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Another Day, Another App, Another Satisfied Customer

How might health care providers use technology to turn customers' mobile phones into information displays and ordering devices? A few years ago, the NY Times outlined how retailers are doing it..."(Designer Norma) Kamali is at the forefront of a t...
by Health Care Strategist on Apr 20, 2015

VIDEO: EBay CEO on Facing Activist Investors

John Donahoe, chief executive of eBay Inc., says he stays focused on purpose. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the...Read more of the post VIDEO: EBay CEO on Facing Activist...

EyeXam: Mobil-eyez Your Practice!

“Hang on doc, let me just finish this text”.  Sound familiar?  Texting, checking in on Facebook, and even taking phone calls in the middle of an exam has ruffled the feathers of more than one eye doc.  Guess that “turn off your cell phone”...
by The Optical Vision Site on Jun 4, 2013

Chinese Store Association Urges Cuts in Transactions Fees

At present, fees charged to supermarkets and stores for transactions made with bank cards range from 0.5 percent to 1 percent of the transaction value...
by Retail News Update on Sep 18, 2012

Chinese Store Association Urges Cuts in Transactions Fees

At present, fees charged to supermarkets and stores for transactions made with bank cards range from 0.5 percent to 1 percent of the transaction value...
by Retail News Update on Sep 18, 2012

Chinese Store Association Urges Cuts in Transactions Fees

At present, fees charged to supermarkets and stores for transactions made with bank cards range from 0.5 percent to 1 percent of the transaction value...
by Retail News Update on Sep 18, 2012

Marketing Meets Clothing Body Scanners: An End to Vanity Sizing or a Sizing Revolution?

I could have sworn I was an eight. But no matter how I shimmy, squeeze or shake, these babies aren’t sliding on. A slight panicky moment flushes over me; did I magically become a ten in the last hour? I check the jeans I wore to the store and sigh.
by CBD inTouch on Sep 17, 2012

The Rise of the Marketing Robot

Recently, The Wall Street Journal ran an article on the experiences of Rachel Emma Silverman, who literally was a robot in her office for several weeks this summer.  She became a lot like R2D2—only better.  She worked remotely from Austin, TX, bu...
by CBD inTouch on Sep 6, 2012

Amazon launches standalone Kindle Store in India

Twenty-four percent of Indian adults with Internet access have bought an ebook. Now that group could get a lot bigger: Amazon has launched a standalone Kindle Store in India and is selling Kindle exclusively through Indian electronics chain Croma...
by Retail News Update on Aug 23, 2012

Amazon launches standalone Kindle Store in India

Twenty-four percent of Indian adults with Internet access have bought an ebook. Now that group could get a lot bigger: Amazon has launched a standalone Kindle Store in India and is selling Kindle exclusively through Indian electronics chain Croma...
by Retail News Update on Aug 23, 2012

Amazon launches standalone Kindle Store in India

Twenty-four percent of Indian adults with Internet access have bought an ebook. Now that group could get a lot bigger: Amazon has launched a standalone Kindle Store in India and is selling Kindle exclusively through Indian electronics chain Croma...
by Retail News Update on Aug 23, 2012

Wincor Nixdorf High Speed Checkout with 360 Scanners.

Wincor's 360 Scan portal is built with the new 360-degree automatic scanning technology, to speed up checkout lines, improve the customer experience as well as increase operational efficiency...
by Retail News Update on Aug 20, 2012

Wincor Nixdorf High Speed Checkout with 360 Scanners.

Wincor's 360 Scan portal is built with the new 360-degree automatic scanning technology, to speed up checkout lines, improve the customer experience as well as increase operational efficiency...
by Retail News Update on Aug 20, 2012

Wincor Nixdorf High Speed Checkout with 360 Scanners.

Wincor's 360 Scan portal is built with the new 360-degree automatic scanning technology, to speed up checkout lines, improve the customer experience as well as increase operational efficiency...
by Retail News Update on Aug 20, 2012

Taming the Data Deluge

With billions of web searches made every month, more than 20,000 new books published weekly and more texts sent daily than there are people on Earth, data is increasing exponentially. The number of exabytes (EB - equal to 1bn GB) of information creat...
by Retail News Update on Apr 26, 2012

Taming the Data Deluge

With billions of web searches made every month, more than 20,000 new books published weekly and more texts sent daily than there are people on Earth, data is increasing exponentially. The number of exabytes (EB - equal to 1bn GB) of information creat...
by Retail News Update on Apr 26, 2012

WalMart leads latest m-payments initiative

Google Wallet; schemes led by the credit card giants such as Visa; and separate programs by PayPal and others. Now the retailers, too, want a say, and about 25 stores, including Walmart and Target, have formed a consortium to develop their own m-paym...
by Retail News Update on Mar 5, 2012

Retail chains adopt prepaid cards to retain customers

Prepaid cards have become the latest retail tool to keep consumers hooked to brands. They offer convenience and safety, because customers don’t have to carry cash, and they often come with a variety of offers, including discounts....
by Retail News Update on Mar 5, 2012

WalMart leads latest m-payments initiative

Google Wallet; schemes led by the credit card giants such as Visa; and separate programs by PayPal and others. Now the retailers, too, want a say, and about 25 stores, including Walmart and Target, have formed a consortium to develop their own m-paym...
by Retail News Update on Mar 5, 2012

Retail chains adopt prepaid cards to retain customers

Prepaid cards have become the latest retail tool to keep consumers hooked to brands. They offer convenience and safety, because customers don’t have to carry cash, and they often come with a variety of offers, including discounts....
by Retail News Update on Mar 5, 2012


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