2015 NRF BIG SHOW
The NRF BIG Show is just around the corner, and this year’s event is slated to be the best yet. From January 11-14, 2015 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 Integrated Solutions For Retailers booth (# 845) to meet the team and to learn more about everything ISR has to offer. As always, the Integrated Solutions For Retailers 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, www.retailsolutionsonline.com. Hope to see you there!
FEATURED SOLUTION PROVIDERS
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
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
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.
RETAIL INDUSTRY NEWS
e|tab Certifies Epson Printers For Its Restaurant And Hospitality Mobile Ordering Solution
Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, recently announced that e|tab, a provider of affordable hospitality and restaurant self-service technologies, has certified three Epson printers for use with its web, mobile and in-store ordering solutions.
RETAIL INDUSTRY MULTIMEDIA
Focus On Flexibility For Goods-To-Person Item Picking
When it comes to investing in an automated order fulfillment solution to boost DC and warehouse efficiency, will the technology be flexible enough to support the changes that will undoubtedly impact the business in the future? In Part 3 of our podcast series with Jeff Hedges, president material handling at OPEX Corporation, he explains why savvy retailers favor a flexible goods-to-person (GTP) solution that easily adapts to changes in storage capacity, throughput capacity, and more — with very little down time.