Canadian Tire interactive showcase video from June 2015 Store brings brand to life with unprecedented focus on products and services for life in Canada Canadian Tire Interactive Showcase Video was last modified: April 19th, 2016 by Retail Systems
Good article. What Starbucks tells us about automation and the future of jobs.
A Starbucks barista isn’t just doing a job that could be automated in the future. We’ve known how to build vending machines for coffee for decades, and with a bit of effort they could probably automate the sale of pastries too. Starbucks could lay off all of its baristas and make its stores fully automated.
But Starbucks isn’t going to do that because they know customers aren’t just coming for the coffee. The ritual of ordering coffee and having a human being prepare it is an integral part of the Starbucks experience.
FROM 2015 — Opens New Sales Channels to Consumers; On Display at NRF booth 825 NEW YORK – (Jan. 11, 2015) – Apex Supply Chain Technologies has introduced AnyWhere self-service product-delivery solutions for today’s on-the-go consumer. AnyWhere and the Apex Trajectory Cloud perfectly suit brands seeking omni-channel relationships with consumers by enabling them to order from AnyWhere, ship… Read More »
ROBO 3D brings eye-catching 3D printing kiosks to Best Buy retail stores Nov 11, 2015 | By Kira – LINK TO ARTICLE Though we’ve recently seen some major retail names including Staples and Lowe’s enter the 3D printing consumer market, it’s clear that they were just at the forefront of a massive global movement. Next in line to… Read More »
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 A new version of KioWare Classic for Window is now available. The KioWare Classic for Windows Products (available in Lite, Basic, and Full), act as a secure kiosk mode, locking down the Windows operating system and desktop. Version 7.4.0 of KioWare Classic Lite, KioWare Classic Basic and KioWare Classic Full provides customers of the… Read More »
Good article on Kiplinger on six considerations for using cash. Excerpt — From PayPal to Bitcoin to Samsung Pay (the newest contender among mobile wallets), advances in payment technology make pocket change look as if it’s headed for the history books. But according to a 2012 study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 40% of an… Read More »
Article from Seeking Alpha by Strubel Investments lays out Outerwall and its businesses exactly as they are (and have been). Worth a read for sure. Summary Outerwall looks cheap but poor management makes the company unattractive. Company’s variable cost structure means it can thrive with declining sales. Despite attractive core business model management has wasted over $250M on… Read More »
Three weeks ago Best Buy announced that they are testing a new robot name “Chloe” for the automated 24/7 distribution of all media. This is now live…
In the financial services industry, the term “cash handling” is commonplace. Everyone – from the C-suite down to each individual worker, knows the value of quality cash handling and money management. However, in the retail industry, the importance of cash handling can slip through the cracks.
The mobile phone crowd likes to dismiss cash but, not so quick…
Robotics Video – Boston Dynamics and Spot was last modified: March 5th, 2015 by Retail Systems