Survey Results Show Need For Retail BI
Innovative technology, particularly business intelligence (BI), is becoming a central priority in retail organizations.
Dutch Grocery Chain Upgrades Connectivity
Sixty-two-location supermarket chain, Hoogvliet, connects over 4,000 devices across a secure wireless network that covers devices used by customers as well as associates.
Weis Markets Uses IP Cameras To Aid Both AP And Ops
New CCTV technologies allow this supermarket chain to capture ROI on many fronts.
Managing A Labor Budget Turns Into Real Savings
The retail grocery industry is more labor intensive than many other retail verticals. Efficiently managing and scheduling this labor force can represent significant cost and time savings for the retailer. By Bob Johns, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
Reliable POS Hardware Yields Customer Satisfaction
When Tulsa, OK-based grocer Warehouse Market saw its POS hardware reach the end of its life cycle, Jana Mercer, the IT director there, had an important decision to make regarding
replacement hardware. By Erin Harris, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
Coin Redemption Keeps Cash In Stores
While some argue the future of cash as a payment medium, others are cashing in on coins. By Matt Pillar, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
Cloud-Based Video Analytics Reduce Cashier Shrink
Most 10-store grocery chains don’t even have a director of loss prevention, much less sophisticated LP technology. But the director of LP at 9-store, 650-employee Woods Supermarkets (Bolivar, MO) isn’t like most directors of LP, either. By Matt Pillar, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
Food Retailers: Critical To Our Nation’s Recovery Plan
The recent earthquake and threat of hurricane Irene that affected Washington, D.C. in a span of one week elevated my priorities from aware to alert.
New Life For Self-Checkout?
Customer measurement and management solutions provider Empathica conducted a third-quarter survey of the retail tech preferences of more than 16,000 consumers. By Matt Pillar, Editor In Chief, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
Q&A: Of Spy Planes And Supermarket Scanners
Consider this: the visual pattern recognition (VPR) technology employed in Evolution Robotics applications for retail scanning was developed by the same scientists that build VPR cameras for unmanned military spy and attack
planes. By Matt Pillar, Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine