Bradley Cooper is a Technology Editor for DigitalSignageToday.com. His background is in information technology, advertising, and writing.www
Black Friday is still a major brick-and-mortar retailer event, drawing in $2.4 billion in revenue last year. At the same time, customers spent $10 less in 2016, than they did in 2015. Retailers need to step up their game to boost sales, and one way to do that is with digital signage.
Clicks aimed to deliver a better customer experience that informed distracted customers. With a digital signage solution, the retailer was able to boost dwell time and sales.
Picking the best media player can be a real chore. It's key to understand what type of content to use.
Recently, I made a trip to the Golden Arches, not just to get a burger, but also to see if the restaurant's menu boards lived up to the hype. I examined them on the basis of visual content, presentation and readability to see if they earned my 'I'm lovin' it' seal of approval.
Last month, users gobbled up stories on McDonald's, software, restaurants and digital signage horror stories.
One way to boost customer involvement is to integrate touchscreens with your displays, but there are issues, however, dealing with the logistics.
In order to promote a washing machine, Whirlpool teamed up with JCDecaux to craft a hair-raising VR experience that brings the fear to the laundry.
It can be easy to sink a lot of money into a digital signage project, only for it to all fall apart. It's important to avoid three pitfalls to have a successful deployment.
McDonald's transformed three bus shelters in Milan, Italy into interactive stores where customers can order via a touchscreen and have food delivered to them. The QSR did this to promote the launch of its online delivery service, McDelivery, in Italy.
Many restaurants are snatching up digital signage like candy, but there's still major challenges when addressing the logistics, user friendliness and customer experience challenges.
One LA cafe aimed to create a truly laid back atmosphere with many healthy options. The only problem was the menu was far too large for customers, so the cafe turned to digital signage to help them deliver better content portions.
A farm friendly fast casual ran into trouble squeezing its 50+ items into menus. It turned towards digital signage to deliver it's fresh customer experience.
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Over the last several months, restaurants have dominated the top stories on Digital Signage Today, but September readers branched out a bit and explored topics ranging from retail digital signage kiosks to future trends.
One way retailers are luring in customers to their display or kiosk is by using digital signage attract screens.
Digital signage seems simple, but choosing software can be a challenge. Where do you begin?
More restaurants than ever are embracing technologies ranging from kiosks to menu boards. I have learned a number of key lessons to help make digital signage successful in restaurants. They relate to communication, the environment and the logistics.
David Weatherhead, CEO of Advanced, discusses key trends in the market, including the increasing growth of video walls and LED technology, as well as how companies are future-proofing their investments.
Earlier this week, I saw digital signage near a mall restroom with content I would have happily flushed down the toilet. Lazy content creates useless digital signage.
August's top stories really hit readers in the stomach, with topics ranging from the basics of menu boards to viral videos at the bar. One story in particular examined if digital signage is finally taking over drive thru menus, while others examined LED technology.