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Five ways in which tablet technology is transforming the food & drink service industry

The use of tablet devices in the food and drink service sector has been growing for some time. This blog looks at some of the ways in which they can be utilised to improve the dining or drinking experience for customers, make life easier for staff and managers, and how...

Four reasons why hotels should utilise in-room tablets

Tablets are not exactly new in the hospitality sector, but more and more hotels and chains are seeing the value and benefits of installing tablet devices inside rooms to transform the customer’s experience throughout their stay. We have compiled some of the top reasons for this growth and outlined the...

Six reasons why tablets are essential at exhibitions

On April 26, 2018, Posted by , In Events & trade shows,Industry topics, By , , With No Comments
With RBTE upon us, We thought it might be a good time to look at the increasing roles that tablets can play in all aspects of trade shows such as this - from information points, lead takers and visitor check-in terminals to the solutions on show themselves around the exhibition...

Four portable payment types every pop-up retailer should accept in 2018

As bricks and mortar retailers know, for the savvy shoppers of today, offering several options for payment can be the difference between a sale and a walk-away. In a 2016 survey by WorldPay, 22% of UK shoppers under the age of 35 claimed that they had left a store without...

Tablets and Mobility – the key to unlocking the personalised shopping experience

It remains a sobering fact that the success of retail, in these challenging times, is determined, in significant part, by the way they can create a joined-up shopping experience - one which reflects and complements, in-store, what the customers take for granted, online. Devices such as tablets and their associated...

Empowering the store associate in an age of disruption

A 2016 survey by Planet Retail which, among other things, said that the stores that empowered their workforce on the sales floor with technology that enhanced the customer experience through the provision of personalised services and information, would prosper. Fast forward 6 months and this year’s NRF show in New...

Creating a retail future for the millennial generation

Generation Y, those born between 1982 and 2000, and often referred to as millennials have grown up in a world surrounded by unparalleled access to the latest technology. This involvement in digital communication and an expectation of a connected world means that "millennials are two and a half times more likely...

Protection against “the liability shift” requires a belt AND braces approach

On November 15, 2016, Posted by , In Industry topics,PCI DSS, By ,,, , With No Comments
Whether you are EMV compliant or not, you cannot afford to take the risk of the fraudulent use of credit or debit card data, or worse still, a data breach of one of your payment terminals. Simple low cost, and effective physical security protection at the point of sale will...

Physical security a highlight at European PCI Community Meeting 2016

Ergonomic Solutions’ PCIP (PCI Professional) Jan B Jakobsen, attended this year’s European PCI Community Meeting which was held in Edinburgh in mid-October. Highlight of the event was an update by Tim Cormier, Manager for Device Standards at the PCI Security Standards Council who spoke on the subject of ”Protecting yourself...

Taxis & contactless payment is a match made in heaven

All black cabs in London are required to take credit cards and contactless payments from October this year, in accordance with directives from Transport for London (tfl). “Every black cab taking cards is fantastic news for London. In future, when you hail a cab you can be sure that you...