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Beyond the Headlines: Springboard Retail Finds Positive News for Specialty Retailers After September Retail Sales Report

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Springboard Retail finds positive news for specialty retailers after a deeper look at the September retail sales report and aggregated Springboard Retail customer sales data. Retail Tips & Techniques Business of Retail

Loggerhead MarineLife Center Featured on the Today Show

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In case you missed it, Springboard Retail customer Loggerhead Marinelife Center was featured on the Today Show yesterday morning, showcasing their important work at protecting sea turtles from the ongoing threats of pollution and climate change. Our Customers

John F. Kennedy Center Featured as "Power Player of the Week" on Fox News

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, a Springboard Retail customer, was featured on Fox News last week as the center’s president, Deborah Rutter, was named the Power Player of the Week. Our Customers

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Sneak Peek: Turning Your In-Store Associates Into Omnichannel Selling Machines

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Greetings from Springboard Retail! As Autumn begins, we’re excited to announce another wave of enhancements coming to the Springboard Retail Commerce Platform.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

Daymion Phelps: Why I Joined Springboard Retail

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I grew up working in retail stores and loved it. Eventually, I went from apparel and shoes, to point of sale systems: ‘from one side of the counter to the other’ as I’ve termed it.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Relaunches Main Store After Completing Redesign by Frank Gehry

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Springboard Retail Customer Update: Philadelphia Museum of Art opens a new main store designed by Frank Gehry and introduces original collaborations with locally-based artisans and businesses.

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Springboard Retail Product Updates – July 2019

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The Springboard Retail Engineering Team has been busy soaking up the sun and, as always, working hard to deliver you the best possible product over the second quarter.

5 Ways for Mid-sized Retailers to Make Their Businesses More Sustainable

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68% of consumers consider product sustainability to be an important factor when making purchases. Align your brand with your customers' values and make your store more sustainable by implementing these best practices. Inventory Management Retail Tips & Techniques Business of Retail

Webinar Recap: Key POS reports that will drive sales and profits in your stores!

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Did you miss our webinar? Want to watch a rerun? Here's a preview: Retail is thriving — but the game has changed.

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Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Sneak Peek: Announcing Springboard Retail’s Next Generation Point-of-Sale

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The product and engineering teams have been hard at work building our next generation omnichannel retail management platform. Over the next couple months, we’ll be previewing new features and capabilities enabled by this exciting project. POS software

3 POS Trends Driving Profits for Retailers

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Modern retail technology is defining the way retailers establish their brands. Modernized point of sale systems , in particular, are leveling the playing field for independent retailers to compete on a global stage.

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The Secrets of 5 Retailers Delivering Exceptional In-Store Experiences

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Retail is evolving, but that does not have to be a negative. Read on to learn how 5 growing retailers are delivering exceptional in-store experiences that are boosting their bottom lines. Retail Tips & Techniques Our Customers POS software

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When Is the Right Time to Upgrade to a Dedicated POS?

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This blog was originally written on July 31, 2019 by Jeffrey Wilky on the Accumula blog and can be read here.

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Retail Reality: Innovate or Suffer Barneys Blunder

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While we hear about retail bankruptcies almost every week, it’s not everyday that a legacy brand like Barneys succumbs to the tide as happened a few days ago. However, it’s not all doom and gloom in the consumer space.

New Tariffs Make Inventory Management More Important than Ever

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As reported in the Wall Street Journal , a 10% tariff is scheduled to take effect on many Chinese-manufactured clothing and footwear products on September 1st. A last minute delay announced by the USTR means that the tariff will not take effect on some goods until December 15th.

Springboard Retail Q1 2019 Product Updates

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We've had quite the first quarter over here on the Engineering Team! The Springboard Retail features list is growing - here's a glimpse at just a few of the exciting updates and product enhancements included in this past quarter's releases. POS software

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Store for Millennials

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Millennial buying power is increasing. Although Generation Y used to be considered less—shall we say—prosperous than the previous generations, as of recently they have been holding considerable spending power, expected to reach $8 trillion by 2025.

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Springboard Retail Q2 2019 Product Updates

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We've had quite the first quarter over here on the Engineering Team! We are continuously committed to developing the best omnichannel mobile POS solution for growing brands & retailers, and because of your suggestions, the Springboard Retail features list is growing.

The Power of Silent Selling

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All stores silently sell to their customers. From image to merchandise value, how a store looks and feels greatly affects customer perception. A store that sells prestige exudes an aura of exclusivity through several elements such as rich carpeting, luxurious furnishings and spacious display areas.

Super Social: How to Increase Sales with a Robust Retail Social Media Presence

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Although it can be tricky to measure the specific ROI of using social media to promote your retail business, there is no denying that there is a direct correlation between a strong social media presence and increased web traffic, foot traffic, and sales.

3 Vital Retail Data Sets to Collect in Your Store

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Data has become a major priority for retail businesses of all sizes. As technologies that capture and analyze data change, so too do businesses' abilities to put that data into context and draw new insights from it.

How to Sell More and Thrive This Holidays Season, According to 11 Retail Experts

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Here's the good news: 2018 holiday retail sales are expected to increase by roughly 5% over last year, totaling nearly $720 billion. Customer spending is expected to increase by 4% over last year, hitting its highest average yet.

Our 5 Favorite Retail Podcasts

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Is it just me, or are podcasts the new Netflix? Gone are the days of "what are you watching?" — now the only question is what you're listening to. It took me a minute, but I've finally jumped on the bandwagon, and I'm not the only one who's caught the fever around here.

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6 Innovative Ways to Think Inside the Box

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The first step in establishing brand popularity and reputation is to create a great product. Once this has been accomplished, businesses need to develop the right packaging.

4 Ways Inventory Management Saves Money and Helps You Grow Sustainably

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Ask any online retailer what their primary business goal for this year is, and more often than not, you’ll get an answer along the lines of: “I want to grow my business.” But with a growing business comes growing responsibilities, namely making sure your back-end is ready to handle and sustain this growth.

The Rapidly Growing Role of AI in Retail

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Have you ever thought about how the camera on your phone automatically adjusts its settings to perfectly capture images in nearly any type of lighting? That’s artificial intelligence (AI) hard at work, right in the comfort of your pocket, and it’s getting better and better with each system update.

7 Retail Trends We Saw at NRF 2019

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We can't believe another NRF Big Show has come and gone! Our team packed their bags and left frigid Boston — for only slightly less frigid NYC — last week to join 38 thousand other retail professionals at the world's largest retail conference and expo.

10 Questions to Ask When Thinking About Switching Retail POS Software

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The idea of switching from one retail POS software system to another can be a daunting task, understandably so. Besides the learning curve and initial set-up that's involved, there's data migration, hardware and training to consider.

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8 Thriving Retailers' Tips for Surviving Black Friday

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? It’s the most wonderful time of the year ?.right? right? For consumers, sure. The holidays are wish lists, gift wrap, and cookies with eggnog. For retailers? That’s a different story.

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Cashwrap Conversations: Nicole Leinbach Reyhle

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As far as I'm concerned, Nicole Leinbach Reyhle is the mayor of the retail world. Highlighted in just about every top retail influencer list you'll come across, this global retail thought leader is the publisher of Retail Minded , co-founder of the Independent Retailer Conference , and author of Retail 101: The Guide to Managing and Marketing Your Retail Business.

5 PayPay Chargeback Scams & How to Prevent Them

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PayPal has a reputation for safety and security, which makes them the first choice for many e-commerce businesses who need to have a way to accept online payments.

A Sure Sign You Need More Signage

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There’s a lot to consider when it comes to the signage for your brick-and-mortar store. New store owners often start off right, investing in their branding, a fancy logo, and one large sign above the front window. And then they stop. But consider this: Your physical store is your brand story.

Picture Perfect: How to Create Instagrammable Store Displays

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It’s late October, and perhaps you didn’t get around to remodeling your store again this year. The back room is full of today’s deliveries, boxes of holiday merchandise that your staff is pricing and placing on shelves and tables across from the fall-colored pumpkin spice displays.

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7 Ways to Grow Your Retail Business Without Breaking the Bank

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Retail businesses often fill a need in the community they exist in. But despite how essential they are, starting and operating a retail store can be much harder than it seems, mostly due to retailers' tight margins and limited resources.

Preparing Your Store for the Holidays: A Guide for Small Businesses

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Preparing for the holidays when you’re a small business owner can be stressful! Not only do you want to make sure your store is ready for the influx of customers that this time of year can bring, but you also have to ensure that everyone walks away happy and willing to come back.

How to shift your inventory mindset for agility.

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Inventory management is key for profitability in retail. Consumers today have high expectations, they demand inventory visibility in real-time across all channels and want to be able to shop seamlessly wherever, whenever they want. So it goes without saying, that managing your inventory is no longer a set-it and forget-it endeavor. Retailers need to be agile by using their POS inventory data to spot trends and correct problems in real-time.

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How to Win Over Upset Customers by PIC-ing a fight

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During the customer service training sessions I deliver to the staffs of small-to-medium sized businesses, we exchange war stories about handling customer complaints. Screaming, swearing, panicking, accusing, and abusing – these stories have everything.