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, […]

      How network audio supports retailers – today and tomorrow

      Faced with a challenging retail landscape, providing a superior customer experience is key to attracting shoppers. I’ve seen that retailers can directly influence this by changing different aspects of the store environment, such as the display areas, layouts and adding services. Although often overlooked, audio plays a critical role here; not only in creating the […]

        Loss prevention ROI: How RC Willey improves interdepartmental cooperation

        With 13 stores and three distribution centers in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and California, RC Willey is a major name in home furnishings on the west coast selling furniture, appliances, electronics, flooring and mattresses. Founded in 1932 by Rufus Call Willey, a door-to-door salesman selling Hotpoint Brand appliances out of a pickup truck, the company has […]

          Boosting mall performance through analytics

          The way in which people shop has been slowly changing. With the rise in popularity of online shopping, people can get anything they like delivered to their door, so the reasons they attend malls is for the whole experience. More than just shopping,   malls now and in the future are about giving visitors unique experiences, […]

            Smart technologies to help banks improve customer experience

            FinTech adoption is not showing any signs of slowing down – it continues to disrupt the global financial services industry and its effect on the banking industry is highly significant. Banks are seeing the opportunities new innovations present and are focusing on how they can be harnessed to improve areas such as personal advisory services […]

              Improving healthcare and operational efficiencies with modern security solutions

              Healthcare facilities are some of the most demanding and complex businesses to operate and secure.  Hospital logistics involve constant movement among staff and patients that breed inefficiencies—both in terms of costs and processes—and can raise safety concerns. Nonetheless, it is essential that all individuals and objects have the ability to flow freely. For example, it’s […]