A Big Thank You To All Our Customers, Partners and Readers of 2020

A big thank you to all our customers, partners and readers. 2020 was a challenging year but it would not have been the same without you. We’ve loved working with you on projects & find nothing more exciting than bringing your ideas to life... Marks and Spencer A big hello to Marks and Spencer whom we’ve worked with to improve and…

9 Features That Make Digital Signage Easier

Digital signage platforms give users the ability to create easily, manage and deploy digital content to any device, anywhere in the world. While the idea of switching to digital signage can seem like a big project, once implemented it can reap countless rewards for all types of businesses, whether it be a retailer, a hotel, or a company using signs…

Digital Signage For Education

From displaying lunch menus and bus times to important deadlines and emergency messages, digital signage for education is a powerful tool. Every day, more and more schools, colleges and universities throughout the UK are using digital signage to create stimulating modern environments that make working and learning exciting. Digital signage is helping to change the ways in which educational facilities…

Adapting Retail Digital Signage For Peak Seasons Within The ‘New Normal’ 

As we head into a hectic holiday season, retailers are facing unprecedented challenges. While an increasing number of consumers turn to e-commerce, bricks and mortar is still set to play an important part in holiday spending. With extended shopping hours, special appointments, click and collect and curbside pickup, peak season in-store shopping days will look a lot different this year.…

Digital Signage Platform Makes Tech Ranking

We are excited to announce that SignStix's digital signage platform makes top 50 tech ranking in this year's Yorkshire and Humberside's innovative technology company for 2020. Leeds contributed almost half of the top 50 companies, with 21, followed by Sheffield (11), Hull and Kingston-Upon-Hull (6), Barnsley (4) and York and Wakefield (2 apiece). BusinessCloud (the latest technology and innovation news from…

9 Reasons Why SignStix Director Makes Digital Signage Management Easy

Director is SignStix’s cloud-based digital signage management tool, which allows users to deploy signage globally within seconds. Dayparting, signage scheduling, video integration and location-specific deployment are all features (as standard) within Director, designed for a handy, hassle-free signage experience. Here are some of the signage management features you can expect from Director, which make SignStix a preferable signage platform: Zone-based…

Why Quick Service Restaurants Need Digital Signage

It’s no secret that in hospitality and retail, customer service is key. Good customer service harnesses customer loyalty, brand awareness and leverage upsells. Quick service restaurants depend on cross-selling and upselling opportunities, however, opportunities can be left neglected if employees are busy serving customers and don't have time to promote products during the point of sale. Digital signage alleviates that…

Digital Out-Of-Home Advertising During Covid-19 And Beyond

When COVID-19 forced many businesses to shut down and residents to stay home it became apparent that every industry was deeply impacted, especially the advertising industry. The global out-of-home media, in particular, took a hit in the initial COVID-19 wave, although with many restrictions lifted in local areas, it's recovering nicely. Although digital out-of-home fared better than traditional OOH it…

Social Safety Digital Signage In Educational Establishments

Digital signage for educational institutions In March 2020, schools, nurseries and colleges in the United Kingdom were shut down in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. By 20 March, all schools in the UK had closed to all children except those of key workers and children considered vulnerable. The majority of these educational establishments have reopened but the spread of disease remains a concern. As a…

Improving Organisational Health and Safety With Digital Signage Communications

Digital signage is playing a vital role in effectively delivering emergency and health messages in schools, corporate offices, hospitals and commercial buildings. From the click of a button, important messages, maps, alerts and emergency instructions can be transmitted across an entire organisation, or across multiple sites. Digital signage for large institutions For many campuses in higher education, digital signage has…