NRF The Big Show 2016 NRF The Big Show 2016


The NRF BIG Show is just around the corner, and this year’s event is slated to be the best yet.  From January 17-19, 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, the retail industry’s best and brightest will converge to identify new ways to enhance the customer experience and build the business. The NRF BIG Show is truly one-stop-shopping for industry professionals from the around the world as they gather together to exchange ideas, attend educational sessions, network, and learn what some of the savviest retailers and solutions providers are doing to enhance the customer experience.

Stop by the Innovative Retail Technologies booth to meet the team and to learn more about everything IRT has to offer. As always, the Innovative Retail Technologies team will bring you the latest and greatest information as we uncover it, so be sure to follow us on Twitter @retailmag as well as on our website, Hope to see you there!





Empower Software Solutions

Empower Software Solutions




AML was founded in 1983 to respond to a need in the marketplace for high- performance, yet affordable, bar code data collection devices. Since that time we have used the expertise that we have developed to engineer and manufacture handheld computers, vehicle-mounted computers, and now stationary computers in the form of kiosks and interactive displays.

Kiosks by AML are powerful, compact devices suitable for a wide-range of interactive, user-facing applications. Designed with the optimal user experience in mind, AML kiosks are available in different sizes and configurations.

Booth 4403

Empower Software Solutions provides innovative HR and workforce management solutions for thousands of organizations, from small and medium businesses to some of the world’s largest retailers, manufacturers, and financial services companies. With integrated solution suites featuring payroll and HR management, tax software and outsourcing, workforce management, and talent management, Empower Software provides the most flexible solutions and superior technology, backed by the industry’s best service. Whether cloud-based or on-premise, via laptop or mobile device, Empower helps organizations achieve their people-powered objectives by creating a passionate, energized workforce.

Booth 3917

As a division of The Worldpay Group, Worldpay US provides leading payments processing services across multiple verticals including retail, grocery, petroleum, restaurant, e-commerce, small business, and many more. Utilizing traditional point of sale technologies to mobile devices, customers can accept payments anytime, anywhere. From transaction capturing and processing to merchant acquiring, Worldpay provides insightful expertise, seamless delivery, and valued relationships. We’re defining the way we work at Worldpay. Through innovation and investment, the Worldpay brand supports our desire to strengthen our focus on our customers to provide the most secure and reliable payments platform in the industry.

Booth 2580

Brother Mobile Solutions Celerant Technology Corporation Earthlink

Brother Mobile Solutions

Brother Mobile Solutions showcases a full line of mobile thermal printers for retail, including the innovative new RuggedJet 3-inch label, tag, and receipt printer with Bluetooth & Wi-Fi functionality and first color touch screen display.

NRF Booth 2976

Celerant Technology Corporation

Celerant’s customizable retail software provides in-store, online, and mobile applications through one real-time system. From forecasting to fulfillment, manage all channels with one flexible solution.

NRF Booth 2655


EarthLink provides managed network, security, and cloud solutions for thousands of specialty retailers, helping customers to deliver a reliable and engaging customer experience in their stores.

NRF Booth 3769

SATO America, Inc. ShopperTrak  

SATO America, Inc.

SATO’s new CL4NX thermal bar code printer features a 3.5-inch full-color LCD with on-board video tutorials, multiple interfaces, and four standard emulations.

NRF Booth 2779


ShopperTrak is a leading global provider of location-based analytics, offering insights into consumer behavior to improve profitability and effectiveness.

NRF Booth 3103




From NRF 2015: The Convergence Of Customer Experience, Employee Engagement
From NRF 2015: The Convergence Of Customer Experience, Employee Engagement

One of the most insightful presentations I attended during NRF 2015 was “Retail’s Future: Where Customer Experience and Employee Engagement Converge.” The session was presented Tuesday morning, Jan. 13, by Eric Feinberg, senior director of product strategy at ForeSee by Answers, a provider of customer experience analytics.

  • 5 Loyalty Lessons Loblaws Learned
    5 Loyalty Lessons Loblaws Learned

    Loblaws has advanced in many areas, including customer loyalty. Peter Lewis, the senior director of customer analytics and loyalty for Loblaws, was a featured speaker on Jan. 12 at Retail’s BIG Show, hosted by the NRF at New York’s Javits Convention Center. Lewis shared with retail executives his company’s lessons learned and metrics related to Loblaws’ relatively new loyalty program.

  • Insights From Inside The Foot Locker Boardroom
    Insights From Inside The Foot Locker Boardroom

    Candid insights by Foot Locker Chairman and CEO Ken Hicks highlighted the Jan. 12 afternoon keynote session at Retail’s BIG Show, hosted by the NRF.

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