EuroCIS in Düsseldorf shows all aspects of retail technology and presents the whole retail expertise of the IT industry.
The topics of the exhibition include omnichannel management, payment systems, cash management, e-commerce solutions, POS hardware, checkout management, digital signage, electronic article surveillance, weighing and Foodservice.
We have looked at what innovations from the different subject areas are shown at EuroCIS 2016 and compiled a selection of interesting products and solutions for you:
Omnichannel: The smart dressing room
Fair visitors can inform themselves at the booth of SALT Solutions about a new solution for connecting the shopping channels. With the intelligent dressing room, the company has developed a module which enhances the point of sale adds with the possibilities of online shopping. The concept focuses on the dressing room in the store. It recognizes the garments which customers have selected to try on using RFID technology or an integrated barcode scanner. On the touch screen the customer is offered numerous options of available sizes and colors which match the clothes he is trying on. A store associate can then bring the new choices to him.
Personnel planning: Flexibility in the stores
Flexible forms of employment such as part-time or marginal employment as well as fluctuating customer frequency are examples of the challenge for personnel planning in retail. The quality of service is critical for the revenue. A web-based workforce management solution simplifies the complex task of using the human resources cost effective taking into account the type of employment, the availability and demand. With optimized workforce management, the customer is also more likely to encounter enough staff in highly frequented phases.
Author: Daniel Stöter, EuroShop.com