Were the recently announced Foot Locker store closures a result of a "retail apocalypse" or the result of static stores with poor customer experience and dwindling differentiation? We think you know where we are going here...
As part of our recent initiative to extend digital interaction into any part of static retail displays, we are introducing a new method for Perch embedded technology to be integrated into display cases, making the glass itself interactive, just like the screen of an iPad.
We are proud of the company we are building together and what bonds us beyond a desire to revolutionize retail is a set of core values we expect in others and in ourselves. Read to find out more about what we are about.
If you are a regular reader of the Retail Pick Me Up, you probably know we have always stood against the catchy, but we think largely reductionist and inaccurate narrative of brick-and-mortar retail dying. New data shows that the retail industry is back in a position of strength.
Perch was recently selected as a finalist in the prestigious Edison Awards in the category of Retail Innovation, joining previous finalists such as Apple, Nike, Coca Cola, Walt Disney & Co and Dyson.
So much came out at NRF with big announcements from PERCH and other technology companies. Positive retail results keep pouring in combatting the notion of a "retail apocalypse." The grocery industry is on fire, with acquisitions, partnerships and new technologies announced. And we cover voice search, Facebook updates, robotics and shoppable video.
PERCH had an exciting 2017 full of new clients, new awards and accolades, new form factors, increased reliability and most importantly growing the team.
We couldn't be more excited to be named one of the 15 Technology Companies to Watch in 2018 by Forbes. Here's some of what's in store for the New Year.
Omnichannel priorities are focusing on messaging consistency in-store, digital signage, and retail displays. The battle between brick-and-mortar and digital natives heats up with some great content on how to wage war for each side. Target is expanding amidst competitors store closures and Walgreens and Walmat are making big moves with tech.