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October 31, 2011

The global market for self-checkout has continued to thrive despite a difficult retail environment, according to a new report by London-based strategic research and consulting firm RBR.

New York City -- The global market for self-checkout has continued to thrive despite a difficult retail environment, according to a new report by London-based strategic research and consulting firm RBR.

March 14, 2011

It doesn’t take much convincing to realize that we are in a Golden Age of the shopper.

By Steve Cole, scole@gladson.com

It doesn’t take much convincing to realize that we are in a Golden Age of the shopper. Retailers are no longer in charge of the information, pushing out what they want, when they want, to influence shoppers and win sales. Instead, shoppers today seek out the information themselves, much of it online, before they ever set foot in a store. In other words, they’re thinking for themselves. The horror!

September 30, 2007

In 15 communities from coast to coast, townspeople are cheering. And the joy is spreading,...