In today's retail, inside-store operations are greatly supported by technology. Billing, Customer Relationship Management, Digital Signage, VM and Store Designing are all coming under this section. The articles here take up these topics.
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Vendors through e-commerce sites have started offering premium smartphone iPhone 6 at a starting price of Rs 56,000. The official launch date and other details for India are yet to be announced by Apple.
Looking to cash in on the $ 600 billion Digital India initiative, global tech giant Cisco today unveiled a "smart city" model to demonstrate how smart networks can play a crucial role in areas like
Devices embedded with the ability to communicate with each other are already here. Shijo SunnyThomas writes about the impact, not just on the supply chain but on the entire gamut of retail customer experience
Imagine your local department store reacts and engages with you as you stroll by the shop window. Mirrors in the retail store automatically gauge your body measurements to assist in choosing the right fit. These may
Rapidly changing customer needs, as well as the operating environment have forced retailers and allied consumer-based brands to pay increased attention to optimising their supply chain. Apart from that, it also helps
FDI has been a scary initiative for the small retailers. Much has been talked about the impact FDI will have on the business of these small retailers. But there is enough being done for the small retailers, one of
At times when technology is being slowly but surely being integrated into the retail sector in the country, involvement of international players for the same is imperative. After the worldwide success of GS1 Global
Be it the quandary of long waiting lines at the billing counter or the tedious task of tracking items inside the shop, the troubles will wean away soon as Smart Label System, also called RFID (Radio Frequency
In Cross –Channel retail, a consumer has a consistent experience with a retailer across all channels made available by the retailer. That means having the same marketing message, pricing, and customer service
Many a times it happens that we don’t get what we are promised from shops leaving us disappointed. For example, smart gimmicks by the retailers that are enough to pull the crowd inside the store fail to deliver
When you start a retail business there are many things to consider: What kind of point-of-sale system do you want? What are your stock management needs? Do you need to network shops; How will you manage your books,
Probably every one of us have many a times encountered this situation that we entered the retail outlet and realised that the product that we are looking for is missing, resulting in frustration caused by loss of time
The retail industry is witnessing a sea change of innovations. In an interesting lowdown, we see the new trends that are catching up in the market scenerio.
The Indian Panorama
With a population of
ItzCash has been able to create access to ecommerce transactions to 80% of the population who does not own a credit/debit card in the country. These consumers are empowered at the same level as of credit/debit card by
Switching from a traditional cash register to a computerised POS system is a tad too difficult a task –there are many factors to consider and some pitfalls to avoid. However, one cannot ignore the Return on
Importance of communication must be explained and stressed beforehand to avoid any pitfalls at a later stage. Each staff is like a brick that forms any retailing and communication is the tool that binds them together.
Today, the set of technology solutions available in the market are plenty, malls being a special target of the solution providers. They have been a witness to sudden demand and track the customer shopping and
With the expanding economy and higher purchasing power, footfalls and conversions at stores have gone drastically up. All this has given rise to long queue at the POS. Gradually, retailers are realising the need to
Sampling is a technique wherein customers are given the opportunity to test and try a particular product before they make a purchase. Samples are provided by the brand to its customers free of
Have you ever been bowled over by the display window of any retail store? Your answer might be yes/no. But we all agree unanimously that mannequins are attention grabbers. If any one is in hurry then only these