Kodak's new president leads company focus on retail kiosks

Nicoletta Zongrone has been hired as Kodak's president of retail systems solutions and event imaging solutions, a company announcement said. With the appointment, the company said it intends to focus on retail methods that personalize photo products, including the creation...


How to develop 'programmable retail' in 5 steps

A retail strategist gives tips on how to bring the benefits of e-commerce to the brick-and-mortar store.

RCEES: How AT&T brought an invisible product to life

Customer experience managers from AT&T;'s Chicago flagship discussed brand evolution.

Staples tacks on digital signage, kiosks to omnichannel stores

Office supply chain Staples recently announced the launch of its omnichannel prototype stores that feature endless-aisle kiosks and digital signage. The in-store solution allows customers to replicate the online shopping experience of one of the country's largest Internet retailers within the company's brick-and-mortar locations.  

Sport Chek Retail Lab cultivates tech-heavy customer experience

The Canadian sporting goods chain created an award-winning retail environment at its flagship in Toronto.

3M's Virtual Presenter shows retail possibilities

After its SXSW debut, 3M talks about its new virtual avatar for digital merchandising.

3M debuts Virtual Presenter at SXSW

3M recently debuted its first fully integrated, interactive Virtual Presenter at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. SXSW attendees could interact with the life-like digital avatar through a touchscreen interface to get conference panel recommendations, learn more about 3M...

Kiosks and magic mirrors highlight high-tech Tesco pilot

Tesco seeks to 'catch and keep' digital shoppers with new technology and help from Cisco's latest study.

CETW 12: NCR SelfServ 85 Slimline

NCR's Monica Hatchem demos the latest retail solution, the SelfServ 85 Slimline. The ADA-compliant kiosk features a 32-inch multitouch screen, as well as an integrated card reader, printer and scanner. It has various retail applications, such as use in Endless Aisle. 

Olea's Milan kiosk allows for customization in digital signage (Video)

Frank Olea talks to Kiosk Marketplace about Olea's Milan model digital signage kiosk.

The Milan by Olea Kiosks at CETW 12

Frank Olea, CEO of Olea Kiosks, talks with Kiosk Marketplace editor Natalie Gagliordi about the Milan, his company's latest digital signage wayfinding kiosk.

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Digiboo kiosks land in Pilot Flying J travel stations

Digiboo has announced a partnership with Pilot Flying J that will place its digital media download kiosks inside travel plazas throughout the southeastern U.S. Digiboo has installed nine interactive touchscreen kiosks in Pilot Flying J locations along I-75 from Corbin, Ky.

Westfield, eBay partner to launch digital storefronts in San Francisco

Westfield Labs, an entity of the Westfield Group, has unveiled its first partnership pilot with eBay, which it says unites the power of mobile and online shopping with the physical retail world. Westfield Labs and eBay Inc.

SoloHealth announces partnership with health insurer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) and SoloHealth have announced a strategic partnership that gives BCBSGa unique access to SoloHealth's network of health and wellness consumer kiosks for personalized member engagement services and highly targeted new member acquisition...

Touchrate releases in-store shopper marketing solutions

Touchrate, an Orlando, Fla.-based company specializing in interactive touchscreen technology, announced its solutions recently went live for clients such as MetLife Insurance, Pacific Bicycle and AutoInsurance.com, as well as shoppers events and promoworks demo sampling programs in Walmart and major...

Interactive digital signage pilot features range of analytic tech

Ciright Digital Media LLC announced it is accepting registrations for its VertNext Pilot Program, an interactive digital signage platform for U.S.-headquartered companies with a presence in the Greater Philadelphia area. The VertNext Platform allows digital signage systems to measure, analyze...

Salon Target rolls out 'infotainment' touchscreen kiosks

Digital signage kiosks and salon management software by Salon Target were featured at the recent International Beauty Show in New York City, according to salontoday.com. The heart of the solution is the company's patented touchscreen kiosk, which creates a personalized...

Tensator Virtual Assistant blends man and machine (Video)

In an age where consumers prefer to interact with technology, contact with an actual human being is becoming an antiquated — and often avoided — concept. But for those looking for the perfect balance between man and machine, or who...

BMW Italy deploys digital signage kiosks in showrooms

Multimedia designer Excogitare and digital signage solutions manufacturer friendlyway recently worked with BMW dealerships across Italy to replace their paper point-of-sale displays with interactive digital signage kiosks, according to an announcement from Excogitare. The BMW digital communication system has been...

Acquire Digital, Coupon Express announce partnership

Acquire Digital announced its partnership with Coupon Express and the companies' plans to have 300 of their multifunctional digital signage coupon kiosks deployed at leading supermarket chains across the U.S. by 2013. In addition to dispensing coupons and loyalty cards,...

Christian store embraces music kiosks

LifeWay Christian Stores has expanded the use of myMEDIA BurnBar kiosks to an additional 105 stores after seeing the success of a pilot study launched in 47 locations in 2009. By mid-November, 152 store locations should have them. The kiosks,...

JCPenney stores display online products via kiosks

JCPenney is helping customers find more products with its "Find More" technology throughout 120 of its stores. Customers can use kiosks, in-store iPads, and jcp.com-enabled cash registers to see products that the store sells online. The kiosks units feature 42-inch...

NRF: HP adds digital signage to kiosks

Hewlett Packard launched its Virtual Sales Assistant kiosk this week at the National Federation's Big Show in New York City. Unlike many kiosks that sit quietly in the corner, this machine displays digital signage at eye level to tempt consumers to use the machines.

Patent approved to provide kiosks with 3-D technology

Provision Interactive Technologies has developed technology to provide 3-D views of products for the self-service kiosk markets, according to the company's press release. "Imagine a 3-D person greeting you when you conduct an ATM transaction or being able to have...

NRF: Cisco study shows shoppers want tech-savvy experiences

Most retailers assume consumers want to implement technology into their shopping experiences, but executives from Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) executives wanted proof. And they got it. By surveying 2,000 shoppers from the United States and the United Kingdom,...

Meridian Zero Degrees kiosks add MOD Systems' Download2Go platform

Self-service solutions provider Meridian Zero Degrees announced today at the National Retail Federation Convention and Expo that its line of interactive kiosks will support the MOD Systems Download2Go retail digital entertainment platform. The new partnership gives Meridian customers a solution...

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