Interact Retail leads store lighting into the future


    February 26, 2020


    Lighting technology makes the retail experience better than ever


    Today’s retail sector is more challenging – and more exciting – than ever before. As technology fuels customer demands and changes shopper behavior, a new generation of strategies and tools are emerging to make the retail experience more personalized, more immersive, and more satisfying for consumers and brands.

    As the world leader in lighting, Signify is at the forefront of the movement to drive retail lighting into the future. As such, we recently announced the launch of Interact Retail multisite management.

    Interact Retail a cloud-based, connected lighting system that allows retail businesses to centralize their lighting management and reduce operational costs. Leading UK retailer Marks & Spencer is piloting the system, discovering its potential to reduce operational expenses and meet sustainability targets. Read more in our newsroom.

    From multisite stores to food and drink specialists to one-off fashion destinations, Interact Retail can help retailers enhance the visual appeal of products and create an inviting ambience.

    We’ve rounded up some of our favorite stories that highlight the many ways that lighting technology can transform the shopping experience.

    Interact store lighting

    The evolution of retail is driven by innovation

    Millennial shoppers aren’t content to browse and find what they need: they demand continual surprise and novelty on each store visit. From location-enabled smartphone apps that pinpoint products in-store to dynamic window displays that induce passers-by to step inside, lighting innovation can bring freshness, playfulness and practicality to the retail journey.


    Read the full article here

    Grocery shopping store lighting

    The rise of the health-conscious shopper

    Fresh fruit and vegetables are more important than ever to today’s health-conscious consumer. Managing the lighting conditions under which fresh produce is grown, transported and displayed has a remarkable impact on our perceptions of the food we see in store. Not only that, the right light conditions can help retailers cut down on plastic packaging and reduce food waste by keeping fruit and vegetables fresh and appealing longer.


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    Interact analytics lighting

    Emotion triggered by lighting

    The ambiance and the visual impact of a store has a profound effect on how we perceive it, and the brand it represents. Under the right lighting conditions, whites become crisper, colors pop, and denim becomes more distinctive. Lighting can also affect our sense of belonging, making a crucial difference to our perception of retail spaces.


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    Vegatable lighting Interact retail

    About the author:

    Anne Macfarlane

    Annie Macfarlane

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    Signify Global Integrated Communications
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    About Signify


    Signify (Euronext: LIGHT) is the world leader in lighting for professionals and consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems and data-enabled services, deliver business value and transform life in homes, buildings and public spaces. In 2022, we had sales of EUR 7.5 billion, approximately 35,000 employees and a presence in over 70 countries. We unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. We achieved carbon neutrality in our operations in 2020, have been in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index since our IPO for six consecutive years and were named Industry Leader in 2017, 2018 and 2019. News from Signify is located at the Newsroom, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Information for investors can be found on the Investor Relations page.

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