The Best POS (Point of Sale) Systems for 2019: The Ultimate Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

In other words, leveraging an efficient point of sale system software should help you streamline all your in-store operations. Today’s commerce environment has a wide range of solutions for brick-and-mortar stores, most of which are essentially multifaceted point of sale systems.

Why Marketing and Your POS Have More in Common Than You Think

Teamwork Retail

With the advances in technology and addition of smart phones, customers can now access a brand anywhere, at any time, from almost any device. This brings up the question: Why would a retailer only make their marketing efforts omnichannel and not the selling of their product as well?

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

Springboard Retail

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

Why Marketing and Your POS Have More in Common Than You Think

Teamwork Retail

With the advances in technology and addition of smart phones, customers can now access a brand anywhere, at any time, from almost any device. This brings up the question: Why would a retailer only make their marketing efforts omnichannel and not the selling of their product as well?

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Omnichannel Technology (And How Companies Are Using It)

Guidance

Omnichannel Is The New Normal The omnichannel experience is no longer an option, it’s the new normal. This trend will only accelerate as voice command, smart cars, and mobile integration further expand the bandwidth of channels available.

W3bstore Review: Ecommerce Platform For Omnichannel Stores

Ecommerce Platforms

This W3bstore review assesses not only its omnichannel capabilities but also other it’s ecommerce features that would be critical to online stores. It does not access it’s POS (point of sale) or multi-store back office. Every store is simply a new sales channel.

8 Considerations for Retailers in Search of New Tech

iQmetrix

If you’re in the world of buying and selling, you know keeping up with the competition is crucial to the success of your business. But with so many point-of-sale systems out there, how can you be sure you’re investing in the one that will benefit your bottom line most?

The Retail Industry Is Facing New Disruptive Realities

Retail TouchPoints

By Stephen Wakeling , Phobio The ubiquity of Amazon and recent announcement of the Toys ‘R’ Us closure offers a sobering glimpse of how the retail industry is radically shifting and transforming. Customers today don’t just want a flexible omnichannel experience, they demand it.

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Cloud POS Leader for Omnichannel Retailers

Cegid

Retailers are saying goodbye to the point-of-sale as we know it,” begins Dan Friedman, COO, Cegid North America. Point-of-service is the new mandate. This statement is an apt assessment of the ever-changing retail vertical.

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4 steps to create a unified ecommerce strategy

GetElastic

Multichannel commerce is presenting marketers with a whole new raft of challenges. Ensuring consistent messaging across many channels is one thing, but doing so while dynamically pricing, generating contextual bundles and creating promotions personalized to a segment of one is quite another.

CEGID TO DEBUT GROUNDBREAKING IN-STORE OMNICHANNEL POS SOLUTION AT NRF 2018

Cegid

Cegid, a leading global provider of retail technology to luxury, fashion apparel, beauty, and Jewelry brands, today announced that it will launch an exciting, new in-store, omnichannel point-of-sale (POS) solution, called “Shopping,” at NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show.

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NY Times Engages Olympics Fans with Personalized Pushes; Yoox Attributes 50% of Sales to Mobile App; Retailers Prioritize Omnichannel Experiences

Sailthru

In addition to this new personalized app-based messaging system, this week, well look at how Yoox’s newly-personalized app brings in 50% of its sales. The success of these personalized mobile apps has retailers looking at how to bring this personalization into physical stores.

How In-Store Data Drives Digital Marketing Success

Zaius

If you have a loyalty program as part of your store experience, you’ll at least be able to get an overview of what they’ve bought before and when through your point of sale (POS). This will then enable you to implement a true omnichannel marketing strategy.

Why lack of retail innovation is tied to stagnant growth

GetElastic

In 333 BC, Alexander the Great was marching boldly through what would come to be known as the Turkish region of Asia. He came upon a city called Gordium, named for the ancient king Gordius, the father of the more well-known Midas.

6 Awesome Omni Channel Strategies That You Can Use For Your Store

Ecommerce Platforms

Have you encountered a chance to move into the world of omnichannel selling? A physical retail hardware store selling a handful of items online reflects that of an omnichannel experience. How to Adopt This OmniChannel Strategy for Your Own Business.

How Ecommerce Made in North America is Set to Shake Up Lifestyle Fashion in Asia Pacific

GetElastic

Steady economic growth has led to huge populations with more money to spend – and clothing and accessories are at the top of their shopping lists. They represent 45% of the region’s population, and 60% of the world’s total millennial population.

An Advanced Approach To Fraud Protection

Retail TouchPoints

While wider adoption of the EMV chip and PIN standard has reduced fraud at the point of sale, it has triggered an increase in fraud in other channels — including online and mobile — as criminals look for alternative ways to cheat the system.

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A B2C Marketer’s Biggest Enemy: The Data and Execution Gap

Zaius

Your data is likely fragmented across multiple systems, including your ecommerce platform, point-of-sales system, email marketing software, and paid ad platforms. Because of that, you have to ask your IT team for help pulling the numbers, centralizing the data, and running detailed reports on your latest omnichannel campaign. The many systems of B2C marketing. You can then analyze the success of those campaigns yourself — no IT required!

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Five Breakthrough Data-Driven Strategies To Win Retail Customers For Life

Retail TouchPoints

By Deesean Wilson, DXC Technology Digital technology has had a profound effect on the retail industry, an effect demonstrated by the importance and utility of data. The journey can begin and end at any of these points, allowing retailers to optimize the experience for each consumer.

NRF 2018 Day 3: Retail – Alive and Kicking

OrderDynamics

Although some booths were barren, others here had droves of people standing around the structure with images painted of the future of retail in 5-10 or more years. There were many different opinions and interpretations of artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.

Square for Restaurants POS Review (2019)

Ecommerce Platforms

One of the most popular transaction processing solutions for online and card payments on the market today, Square ensures that small business owners can run their own stores, online companies, and even pop-up stores, without having to worry about complex or expensive hardware and software.

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Where Do Brands And Retailers Stand In The New Era Of Commerce?

Retail TouchPoints

By Phil Chang, Hubba There’s a new era of commerce, one that no longer resembles the model that brands and retailers have been operating under for the past 20 years. The omnichannel consumer is tech-savvy and looking for unique shopping experiences. And the winner in all of this?

38 Ecommerce Terms Every Marketer Needs to Know

Zaius

After all, this is the same industry that has seen upwards of $150 billion in growth over the past five years. But even with that exponential progress, consumers are still underutilizing ecommerce websites , with just 9 percent of U.S. retail sales in 2017 coming from online stores.

Next-gen vending machines: 5 reasons intelligent vending is trending in ecommerce

GetElastic

Move over pop-up shops, there’s a new digital-meets-physical invasion that’s got the likes of Walmart, Uniqlo, CVS, Adidas, ASICS and Nespresso serving commerce through connected boxes. billion, with 40% of this growth coming from the Americas.

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Investment in BigCommerce, Our Customers and Our Partners

BigCommerce

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) ecommerce platform they built achieved near instant, widespread success among a global base of small and medium-sized businesses. Industry-leading site performance, security, and bug fixing were part of the package.

Retail Solutions: Is a DOM Critical?

OrderDynamics

A growing theme in the retail industry is the idea of going back to basics. Of course, it’s easy to think of retail solutions on the front end. The store is the main part of the retail environment. It is true of both the online and offline world.

Ecwid Review 2019: Is it the Best Free Ecommerce Solution for Any Website?

Ecommerce Platforms

Ecwid, for starters, is not like most of the other ecommerce platforms we’ve reviewed before. Very contradicting when you come to think of it. And that has, in fact, been one of the major problems facing small ecommerce merchants for many years. Ecwid Ease of Use.

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Everything You Need to Know About Achieving PCI Compliance [Checklist Included]

BigCommerce

This is particularly because many of us maintain large numbers of (supposedly secure) personal online profiles that afford us a convenient way to deal with recurring monthly or annual payments. This is the purpose of PCI DSS –– and every retailer is required to comply.

Integrated eCommerce Systems: How to Accelerate Growth from The Backend

Demac Media

Consumers are continuing to shop online more often, for a variety of different products, through multiple touchpoints. eCommerce retail sales are forecast to reach $4 Trillion globally in 2020 , and in the U.S. alone online sales will make up 17% of overall retail by 2022.

What Exactly is Enterprise Order Management?

OrderDynamics

Enterprise retailers are those with annual revenue of $750 million or greater. Some have adopted omnichannel retailing practices, but many are in the decision phase. Of course, enterprise order management must do what any standard OMS does. Not to pick on any of them.

Mobile Commerce: More Than Responsive Design

OrderDynamics

of the ecommerce market worldwide. Just go into any store and watch how many shoppers check their mobile phone at some point. Button’s 2019 mobile commerce report reviews the mobile behavior of consumers over the holiday shopping season.

The Case for Extreme Personalization

GetElastic

Extreme personalization, sometimes referred to as marketing to a customer segment of one, is the holy grail of the multi-channel world. Point of sale systems in-store are not connected to online catalogues or carts. The silos mean that sales, billing and fulfillment staff can’t readily access a clear, unified picture of each individual customer. The e-commerce platform can handle all of these complexities and more.

Ecommerce Trends: 147 Stats Revealing How Modern Customers Shop in 2017

BigCommerce

BigCommerce has teamed up with retail and payment experts Square to dive deep into the shopping habits, behavior and preferences of thousands of American buyers across multiple generations. Get your free comprehensive omnichannel report now. 53% of U.S.

Modern Retail Fulfillment Techniques

OrderDynamics

Retail fulfillment is the transfer of goods to a customer after they have purchased products. Today, there are several means of using the supply chain to deliver merchandise to a shopper. As pointed out above, direct in-store retail fulfillment is the easy case.

Stripe vs Square: Summarizing Your Options for 2020

Ecommerce Platforms

Both of these tools are market leaders in the payment industry, with features that have transformed the way that we pay for the things that we need. On Stripe, you'll need to pay a processing fee of 2.9% Stripe vs. Square: Setup and Ease of Use. Plenty of developer customization.

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From Retail to e-Tail: How to Launch an Ecommerce Website for Your Brick-and-Mortar

BigCommerce

Are you ready to bring your brick-and-mortar store into the world of online shopping? You’ve probably noticed that there are dozens of SaaS products on the market claiming to ease your transition into ecommerce. Rohan Moore , founder and CEO of UK fashion company, Olive Clothing.

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Rewards Case Study: Indigo’s plum PLUS Rewards

Smile.io

I love the feeling of starting a new book and escaping into its world for a little while. And seeing as Indigo is one of Canada’s favorite and largest book retailers, I know I’m not alone in this. With the launch of their new. Engaging omnichannel reward experience.

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Cegid Connections 2017 – Day 2: Commitments

Cegid

We’re back for day 2 of Cegid’s international user conference. Innovation, the cloud and artificial intelligence are on the agenda – not forgetting the mobilization of the whole global ecosystem. The launch of Shopping, the first unified in-store retail platform.

3 Ways Retailers’ Apps Can Increase In-Store Purchases

Sailthru

In 2011, 35% of Americans reportedly owned a smartphone of some kind. But by the end of 2016, that number skyrocketed to nearly 80%. Americans over the age of 50, the low-income population, and — of course — younger generations are now all mobile-enabled.

Retailers on the Move with Mobile POS

Cegid

The store is still the strong heart of retail, offering consumers the opportunity to touch, feel, try on, explore, engage and buy, all under one roof. Ultimately, the consumer wants the best of both the physical and digital retail worlds. The Crucial Role of Mobile POS.

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