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Retail & Hospitality

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

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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Which Mobile or POS Solution is Right for Your Retail Business?

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Mobile technology has transformed every aspect of the retail business, from customer service and payments, to in-store operations and the entire supply chain. Retailers are utilizing computers, tablets and handheld devices to accurately forecast demand and track and predict inventory levels. And mobile devices are impacting in-store operations with improved customer experience and increased employee […]

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