Category Archives: Retail
Need a Rugged Field Service Android with Built-In Accessories Galore?
Let’s face it. Most smartphones and tablets simply aren’t designed to put up with a hard day at work with a good chance of being dropped or rained on. Untimely accidental breakage of a device you or your people need to do their jobs results in office frustration, unhappy field workers and angry customers who are kept… Read More »
Shopper Alert! Amazon shipping before you buy?
Headline: “Amazon Is Working On ‘Anticipatory Shipping’ To Mail Items Before Customers Actually Buy Them” For the past couple of weeks I’ve been searching online for a few things I may eventually wind up buying. I know for a fact that Google noticed. Every one of the sites I go to now is filled with… Read More »
Ever wonder who decides what you buy? Only about ten super companies.
Ten mega corporations control the output of almost everything we buy – from household products to pet food to jeans. Amazing when you ponder the impact of conglomerates. According to this chart via Reddit, called “The Illusion of Choice,” these corporations create a chain that begins at one of 10 super companies. You’ve heard of… Read More »
Yet another step toward making your data visible to owners of places you go
They call it ‘more targeted advertising’. Anyone remember the futuristic movie with Tom Cruise where he was a cop who arrested people for crimes they would commit but hadn’t yet? In that situation, retina scans were used to identify people and display ‘relevant’ ads in realtime. That tech exists today but they use the unique… Read More »
Want to go to Walmart twice as often and spend 40% more too? Get their app!
Outstanding! Walmart has figured out how to make more money with a free app! It’s quite simple logic really. A well designed app will involve the customer and make them ‘Live in the Story’. It’s worth noting that 55% of shoppers have a smart phone. Retailers know this because of their use of solutions from… Read More »
mic check – try this if you have foot traffic
mic check – try this if you have foot traffic in your location! http://www.retailnext.com