Here’s a video from a trade show last month in which the iconic Canadian coffee chain – which sells 8 of every 10 cups of coffee up here – showed what a store “could” look like one day.
Too much white plastic for me, but I did like the stab at tabletop interactive ordering stations. Can’t see Tim’s getting staff to bring me my order, though.
They also see a future that includes beer on tap. Also can’t see me stopping by a Timmies for a quick pint, or more to the point the liquor laws in this country. But …
There’s another video here but I could not embed.
Dave Haynes is the founder and editor of Sixteen:Nine, an online publication that has followed the digital signage industry for more than 13 years. Dave does strategic advisory consulting work for many end-users and vendors, and also writes for many of them. He’s based near Halifax, Nova Scotia.