People Counting Blog

    Time and Convenience Part III: How Grocery Shopping Changes with Each Generation

    Posted by Lorie Fontaine Demski on Feb 7, 2019 5:13:54 PM

    It’s not just the age of the shopper that’s changing

    There is a lot of discussion about the new generation of shoppers, particularly the millennials who expect their in-store shopping experience to be comparable to their on-line experience.  The findings of FMI’s recently released ‘US Grocery Shopper Trends 2017’[1] further supports this trend and provides some additional insight.  The most significant of these insights is the comfort level millennials appear to have gained in just the past year shopping for groceries on-line.  In 2017, 43 percent of millennials said they shop for groceries on-line; that is compared to 28 percent in 2016.

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Count in the Dark

    Posted by Tom Bell on Jan 8, 2019 12:20:09 PM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    Utilising infrared Time of Flight technology, the Vector 4D people counter accurately tracks customers and staff in tough conditions - from bright sunshine to low light.

    Even in total darkness!

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Trigger Attendance Calls for Customer Service Staff

    Posted by Tom Bell on Dec 19, 2018 12:11:15 PM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    In retail there are many customer touchpoints that directly affect the level of customer service they receive and their intention to purchase, but are non-value adding. These touchpoints are considered essential and whilst not adding value, doing them wrong, badly or not at all can have huge detrimental effects.

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Measure Customer and Staff Interactions

    Posted by Tom Bell on Dec 14, 2018 3:18:13 PM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    In today’s competitive market, every retailer is trying to increase their profitability and sales revenue, but can you really do this if you do not understand how your staff interact with customers?

    By combining advanced staff detection and dwell measurement features, the Vector 4D is able to provide objective data for business decision making.

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Measure Customer Dwell

    Posted by Tom Bell on Dec 5, 2018 2:12:16 PM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    Being able to count people as they pass a certain point only gives you limited information – how many people have gone past that certain point. By measuring the length of time a person dwells in a particular area you can add an additional level of detail to this information. For example, in a retail environment instead of just measuring how many people go past a particular display, you could also measure how long they spent at the display and understand how engaged they were with it.

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Employee Detection

    Posted by Tom Bell on Nov 30, 2018 3:49:47 PM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    Employee detection is an emerging trend in people counting sensors. The applications for this functionality are very varied and range from excluding staff in low traffic flow environment for more accurate data, to understanding how staff movements influence customers and even to automating calls for staff when customers are waiting.

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    Go Beyond People Counting - Introducing Vector 4D

    Posted by Tom Bell on Nov 28, 2018 9:16:32 AM

    *** This post is part of our Go Beyond People Counting series ***

    In retail, the benefits of people counting are widely known and counting devices are used in many stores worldwide. The Irisys Vector 4D is the next generation of these sensors – featuring advanced functionality that goes beyond just counting people, allowing you to optimise the whole customer experience.

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    How To Increase The Value Of Each Store Visitor

    Posted by Nick Stogdale on Oct 26, 2018 10:21:10 AM

     

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    Things To Consider Before Closing A Store Location

    Posted by Nick Stogdale on Oct 19, 2018 5:35:35 PM

    A decade may have passed since the most significant global financial downturn in recent history, but the British high street still bears the scars of a folding economy, with many famous stores permanently shutting their doors and others struggling to hold on.

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    Morrisons Named “Supermarket of the Year” After Selecting Irisys to Streamline Checkout Promise

    Posted by Allen Haynes on Oct 10, 2018 2:13:31 PM

    Irisys congratulates Morrisons for beating fellow grocers like Aldi and Lidl to earn the "Supermarket of the Year" distinction at Britain’s Retail Industry Awards, which highlights the best performing retailers in the past year.

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    Using Occupancy Data to Re-engage Employees With the Workplace

    SafeCount privacy protecting occupancy monitoring - learn more