Triton launches new retail ATM
LONG BEACH, Mississippi — Triton Systems has released a new retail ATM product line, ARGO. The new ATM features nextgeneration design elements for improved security, larger screens, easier to read keypads, and touch screen options. Forthe first time in industry history, models are now available with an e-Receipt option.
“The great look of this ATM got people to stop by,” said James Phillips, vice president ofsales and marketing at Triton. “But, we were also demonstrating the touch screen ande-Receipt capabilities of ARGO 7.0 eco, NFC transactions on the touch screenARGO 15.0, and EMV capability on all our units including ARGO 12.0. Thathad everyone anxious to get their hands on these ATMs.”
The ARGO 7.0 is an entry-level ATM that has a touch screen interface, nofunction keys and is incredibly intuitive to use. The 7.0 also has the wirelesse-Receipt option, which allows end-users to choose between receivingan email, text or printed receipt.
Foot Locker profits up in Q4
NEW YORK — Foot Locker’s fourth quarter profit rose to $104 million from $81 million a year earlier.
Sales jumped 14% to $1.71 billion, including the benefit of an extra week. Same-store sales rose 7.9%.
For fiscal year 2012, which included 53 weeks, the company reported net income of $397 million, compared to $278 million a year earlier.
Total sales increased 9.9% in 2012 to $6.182 million, compared with sales of $5.623 million last year. Same-store sales were up 9.4% in 2012.
"With the momentum we built from executing our strategic initiatives, the team at Foot Locker, Inc. was able to drive our sales and profits substantially higher than last year’s record results," said Ken C. Hicks, chairman and CEO of Foot Locker, Inc. "We believe that we can continue to build on this momentum and deliver a double digit percentage earnings per share gain for full-year 2013, compared to our 2012 non-GAAP results of $2.47 per share."
Catalina launches mobile ad solution for CPG brands
AUSTIN — Catalina has unveiled BuyerVision Mobile, the mobile ad solution for CPG brands with the ability to deliver personalized media based on in-store purchase history. Already influencing more than 230 million shoppers through the leading in-store media network, Catalina’s new offering delivers personalized mobile advertising to 70 million households.
“BuyerVision Mobile represents a huge breakthrough in mobile advertising,” said Chris Henger, Catalina’s EVP digital. “We’ve always believed it is critical to put only the most relevant messages in front of consumers, and this is even more imperative in the highly personal, immersive mobile experience. Catalina’s expertise and insights allow our CPG brand clients to not only deliver personalized mobile ads to high-value shoppers, but to measure their impact based on actual in-store sales.”
Catalina’s BuyerVision Mobile enables CPG brands to target their most valuable consumers via mobile based on what they like, need, want and buy, wherever they are in the purchase path – in the store, on the go or at home.