Electronic Shelf Labels: Econocom helping the UK speed up deployment

published on 04/08/2024 - 10:00

Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) have emerged as a transformative technology in the retail sector, streamlining operations and enhancing customer experiences. With the European market leading the way, the adoption of ESL's UK is now gaining momentum.

For businesses operating within the electronic shelf label industry, the benefits of ESLs are evident. Not only do they provide real-time pricing updates and inventory management, but they also offer a platform for engaging customers and optimising store layouts.

Despite the advantages ESLs bring, the initial investment required for implementation can be substantial. This is where Econocom steps in. As specialists in financing ESL projects, Econocom offers tailored solutions to help businesses navigate the financial challenges associated with adopting technology with large upfront costs.

Relieving upfront cost

One of the key advantages of partnering with Econocom is the flexibility it offers in payment options. Whether businesses select an as-a-service model (a pay-as-you-go approach) or conduct a sale and leaseback transaction on their existing estates, Econocom can tailor financing packages to suit your needs. 

With over a decade of experience in the retail industry, Econocom has facilitated numerous digital transformation projects, enabling businesses to embrace innovation without the burden of upfront costs.

All-inclusive support

By financing ESL deployments, Econocom allows businesses to align their investment costs with the product lifecycle, making the transition to digital shelf labelling more manageable and cost-effective. 

Econocom's comprehensive as-a-service solution can also cover the software integration, installation, delivery, and all professional costs. A holistic solution that embraces the entire installation project!

For customers, the benefits of ESLs are manifold. Real-time pricing updates ensure accurate and consistent pricing across all channels, enhancing trust and loyalty. Inventory management becomes more efficient, reducing stockouts and overstock situations. Additionally, ESLs empower customers with access to detailed product information and personalised promotions, enriching their shopping experience.


From the supplier's perspective, partnering with Econocom offers numerous advantages. By leveraging Econocom's financing solutions, suppliers can accelerate the adoption of ESL technology among their customers, driving sales and enhancing competitiveness. 


In summary, ESLs represent a significant opportunity for retailers to modernise their operations and deliver superior customer experiences. With Econocom's financing solutions, businesses can overcome the financial barriers associated with ESL adoption, unlocking the full potential of this innovative technology. As the retail landscape continues to evolve, Econocom remains committed to helping businesses thrive in an increasingly digital world.

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