What is your store showing you? Understand it with retail analytics

    Video surveillance has historically been used to monitor for loss prevention, recording footage to later be reviewed. Of course, that is a basic and prevalent function that is still necessary; thorough coverage of your store is crucial. But what if a surveillance solution could do more—to not only prevent losses but increase efficiency and ultimately […]

      Optimizing the in-store experience for the connected customer

      Data. Increasingly at the heart of every business, the ability to collect, analyze and derive actionable insights from multiple sources of data in real-time can be the difference between winning a customer or seeing them captured by the competition. For retailers, providing an exemplary customer experience both online and offline is critical in attracting new […]

        Security for an anonymous service: protecting Bitcoin ATMs

        The rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, also known as altcoins, has been impossible to avoid. The market has hit the mainstream and broad public consciousness, with cryptocurrencies now available to buy on the high street via ATMs. Known as “Bitcoin ATMs”, these allow users to easily purchase cryptocurrencies from a machine, anonymously. One of […]

          Using video analytics to charm the reluctant shopper

          I’m not an enthusiastic shopper. I prefer online  shopping; it’s easier, quicker and more comfortable from my sofa. But sometimes I do have to reluctantly venture in-store – so how can I be tempted into the many retail outlets available on the high street? In this post I will explain how retailers can use video […]

            Why supermarket security systems need thermal imaging

            Recent NEXO field tests have found that inventory shrinkage has led to retail companies losing more than 1% of their annual turnover. A combination of employee dishonesty, shoplifting, vendor fraud and administrative errors have resulted in store managers losing large amounts of revenue on a daily basis. The lost revenue isn’t just felt by retailers […]

              Bergendahls Food enhances the customer experience with network video

              In addition to its established use in security, the addition of analytics has seen retailers use video as a key strategic tool in enhancing the in-store customer experience. The enhanced capability of network cameras and other connected devices allows retailer to optimize stores, including improvements to the customer journey, and more effective displays, announcements and […]