For Less Contact, Go Contactless

Health and personal well being worries have changed the mindset of the traveling public. Tap and pay technology helps alleviate concerns among passengers who regard using public transport as a health risk. VISA has responded with the roll out of contactless payment option on public transportation across 500 cities. The...

Retail Has Changed; Perhaps Forever

We asked Richard Hyman, Independent Retail Analyst and non-executive Director of Ergonomic Solutions, the parent company of SpacePole, Inc., for his thoughts on the effects that the COVID 19 pandemic will have on the retail industry, as it comes to terms with a range of global fundamental challenges that no-one...

Payments – Where Now?

With shoppers favoring card and contactless transactions, has COVID-19 determined that card payments have finally become the only way to pay? Does this watershed moment mean that providing payment solutions that resonate with the customer plays a key part in brand loyalty as behaviors change? How does providing the right...

Preparing for the New Normal in the Retail Sector

Requirement to act quickly to be ready for the new normal Now that there are some indications of a roadmap for the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in England, Ian Dewar, Group Managing Director, Ergonomic Solutions, believes that retailers who may be able to start reopening stores from 1st June...

Getting the basics right from the start. NRF delivers a lesson in customer expectations

The recent National Retail Federation - NRF Retail's BIG show and expo in New York was an enormous success for the Ergonomic Solutions Group. With two booths, we followed the theme of the conference sessions by looking at how both static and mobile technology can be enabled to deliver that...

Four reasons why hotels should utilize in-room tablets

Tablets are not exactly new in the hospitality sector, but more and more hotels and chains are seeing the value and benefits of installing tablet devices inside rooms to transform the customer’s experience throughout their stay. We have compiled some of the top reasons for this growth and outlined the...

Bringing the SpacePole touch to HP’s Engage One (ElitePOS) point of sale system

In support of the launch of the sleek and versatile HP Engage One (ElitePOS) point of sale system, we are delighted to announce the release of our Engage One screen mount adaptor which enables compatibility with our market leading SpacePole Essentials range of technology mounting solutions. By combining the great...

Looking good at Ralph Lauren

When your brand is all about style and sophistication, the physical store needs to reflect that look. At the point of sale, a compact and ergonomic layout of the technology is a must. It is what the customer would expect of such a prominent fashion brand, and one that should...

SpacePole enables the best in customer service at Retail Now 2018

In a world where retail must seamlessly provide a multichannel experience that allows for the customer to buy in a way that suits them, providing a in experience in-store that matches what the customer finds on line, is vital. Hardware for both static and mobile applications must be optimized to...

Six reasons why tablets are essential at exhibitions

With Retail Now upon us, We thought it might be a good time to look at the increasing roles that tablets can play in all aspects of trade shows such as this – from information points, lead takers and visitor check-in terminals to the solutions on show themselves around the...