Bright Future: Zumtobel Group Services research study reveals over £6 billion in energy savings through digital transformation of in-store lighting systems

(Chalfont St Peter, 27th November 2017) A new research report – ‘Bright Future’ – from lighting solutions expert Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), has identified £billions of savings that UK Retail could be making from digital transformation of their lighting systems through to 2025. Retailers are looking to digitally transform their in-store lighting systems, first and foremost in order to save energy and reduce maintenance costs. However, digital transformation of the lighting system also provides a ready-made network on which to mount sensor-based and data-based technologies that are fundamental to creating…

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Discover the Future of Payment Printing Applications with BIXOLON at TRUSTECH 2017

Showcasing the latest innovations in Thermal Printing Technology TRUSTECH (28-30 November 2017, Cannes, France) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be showcasing its latest range of dynamic printing solutions for a range of trend sensitive applications from digital payment commerce to multi-platforms to POS ecosystems on stand Palais 01 D 027 at TRUSTECH 2017. Redefining POS printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS receipt printing from Android™, iOS™ and Windows® mobile…

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Star Micronics announces first Apple Certified AirPrint™ POS Printer

High Wycombe, UK, 14 November 2017 – International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces today that it has officially received certification for the first Apple AirPrint™ POS printer, the new Star TSP654II AirPrint. This printer is the first 80 and 58mm receipt and ticket POS printer on the market to be Apple AirPrint certified. AirPrint provides easy mobile printing solutions for Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod and MacBook users on any private network with the key objective to be able to wirelessly print via the customer’s network without installing specific printer…

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UK customer experience worsening as social media performance slumps

Eptica research finds top brands successfully answer just 44% of all queries Reading, 1 November 2017, UK brands are struggling to cope with a rising volume of queries and growing consumer expectations, according to the Eptica Multichannel Customer Conversation Study, which was released today. The 100 UK companies surveyed could only answer 44% of routine questions asked on the web, email, Twitter and Facebook, down from 49% in 2016. Social media saw the biggest fall, potentially driven by its increasing use by consumers as a customer service channel. Just 34%…

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Me, Myself & I: The Individualisation Imperative Report – Consumers’ Call to Brands: Remember Me, Listen to Me, Let Me be in Control

69% of consumers want an individualised customer experience yet only 40% of brands offer one The Three Ss -Speed, Seamlessness and a Sense of Control are key to great online experience 24 October 2017, London – Today Cloud IQ, the effortless commerce platform, unveils its latest research report, Me, Myself & I: The Individualisation Imperative. The report identifies customer experience pain-points and attitudes to data sharing and how brands are faring in the UK, US and Australia. This research explores how personalisation is not cutting it with consumers and as…

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Floral Frog Limited and Star Micronics demonstrate innovative tablet POS solution at FleurEx 2017

High Wycombe, UK, 19 October 2017 – International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics is pleased to announce that it will be joining Floral Frog Limited at FleurEx 2017 (21 – 22 October 2017, Hilton Metropole, Birmingham NEC). Floral Frog will be demonstrating its intuitive software for florists alongside Star’s combined Bluetooth printer and cash drawer tablet POS solution mPOP™. Floral Frog offers an affordable, all-in-one florist management software package with an integrated payment solution. The software automates all the daily business tasks and processes seen in a busy florist from…

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Promotions Just as Important to UK Customers as Product Quality

Study finds that promotions are a key factor in customers’ purchasing decisions when buying home and kitchen appliances 13 October 2017, London: When it comes to buying home and kitchen appliances, British consumers admit that the right reward is just as important to them as quality of product. The independent study of 2,000 British adults, commissioned by 360insights, found that 17 percent of consumers said their purchase decision was driven by a promotion, the same amount that identified product quality as the reason for their purchase. The only factor deemed…

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Discover the Future in Retail Printing Technology at ShopTalk 2017

ShopTalk 2017 (9-11 October 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark) – BIXOLON, a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be demonstrating the latest in Retail printing technology for a range of applications from digital payment to multi-channel retailing on stand K44 at ShopTalk 2017. Inspiring retailers with the future of POS receipt printing, BIXOLON will be exhibiting its NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS receipt printing from Android™, iOS™ and Windows® mobile devices. Showcasing a front-exit printing, ultra-compact design, the SRP-Q300 is…

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Explore the Next Generation of Payment Printing Applications with BIXOLON at PayExpo Europe 2017

PayExpo 2017 (4-5 October 2017, London, UK) – BIXOLON a leading global manufacturer of advanced Mobile Label and POS printers, will be encouraging visitors to discover its latest range of dynamic printing solutions for the evolving payments market place on stand G25 at PayExpo Europe 2017. Showcasing a range of trend sensitive applications from multi-platform POS ecosystems to digital payment, BIXOLON will be demonstrating its sophisticated range of POS, Label and Mobile printers, such as the NEW SRP-Q300 3-inch (80mm) Direct Thermal cube desktop printer offering flexible mPOS receipt printing…

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BIXOLON Launches Next Generation, User Focused Customer Displays

BIXOLON Co., Ltd a leading global Mobile, Label and POS printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the BCD-2000 and BCD-3000 mini Super Twister Nematic LCD Customer Displays. Featuring flexible character display positioning, enhanced mono LCD display with variable brightness. BIXOLON’s new customer display’s boast easy plug and play USB setup, accompanied with a user friendly download and image display utility to provide logos and pictures on screen for a truly unique customer experience. Launching the BCD-3000 with a sleek, ultra-compact design is 287% smaller than standard customer display is…

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