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Digitization in retail – with the help of the smart shelf

Stationary trade goes online!

The movement of goods becomes knowledge

Take advantage of the wealth of information that the shelf provides you with. Very simple - with our goods pusher system together with the sensor element Stock Beacon and the associated cloud application from our partner neoalto. Our solutions for trade and industry improve your service - with smart shelves and intelligent data analysis.

Your smart shelf for automated inventory reporting

A smart shelf is a shelf that is equipped with digital sensor technology. For example, these racks provide an automated inventory report or avoid so-called out-of-stock situations, which means empty racks. This allows you to use a wide range of information and data analysis provided by your Smart Shelf to optimize your merchandise management.

Our merchandise feed system can be easily transformed into an optimal smart shelf with the Stock Bacon sensor element and the associated cloud application from our partner neoalto. The small, intelligent Stock Bacon sensor element is plugged into the back of the POS-T merchandise feeder, turning your merchandise feeder shelf into a Smart Shelf in no time at all. The sensor element uses state-of-the-art laser technology to measure stock levels on the shelf and reports them in real time to the neoalto Retail Service Cloud. This means that you as a retailer can find out directly how stocks are doing on your shelves. The cloud is accessible to you as a user via digital devices. In addition, the cloud of your Smart Shelf not only reports stock levels and thus avoids out-of-stock situations, but even triggers automatic orders if desired. The neoalto Retail Service Cloud from your Smart Shelf offers a lot of advantages for you and your retail. The Smart Shelf increases the availability of goods and thus generates more sales in the long term. You also reduce markdowns and get more revenue. A significant advantage is the reduction in personnel expenses. Smart Shelf not only gives your staff less shelf maintenance work, it also automates inventory checks and orders. Thus, you save more costs and your employees can take care of customer service.


To the current Smart Shelf Case Study: When hardware and software shake hands

Online inventory management with the Smart Shelf

A smart shelf is especially important for inventory management. As a retailer, you always want to offer your customers the product they want in the right quantity, at the right time and, above all, at the right place. Empty shelves or out-of-stock situations can thus be skillfully avoided. In order to always guarantee your customers availability of goods, you should make use of the Smart Shelf so that your goods feed systems are never empty. With your Smart Shelf’s online inventory management, the planning and ordering of goods is automated and made more efficient. In addition, the sensor-controlled shelving system offers targeted field service planning. The field service for the shelves, which are filled directly by the industry partner, is notified at all times by the Smart Shelf cloud when stocks are running low. Thus, a targeted and simplified planning is given. The Smart Shelf offers a perfect real-time overview of the stock on the shelf.

shopper interaction

Activate your shoppers! For example, when you pick your product from the shelf, play a suitable video on the screen with a recipe recommendation or other suitable brands from your portfolio. Or send a coupon to the shopper’s smartphone while they are near your product.

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Your benefit

  • Targeted shopper activation matching your product
  • Different promotions possible for different products
  • Send coupons directly to the customer’s smartphone

Theft prevention with the help of the Smart Shelf

The Smart Shelf and our partner neoalto are not only beneficial in inventory management, but also offer significant benefits in theft prevention. Build on deterrence, alarm and activation with your sensor-controlled shelving system for theft prevention at the point of sale. As a deterrent, you can play jingles or announcements when suspicious removals occur. Your Smart Shelf sends a live age directly to your mobile device in the event of a suspicious removal, allowing security personnel to respond immediately. Theft is proven to be significantly reduced with the intelligent shelving system.

Video about the Smart Shelf

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