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Cisco at National Retail Federation 2012

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Built for Retail, Built for You

Visit Cisco Retail at NRF 2012 to experience solutions and demonstrations that are "Built for Retail, Built for You."

We'll show you that Cisco's true value is not just in what we make, it's in what we make possible. CISCO IS THE NETWORK. And the network is the platform on which innovation is built.

When it comes to retail operations, Cisco provides the foundation for real innovation and business transformation. It's a platform that supports the way customers shop in an omni-channel world. It's a platform that gives you new and exciting possibilities for enabling associates and suppliers to work together. It's a network Built for You.

Visit Cisco at Booth #851
Monday, January 16, 20129:00 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 17, 20129:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

Free Expo Pass for Retailers - Register here to get your pass, valued at $350 (use invitation code 136). Note: The pass is for complimentary entrance to the expo during regular hall hours, January 1617, 2012. This retailer pass may NOT be used by exhibitors and/or sponsoring companies for employee registration.

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Sneak a peek at the Demonstrations for an advance look at what you will see in the Cisco booth.

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Cisco Demonstrations and Booth Tours at NRF

Discover innovative Cisco demonstrations and more at Booth 851

Featured Demonstrations

  • Cisco StyleMe - A proof-of-concept project created by the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group that uses latest augmented reality, mobile, and network technologies to offer shoppers a virtual fashion mirror for trying on products. This innovative offering is based on Cisco retail network and collaboration technologies, and helps stores increase basket size with an extended range of products, and improves conversion with expert and social recommendations, faster try on, and greater shopping convenience. Read the Cisco StyleMe At-A-Glancefor details or watch videoView Video to learn more.
  • Cisco StyleMe At-A-Glance

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  • Cisco Interactive Services for Retail Combining online and video content with Cisco's advanced digital signage system, this immersive interactive service enhances customer or sales associate communications to deliver a highly integrated and collaborative experience within a store environment. Reach out to your customers and help sales associates become more efficient with promotions, educational videos, concierge services, product finders, and much more. Click here to learn more.
  • Cisco Architecture Experience Theater The Cisco Architecture Experience demo takes you on a connected retail journey by combining live demonstrations with a multimedia experience. See how your organization can connect and operate multiple retail stores around the world easily and affordably by leveraging Cisco's intelligent, secure, and manageable network. You'll be able to cut costs, grow revenue, and enhance customer experiences it's not just about what we make, but what we make possible.
  • Cisco Store in a Box This demo shows how Lean Retail can help you reduce CapEx and OpEx while increasing employee productivity, business agility, and overall customer experience. It simplifies and speeds new application deployments without more servers. Click here to learn more.
  • Cisco/Agilence Point-of-Sale Video Auditing This joint solution allows retailers to identify shrink at the point-of-sale caused by operational, promotional, and systemic issues, as well as fraud. Proven to help retailers reach breakeven ROI in less than six months, it combines Agilence Hawkeye with Cisco IP cameras and UCS Express platform; its real-time data analysis and reporting tool is delivered on Cisco's Cius tablet. Click here to learn more.
  • Cisco Cius Tablet for Retail The Cisco Cius business tablet enables easier, faster cross-enterprise collaboration, improved selling productivity, and real-time customer collaboration inside and outside the store. The virtual desktop is made mobile by this portable device that allows retail associates to create, edit, and share content (not just consume it) to support and execute on promotions, programs, and customer interaction. Click here to learn more.

Take a Personalized Booth Tour


Connect with Cisco executives and subject matter experts. Get up close to the all of the demonstrations described above and ask questions related to your specific retail objectives and store challenges.

To reserve your booth tour, contact your Cisco Account Manager today.


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Cisco at NRF Schedule of Events

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Don't Miss the Cisco Big Idea Session


Catch 'em and Keep 'em. Satisfying Today's Shopper

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    4:45 5:15 p.m.
    Expo Hall, Room 3D05

We now live in a cross-channel world, with shoppers looking for stores to reinvent themselves to provide a true multichannel customer experience. Cisco Internet Business Solution Group will explore how today's shoppers use technology to find the best products, discover the latest deals, research new purchases, and seek inspiration for trying new things. We will share results from our autumn 2011 research, including fascinating insights into gender and age preferences, along with category-specific recommendations for offering winning digital experiences to customers.

NRF 2012 Big Idea

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Cisco VIP Customer Reception

    Monday, January 16, 2012
    6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

We've built this event just for you! Join Cisco executives and partners for light hors d'oeuvres and drinks at a casual reception right after the show.

Contact your Account Manager for an invitation.

Cisco Supports the Retail Orphan Initiative

    Super Saturday, January 14, 2012
    PwC Building in Manhattan
    9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Cisco is again a proud sponsor of the Retail Orphan Initiative, a program focused on raising awareness of the global orphan crisis. The program provides lasting solutions to charities that offer:

  • Orphan care
  • Foster care and adoption support
  • Grants and zero-interest loans for adoption
  • Child rescue from human trafficking
  • Life skills training for orphaned and vulnerable children

Don't miss the 3rd Annual SuperSaturday event, where you can network with C-level executives and top retail analysts. Last year, over 200 people participated. Retailers, you show up, we help more kids. It's that simple.

Cisco Digital Signage Cocktail Reception

    Monday, Jan 16
    Jacob Javits Convention Center
    Large Conference Room 4B01
    4:45 p.m. 6:00 p.m.

Cisco invites you to hear about the future of digital signage in retail and see the latest technology in action. Director of Sales, Mike McFall, will discuss how Cisco solutions today can capture customer behavior tomorrow, giving retailers powerful ways to generate more revenue, create a consistent user experience across all channels, and maximize operational efficiency. We will first meet at Cisco's booth 851 for an interactive digital signage demo. Customers will then be escorted to the private conference room for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an iPhone 4S. Cisco Retail customers are invited, but space is limited. Please contact your Cisco Account Manager to RSVP.

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