Planning a Retail Store or Shopping Centre? Make Sure It’s WiFi Enabled
Nowadays, WiFi connections are essential services for any store or shopping centre, but it’s about more than just giving your customers free internet access.
Whether you’re a renowned national chain, a single store or even a large shopping centre, it’s important to have a retail WiFi solution. Whether it’s to give your customers an enhanced shopping experience or to streamline your store’s work process, it’s a valuable component that can boost profits, customer satisfaction and also engagement. But with so many considerations and variables in mind, it’s important to use wireless specialists to help you survey your premises and install your wireless solution.
Why Do I Need WiFi on My Premises?
Technology has completely changed how our retail stores operate. With billions of people around the world using smartphones for their everyday tasks, it’s difficult to draw their attention away from their screens even when they’re in your store. From searching for product reviews to sharing their opinion on your products on social media, handheld devices have become an integral component in the retail experience.
But what exactly does in-store WiFi provide your business and why should you care? Here are a couple of reasons:
- Helps to boost customer engagement
- Creates a seamless transition between online and retail shopping
- In-store WiFi can be used in creative ways to provide more customer reach
- Your employees can use your WiFi solution to create more efficient workflows
The most obvious use of retail WiFi is to allow your customers to browse the internet for free while they’re in your store. This can be used creatively if you’re willing to plan ahead, such as giving your customers discounts or allowing them to see what stock you have without needing to speak with one of your members of staff. With a robust WiFi system in your retail store, there are countless ways to improve your services and create unique shopping experiences for your customers.
Why Redway Networks?
Redway Networks provides a turnkey WiFi networking solution for your retail store or shopping centre. From the initial planning to the installation of your access points, we’ll work closely with you to take out the headache of planning such a complicated infrastructure project. From ensuring there is no wireless overlap to securing the data on your network, we’ll advise you every step of the way.
We only use hardware from the most secure and reputable brands such as Aerohive and HPE/Aruba. This allows us to deploy scalable and flexible networking solutions on your premises. Our products are based on the 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, which provides your retail store or shopping centre with a high level of performance and security.
If your store or shopping centre already has a WiFi networking solution, then we would be more than happy to help you upgrade or improve your existing hardware.
Call us now on 01908 046400 for more information on our WiFi installation services for both retail stores and shopping centres.
"Fantastic communication and advice throughout and the switch over was quick and stress-free. Highly recommended!"
Monkston Primary School