retail

January 30, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 — Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution for Retail Demonstration

“Great show!” That’s what we’ve been hearing from retailers who visited Cisco’s booth and attended our Big Ideas Sessions at NRF 2013. I led the demonstration of the Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution for Retail in our booth. This solution transforms how you connect and interact with your customers. It offers a superior video and […]

January 18, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Building Trust in the Expanding World of Big Data Retailing

These days, the generation of data has become almost as constant as breathing. With every click or swipe, today’s mobile, hyperconnected consumers exhale an ever-expanding trail of digital details, revealing troves of information about their wants, needs, interests, well-being, and aspirations. All of that data offers great promise for retailers looking to know their customers […]

January 15, 2013

WIRELESS AND MOBILITY

Reflections from the Floor at NRF 2013

After a long day of showing the Cisco BYOD Smart Solution and Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences solutions at the 2013 National Retail Federation (NRF) trade show, I am waiting for a colleague to meet me for a well-deserved dinner. I had many, and yes there were MANY, conversations with Retail IT professionals,  and nearly every […]

January 15, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco at NRF 2013 – Great Day One and More Excitement Today

We’re well into a great second day at NRF 2013! The Cisco team had a great day one on the show floor; our demos were in full swing, and we were happy to welcome new and old faces alike to booth #252. Our demos really seemed to resonate with retailers looking for innovative mobility solutions, […]

January 13, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 – Visit Cisco’s Booth #252 and Attend Cisco’s Big Ideas Sessions

The Expo for NRF 2013 – Retail’s Big Show – starts Monday 1/14 and runs through Tuesday 1/15 in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Come visit Cisco booth #252 to see our 5 new innovative demos. Mark your calendars to attend Cisco’s Big Ideas Sessions in Room 3D04, EXPO Hall, […]

January 8, 2013

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 – Preview of Store-in-a-Box – Cisco Lean Retail Approach Demonstration

This is our sixth preview of what Cisco will be showcasing at the 102nd National Retail Federation Convention and Expo on January 14 and 15, 2013 in New York City. Today’s retail stores need be more technology enabled than ever before supporting new generation of shoppers that expect a convergence of physical and digital experiences. […]

December 26, 2012

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

New Shopping Experiences during the 2012 Holiday Season

Being a resident of San Francisco, one advantage of is the amount of shopping within walking distance.  This year several retailers timed their store openings and remodel to coincide with the holiday season shopping,  which is expected to grow 4.1 percent over last holiday season, according to National Retail Federation. These retailers understand they are […]

December 20, 2012

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Big Data Could Spawn a Retail Revolution

Success in retail hinges on a deep understanding of consumers. Anticipating their wants and needs — then offering the right product, in the right place, at the right time, and for the right price — has always been paramount. To truly understand today’s consumer, however, retailers need to address a new dimension that is challenging […]

December 19, 2012

RETAIL AND HOSPITALITY

Cisco NRF 2013 – Preview of Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution for Retail Demonstration

This is our fourth preview of what Cisco will be showcasing at the 102nd National Retail Federation Convention and Expo on January 14 and 15, 2013 in New York City. At the Cisco booth, I will be hosting demonstrations of the Cisco Remote Expert Smart Solution for Retail. This solution offers a superior video and collaboration […]