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Introducing Tensator’s eQ™ SLQ1000

Are you a small convenience shop, fast food outlet or local post office? Are you looking for a way to effectively speed queue flow and reduce customer waiting times? If you are after an out of the box electronic queuing solution then Tensator’s eQ™ SLQ1000 is the product for you. Based on existing Tensator electronic […]

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Tensator Support Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day – Saturday 26th June 2010

Saturday 26 June 2010 marks Armed Forces Day, an annual opportunity for the nation to “Show Support” for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families; and from veterans to cadets. Across the country people are getting involved: communities are holding local events and businesses […]

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Introducing Tensator’s Fixed Rail System

Tensator’s Fixed Rail System is a modular railing system which allows you to vary the number and lengths of rails and post types according to your design requirements. Ideal for demarcating areas alongside entrance gates, cordoning off non-accessible areas, creating a fixed sleek single line queue barrier or creating an indoor trolley park to safely […]

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Tensator Exhibit at Airport Show Dubai

Tensator will be exhibiting a range of innovative products at the Airport Show 2010 from 25-27 April that help to improve passenger flow and increase operational efficiencies and profitability. Visitors to CC23 can find out how Tensator has helped airports and airlines, such as Abu Dhabi International and Etihad Airways make sure passengers safely take […]

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Tensator invite you to visit Stand 3211, Hall 11 at Passenger Terminal Expo

Come and visit Tensator on Stand 3211 in Hall 11 at Passenger Terminal Expo, the world’s leading passenger terminal exhibition, from 23rd -25th March 2010, in Brussels, Belgium, where we will be showcasing a number of our best-sellers, alongside some of our latest products for the aviation industry. Taking centre stage on our stand is […]

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Visit Lawrence at GlobalShop 2010

GlobalShop 2010 is now fast approaching and plans are firmly in place for the Lawrence Metal Products Inc (part of the Tensator Group) exhibition stand at GlobalShop in Las Vegas. If you’re based in America or are planning to visit GlobalShop, pop by the Lawrence booth to discover our latest technology products and let us […]

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Queue Rage

Recent research shows that British Shoppers spent 155 days of their lives queuing while on shopping trips!   GMTV reported 47% of Brit have suffered “queue rage” while 21%  have admitted storming out of a shop after queuing for 3 minutes or less, demonstrating that the British public really due vote with their feet.   […]

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The Tensabarrier Appears In Adverts!

Over recent months Tensator’s Tensabarrier posts have been staring in films & TV programmes, featuring in tabloid photos and blogged about by the BBC’s Jake Humphrey. But now the post has another genre under its “webbing” belt – TV Adverts! Virgin’s celebratory 25th anniversary advert put a selection of Tensabarrier posts in the spotlight at […]

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Sainsbury’s moves into sandwich shops with launch of Fresh Kitchen

Sainsbury’s have announced their move into the restaurant game with the launch of Fresh Kitchen, a new canteen-style cafe, selling sandwiches, snacks and hot food such as bacon rolls, cottage pie and soup. The new store, located on London’s Fleet Street, features on-the-go food which is housed in chillers around the store with additional impulse […]

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Tensator Feature in A1 Retail Magazine

For expert queuing advice, check out Tensator’s contribution in the queue management article, in the January edition of A1 Retail Magazine! For tailored advice on your store or outlet, please call us on +44 (0) 1908 684600.

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Retail Installations are filling up in 2010

Great news for Tensator – our installation teams are almost fully booked for retail installations throughout January, with numerous chains turning to Tensator for queue management advice. From high fashion retailers, to supermarkets, fast food chains, toy stores and electrical outlets; Tensator are leading the way in crowd control and queue management. Helping retailers to […]

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Shoplifting soars as a result of the recession

The recently published “Global Retail Theft Barometer 2009” suggests that retail theft is on the rise, with the total value of stolen goods increasing by 20% to £4.88 billion in the year to June 2009. Employee theft account for 36.4% , with an average loss of a staggering £1,595.66, compared to £80.31 for external thefts. […]

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Queuing customers come to the rescue

A would-be bank robber who waited patiently in line for more than 10 minutes for his turn at the cash desk last Friday was overpowered by other customers queuing up at the branch in Málaga City, Diario Sur reports. His attire in the recent warm weather had already given some cause for suspicion: a cap […]

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Would you pay £50 to push to the front of the immigration queue?

A new initiative to reduce delays at the immigration desk at major UK airports is soon to be launched. The system, which will be introduced at Stansted airport before it is extended to Heathrow’s Terminal 4, will mean travellers can pay an upcharge of up to £50 to use fast-track gates, allowing passengers to cut […]

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It’s not too late to use Café Banners and bring the inside out

The last few weeks has seen the British Public sunning themselves while sat outside cafés and bars, soaking up the late September sun. Tensator’s range of café banners are an ideal solution to cordon off smoking areas and demarcate outside seating, and can enable your venue to benefit from the warm autumn sun too.The range […]

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What’s in a handshake?

Are Tensator Hand Gel Stations required to rescue sportsmanship in football? Apparently the crafty Swedes are advising players NOT to shake hands…. What effect would this have in the business world if the handshake was banned? Or global politics… imagine Obama refusing to shake hands with Gordon Brown? Tensator Hand Gel Stations are clearly required […]

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What can we do to prevent customers abandoning their shopping baskets and not spending because of queues at our tills?

Tensator’s UK General Manager, Kevin Hickson, has answered this question in depth in the current issue of Retail Week (4th September 2009). Hickson, recommends a number of solutions that can speed queue flow, capture shopper’s attention while waiting in the queue with the use of In-Queue Merchandising and also considers providing estimated wait times as […]

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Tensabarrier® used to stop drunken violence

In an attempt to combat alcohol driven violence Oldham Council have introduced a single line queuing system into bars that hold cheap drink promotions. Tonight’s Panorama: The Truth About Happy Hour, recreates Oldham Council rules during a drinks promotion night at a bar to see how it would work and how it would be received […]

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Queuing Michael Jackson fans wait overnight for Final O2 Arena Tickets

With 360,000 tickets sold in 18 hours during the pre sale, 20,000 tickets per hour, 33 tickets per minute, it’s no wonder that fans started queuing outside the London O2 Arena yesterday!! By midday yesterday, the crowds had started growing and some of the most dedicated Jackson fan’s brought along tents and sleeping bags in […]

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Queue Management – Reduce queuing times this Christmas

Crowds of customers can be coordinated safely and efficiently when queues are managed properly during the seasonal sales periods, says Kevin Hickson, general manager of Tensator. With the Christmas and January sales allowing hundreds of shoppers to infiltrate the high-street and department stores en masse to pick up a number of bargains, it is important […]

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