Successful Travel Pilot leads to Rollout

by Yvette Raikes

Travel company Flight Centre Australia, wanted to enhance the “in-store experience”, and worked with TechMedia and Scala to find a digital signage solution, which needed to be robust, easy to use, scalable and able …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 23 - Issue 35

Retailers Discuss Market at CE Week

by Chris Chinnock

A panel session made up of a retailer, advertiser, content creator (Fox – not shown in photo below) and two manufacturers (LG and Samsung) took place at CE Week in New York recently. Not …

Tags:CE Week 2016| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| LG Electronics (LGE)| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 25| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Aldi Sets Date for Signage Rollout

by Tom Allen

Aldi Sud, the German retail chain, has announced plans to modernise its stores with a large DOOH rollout. By 2019, the chain’s 1,860 locations will be digitised with indoor and outdoor signage. Aldi has …

Tags:Digital Signage| DOOH| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 23 - Issue 19

Ikea Seeks Disposable Labels

by Tom Allen

Furniture store Ikea has posted a listing on Ninesigma, seeking remotely-writable, disposable labels to show country-specific information on products and packages. The (blank) labels must be able to be attached during production and updated …

Tags:Back Panel| Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs)| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 23 - Issue 09

Projecting the Future of Retail

by Isaac Oburu

Retailers visiting the Retail Design Expo – part of the Retail Business Technology Expo and Retail Digital Signage Expo on 9-10 March – will see the UK debut of DisplayMapper that is set to …

Tags:Optoma| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)

Dixons Carphone to Close Stores

by Tom Allen

UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone has said that it is to close more than 130 stores in the UK and Ireland. There will be no job losses as part of the move. Dixons is …

Tags:Dixons| Ireland| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 23 - Issue 03


Prices Will Push VR to the Mainstream

by Isaac Oburu

Online PC retailers Scan Computers and Overclockers UK have spoken to PCR about VR and the Oculus Rift price point. Both firms are optimistic about VR. Scan’s Elan Raja III notes that the technology’s …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 03

Samsung Transforms Home Interiors with New Serif TV

by Milos Pavlovic

Samsung Electronics’ unique design-led TV, the Samsung Serif TV, has become the first home electronics device to be sold by iconic design chain Heal’s as Samsung look to revolutionise the home entertainment experience. The …

Tags:LCD TVs| Retailers| Samsung| UK (United Kingdom)

Scala Transforms Mobilcom

by Tom Allen

Mobilcom-Debitel, a German telco and Freenet subsidiary, has chosen to use Scala signage solutions in its stores. Scala software, including design templates and a CMS, drives 500 screens in Mobilcom’s stores. All stores run …

Tags:Digital Signage Software| Germany| Large Display Monitor| Retailers| Vol 22 - Issue 50

DTG Clears 4k Confusion

by Tom Allen

The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has launched a new website called, with the aim of helping retailers to understand and sell the benefits of UltraHD technology. Users can look up TVs by …

Tags:4k| DTG| internet| Large Display Monitor| Retailers| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 49

What Black Friday? US Retail Morphing into Online and Mobile

by Steve Sechrist

Call it the Black Friday that turned grey. US retail found the shopping frenzied crowds that traditionally appear the day after Thanksgiving in the US didn’t quite materialize this year, as more turkey stuffed …

Tags:Black Friday| Market Data| Retail Data| Retailers| UK (United Kingdom)| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 48