13 Mar 2013

CloudTags talks about NFC as more than a payment platform at London Retail Business Tech Expo

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A nice write up on our presentation to a full house at the London Retail Business Technology Expo http://www.digitalcanvasretail.com/author.asp?section_id=2666&doc_id=260911

12 Mar 2013

Why did we create CloudTags?

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Shopping isn’t a difficult activity, right? Clerks in shops and servers in restaurants are all trained to make your experience better (ostensibly to sell you more of whatever they’re hawking or get a better tip, of course). And if you’d rather not spend the time to browse an isle, you can find millions of products […]

11 Mar 2013

Samsung promotes non-payment NFC applications…

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Part of their Next Big Thing campaign, this ad is clearly trying to show the public that NFC is much bigger than payments. And heres why: recent research by Clear Channel showed that the importance of NFC functionality in a respondent’s next phone doubled from 36% to 70%, but only after they showed them what […]

11 Mar 2013

New iPhone to have NFC and Fingerprint scanning…

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In the latest of what’s sure to be a spring and summer filled with ceaseless rumors of whats under the hood in the next iPhone, Apple Insider released an article covering posts by China Times that reported NFC and fingerprint scanning in the next iPhone, logically dubbed the 5s. Fingerprint scanners are nothing new, but […]

7 Mar 2013

Omnichannel role model: magical Macy’s

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Rowland Hussey Macy would be proud to know that the dry goods store he started in 1843 is a clear leader for omnichannel retailing today. It was announced this week that Internet sales for the quarter were up a formidable 48%. Macy’s attributes much of this to a multi-year omnichannel plan that they put into […]