IT services and solutions for retail and hospitality

  • 26 Sep 2016

Thanks for joining us at Nexpo

What a week!

On Wednesday 21st September, we unveiled Nexpo, the retail technology pop-up store, in partnership with our customer Karen Millen. For three days only, major retail names were taken on customer journeys of the next retailing generation, facilitated by technologies that are affordable, easily deployable, and available to integrate now into your existing store estate.

From installing each partners’ technology, to carrying out the full shop fit as a Karen Millen store, (and of course, coordinating everything leading up to the week of the event!), Nexpo was project managed end-to-end by Retail Assist’s Head of Project Services, and Head of Marketing.

And once the pop-up was fully fitted out, we welcomed over 100 retailers, and retail trade journalists and bloggers, over the 3 days. Here are some photos taken on the tours.

Retail Project Management

Retail Project Management

Retail Project Management

Retailers also enjoyed post event networking, with the opportunity to speak with each of the technology partners about their products and services, as well as share thoughts about the future of the in-store customer experience. The physical store is a touchpoint for 89% of consumers in the buying process, and so it is more important than ever to ensure technological innovation plays a part in enhancing the in-store customer journey.

Nexpo shows how retailers can use technology to make the customer journey more convenient through smarter fulfilment and payments like Endless Aisle (Adyen), more interactive through RFID projecting digital information, or generating more opportunities to upsell through fitting room applications like SeeWall (InovRetail).

For facilitating a single view of stock, and easier inventory management on the shop floor, Retail Assist’s Tablet Inventory was also showcased at the event, currently in use by Karen Millen as part of the Merret omnichannel supply chain solution.

For more photographs of the event, simply view our album on Dropbox here. Also stay tuned for our official Nexpo video round-up, which will be published next week on our website!

If you require any further information about any of the partners, or any of the technology showcased, get in touch here, or call Alex Broxson on 0115 9042713. To be informed about any of our future events, please get in touch with us.

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