How retailers can safeguard against loss in the retail environment and improve profitability

    As brick and mortar stores continue to face challenges associated with declining footfall compounded by COVID restrictions, many are struggling to meet changing customer demands. Shoppers have come to expect faster and more efficient services which reflect the way they prefer to purchase goods. Implementing these services in store often requires an investment, but you […]

      Unlock the possibilities of QR codes in access control

      In the last year and a half, QR codes* have become increasingly prominent for usage across different industries where low-touch solutions are even more sought after. Within access control systems, QR codes are often used as a credential for temporary and time-limited access to manage entry for visitors, employees, or deliveries. While traditional plastic cards […]

        How retailers can use network audio to level up in-store operations

        We are all used to hearing promotions, call-outs and notifications about closing time when shopping. Speakers in stores have been helpful for decades. But what about network audio, how can retailers benefit from using those instead of traditional speaker systems? And what happens when connecting audio with video? There are a number of ways that […]

          Transforming the shopping mall experience with smart technology

          Since their mid-20th century rise, shopping malls have been shifting and changing to suit consumer habits and needs. Once designed to include a few shops anchored by major department stores, these structures have evolved as destinations for work, lifestyle and play. It’s now not uncommon for shopping malls to be a mix of retail, restaurants, […]

            The smarter future of autonomous retail

            While the foundation of autonomous retail has been built up over the past few years, it is only now that retailers are beginning to fully experiment with the technology. Indeed, a small number of businesses have already forged ahead, including Amazon with the expansion of its Amazon Go chain and related app now seeing a […]

              The future of supermarkets is automated: IP-based security solutions enable advanced shopping

              Imagine you’re about to enter a supermarket. The doors open automatically after scanning your individual QR code, a pre-recorded voice message welcomes you to the store, background-music starts playing, and a voice informs you about the latest offers – tailored to your interests. This scenario of a digitalised store is no longer a far-off dream […]