The Normally Big NRF Retail Show Is Happening In New York, And Appears To Doing OK

January 17, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Much of the attention as we have shifted into the new year and trade show season was focused on CES in Las Vegas, but …

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NRF Shifts Its Big Show In NYC From Jan. To Jun. 2021

July 10, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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It’s Not A Digital Signage Show, But NRF 2020 Has A Lot Of It On Show This Week In NYC

January 13, 2020 by Dave Haynes

I am skipping the NRF retail show in NYC this week – every 2-3 years is enough for me – but there are plenty …

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16:9 Podcast – From ESLs to Avatars At NRF 2019

January 23, 2019 by Dave Haynes

This is a special edition of the podcast, which I am pretty much whacking together myself, in the wake of running around the NRF …

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My Impressions Of NRF 2019 – From The Lens Of Digital Signage

January 16, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Sitting at Newark airport, heading back to East Coast Canada, after the National Retail Federation trade show in New York. I don’t go every …

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Look Ma, No Peripherals – This Touchscreen Embeds Payment Tech In The Display

January 11, 2019 by Dave Haynes

One of the biggest payments tech companies around has found a display provider to partner on interactive kiosks that embed payment capabilities in the …

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Microsoft, Kroger Team On Connected Grocery Service, Built Around Smart Shelf Screens

January 8, 2019 by Dave Haynes

Microsoft and the US grocer Kroger have partnered on a new connected store product – built around shelf-edge screens and cloud computing – called …

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NRF2017 Impressions: Lotsa Actionable Analytics

January 17, 2017 by Dave Haynes

NRF is not a digital signage show. There are lots of signage vendors at the show – with booths or just walking around. It’s …

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Sixteen:Nine Podcasts: NRF Special Edition With RDM, Unefi, Show Impressions

January 17, 2017 by Dave Haynes

This is a special edition of the 16:9 Podcast – special because the format’s a little different and because I’m turning this around too …

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AOPEN Now has Sub-$200 Commercial Grade Chromebox; $350 Chromebase Tablet

January 17, 2017 by Dave Haynes

Taiwan-based AOPEN started showing off a pair of new commercial-grade Chrome devices yesterday at the NRF show – a smaller, much cheaper solid state …

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Getting Set For NRF 2017

January 13, 2017 by Dave Haynes

The National Retail Federation’s big annual trade show starts up on Sunday in New York, and I was very happy to learn it should …

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Italy’s inVRsion Bringing Virtual Reality Into Retail Store Planning

January 3, 2017 by Dave Haynes

I’m starting to become a bit of a believer in virtual reality as being relevant beyond gaming and some highly specialized applications, and looking …

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