POS in the Cloud: The Networked Checkout—On the Possibilities for a Cloud-Based Point-of-Sale-System (by Konstantin Gergianakis, MS POS GmbH; excerpted from iXtenso)
Today, POS no longer simply means ‘Point of Sale’ but ‘Point of Service’. A software system needs to be able to process huge amounts of data more quickly and access a customer’s data from anywhere, and more ….
CHINASHOP 2019 Magnificently Opens in Qingdao on Nov. 7
CHINASHOP—an authoritative & well-rounded exhibition platform for retail industry for its innovative & forward-looking attributes, enjoys a total exhibition area of 120,000 square meters with an estimate of more than 65,000 visitors and 900 exhibitors.
The Amazing Ways How L’Oréal Uses Artificial Intelligence To Drive Business Performance (by Bernard Marr, excerpted from Forbes)
L’Oréal operates its own technology incubator, a group that operates like a start-up but focused on where beauty and technology meet. L’Oréal adopts AI-powered digital skin diagnostic, mobile app for makeup try-on, intelligent brush for hair-care etc.
NCR Emerald Launches At Northgate Market, Simplifying Operations And Powering Growth (source from NCR, excerpted from RETAIL IT)
Northgate Market has deployed NCR Emerald, the cloud-enabled POS platform offered on a subscription basis. It took less than six months to go from contract to live deployment in the first store, with no business disruption upon launch.
7-Eleven Empowers A More Mobile Workforce With Microsoft Cloud Solutions And Devices (SOURCE: 7-Eleven, Inc., excerpted from RETAIL IT)
Modern workplace solutions enable field employees to be more efficient on the go; provide Franchisees with insightful business data
RHS Wisley, Surrey, UK (Excerpted from RETAIL FOCUS)
The brief was to set the global benchmark for Horticultural retailing by creating an inspiring retail destination, promoting awareness of the RHS charity, redefining the customer journey and dwell time, and increasing commercial traction.
French retailer Decathlon lays foundation for global expansion (BY DAN BERTHIAUME, excerpted from CHAIN STORE AGE)
By using APIs to connect enterprise systems and processes such as POS software, order management, and inventory data in an application network, a retailer can improve access to and reuse applications and data to scale globally.
6 PACKAGE DESIGN TIPS YOU PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD BEFORE (By Shane Breault in Packaging Design, excerpted from PACKAGING DIGEST)
Packaging purists want to simplify in the name of clean design. Understandably, the notion of adding more elements feels counterintuitive. But then again, there’s also the old adage that content is king.
Partners & Benefits
Oriented to media channels and data analytics enterprises as well as guilds or industry associations/organizations/institutions, the partnership launched by CHINASHOP is aimed at allowing every partner to engage with their targeting audience as well as creating interconnected networks, whereby propelling one another’s business extension nationwide and even worldwide.
Key Benefits from Partnership
1. Gain Accelerant Growth Engines contributed by new subscribers & advertisers 2. Acquire Golden Opportunities to display print/digital publications at CHINASHOP 3. Win Favored Chances to maximize brand exposure before and during CHINASHOP 4. Meet with Potential Clients at CHINASHOP-powered platform 5. Enjoy Priorities for Branding Activities at CHINASHOP-required events.
Mr. Justin Liu