Tag Archives: retail

Retail and Alcohol Upsell

Alcohol Retail – Shopping Under The Influence We like that title. WP article covers Nordstroms and how they are adding martinis to the mix for shoppers.  With all the analytics describing how doing this or doing that is going to increase sales per customer and provide an uplift, why not just do the obvious?  Sell them a martini,… Read More »

How China is leading the ‘new retail’ revolution

Edward Tse and Jackie Wang say market moves by Chinese firms like Alibaba, Tencent and JD.com show how key players are experimenting with various forms of tech-driven ‘new retail’ in the O2O world, making the industry more dynamic than ever

Source: www.scmp.com

Foreign companies are also ­actively piloting their new retail strategy in China. Earlier this month, the world’s largest Starbucks ­Reserve Roastery opened in Shanghai, leveraging Alibaba’s technology to give consumers a more immersed Starbucks journey.

 

This is also the first mass offline application of augmented reality (AR) technology. Consumers can use the Taobao app to unlock the AR features in the store, such as learning about the details of the Starbucks coffee brewing process.

NCR Q4 2014 Results Self-check-out, EMV, Hospitality, Cloud Services

Couple of wins in self-checkout, one big legacy app cancelled, EMV costs reducing spend on upgrades in software, hospitality quick food spend down thanks to one mega. Cloud services * Revenue are new #1  Source: seekingalpha.com Couple of wins in self-checkout, one big legacy app cancelled, EMV costs reducing spend on upgrades in software, hospitality quick food spend down… Read More »