Tag Archives: Europe

Will Retailers Be Ready for Europe’s General Trade Protection Rule?

Recently, the U.S. Congress voted to overturn a pending regulation that would require Internet service providers (ISPs) to obtain people’s permission before selling their data about them. President Trump then signed the rollback. As reported by NPR.org: “This is a … Continue reading

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Digital Europe

The digital revolution has taken off in Europe. Check out this infographic to see how. 5 Trends in European Digital Consumption infographic    

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A Hotel Company from Ikea? Ja

Sweden’s Ikea is known around the world for its chain of stores selling inexpensive furniture. As the firm says: “Rather than selling expensive home furnishings that only a few can buy, the Ikea Concept makes it possible to serve the … Continue reading

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In-Store Digital Experience Can Raise Brand Awareness and Engagement

Intel has published a very informative report about in-store digital technology. The report features Media-Saturn Group, a leading European retail chain. According to the report: “Many retailers are apprehensive about rolling out a large, complex digital signage network, and rightfully so. The cost and … Continue reading

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