Have you noticed the sudden flurry? No, not snow…I’m talking about articles on iBeacon. There is a new feature on the recently released iOS7 operating system that enables micro-location based communication. The messaging you receive on your phone is triggered by your location in a way that is reported to be more targeted and workable than we’ve seen to date.
The Holiday Trends Report from CFI Group provides an interesting perspective on the crossroads of mobility in retail; where its value shines in the hands of associates, how smartphones are changing the consumer's path to purchase, and how they collectively impact retailers' mobile and cross-channel strategies.
To reach today’s connected consumer, the quickest — and smartest — path to purchase is not a straight line. While the classic path- to-purchase model dealt only with the time when consumers were actually in active shopping mode, thanks to the Internet, smart phones and other technology, it’s tough to find a time when people are NOT shopping.
Today, mobile devices and apps are changing the way that customers shop—and giving in-store retailers more ways to personalize and monetize customer relationships. Aerohive’s “Retail Made Personal” strategy defines a cloud-based approach to personalizing the retail experience for every customer.
Why should you empower your store associates with mobile apps? See what the research has to say. MicroStrategy Mobile apps enable retailers to deliver a dramatically better shopping experience and achieve new levels of customer loyalty, sales, and operational efficiency.
As the groundwork for enterprisewide data visibility falls into place, a game of connect-the-data dots is playing out in stores.
You can’t talk about innovative retail technologies without discussing digitization. Much has been written about retail’s digital transformation and what it means for the retailers who embrace it, or worse, the retailers who don’t.
An mPOS solution helped Gilt streamline operations in its pop-up shops and spark new ideas for a better customer experience.
As retailers struggle to execute their own mobile strategies, consumers aren’t waiting around. Here’s how to catch up with — and capitalize on — the smartphone’s influence.
Consumer expectations of a seamless omni-channel experience are reinventing the supply chain.
Mobile Apps Designed for Ease and Efficiency
Jennifer™ is the voice and name of the Lucas mobile application and the core component of our voice picking and Mobile Work Execution solutions. Jennifer Mobile streamlines hands-on processes for warehouse associates who wear headsets and a rugged mobile computer that allow them to communicate with Jennifer in a two-way conversation.
The Dayforce commitment to cutting edge technology means we are constantly improving access and streamlining the user interface across platforms and devices.
The Future of Mobile Work
Lucas Mobile Work Execution solutions make hands-on warehouse processes easier and better for workers, and give supervisors new tools to view and manage associate performance, balance work-in-process, and adjust operations to changing needs. The solutions help DCs adapt to new demands without changing WMS or host systems, improve associate productivity, and increase order and inventory accuracy. Beyond voice picking, this is the future of mobile work.
Smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred method for online browsing and communication for many of your key customers. According to Microsoft research, mobile internet usage is projected to overtake desktop internet usage by 2014. Are you ready?
EarthLink Holdings Corp., a leading managed network, security and cloud solutions provider for multi-location businesses, announced that Del Taco, a thriving Mexican quick-service restaurant chain with 306 corporate and 241 franchise locations in 16 states, selected EarthLink's new Franchise Program to protect its brand and deliver a consistent customer experience across its entire franchisee footprint.