Santa Claus and New Hires are Coming to Town: How ESLs can Help Make the Most of Seasonal Hires

Posted by Paul Milner on Nov 28, 2016 9:47:05 AM

Santa Claus and New Hires are Coming to Town: How ESLs can Help Make the Most of Seasonal Hires

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Topics: ble, ESL, retail, Blog

What can Bluetooth do for you?

Posted by Paul Milner on Sep 27, 2016 8:46:15 AM

What can Bluetooth do for your stores? For a quick view – watch our animation – or read on. It’s a question that’s been discussed in retail forums for a while now. But, before I look at that, let me explain why I think Bluetooth should play a role in your marketing strategy.

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Topics: ble, electronic shelf labels, ESL, in-store, retail, Bluetooth Low Energy, promotions, worldwide, customer service experience, Inventory Management, merchandising, locationing

Kaufland Group announces that following a rigorous selection process, it has signed a substantial contract with Displaydata

Posted by Paul Milner on Aug 15, 2016 8:39:54 AM

August 15, 2016 – Bracknell, UK Kaufland Group announces that following a rigorous selection process, it has signed a substantial contract with Displaydata for the supply of Electronic Shelf Edge Labels (ESLs) to its stores across Europe.

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Topics: ESL, retail, Kaufland

Working to Make a Difference with Food Wastage

Posted by Andrew Dark on Aug 9, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Andrew Dark, CEO, Displaydata

At Displaydata, we are encouraged by the new standard leading
grocery retailers worldwide continue to set for the rest of the industry. And, as we blogged about last October, tecnology’s role in the effort to reduce food wastage globally is continually growing. In retail, dynamic pricing is being implemented by grocers to strategically price perishable items throughout the day, to encourage shoppers to purchase those items. In our experience, we’ve found retailers that decrease pricing by 1% throughout the day, see an increase in sales of 2.62% on average. To further reduce their environmental impact, retailers are using digital signage like ESLs to display the pricing changes instead of traditional paper tags, allowing for a more flexible pricing strategy without excess waste. 

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Topics: retail, Pricing, Waste Management, supermarkets, Inventory Management, grocery, zero-waste

Got Customer Reviews and Ratings? You Need ESLs in the Store!

Posted by admin on May 25, 2016 5:00:38 PM

Paul Milner, Marketing Director, Displaydata  

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Topics: ble, in-store, loyalty, retail, shopping experience, smartphones, Blog, mobile phone

Convenience Stores: Your One Stop Shop for Food, Gas and ESLs

Posted by admin on Feb 23, 2016 8:00:11 AM

Traditionally, the convenience store has primarily served as quick stop for gas on the way to work or on a road trip. In recent years, however, a number of convenience stores, from the small mom-and-pop shop to the mega travel centers, have added a number of merchandise offerings, including grab-and-go food, adult beverages, toiletries and even yard-art.   Today’s consumers are taking advantage of these offerings as they’re stretched for time as they run between work, children’s activities, networking commitments and home.

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Topics: electronic shelf label, ESL, loyalty, retail, retailer, shopper experience, shopping, store, Blog, convenience

NRF 2016: When All of Retail Came to New York City

Posted by admin on Feb 8, 2016 5:42:25 PM

And so, another successful NRF Big Show is in the books! This year’s conference hosted over 33,500 attendees previewing the latest in retail technology and innovative ideas. From our perspective, the main themes of the show seem to revolve around digital innovations and most importantly, making the customer the focus.   In keeping with NRF tradition to launch never-before-seen technology solutions, the Displaydata team was proud to announce the newest additions to our ESL suite: the Aura 29 BLE with Bluetooth Low Energy, the Chroma 16 and the Chroma 74. We also showcased our new ability to track in-store customer behavior through our partnership with SmartFocus, complete with an eye-catching wine display that some lucky winners were able to enjoy the contents of with our #NRFWineDown drawing on the last day of the show.  

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Topics: ble, electronic shelf labels, ESL, in-store, retail, retail promotion, retailer, shelf edge, shopper experience, Blog, Bluetooth Low Energy, digital price label

Why You Should Visit Displaydata at NRF 2016: It’s All About the Digital Store with Fully Graphic Electronic Shelf Labels

Posted by admin on Jan 13, 2016 12:10:18 PM

At retail’s BIG Show next week, retailers will gain insight into the latest technology solutions to help make their stores and retail channels more profitable and provide their customers with “out of this world” shopping experiences. By now we all know that offering in-store digital engagement options to today’s connected customer is a necessity sooner rather than later – what can retailers do to offer these interactive, engaging and personalized solutions to customers while also adding to the bottom line and increasing the operational efficiency of the retailer?   Look no further than the electronic shelf label, or ESL.  

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, fully graphic, in-store, loyalty, retail, retail promotion, shelf display, shopper experience, Blog, digital price label, promotions

The Time is (Almost) Here for NRF 2016

Posted by admin on Dec 22, 2015 10:01:34 AM

  NRF is quickly approaching, and the entire Displaydata team is looking forward to another great show in New York. As always, Retail’s BIG Show – a four-day event – offers unparalleled education, collegial networking and an enormous EXPO Hall full of the latest in retail technologies and solutions. It really is THE one-stop-shopping event for industry professionals from around the world.  

 

Displaydata is excited to again showcase our industry-leading, full-graphic electronic shelf labels in booth #4343. In addition, next month we’ll be making some exciting announcements on the availability of a new Aura 2.9 inch, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) ESL, as well as a preview of our newest sized Chroma labels. Stay tuned in for more details on our new ESLs in early January!   In the meantime, below is an overview of the NRF sessions that our team is most looking forward to attending.  

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Topics: electronic shelf labels, fully graphic, in-store, loyalty, retail, retail promotion, shelf display, shopper experience, Blog, digital price label, promotions

Getting to Know You: New MasterCard Global Survey Tells Us All About the New “Omnishopper”

Posted by admin on Dec 8, 2015 10:00:10 AM

  When it comes to their customers, the phrase “getting to know you” is certainly on the minds of the savviest of retailers all day, every day. Not every shopper is going to fit into a perfect bucket of when and where they like to shop, but if retailers take the time to look close enough, certain patterns will begin to emerge.  
In a recent survey of over 10,000 shoppers across 11 countries, MasterCard set out to define the behaviors and attitudes of consumers who purchase both online and offline within a 30-day period.

The result of the survey identified that the omnishopper (or a consumer that transcends channels) is a more focused in-store shopper that is now buying from a narrower list of unique stores than in years past.   In other words, and according to MasterCard, this new power shopper has arrived globally and is your new best customer. Retailers, listen up! This omnichannel customer is:  

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Topics: electronic shelf label, in-store, retail, retail promotion, shelf display, Blog, ecommerce