket items or a variety of other products, it’s hard for an individual to know exactly how to navigate a store according to their needs. The growing tendency to rely on mobile devices for guidance and the acceptance of technology as an integral part of everyday life affects how the retail sector now caters to its customers.
The world’s fastest-growing electronic shelf label (ESL) provider and most widely installed in the U.S., showcased its class-leading ESL solution with customer and in-store associate interactive features to improve sales, margin and free up labor. The company also demonstrated the world’s first, production ready battery-free ESL using wireless charging.
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.
In the last few years, a major priority for retailers has been focused on integrating their omnichannel services by allowing customers to try, buy, and return items in the mix of ways that are most convenient to them. Much of this work, of course, has been driven by technology. As we enter into a new year, many of our customers are again turning to technology to enhance their store experience.
For more than 30 years, B&H Photo Video has been the “go-to” place for the best prices and service for photographic, audio, video, computer and home entertainment. In fact, its New York superstore is the largest non-chain photo and video equipment store in the US.
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 non-allergy health issues or to simply eat healthier and cleaner.
One of the first questions we’re asked by prospective customers is: “When will we see ROI from Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs).”
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