NRF Can't Miss Sessions

Posted by Roisin Gray on Jan 3, 2020 11:57:11 AM

NRF's Big Show is just around the corner. NRF is a great opportunity to speak with and learn from leaders at the biggest event in the industry. With a plethora of exciting programming, it can be difficult to decide which sessions to attend.

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, ESL, NRF 2020

Research Shows that ESLs are the Future

Posted by Roisin Gray on Jan 2, 2020 4:34:29 PM

As brick and mortar retail face growing challenges, retailers must find innovative solutions to today’s problems. According to our research study with Planet Retail, 67% of shoppers think technology improves the store experience, 33% want offers sent to their mobile devices and 65% said they welcome agile pricing, where prices are subject to change throughout the day. As this research and recent McKinsey and Company reports suggest, electronic shelf labels (ESLs) could be the solution to today’s obstacles.

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, ESL, bricks and mortar, automation, planet retail

Curing Customers’ Curiosity: Providing Dynamic Information with ESLs

Posted by Emma Stevens on Jun 6, 2019 10:24:59 AM

As the world continues to grow more connected by the day, consumers have access to more information than ever. They don’t let it go to waste – they’re doing plenty of research before shopping to ensure they’re getting the right product at the right price. This is true for both online and in-store, with shoppers researching at home or on the go before buying. It doesn’t stop once they’re in the store either. According to a study published by Bazaarvoice in 2018, 82% of smartphone users consult their phones on purchases they are about to make in store.

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Topics: ESL, digital signage, dynamic pricing, dynamic information

Building Your Dream Team with Digital Signage

Posted by Emma Stevens on Sep 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

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?

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Topics: ESL, store associate, retail associate

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

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

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

New Store Experiences: Top Five Ways ESLs Can Innovate Your Store

Posted by Emma Stevens on Mar 5, 2018 6:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: electronic shelf label, electronic shelf labels, ESL, esls, retail growth, retail innovation

Case Study: Displaydata ESLs Enhance the In-Store Experience for B&H Photo Video

Posted by Emma Stevens on Feb 19, 2018 7:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: electronic shelf label, electronic shelf labels, ESL, dynamic pricing, pricing strategy, B&H