Category: Tradeshows

NRF 2017 Exhibition Recap

NRF has come a long way since its early days in the ballroom of the New York Hilton. Retail’s Big Show now spans the entire retail technology universe. One exciting highlight was Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, visiting the show this year to give a keynote presentation on how to keep a

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Two Reasons Why You Should Visit APG at NRF 2017

  NRF’s annual “Retail’s Big Show” is right around the corner! The show will take place January 15-17, 2017 in New York City. The APG team will bring its global products, solutions, and technical experts to present during the “Big Show.” There are two reasons that you, as a retailer, VAR, ISV, or reseller, should

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Equipmag’s Paris Retail Week Focuses on Retail Innovation

Cash management and retail innovation were among the hot topics during the Paris Retail Week 2016 show in mid-September. APG representatives attended the event, which drew more than 48,000 show-goers and about 1,000 companies. While at the event, we had the opportunity to shake hands with other players in the retail and technology industries, and ask

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Throwback Thursday—RSPA’s RetailNOW

It’s that time of year again! RSPA’s RetailNOW is just around the corner. We have been attending this show now for 18 years. Taking a look back, APG first attended this event when it was called the “ICRDA (Independent Cash Register Dealers Association) Show” before they merged with the SDA (Systems Dealer Association) and created

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Customer Experience Grabs the Spotlight at European Retail Tech Shows

If there was a prevailing trend discussed at the EuroCIS and RBTE retail tech trade shows this year, it was about making customer interaction easier. Everywhere you turned during the events, someone was talking about checkout solutions and business analytics that can help improve the customer experience. EuroCIS took place in Dusseldorf, Germany, at the

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RSPA’s RetailNOW – Throwback Thursday

17 years and counting! We have been attending the RSPA RetailNOW show for years. In fact, when APG first attended this event it was called the “ICRDA (Independent Cash Register Dealers Association) Show” before they merged with the SDA (Systems Dealer Association) and created the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association). During this time we didn’t

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RetailNOW 2015 Panel Session: Tablets in Retail

RSPA’s annual RetailNOW show is right around the corner! The conference will take place August 2-5, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida at the Gaylord Event and Convention Center. The four-day conference, trade show and networking event is known as “where the industry meets” and it couldn’t be more true. With over 2,000 expecting to attend, this is one event you

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Thin-bility Solutions Draw Attention at EuroCIS

This year’s attendance at EuroCIS broke previous records by attracting nearly 9,000 visitors from more than 60 countries. APG Cash Drawer was among the 318 exhibitors at the show, where we had the opportunity to demo products designed specifically for the European market and promote the Thin-bility concept. Europe is in the process of adapting

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NRF 2015 Recap

The APG team has returned from one of our busiest NRF shows yet. The halls were abuzz with new technology for mPOS, EMV, Omnichannel and the Internet of Things. At the show we showcased new purpose built European products and cash recycler technology.   NRF is known as Retail’s BIG show for good reason. Retailers of all

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Defining the Future of the Customer Experience

In the past few months, I’ve attended sessions where industry experts shared key insights on the future of customer experience. Consumers’ expectations are changing, and how brands choose to interact with them in the future is imperative to success. Retailers stand to differentiate themselves by adopting service models and technologies that help define a memorable

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