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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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E-commerce sites to offer iPhone 6 at starting price of Rs

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. A vendor at eBay is offering

BY Retailer  |  Oct 03, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Cisco unveils Smart City model for a digital India

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 education, healthcare,

BY Retailer  |  Sep 24, 2014  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Retail demands interoperability

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 It is predicted that by

BY  |  Sep 21, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Power of Interactive Technology

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 seem to be far from

BY  |  Aug 29, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Technology to cut supply chain cost

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 organisations to

BY  |  Aug 23, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Saral Card: Updating the small retailers

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 such initiative is

BY  |  Jan 21, 2013  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Retail gets it easy

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 Registry model that

BY  |  Aug 09, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The growing cult of RFID

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 Identification), comes to

BY  |  Aug 02, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Power of Cross-Channel Retail

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 everywhere — in

BY  |  Jul 12, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Incentivising to retain customers

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 the promised once we

BY  |  Jul 05, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Bookkeeping in retail

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, analyse your

BY  |  May 31, 2011  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Tackling Out of Stock

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 and effort. Out

BY  |  May 31, 2011  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

March of the KB’s Fair Price

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 approximately 1,155,347,678 and

BY  |  May 27, 2011  |  comments ( 13 )  | 

A Convenient Payment Platform

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 giving them option

BY  |  May 17, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

A countdown of Top POS trends

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 Investment (ROI) and

BY  |  May 03, 2011  |  comments ( 2 )  | 

Clear Communication is the Key

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. Whether it is the

BY  |  Apr 02, 2011  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Technology simplifies decisions

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 behavioural trends when it

BY  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

Printers that Fit the Bill

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 cut the long queues

BY  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Try this out!

The technique 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 choice. They can be made

BY Sharmila Das  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

The Mannequin Magic

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 mannequins can grab our

BY Sharmila Das  |  comments ( 1 )  | 

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