As online retailers continue to grow market share, their brick-and-mortar competitors are turning to clienteling to help stay competitive. Clienteling, which provides store associates with real-time access to customer and product data, can help a physical store function more like an e-commerce site. A successful clienteling program allows store associates to make timely, personalized purchase recommendations and offer individually targeted discounts. This heightened level of one-to-one customer service aligns the in-store...

According to Bloomberg Intelligence, US retail stores are closing at a record pace. As a retailer, improving the efficiency of operations and adapting to customer preferences need to be your top priority now. Scandit mobile data capture technology enables a smartphone, tablet or wearable to deliver the power you need to capture product and customer data quickly and accurately, analyze the data to improve the efficiency of retail operations, and...

For developers, perhaps the biggest obstacle to getting your organization on board with adopting a disruptive technology like mobile data capture is making the case for a great return on investment (ROI).  Here are 9 questions that finance and operations executives will likely ask developers before agreeing to replace dedicated mobile barcode scanners with mobile data capture technology. Having the right answers will go a long way toward getting company-wide buy-in for a mobile data capture implementation project. 1. Which solution provides...

Scandit is honored and proud to be nominated as a Global Shaper by Venture Kick. Help us to become a Global Shaper by submitting your online vote here. Started in September 2007, Venture Kick provides spin-off projects at Swiss universities with pre-seed capital, coaching and access to professional investors. In honor of its 10th anniversary, Venture Kick is nominating top startups from each year it has been in operation to be...

Summer is here and the time is right – for assessing the state of your enterprise data capture environment. The pace of business tends to slow down in July and August. This means the peak summer months are the perfect time for reviewing your operations and seeing if introducing mobile data capture would reduce costs and increase efficiency. Here are a few specific factors worth checking out. Age and Condition of Dedicated...

Once a customer is in the store, retailers must have shelves full of the inventory that shoppers want to buy. But in addition, brick-and-mortar customers need instant inventory access that goes beyond the walls of the store. By providing seamless inventory access, retailers can offer digital options to buy products that may not be in stock at a particular store. Popular examples include home delivery from the warehouse or scheduled pickup at a nearby sister...

A new video highlights the value Scandit mobile data capture solutions deliver to workflows across the retail enterprise. Watch the video below. Scandit offers smarter data capture solutions designed to transform retail operations in customer-facing scenarios such as mPOS, self-checkout, and mShopping. In addition, Scandit mobile data capture technology supports associate-facing retail scenarios such as clienteling, order entry and inventory management, as well as supply chain scenarios including shipping & receiving and...