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UK Increases Brick-and-Mortar Retail Technology Investments in 2014

Posted by Natasha Gingles on May 16, 2014 6:32:00 PM

Two-thirds of the UK’s top retailers predict their businesses will grow this year, and many of them believe retail technology is a key strategy in achieving that growth, according to “The Retail Growth Strategies Survey 2014,” commissioned by law firm TLT.

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Make 2014 Count: Industry Group Forecasts 4.1% Retail Industry Growth

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Feb 17, 2014 9:47:00 PM

The National Retail Federation projects U.S. retail industry sales will increase 4.1 percent in 2014.  That growth – higher than last year’s 3.7 percent – presents a timely opportunity retailers can seize to grow and, more importantly, sustain a wider base of loyal customers.

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More Retailers Using Analytics but Need Help for Stronger, Effective Use of Incoming Data

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Jan 27, 2014 9:07:00 PM

Retail executives in Europe and North America have experienced positive returns from investing in data analyses that drive store strategies, according to The Economist Intelligent Unit. About half of survey respondents, however, say effectively utilizing that data remains their biggest obstacle.

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Irisys Retail Technology Helps Alleviate Privacy Concerns of In-store Consumer Tracking

Posted by Natasha Gingles on Oct 24, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Analytics can provide retailers with the ultimate insight into their customers. Monitoring in-store movement can yield specific information about consumer behavior, shopping habits and patterns.

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