The Store of The Future
- Shop tactics bring a new meaning to track and field. Higham, Nick // Marketing Week;8/7/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 32, p19
Focuses on the approaches used by the retail and information technology industries with media alternatives that will revolutionize data collection in Great Britain. Advantages of the self-service checkout for people with small number of purchases; View about the personal shopping assistant that...
- Retail Gets Wired. Ryan, Thomas J. // SGB;Dec2004, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p24
Focuses on the improvement in the efficiency of sporting goods stores through advances in technological innovations. Efforts by retailers to enhance inventory management and reduce labor costs; Impact of online selling on the reinvention of shopping experience; Adoption of radio frequency...
- Tesco extends RFID trial to distribution hub. Thomas, Daniel // Computer Weekly;9/23/2003, p14
Tesco PLC has extended its trial of radio frequency identification tags (RFID), implementing the electronic tracking technology in its non-food distribution centre at Milton Keynes, England. The supermarket chain, which last week announced a 17% rise in sales for the 24 weeks to August 9, 2003,...
- RFID at Woolworths. Hunter, Joanne // Packaging Magazine;2/19/2004, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on the plan of Woolworths PLC to become the first retailer to buy into the radio frequency identification tagging technology in Great Britain. Solution of two problem areas in store chain retailing.
- BUSINESS IMPACT VITAL TO IT PROJECT APPROVAL. // Chain Store Age;Jul2004 Supplement, Vol. 80, p35A
Interviews Tom Cole, vice chairman of Federated Department Stores, about the challenges facing retail information technology (IT) executives in getting managerial approval for innovative IT projects. Strategies that retail IT executives should employ when seeking approval for the projects;...
- CONNECTING WITH THE CUSTOMER. Berthiaume, Dan // Chain Store Age;Oct2005 Supplement, p26
This article presents several tips on providing customer satisfaction in retail stores. Some very simple fundamentals lie at the root of creating a customer-centric shopping experience and the most basic of all is knowing who your best customers are. Satisfying customers' needs means providing...
- TECH TALK. Power, Denise // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/9/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 49, Special Section p4
Presents information on several technological innovations for retail stores. Advantage of the contactless payment system at Sheetz convenience stores; Features of the returns management system from Newgistics at Bergdorf Goodman; Benefits of using radio frequency identification.
- Retailers urged to embrace new technologies. Thomas, Daniel // Computer Weekly;10/14/2003, p24
Retailers must look beyond legacy systems and point of sale upgrades and invest in innovative technologies such as radio frequency identification and self-service checkouts to sustain competitive advantage, analyst firm GartnerG2 has advised. Technology has become a major differentiator for...
- Wal-Mart Technologies Enhance Visible and Behind-Scenes Services. // Retail Merchandiser;Jul2005, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the continued use of innovative technology at Wal-Mart stores in an aim to enhance all phases of its operation as of July 2005. Expansion of radio frequency identification systems; Pilot program involving in-store kiosks; Steps taken to safeguard its data.