Reading this on a mobile device? Try our optimized mobile version here:

January 10, 2013
Sign upForwardArchiveAdvertise
News for the sign and visual communications industry

  The Storefront 
  • Lacoste adds video walls at 3 stores
    Fashion retailer Lacoste has installed digital signage and video walls from YCD Multimedia at three of its stores, including the Fifth Avenue flagship. "These new generation stores, using digital media, allow customers to enjoy a luxurious ambience and feel like they are in a prestigious fashion show," YCD CEO Noam Levavi said. Digital Signage Today (1/7) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Polaroid plans hands-on store concept
    Polaroid plans to open at least 10 experimental stores this year that will allow customers to use their own digital photos to create keepsake prints. Shoppers will be able to transmit photos from their mobile phones to in-store workstations, where they'll be able to edit their pictures, select materials and place their orders with the help of staffers called “Phototenders." MediaPost Communications/Marketing Daily (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Other News
3M Series 1080 Films now in Chrome
3M™ Scotchprint® Wrap Film Series 1080 is ready to use right out of the box—no printing, no overlaminate. Slideable, repositionable, removable, plus air release channels for virtually bubble-free installations. Mix and match colors and finishes: chrome, satin, matte, gloss, carbon fiber, and brushed metal.
Series 1080 samples
  Technology and Trends 
  • Transit settings bring tougher digital challenges
    Unlike the covered, temperature controlled world of indoor installations, digital signage bound for outdoor transit venues must be tougher to stand up to the elements, Peter Kaszycki of Atlanta-based digital signage provider MRI writes. He shares tips and a checklist to help create digital installations that are sturdy enough to weather the weather. Digital Signage Today (1/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Government and Regulatory 
  • Duluth, Minn., businesses wary of proposed new sign rules
    Planners in Duluth, Minn., are taking flak from some business owners over the first proposed changes to the city's sign ordinance since the rules were adopted in 1978. Planners say the stricter rules were formulated with input from the community, while some business owners are wary about rules that call for smaller signs and caution that the current moratorium on new signs is delaying new business openings. Duluth News Tribune (Minn.) (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Other News
  ISA Update 
Learn more about ISA ->Join ISA  |  Calendar of Events  |  Industry Resources  |  ISA Store

Luck enters into every contingency. You are a fool if you forget it -- and a greater fool if you count upon it."
--Phyllis Bottome,
British writer

LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

Subscriber Tools
Print friendly format | Web version | Search past news | Archive | Privacy policy

Account Director:  Aaron Lawrence (202) 499-2123
A powerful website for SmartBrief readers including:
 Recent ISA SmartBrief Issues:   Lead Editor:  Katharine Haber
Mailing Address:
SmartBrief, Inc.®, 555 11th ST NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20004
© 1999-2013 SmartBrief, Inc.® Legal Information