by Dynamsoft Corporation
Founded in 1977 by Leonard and Lorraine Lee, Lee Valley established itself as the source for quality woodworking and gardening tools and continues to expand its unique offering to creators of all kinds. Lee Valley’s culture was grounded in the family’s belief in integrity, fairness and respect for all, including staff, customers and vendors.
Over the last six months, Lee Valley Tools has enacted a variety of in-store safety measures based on guidance from public health officials including mandatory mask or face coverings, providing hand sanitizer, and encouraging physical distancing protocols, all in an effort to maintain customer health and safety. Beginning with the transition from express to curbside pick-up, Lee Valley transitioned its stores to be safe and accessible. The launch of the new mobile feature brings an added level of safety to the in-store shopping experience.
“The health and safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority, and our new easy-to-use mobile feature provides another layer of protection while shopping in-store during these unprecedented times,” said Jason Tassé, Chief Operating Officer, Lee Valley Tools. “We’re thrilled to launch this mobile tool in all our stores across Canada to give our customers a user-friendly way of making the browsing and purchase process contactless.”
Keeping Customers Safe
The mobile feature is easy to use as customers do not need to download anything on their mobile device, instead they simply visit LeeValley.com when they enter the physical store, click on the barcode icon, select their store location, and start shopping. The online feature also allows customers to scan an item’s barcode and see a full description of every product offered by Lee Valley Tools before deciding to purchase — from drills to dovetail saws.
The mobile feature provides a completely contactless shopping experience. It allows for no physical products to be touched in store and a smooth check out process. Lee Valley’s latest innovation aims to make customers comfortable shopping in store while ensuring consumer and staff safety at all times. The contactless shopping option is available at all 20 locations across Canada starting October 1 and is compatible with all mainstream mobile browsers.
About Dynamsoft Corporation:
Dynamsoft Corporation provides enterprise-class TWAIN™ software development kits (SDK), Barcode Reader SDK, and OCR SDK solutions to help developers meet a variety of scan and image capture requirements. Dynamsoft is an associate member of the TWAIN Working Group that develops TWAIN standards. Customers include 3M®; EMC®; FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.; Fujitsu®; GE®; H&R Block®; HP®; IBM®, Intel®; Infosys®; Lockheed Martin®; Olympus®; Philips®; PricewaterhouseCoopers®; Samsung®; Siemens®; Symantec®; Unisys®; Verizon®; and more. The company was founded in 2003. More information is available at www.dynamsoft.com.