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Demographics for online -  Hispanics shop more online than average Web user and shop earlier in holiday season. Experian Marketing Services' analysis highlights digitally savviness of Hispanic adults; finds Hispanics are 2x more interested in mobile ads and more responsive to mobile advertising 
There is increased chatter about omnichannel, but many companies may not understand the difference between omnichannel and multi-channel. [24]7 recently spoke with a panel of industry experts to get their perspective on multi-channel and omnichannel.

British electrical retailer Dixons Retail opened its first store in a series of new concept stores for its travel brand Dixons Travel at the South terminal of London's Gatwick Airport. Unlike traditional POS (point of sale) format stores, the new 1,466 ft2 space features digital signage to showcase latest products and information.

Cabelas Digital Signage Review

Nice writeup case study on Cabela's digital signage strategy. This is a sponsored on by Hughes but its good.  A
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Dave Haynes is founder and editor of Sixteen:Nine blog and previews Infocomm and what Elotouch (can we say that now?) will be showing. Looks like big intro for 55 inch touch though I'd like to see the full Cisco telepresence demo.
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Four Winds Interactive looks set to strengthen its presence in the casino digital signage market after signing a deal with JCM Global that will make Four Winds products available to JCM's customers.

Family Dollar Deploys Cloud-Based Signage SaaS

Family Dollar Store has selected AccessVia Web dSignShop Software as a Service (Saas) to print shelf-edge signs and labels in stores. The enterprise cloud-computing model delivers both sophisticated and scalable signing systems. The discount retailer required a solution that could handle high sign-printing volume across its 7,100 stores in 45 states.

Seeing is believing on Avnet digital signage tour

Showcase article on Avnet and new technology being developed including Intel AIM Suite incorporation.

The face of commercial signage is about to be transformed, experts say, and Phoenix-based Avnet Inc. is hoping to lead the revolution. Electronics-industry analysts predict that by 2015, about 22 million traditional signs in grocery stores, shopping malls, restaurants, health clinics and other businesses will be replaced with digital displays that interact with consumers in various ways.

Despite all the buzz around showrooming and mobile shopping, retailers will be relieved to know that brick-and-mortar stores are still important for 90 percent of shoppers, according to a study published by the e-tailing group and online local media company Local Corporation.