retail

Available Now: Cisco Retail Webcast “Build Customer Loyalty, Boost Store Revenue”

Do you want to increase sales by providing shoppers with the information they need when and where they need it – in your store? Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences solution can help you do just that. Connected Mobile Experiences is a new solution that helps enables retail organizations to use Wi-Fi location services to deliver engaging […]

Question: Are you PCI Compliant? Are you Secure? Part 2 of 2

Last week, we sat down with Bart McGlothin and Christian Janoff from Cisco’s security team to discuss PCI Security for Retail to better understand “What is PCI Compliance?” and “How does that affect Retailers?” As a quick re-cap: PCI Compliance is a 12-step process to secure credit cards. Any retailer that accepts credit card payments […]

March 27, 2013

VIDEO

Transforming the Retail Experience with Video Collaboration

It’s happened to you many times – you’re in a store desperately trying to find a clerk to give you more information about a product you intend to purchase. But no such luck. Cisco is changing that with its Remote Expert Smart Solution for Retail. A recent article recapping a keynote at last week’s Enterprise […]

How Big Data Will Save the Physical Store

Reports of the physical retail store’s death have been greatly exaggerated. As a recent survey from the Cisco® Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) found, 93 percent of products sold in the United States are still bought in brick-and-mortar locations. And while technology has upended many product categories and more than a few individual retailers, it […]

March 7, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco’s Chief Futurist Shares Top 5 Predictions for 2013 and Beyond #IoE

The future intrigues us all, especially when every now and then we’re able to catch a glimpse of what’s to come. At Cisco, one of the ways we build our business and serve our customers is to think about the future and how technology innovation stands to transform the world in which we live. This […]

March 7, 2013

VIDEO

How Retail Giant Kingfisher Is Improving Efficiency with a Video-Enabled Supply Chain

Europe’s leading home improvement retailer, Kingfisher, was looking for a way to streamline its supply chain and enhance their direct sourcing. As a company that makes do-it-yourself projects easier and more affordable, Kingfisher was facing increasingly difficult logistical challenges with key partners and offices spread out across the globe. Employees from multiple locations had to […]

Big Data in Retailing: Follow the Money!

Retailers looking at the Big Data opportunity may well find themselves with an array of choices: the opportunities seem so vast, where does one begin? Well, a pragmatic way forward is to focus on some pragmatic possibilities and then “follow the money”! In examining the Big Data opportunity for retailers, Cisco IBSG has identified three […]

February 7, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 – Two New Mobility Solutions Video Demonstrations

We’ve posted two new videos of the mobility solutions that we showcased in the Cisco booth at NRF 2013. Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences – Deliver personalized, highly targeted mobile services to consumers to optimize the customer experience and enhance store profits Cisco BYOD Smart Solution – Support trouble-free network access for all users, on any […]

February 4, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Connected Shoppers: Cisco CTO Bob Friday at NRF

Mobile devices have gone mainstream, and shoppers have become to rely on smart phones for their primary source of information while making a purchase decision. Bob Friday, Cisco CTO in the Wireless Networking Group, presents on connecting shoppers through mobility and shares highlights from his Big Ideas session at the National Retail Conference in January.