Abierto Networks and Systech Corporation Announce SysLINK Modular Communications Gateway

For Immediate Release Abierto Networks and Systech Corporation Announce SysLINK Modular Communications Gateway A fully integrated communications device with field-configurable hardware and software options, SysLINK is a revolutionary solution for retail communications   Eliot, ME and San Diego, CA – May 21st, 2012 – Abierto Networks and Systech Corporation announced today the introduction of the SysLINK Modular Communications Gateway.  SysLINK is a new family of products that integrate multiple communications…

Abierto Networks Deploys Digital Media Center in the Cloud

For Immediate Release Abierto Networks Deploys Digital Media Center in the Cloud Leveraging its Cloud Space at Amazon Web Services, Abierto deployed its new Digital Signage Host for increased scalability and redundancy of service. Eliot, ME – May 21st, 2012 – Abierto Networks announced today that it has successfully deployed its Digital Media CenterTM host to its own cloud space at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Abierto has been recently migrating…

Abierto Networks’ Mobile Coupon Center Receives VeriFone Ruby Sapphire Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Our industry-leading platform for creating, distributing and redeeming Mobile Coupons is accepted as a supported solution for use with Sapphire Mini Server in VeriFone POS applications. Eliot, ME – May 21st, 2012 – Abierto Networks announced today that Mobile Coupon CenterTM has been certified by VeriFone for use with its Ruby Sapphire POS in the convenience store industry. “Achieving VeriFone certification for Mobile Coupon CenterTM is a…

Study: In-store messaging is top reason shoppers buy items not on lists

Study: In-store messaging is top reason shoppers buy items not on lists Despite a shopping list being a tool to stay on budget and eliminate unnecessary purchases, research shows that nine out of 10 shoppers still buy items not on their lists, according to The Checkout, an ongoing shopper behavior study conducted by The Integer Group and M/A/R/C Research. Of these shoppers who purchase off-list items, 66 percent say the…

Mobile Coupon Redemption Poised To Grow

By 2016, mobile coupon redemption rates could reach 8% globally as more North American and Western European users get onboard. HAMPSHIRE, U.K. – A new report from Juniper Research suggests that the global redemption rate of mobile coupons will average upwards of 8% by 2016, an eightfold increase over paper coupons campaigns, according to a press release. The report found that mobile coupons have compelling advantages over their paper and…

New Study Evaluates Consumer Behaviors, Attitudes toward “Social Commerce”

-Research Examines Popularity of “Group-Buying Sites”, Location-Based Apps- From Shop.org: http://www.shop.org/press/20110527 Washington, May 27, 2011 – Shoppers are willing to interact with retailers through a variety of social networks and retailers have limitless opportunities to capitalize on the momentum, according to the 2011 Social Commerce Study, a joint research project by Shop.org, comScore and Social Shopping Labs. The report, which evaluates shopping directly influenced by social media, polled 1787 adult…

Report: More than a third of U.S. adults now own smartphones

By Amy Gahran, special to CNN Editor’s note: Amy Gahran writes about mobile tech for CNN.com. She is a San Francisco Bay Area writer and media consultant whose blog, Contentious.com, explores how people communicate in the online age. (CNN) — According to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 35% of U.S. adults own a smartphone. Since 83% of U.S. adults own a cell phone of…

Purpose-Driven Coffee

As seen in: CSP Daily News, July 7, 2011 Coffee, dispensed beverage consumers are high-frequency buyers; represent 68% more visits HOUSTON — Getting a cup of coffee or another dispensed beverage is the single-minded mission of many high-frequency convenience store visitors, and often they will grab a donut or something else to go with it, according to c-store research by The NPD Group. NPD’s Convenience Store Monitor, which tracks the…