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  • How to Justify Requests for a Mobile POS System September 11, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth A simple people counting system can save you money by optimizing each area of your store – so think about what the combination of that and a mobile POS system could do. Mobile POS is the hottest trend in the retail industry right now, and for good reason. It streamlines your store operations and increases… Read more
  • How to Leverage Social Media in Your Retail Store September 4, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth Social media can allow retailers to showcase their brand, vision, mission and personality – and above all, reach a wider audience. Through these sites, stores can learn more about their customers wants, needs and challenges and get ideas about how they can accommodate. Eventually, well-managed social media accounts and marketing efforts will pay off. Your… Read more
  • How People Counting Can Help Mobile Phone Stores August 22, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth Today, the mobile phone business is booming. People are relying exclusively on cell phones, eliminating land lines all together. More and more users are upgrading to smartphones, or upgrading their current smartphone to the newest model, and shopping for the plans that best fit their ever-growing data usage needs. As people use their phones for… Read more
  • Traf-Sys People Counting Solutions Featured In Jewelry Industry’s InStore Magazine August 16, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth Traf-Sys Inc. supplies people counting solutions to major jewelry retailers such as Pandora and Alex+Ani, and was featured on InStoreMag.com this month in an article about customer counting. InStore is a print and online magazine featuring the latest news, stories and tips in the retail industry. Written by Josh Wimmer, the article discusses different models… Read more
  • Why All Libraries Need People Counting Systems August 6, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth With the emergence of eBooks and eReaders, it’s important for libraries to ditch the Dark Ages and embrace the digital age. What started as just a building full of books is now a community resource center with computer labs. People counting systems have dual purpose in the digital takeover – they not only provide libraries… Read more
  • Trend report: 2013 Back-to-school season July 24, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth This August, parents are doing just as much back-to-school shopping as they did last year – but they’re spending less and shopping smarter. But that doesn’t mean that retailers won’t be making as many transactions as in 2012. Studies show that parents aren’t shopping less, but simply shopping smarter. The NRF reported that 37 percent… Read more
  • 3 Ways to Fight Showrooming in Your Store July 18, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth Over the past few years, brick-and-mortar retailers have seen a change in their customers’ behavior. The wide-spread use of the Internet and smartphones has led to a trend called showrooming – the act of browsing in-store and buying online. What is it? Showrooming includes comparing in-store and online prices, reading online reviews of in-store items,… Read more
  • 3 Ways to Improve In-store Service Using People Counting Software July 11, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth US businesses annually lose an estimated $83 million due to poor customer service, according to Parature. 62 percent of US consumers have switched brands in the past year due to poor customer service. If you don’t give customers a good reason to set foot in your store, they’ll shop online instead. Online shopping is on… Read more
  • Thermal Sensors: How Your Building Can Go Green July 1, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth Green businesses benefit both the environment and their employees. They promote a healthy lifestyle and a sustainable future for anybody who steps foot in their building. And they save some money in the process. General Electric and Walmart, for example, have been going green since 2005. By 2011, GE was able to sell $70 billion… Read more
  • 3 Reasons Why People Counting is Essential for Student Unions June 18, 2013 by Chris Wadsworth People counting is not only ideal for institutions that generate revenue, but also for those who don’t. Non-profit organizations and state-funded programs need accurate data about the number of visitors they garner in order to request resources. Student unions are generally the hub of activity for a college campus. Throughout the day, crowds of students… Read more