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Retail and hospitality industry technology news, insights and opinions from Panasonic. Learn about the latest retail industry technologies and trends.

5 Critical Mobile Device Features to Consider for Better Direct Store Delivery Success


Direct Store Delivery (DSD) has become a standard model for maintaining retail inventory levels of perishable food and beverages or demand frequent restocking for product freshness. The practice means the product is delivered directly to the retailer by a supplier – bypassing a central distribution center or warehouse. By bringing goods directly to the store […]

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Mobility Market Trends: Direct Store Delivery Challenges and Opportunities


Direct store delivery (DSD) suppliers are increasingly leveraging mobile and wireless technology to meet the CPG industry’s time-sensitive needs and complex technical requirements. The product inventory, delivery status, pricing changes and shelf labeling coordination required between CPGs, retailers and DSD suppliers is a technological challenge affecting profit margins across the supply chain. To address the […]

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Panasonic and Luxury Hotel Partner Create a Safer Guest Experience in San Francisco

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Downtown San Francisco is booming, and with its central location to tourist destinations and attractions it greets more than a million guests each year. This, along with the current homeless population in the city, create a unique problem and hotels want to ensure that visitors and hotel guests are safe at all costs while enjoying […]

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6 ways data is taking over retail


Retailers now swim in more data than they know what to do with. And they’re working overtime to digest that data — collected from e-commerce transactions and via merchandising, CRM and POS systems — to glean useful insights. Many are turning to predictive analytics in an effort to use cutting-edge data science to forecast trends […]

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