Retail Stores and IoT: The Top 3 Trends

Let’s break down the exciting innovations in the relationship between retail stores and IoT technology. The IoT — short for “Internet of Things” — refers to the concept of integrating Internet connectivity into everyday objects. Everything from automobiles sending GPS data accessible on your smartphone, to a thermostat you can adjust from anywhere with an internet connection falls […]

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State Museums: How Behind-the-Scenes Management Makes History Come Alive

Here in the United States, we are lucky to have an abundance of museums. Some contain world art, others highlight the life and works of famous Americans, and still others put their state’s unique history and culture on display. These state museums are popular destinations for tourists traveling from outside the U.S. as well as […]

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That’s Retailtainment! How Wifi In Your Store Could Boost Your Business

The brick and mortar store has much to contend with against the rising popularity of e-commerce, which is why some form of retailtainment, such as providing wifi in your store, may be one of the most powerful tools for the retailer today. As many consumers are turning to online shopping versus physically shopping in an […]

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Retailtainment – The Future Of Brick and Mortar

In a retail climate that is experiencing an unprecedented shift in the ways people are shopping, it is more important than ever for brick and mortar stores to embrace the features that set them apart and make their products and especially their stores, an inviting place for consumers. The concept of retailtainment is an idea which […]

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Museum Best Practices: Why Exit Through the Gift Shop?

As a museum retail professional, when you encourage visitors to exit through the gift shop you’re inviting them to take the final steps in the seamless experience you work so hard to create. By the time they reach your museum store, you’ve given them a number of opportunities to see your offerings so they’ll arrive […]

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Fort Dobbs, North Carolina

While in North Carolina we had a chance to visit Fort Dobbs – an 18th century fort located near Rowan County, North Carolina, used during the French and Indian War. It served as the military headquarters for the frontier company (approximately fifty men) as well as a safe-haven for settlers.               […]

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Traffic Counters For Museums

When friends ask, “what is Flonomics and what do you do?”, the simple answer is “people counting”. While the retail application for our technology seems pretty obvious, sometimes other applications need more explanation. Do you know that you can find Flonomics in other locations like museums, libraries, recreation centers, dealerships, and more? When we talk […]

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