OPINION: The world of retail is changing rapidly. Geny Caloisi looks at customer emotion and behavioural economics in in-store advertising.
FEATURE: This week, the Rethink Retail Conference is addressing digital technology for retail and loyalty marketing. Geny Caloisi looks at the role of digital signage.
NEWS: An innovation in 'through-glass' touchscreen technology available from Merseyside-based LifeSize Touch will allow shops to engage passersby outside opening hours.
NEWS: Slovenian energy company Petrol has installed a network of 400 Scala-powered screens across its chain of fuel stations.
FEATURE: Now in its fifth year, the NEC Showcase 2013 will be held at East London's Tobacco Dock, seeing NEC partners teaming up once again to demonstrate how their digital signage offerings work in different ecosystems.
NEWS: Los Angeles-based PSP Anderson/LA, part of commercial printing group Consolidated Graphics, has installed two EFI VUTEk GS5000r 5m-wide printers.
NEWS: Ocean Outdoor has installed Scotland's first city-centre full-motion digital outdoor screen at Glasgow's St Enoch Centre shopping mall.
NEWS: A programme of educational sessions on digital out-of-home (DOOH) has been announced for the forthcoming European Sign Expo, co-located with FESPA 2013 at London's Excel from June 25th to 27th.
FEATURE: Output's own events calendar for the sign-making, digital signage, wide-format print and production print industries.
NEWS: Interactive OOH provider enVu is set to celebrate one billion impressions on its enSpire mall advertising platform this month.
NEWS: AOpen has showcased its latest digital signage innovations for retail with Microsoft Windows Embedded at Retail Event Netherlands.
NEWS: A recent survey by Epson has revealed that 100 percent of retailers say they need to 'adapt and broaden their market focus' to drive growth.
NEWS: Signagelive has demonstrated how its cloud-based digital signage software can be controlled by a Samsung Galaxy Note tablet at RBTE.
NEWS: Scala, HP and Samsung are to join together to demonstrate loyalty and customer profiling solutions at Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) later this week.
NEWS: Onelan's Net-Top-Box media players have been selected by Connectiv to be used in a new installation for Dubai Duty Free's advertising network.
NEWS: Two projects using Onelan devices have been shortlisted for the EMEA InAVation Awards 2013, the company has revealed.
NEWS: Touch2view will present a new prototype of its flagship Giant iTab display designed to be used in public spaces at ISE 2013.
NEWS: Digital signage technology provider Stratacache has launched a new web caching solution at the National Retail Federation Show in New York.
NEWS: Scala will launch a new user interface for Content Manager and new functionalities at ISE 2013, the company has revealed.
NEWS: Nexcom has introduced its range of all-in-one kiosk panel PCs, which it says are 'perfect' for use as self-service interactive kiosks for applications from gaming to medical.
NEWS: Esprit Digital has installed Europe's largest videowall as part of a deployment of more than 350 digital screens at Westfield Stratford City.
NEWS: Birmingham's Bullring shopping centre has installed a new 22.5sq m portrait-orientated LED screen.
NEWS: A new Burgh Le Marsh, Lincolnshire branch of the Co-operative food store has been branded by local company Allen Signs in what it describes as a 'large contract'.
NEWS: Hollywood Monster has donated signs for a Santa's Grotto in Birmingham which is raising money for charity Help Harry Help Others.
NEWS: Nationwide Platforms has helped Bristol's Cabot Circus get Christmas off to a safe start by managing the installation of decorations at the shopping centre.
NEWS: Sainsbury's has launched a special interactive poster campaign inviting passers-by to join in with the inevitable festive ritual of checking the Christmas lights still work.
NEWS: JCDecaux has implemented a new network of large-format full motion screens in 'premium' malls across the uk, which it has named M-Vision.
NEWS: High street fashion retailer New Look has launched the first of its new concept stores at Marble Arch in London, featuring interactive window displays powered by augmented reality app Blippar.
NEWS: Sportswear brands Umbro and Foot Locker have commissioned a giant mural on blowUp Media's Shoreditch site to find the best underground artists.
OPINION: There’s currently a real buzz around the out-of-home (OOH) sector, and it’s easy to see why, according to Matt Gordon, co-founder of Limited Space.
NEWS: Swedish digital signage supplier ZetaDisplay has announced the launch of a new content control app for smartphones and tablet devices.
NEWS: UK POS is advising seasonal pop-up shops to 'remember the importance of point-of-sale' to help boost sales in the lead up to Christmas.
NEWS: Crystal Display Systems is holding its first open day at its premises in Rochester, Kent, to showcase its range of transparent digital display solutions.
NEWS: Platt Retail Institute (PRI) has released details of its 2012 Retail Forum, entitled Advancements in Digital In-Store Marketing.
NEWS: Allen Signs has rebranded carpet and furnishing firm Claytons, with the manufacture and installation of new flex-face boxes.
NEWS: Crystal Display Systems has released its new range of transparent showcase products, measuring from 10" (0.3m) up to 46" (1.2m), called ClearVue.
NEWS: The Emka shopping centre in Koszalin, west Poland, now features new wayfinding signage installed by Rhema Press.
OPINION: Recent years have seen a significant growth in the number of interactive kiosks deployed in the retail environment. Rob Anders from andersDX looks at the issues to consider.
NEWS: Monster Media has commented on a number of digital out-of-home advertising campaigns it was involved in during the London 2012 Olympics.
NEWS: Retail signage provider UK POS has emphasised the importance of Halloween for those hoping to boost sales.
NEWS: North American petrol company Irving Oil has deployed an interactive digital signage network, IRVision.
NEWS: Dynamax's digitalsignage.net software has been chosen to run digital display advertising in branches of outdoor clothing shop Rohan.
NEWS: Digital signage at London's Westfield Stratford City retail complex was integrated with Scala's Twitter system over the Olympics.
NEWS: UK-based Retail Services Group has launched a new venture, Retail Print, a provider of bespoke retail graphics.
NEWS: Self-service ordering kiosks from Ping HD have been installed at US retail chain The Fresh Grocer, aimed at reducing queuing time.
NEWS: St Ives's retail solutions division, SP, has announced a contract to design and print all POS materials for health food chains Holland and Barrett and GNC.
NEWS: Tesco has deployed an 'interactive virtual grocery store' at Gatwick Airport, which allows travellers to browse and buy items to be delivered upon their return home.
NEWS: Applelec has manufactured a range of 1m-tall, acrylic formed illuminated letters in orange, blue, green and violet for clothing brand Gap.
NEWS: Hollywood Monster has commented on the 'enormous banners and huge street dressings' it has produced for Westfield Stratford City.
NEWS: Shoppers at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, near the Olympic Village, were treated to a massage recently in special pods wrapped by Signs Express.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) is offering advice to retailers to make the most of the upcoming 'back to school' period.
OPINION: Geny Caloisi talks to Intevi's founder Adam Wilson about its new Interactive Retail Unit (iRU).
NEWS: Display producer BAF Graphics has completed the outfitting of the new Whole Foods Market Piccadilly Circus store.
NEWS: Nivea has adopted digital shelf edge technology from Crystal Display Systems to 'help enable brand loyalty' in Germany.
NEWS: HP has announced its plans for the inaugural EcoPrint show, taking place in Berlin, Germany on September 26th and 27th 2012.
NEWS: October's Viscom Frankfurt trade show will feature a World of Inspiration area, showcasing examples of processes spanning digital signage to digital printing.
NEWS: Philips has revealed a number of new products in its commercial signage and hospitality line-ups at InfoComm 2012.
NEWS: A new motion-sensitive transparent display at Casio's Covent Garden store is 'proving very popular in attracting potential customers', says supplier Crystal Displays.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns hops on board the Digital Signage Road Show as it tours England.
NEWS: YCD Multimedia's digital media software and Interactive Digital Signage displays from Elo Touch Solutions are to be combined.
NEWS: Trinity Leeds, the city's major shopping and leisure development, will go digital with JCDecaux winning the seven-year digital outdoor advertising contract.
NEWS: Four videowalls have been deployed at the flagship branch of Intersport Eybl, near Vienna in Austria, intended to attract customers' attention.
FEATURE: The digital signage market is set for major growth. AllSee Technologies's Thomas Fraser-Bacon writes how to prepare for the digital future.
NEWS: Viscom Frankfurt has announced that it is accepting applications for its 2012 Digital Signage Best Practice Award, which will now include a new Multichannel category.
NEWS: A MuVi Wall digital signage solution from YCD Multimedia has been installed at the New York flagship store of fashion brand Diesel.
NEWS: HH Global has created a permanent POS system for Victoria Luxury Flooring, which was required to present 'a huge range' in a small space.
NEWS: UK POS is offering independent retailers the chance to win an iPad for the best celebratory summer window display to show support for Independent Retailer Month in July.
NEWS: Walmart-owned supermarket chain Asda has commented on a 'virtual' sales assistant trialled at its Milton Keynes store in January.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) is promoting its display item range to retailers prior to Father's Day.
NEWS: Limited Space has delivered a creative campaign for the film Mirror Mirror, which involves mirrored vinyl and apple-shaped floor graphics.
NEWS: YCD Multimedia's Retail Advertising and Merchandising Platform (Ramp) has been integrated with C-nario Messenger digital signage software.
NEWS: Mood Media's digital display for New Look using Christie's MicroTiles product has won a the Digital Instore Media Content Award at the POPAI Global Marketing at Retail Awards.
NEWS: Monster Media and Cemusa have launched a network of eight digital signage-integrated newsstands in Times Square, New York City.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) has released tips on how to make the most of POS displays and visual merchandising over the Easter period.
OPINION: The two Westfield shopping centres in London pride themselves on being leaders in digital advertising. Geny Caloisi looks at the arrival of Futurefashion.
NEWS: Stratacache has shown off a new interactive digital media solution at the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit in Ohio, USA.
NEWS: Bowden and Dolphin has won a contract to design and manufacture new signage for the Swan Shopping Centre in Yardley, Birmingham.
NEWS: The UK's first major shop window display using Samsung's transparent digital displays has been unveiled by Harrods and Crystal Display Systems.
NEWS: The Baricentro shopping centre has installed a new range of dynamic digital signage solutions.
NEWS: The digital signage network installed in Spar convenience stores is expected to reach more than 1,000 locations by the end of the year.
NEWS: Pyramid Computer will be showing a polytouch 32 multi-touch system at Retail Business Technology Expo 2012.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns asks Scott King from Service Graphics about his company and its Sign and Digital UK Award nomination.
NEWS: UK Point Of Sale is encouraging retailers to focus on seasonal displays, promotions and offers this spring with the company's showcard range of flexible display pockets.
NEWS: Scalable digital signage provider Stratacache has agreed a strategic alliance with in-store marketing solutions company RockTenn.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) has highlighted its showcard stands to retailers in the run-up to spring.
NEWS: A four-part Special Interest Seminar Program will be part of the upcoming DSE trade show.
NEWS: The recent InAVation Awards saw Esprit Digital win a title for its project for Westfield Stratford City which included 'ultra-thin marketing pods'.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul gives his final report from digital signage show ISE 2012.
FEATURE: Delivering content used to be so simple: print, radio, television, banners and signs. But add in the digital dimension and delivery is just the start of the problem.
NEWS: AOpen is to showcase its multitouch panel PC ordering kiosk and order registration system at ISE 2012.
NEWS: A new footwear collection from Aldo is currently being promoted in Selfridges's Oxford Street branch with digital signage provided by AllSee Technologies.
NEWS: William Smith has supplied UK display specialist Octink with perforated window film Contra Vision Performance for an installation in London's Knightsbridge.
NEWS: Custom IT systems manufacturer Pyramid Computer will be showing an interactive 'polytouch action table' for diverse applications in the out-of-home markets at ISE 2012.
NEWS: The shortlisted Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2012 Apex Awards entries have been announced.
FEATURE: Recently on Output I wrote that in 2012 we'll see more creative applications of interactive digital signage in a range of sizes, networked implementations and form factors.
NEWS: Stratacache has commented on the impact of digital media on the retail sector during the National Retail Federation (NRF) trade show, at which the company is exhibiting.
NEWS: YCD Multimedia has designed a new digital signage product for Coca-Cola, which seeks to increase flexibility.
NEWS: YCD Multimedia will demonstrate a new analytics module for its Retail Advertising and Merchandising Platform (RAMP) at the NFR's Convention and Expo.
NEWS: The Digital Signage Expo (DSE) educational offering will include Platt Retail Institute (PRI) Retail Education Forum on March 6th.
NEWS: US toyshop Kidstuff has installed an interactive projection screen called EyePlay, developed by EyeClick.
NEWS: ComQi has announced a new video mirror that allows shoppers to see three-second delayed video feeds of themselves on digital screens.
NEWS: Turkish digital platform provider Digiboard has installed digital signage in Migros and Macrocenter supermarkets in Istanbul.
NEWS: Monster Media and Limited Space have commented on two studies on the use of digital signage in shopping centres released this year.
NEWS: Service Graphics has recently completed a project for fashion brand Reiss, involving the creation of window displays, interior graphics and light-boxes.
FEATURE: A number of technologists are developing systems that read the hand gestures and body language of people interacting with screens, and the results are head-turning. Nick Smith looks at some of the applications.
NEWS: Stratacache's PrimaSee technology has been nominated for a Technology InAVation Award in the Most InAVative Digital Signage Product category.
NEWS: Quantum UV Technologies has commented on its development of a new antibacterial ink which its plans to use to print advertisements on supermarket checkout conveyor belts.
OPINION: You would be seriously mistaken to think that touchscreen digital signage is just another marketing novelty, says Thomas Fraser-Bacon of AllSee Technologies.
NEWS: Hollywood Monster has provided stage graphics for the Christmas lights switch-on event at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City shopping centres, featuring Canadian popstar Justin Bieber.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) is promoting its range of shelf talkers to retailers before the January sales.
NEWS: Out-of-home media company Clear Channel has secured a contract with shopping centre operator Westfield Regional.
FEATURE: Kiosks in the sense of interactive self-service have become a large part of the digital signage market. Morwenna Kearns looks at the applications.
NEWS: British fashion company Mulberry has won the Retailer of the Year title at the 2011 LUX Awards for its energy-minimising lighting scheme which included Applelec's LED Light Sheet.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) is now offering a collation service to its customers, allowing retailers to order sets of POS products and have them distributed to any of their branches nation-wide, thus ensuring all equipment is uniform across all shops.
NEWS: Christie's MicroTiles digital signage product has been used in a display for Fresh, a beauty brand within the LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton group.
OPINION: The now established Digital Signage Best Practice Award scheme at the Viscom Düsseldorf trade fair reminds us how useful, lucrative and downright cool digital signage applications can be.
NEWS: Digital media retail company YCD Multimedia has acquired digital signage software company C-nario.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) is currently promoting its flexible wallet products to furniture retailers before Christmas and the winter sales season begins.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) says it is seeing discount stores as the retail niche grows.
NEWS: NEC has provided around 430 digital signage displays for two branches of fashion retailer Uniqlo in New York, USA.
NEWS: Canadian retailer CSN Wine and Spirits has replaced its printed posters with digital advertising using signage solutions from Cayin's partner DeltaTech.
NEWS: Big Advert Signs has completed two projects for takeaway outlets in Edinburgh, UK for which it used Vista System International's signage system.
NEWS: Yeahpoint has revealed its digital mirror, used in fashion retail environments, will be used in the first audition stage of this year's Elite Model Look competition in Singapore.
NEWS: The shortlisted entries to the Viscom Düsseldorf Digital Signage Best Practice Awards have been revealed.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) has launched a new range of barrier systems to help retailers control queues in the Christmas and January sales shopping period.
NEWS: Planar Systems and iQmetrix have announced a partnership which has resulted in the development of a new interactive touchscreen interface, called XQ Interactive Retail.
NEWS: Navigation and communications systems company Garmin has commented on an interactive digital signage solution it deployed recently.
NEWS: Shoppers at the recently opened Westfield Stratford City shopping centre have been greeted by a banner which its creator Hollywood Monster claims is the biggest in the UK.
FEATURE: Morwenna Kearns looks at the growing NFC market.
NEWS: UK-based digital signage company Amscreen and France's national lottery operator La Francaise des Jeux have signed a deal to deploy 4,000 jackpot information displays across France.
NEWS: The Woolton branch of Sainsbury's has become the first UK supermarket to use Braille signs, the company has announced.
FEATURE: Nick Smith looks at the recent success of engagement-orientated floor projection solutions.
NEWS: Luxaflex has integrated a digital signage network into its shops throughout Benelux. QYN designed the interactive network comprised of 333 screens plus a central kiosk for each shop.
NEWS: CBS Outdoor has launched what it says is the biggest digital retail outdoor advertising portfolio in the country, deployed at the new Westfield Stratford City shopping centre – itself the largest urban mall in Europe.
NEWS: ComQi has revealed its ScreenGate IP Streaming solution has been installed in ECE Flatmedia's shopping centre network, located in Stuttgart, Germany.
NEWS: Uniqlo has been unveiled as the launch advertiser for JCDecaux's new site. The advertising campaign covers giant wall wraps and multiple creatives shown on eleven recently deployed D6 screens.
NEWS: Surf clothing company Billabong has launched a new touchscreen kiosk at its Manly shop, in Sydney, Australia, which enables customers to book and buy last-minute surfing lessons and holidays.
NEWS: Amscreen has signed a partnership deal with SmartScreen, a new Dubai-based entity, that will result in Amscreen's signage being deployed in Africa and the Middle East.
NEWS: ZetaDisplay has signed a co-operative agreement which will see its media platform power signage in around 71 car distributors in Norway.
NEWS: Online supermarket firm Ocado has launched an experimental window shopping experience in which shoppers scan item barcodes printed on wallpaper and schedule a time and place for delivery.
NEWS: UK digital signage provider Amscreen has agreed a deal with BP which will see its petrol station forecourt network extended across Europe.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) has commented on the use of its snap frames in retail environments during the summer period.
NEWS: Wireless Ronin and Alteris Group have developed a service menu board menu offering specifically for use in Ford and Lincoln car showrooms.
NEWS: Gas Station TV (GSTV) has announced the expansion of its service station network with 19 new locations across San Diego and Los Angeles, California.
NEWS: Digital signage supplier ZetaDisplay has signed a deal with Audi, which will see it provide, install and support equipment in dealerships across the Nordic region.
NEWS: US company Identive has founded an online marketplace aimed at supplying near field communication (NFC) technology.
NEWS: A report from RSR Research, co-sponsored by HP, has found that 70 percent of retailers are now using technology-enabled touch points with a view to growing their businesses.
NEWS: Netherlands-based display producer Holbox has developed a number of POS items using the new Fusion speciality paper from Sappi.
NEWS: EyeClick has commented on a project it undertook in partnership with KJ Brasil this spring for chocolate company Kinder.
NEWS: enVu has recently agreed a deal with property investment trust General Growth Properties, which it hopes will enable it to reach greater numbers of consumers.
NEWS: Yeahpoint has created a multimedia shopping 'experience' in Singapore at the flagship store of telecommunications provider SingTel.
NEWS: Viscom Düsseldorf will demonstrate 'new possibilities' for the retail market, its organising team states, with its dedicated Display/POS World.
NEWS: KPN has commented on the digital overhaul of 105 of its Netherlands retail sites using Scala products.
NEWS: The issue of targeting customers in a shopping centre environment was discussed at retail marketing association POPAI's Master Program event this week.
NEWS: Hidden Creative has launched its new application for gesture-controlled window displays this week.
NEWS: Jibestream has commented on the success of its interactive kiosk deployment in a branch of Canadian Tire in Toronto, which aims to help customers find products with a combination of media.
NEWS: Zinger Digital Signs, a provider of turnkey solutions, has added eight plug-and-play freestanding digital posters to its portfolio.
NEWS: Amscreen has announced a deal with convenience store chain Londis, which will see Amscreen's digital signage network deployed in the busiest branches.
NEWS: Digital signage company Arena Digital has completed a project for builders' merchant Buildbase.
NEWS: AllSee Technologies has released details on a project at a local farm shop last summer that used its digital signage equipment.
NEWS: Genix Imaging UK has commented on its investment in a Seiko ColorPainter H-74S last year, which it says is 'a valuable addition to our workflow capabilities' and has been used for projects including at Nike Town in London.
NEWS: Pierhouse highlighted the importance of shelf edging as a component of in-store signage, claiming that 90 percent of all sales still take place in shops.
NEWS: Retail solutions company Mood Media has been awarded a contract by footwear brand Ecco.
NEWS: Media agency CBS Outdoor has been awarded a £100m outdoor advertising agreement with retail company Westfield.
NEWS: Mood Media, a business specialising in retail media solutions including digital signage, has been named the fastest growing company in Canada by Profit magazine.
NEWS: DOOH merchandising company GoGo Cast says it is 'thrilled' to have secured a deal with Gulf Oil.
NEWS: Eye is undertaking a promotional campaign for the 'Glee Live! In Concert!' tour which combines digital advertising and an interactive mobile call-to-action.
NEWS: The 4A's CreateTech conference event, taking place in New York tomorrow (May 20th), will include a speech on retail marketing by Chris Riegel of Stratacache.
NEWS: ZetaDisplay will provide digital signage to the sports chain G-Max in Norway, including videowalls at the entrance of each shop and a 'zone' inside displaying running shoes.
NEWS: Onelan has completed an overhaul of the informational systems used by Pronto Copec, Chile's largest petroleum distribution firm, with an installation of a number of digital signage systems.
NEWS: Signarama York has produced new external signage for the twelve charity shops run by Saint Catherine's Hospice in North Yorkshire.
NEWS: Swedish digital signage supplier ZetaDisplay has announced that it has signed a co-operative agreement with Hemmakväll, the country's largest home entertainment chain.
NEWS: Amscreen has announced a new deal with motorway services group Welcome Break.
NEWS: In-store digital media company iSign has announced the receipt of purchase orders totalling C$3m (£1.9m) from Pinpoint Media for 1,400 licences for its Interactive Marketing Solution (IMS) 3.1 software.
NEWS: Toshiba Tec has purchased a twelve percent stake in Australian firm Yeahpoint, which works within the digital self-service market.
NEWS: Scala has announced that it is powering the digital signage network in new shopping complex The Sky View Center, located in Queens, New York.
NEWS: Al Barq Digital has announced the addition of two new shopping centres to its digital signage portfolio.
NEWS: Eye has announced Ben Cook has this week taken on the role of national sales manager of its Eye Shop retail advertising division for Australia and New Zealand.
NEWS: Digital signage provider Stratacache has announced a newly formed strategic alliance with integrated technology and marketing group SapientNitro.
NEWS: Interactive mobile and digital signage advertising solutions enabler iSign has announced an update to its Interactive Marketing Solutions software, making it IMS 3.1.
FEATURE: In part two of LG's help guide for retailers, Warren Lewis, LG's commercial director, B2B, elaborates on the types of technologies becoming more common in the retail sector and examines concerns surrounding content and connectivity.
FEATURE: Warren Lewis, LG's commercial director, B2B, presents a guide for retailers that currently use or are hoping to install digital signage.
NEWS: Stratacache subsidiary enVu has announced the formalisation of an exclusive partnership with CBL and Associates Properties, which owns a large portfolio of shopping centres in the USA.
NEWS: Reflect has released its top tips for retailers hoping to get the most from their digital signage.
NEWS: EnQii has announced the launch of a new mobile phone application called EnGage Passport, designed to be used with digital signage to allow retailers to deliver targeted offers in their shops.
NEWS: Technology company Wireless Ronin has announced that it has been commissioned to provide Chrysler's Fiat studios in the USA with its RoninCast software, which will be used as part of the Automotive iShowroom project from the brand.
NEWS: Stratacache has announced that it will be showcasing its latest product, translucent electronic panel PrimaSee, at this week's Retail Business Technology Expo.
NEWS: The C-nario Messenger digital signage platform has been chosen by Swiss watchmaker Hublot to drive video walls in both its Paris and New York shops.
NEWS: A window display at famous London department store Harrods has recently come to an end, which featured LED screens from Isle of Wight-based Big Screen Media.
NEWS: California-based graphics producer Image Options has told Output it has received 'some great feedback' following the installation of an overhead display at a sports shop in San Diego.
NEWS: PrimaSee, a new digital advertising product for retail environments from Stratacache, has made its debut at the EuroShop exhibition in Düsseldorf.
NEWS: A digital advertising network is to be rolled out in 7-Eleven convenience stores across the USA, creating one of the country's largest broadcast TV networks, according to Harris, which has agreed a ten-year deal for its deployment.
NEWS: KaZaam!3D, a provider of glasses-free 3D (autostereoscopic) technologies, has won a multi-year contract for exclusive distribution of Alioscopy USA's 3D technologies.
NEWS: The digital tri-screen located at a busy interchange outside the Westfield shopping complex in London has been upgraded by DOOH company Ocean Outdoor.
NEWS: It has been announced that Digital Signage Expo (DSE) will feature a discussion on the benefits of digital signage in a retail environment, from industry experts Emily Miller of Big Red Rooster and Bryan Meszaros from OpenEye.
NEWS: It has been announced that Digital Display and Communications, a digital signage provider that was purchased by Canadian firm Cineplex Entertainment in July 2010, will operate under its new name Cineplex Digital Solutions (CDS) from now on.
NEWS: In-store signage management software company Pierhouse has launched a new application which can create 'thousands of QR codes in minutes' for shelf edges.
NEWS: Texan firm Reflect has revealed that it will introduce three new software options to sit alongside its ReflectView offering at the upcoming Digital Signage Expo (DSE).
NEWS: The first HP Store in Canada features a digital signage system powered by a combination of a Scala back end and HP workstation technology, it has been revealed.
NEWS: Digital signage provider i Display will be joining exhibitors at Düsseldorf's EuroShop retail trade show, where it will be showcasing its product range.
FEATURE: Early whining about variable data printing (VDP) in the wide-format sector was probably my fault.
NEWS: Supermarket chain Waitrose has selected the strategic signage management platform provided by Pierhouse, it has been announced.
NEWS: Nordic digital signage company ZetaDisplay has revealed its latest market success, which will bolster its proposed company growth plans for 2011.
NEWS: Equipment from Magenta Research, NDS and NEC has been installed in the Milan shop of sportswear brand Paul and Shark.
NEWS: The enSpire platform from enVu, a subsidiary of Stratacache, has successfully been installed in its 100th location to date, within the top 20 designated market areas (DMAs) of the USA.
OPINION: The age of retail 'theatre' has begun as customers increasingly expect to be informed and entertained when they enter a store.
NEWS: The main official merchandise shop of Birmingham football team Aston Villa now features digital displays from Resus Digital Signage, it has been announced.
NEWS: The possibilities for architectural lighting were demonstrated in Huddersfield recently, when The Media Centre in the town was the canvas for an illumination by James Bawn using PixelRange technology.
NEWS: Topco, a chain centre and purchasing organisation for the Danish tool and hardware group Beslaco, has agreed a deal with Swedish digital signage provider ZetaDisplay whereby the company's media platform will be used across all 18 Beslaco branches.
NEWS: Amscreen has announced its LinkLocal network will show adverts for the upcoming Snooker Legends 2011 champion tour, promoting the event to the specific region of Blackburn.
NEWS: HP has used the National Retail Federation convention, held in New York this week, to introduce a number of new products designed to help retailers target customers.
NEWS: Christie has been introducing retailers to its product range at New York's National Retail Federation (NRF) Expo 2011, which took place from January 10th to 11th.
NEWS: International digital signage provider YCD Multimedia will be showcasing its new solution, based on Retalix software and HP hardware, at the National Retail Federation's (NRF) 100th annual convention and expo, being held in New York today (January 11th).
NEWS: Visitors to the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is currently taking place in Las Vegas, will be able to engage with MediaTile's latest cloud-based free-standing digital signage offering, the HumanKiosk.
NEWS: Display and wall systems specialist Walls + Forms has introduced what it says is a 'brand new concept in merchandising solutions' with a wireless modular frame system.
NEWS: Digital signage advertising network provider Pinpoint Media is to incorporate iSign's Interactive Marketing Solution (IMS) 3.0 software across its convenience store network, allowing advertisers to broadcast messages to users' mobile phones.
OPINION: Sign and display printing certainly has its fair share of environmental issues, whether it be solvent inks, PVC substrates or a lack of recycling in the industry in general.
NEWS: Inca has revealed its Inca Onset S20 flat-bed printer has been used by a Belgian display producer to create an eye-catching retail presentation board.
NEWS: The US Department of Homeland Security is encouraging members of the public to play an active part in the country's safety by playing a video message on digital signage units in Walmart supermarkets nation-wide.
NEWS: An LED lighting project has been completed at Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull, which has resulted in three areas of the building lit up for the Christmas season.
NEWS: Guess's recently opened London flagship shop is attempting to 'seduce' customers with a multi-sensory in-store experience provided by Mood Media, including a digital display.
NEWS: UK POS has released a new range of flexible display wallets which the company states are cost effective without compromising on quality.
NEWS: It has been revealed that the Dublin branch of fashion retailer New Look will feature electronic signage in the form of MicroTiles from Christie when it opens its doors next month.
NEWS: i-Display has launched a new digital out-of-home (DOOH) solution aimed chiefly at the retail and hospitality markets.
NEWS: The Stratford branch of Asda Living opened its doors on November 19th with a new digital signage solution from Resus Digital.
NEWS: A festive new creative from iris has been unveiled on the walls of Saks Fifth Avenue, New York.
NEWS: South African company EG Maud and Sons has chosen Vista System International's Modular Curved Frame Technology signage for an installation in Stoneridge Shopping Centre in Edenvale.
NEWS: Mood Media, a specialist in in-store multimedia applications, has urged retailers to think creatively in order to keep Christmas shoppers after a survey revealed the unpopularity of festive music.
NEWS: Retail organisation Westfield Media Group has announced that the first stage of its Digital Spectacular Network scheme is now finished thanks to the installation of high-definition screens from Daktronics in its New Jersey, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles sites.
NEWS: The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has released a new book aimed at helping large-format print providers break into the retail market.
NEWS: Clothing chain American Eagle Outfitters has chosen HD digital displays from Prysm to improve the in-store branding at its flagship Manhattan branch.
PRODUCT PROFILE: Helping retailers to display the right message to the right audience in time for the festive rush, UK POS's shelf wobblers (WB1-150) are suited for new Christmas stock or offers on best sellers.
NEWS: Wireless Ronin's Q3 2010 results have revealed a 148 percent year-on-year revenue increase to $2.7m (£1.7m).
NEWS: UK POS has announced an offer on suspension wires suitable for retail use, as shop owners begin to decorate their premises.
NEWS: Digital signage company Stratacache has commented on the way Quick Response (QR codes) can be integrated into retail signs, and has stated it will demonstrate the technology at the Shopper Marketing Expo in Chicago this week.
NEWS: A number of digital displays have been installed at DLF Emporio Mall in Delhi, India – a shopping centre described as 'Asia's finest luxury destination'.
NEWS: Amscreen has launched a new service – Amscreen LinkLocal – developed to help small businesses target potential customers by advertising on its digital signage network.
NEWS: A new projection solution, enSpire, from New York-based enVu has been added to the digital out-of-home (DOOH) market.
NEWS: In news that may influence perceptions of the display industry, a report released by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has found that retailers have halved the amount of waste sent to landfill.
NEWS: Dubai Festival City has chosen Al Barq Digital to support its digital signage needs in a recently announced five-year deal.
NEWS: A bespoke breadbasket holder has been introduced into one of the UK's leading supermarkets, says its manufacturer UK POS.
NEWS: The Bristol branch of Signs Express has completed a project for shoe retailer Hush Puppies, which required temporary hoarding graphics.
NEWS: UK Point of Sale (UK POS) has offered tips to retailers on how to boost their visual merchandising through what has been described as the 'engagement season'.
NEWS: A Canadian mall has become the first location to have a Digital Mall Directory from Dorsey Digital Media, co-developed with Vertical Digital Displays, installed.
NEWS: A US supermarket chain has begun the initial deployment of kiosks from NCR, which the technology company says demonstrates the combination of self-service with in-store digital advertising in one platform.
NEWS: An interactive gaming system has been installed at the flagship NFL Reebok store in the USA by EyeClick, which it says can be used to engage people with brands.
OPINION: The run-up to Christmas has always been renowned for being the busiest period in the POS industry – retailers racing to make sure their promotions are more prominent than their competitors', offers on everything you can think of from candles to crackers, and customers always looking for new and innovative ways to present their offers to entice the public off the high street.
FEATURE: Having come across Marc Burnett's interesting discussion on LinkedIn about digital signage and his considerations about how it is impacting the sign and display market, I decided to broach the traditional boundaries of inter-publication interactivity and jump into the conversation.
FEATURE: Having come across Marc Burnett's interesting discussion on LinkedIn about digital signage and his considerations about how it is impacting the sign and display market, I decided to broach the traditional boundaries of inter-publication interactivity and jump into the conversation.
NEWS: A Noventri SF-100e digital signage player and 26" LCD screen have been installed in a US restaurant, replacing handwritten and printed material publicising promotions and specials.
NEWS: Four cinemas in the USA have had their signage upgraded with a range of digital media products from Allure Global Solutions.
NEWS: Energy group Total’s UK subsidiary has signed a print management contract with Charterhouse, which will see the company handle point-of-sale requirements and other work.
NEWS: Premier Retail Networks (PRN) has agreed a deal with American Public Television (APT) to present content in retail environments across the USA.
NEWS: Poland’s three Cooperative Banking Associations have implemented a dedicated digital signage system in order to fight off competition from larger banking groups.
NEWS: Screens supplied by Wireless Ronin Technologies will be included in the renovation of the USA’s largest shopping centre, after completing the first stage of deployment with the mall’s signage vendor Leroy Signs.