4 Reasons You Might Need New a Point of Sale System

Cegid

As retailers grow, they often need more advanced functionality from their point of sale system (POS) to meet customer expectations, innovate, outrun competitors and keep pace with evolving industry trends. 2: Growing Online Sales.

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Feature Partner: Socket Mobile

Teamwork Retail

One of our featured partners who will be joining us at NRF 2018 this year, in our booth #723. Socket Mobile has 25 years of a sound status in mobile scanning, and is continuously pushing for improvement.

Milano Diamond Gallery Selects Retail and Point of Sale (POS) Solution from Cegid

Cegid

We value Cegid’s retail expertise and strong track record of experience with jewelry retailing ,” said Rahul Kheskwani, Vice President, Milano Diamond Gallery. This capability will give Milano Diamond Gallery plenty of room to grow while running its operations from a single database.

4 Reasons You Need Client Book

Teamwork Retail

It has the capability to see the status of all stored values, just like POS (LRP, Rewards Cards, Coupons, etc.). While Client Book covers most of the basic client features that POS supports, it really goes above and beyond with additional features that are specific only to Client Book. Display the date of a customer’s last activity or sale. Instantly view basic statistics, such as the total number of transactions, broken down by lifetime and month-by-month.

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7 Benefits of Having a Modern Payment System in Your Corner

iQmetrix

Directly integrating to your point of sale, a modern payment system delivers a robust payment experience for both merchant and customer. From merchant services, to hardware procurement, to remote terminal solutions and everything in between, a modern payment system connects merchants to a total payment ecosystem. Retail Operations POS

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. But none of the clothing is brought home by the customer.

Where else will your customers shop?

Salsify

Takeaway: In the wake of changing technology and an explosion of digital options for shoppers, the consumer the new point of sale. Today’s brands and retailers must enact consistent product content management across a wide variety of digital channels. Ecommerce

The State of APIs: a cheat-sheet infographic

GetElastic

recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

The State of APIs: A Cheat-Sheet Infographic

GetElastic

recognized API-based commerce platforms as the next-gen category of commerce evolution. Hypermedia API allows companies to surface commerce interactions at any touchpoint, enabling a new level of business agility. Leading industry research firm, Gartner Inc.,

5 Customer data points to collect in your POS CRM.

Springboard Retail

A modern point of sale system becomes truly effective when it's used to collect all the powerful data and customer intelligence possible to help you build customer engagement and loyalty. In today's cloud-based POS software, like Springboard Retail, you have the ability to create unlimited custom fields, filter and produce powerful reports and integrate with smart marketing and loyalty platforms.

The Consumer Internet of Things is About to Explode

GetElastic

These systems are referred to as the industrial Internet of Things (IoT). Reimagining the Point of Sale Using many of the same underlying technologies, the consumer IoT gives merchandisers a whole new perception of what ‘place’ even means in the multi-channel universe.

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. A 2017 point-of-sale solutions survey of 1,164 U.S. 53% of U.S.

Three Benefits of Selling Online as a Branded Manufacturer

ChannelAdvisor

Can you believe that 93% of brands are being sold online today — one way or another? For others, the thought of e-commerce is still daunting. Right now, over half of all consumers prefer to purchase a product online regardless of where they started their buying journey. Selling online opens your company up to masses of rich customer data. You’ll also be able to get really granular with your point-of-sale analysis.

Creating A Frictionless Shopping Experience With Technology And Data

Retail TouchPoints

Like an intrepid explorer, they want to be masters of their destiny, to plot their own journey. But they also expect a helping hand guiding them along the sales path. Some of the industry’s most innovative brands are already doing this.

Retail Order Consolidations: How To Make Shipping Orders Pain Free

OrderDynamics

Ship-from-store is a major part of omni-channel retail. Ship-from-store gives retailers a huge advantage of being able to position merchandise to where customers shop, in-store. Merchandise no longer has to sit in dirty warehouses, away from the eyes and desires of shoppers.

How A Richer And High Quality Shopping Experience Kills E-Commerce Competition

Prisync

Customer loyalty, however, is just one of the benefits of an awesome shopping experience. More sales and overall growth are others, while the idea that you’re beating your rivals to the punch in what is fast becoming overpopulated – the eCommerce sector, is also pretty satisfying.

Using Holiday Returns to Connect with Consumers and Grow Sales

ChannelAdvisor

This blog post is part of our 2017 Holiday Planning series. Many of those holiday purchases that were so painstakingly packaged, tracked and fulfilled at record speeds will soon be boomeranging back to you. If last year’s numbers are any indication of what’s to come, we can expect shoppers to return more than 7 million packages in January. Did you know that 75% percent of holiday shoppers check return policies before making a purchase?

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.

33 Important eCommerce Acronyms Every Retailer Should Know

Demac Media

How many times have you been reading something related to eCommerce and you’ve been lost because of all the acronyms that are plastered all over the page? To calculate your company’s average order value, simply divide total revenue by the number of orders.

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How to Improve ROI with Product Experience – Product Information Management for eCommerce

Demac Media

As a result, the amount of product information required to sell through digital channels is becoming more complex and difficult to manage, especially when using spreadsheets which are still common today. We expect to have all of the information that we need to make the right buying decision.

Primaseller Review: Multi-channel Inventory and Sales Management, Without the High Price Tag

Ecommerce Platforms

A lot of things can go wrong. In this Primaseller review, we'll outline the pricing of the platform, how it can help you with your online sales, and which features make it a bang for your buck. Don't you want your sales network to be impressive as well?

What is Reverse Logistics & Why is it Important?

PFS

As described by the Reverse Logistics Association (yes, it’s a big deal), “reverse logistics” refers to all activity associated with a product or service after the point of sale, with the ultimate goal of optimizing aftermarket activities to save money and take less of an environmental toll.

Mobile (POS) Payments: the Future of Retail

Cegid

In order for retailers to continue to survive, they need to keep their finger on the pulse of changing consumer behavior. Millennials have never experienced a world devoid of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. From a consumer’s point of view, what’s not to love?

What the Elimination of the Signature Requirement Means for Merchants

iQmetrix

Over the past few months, four of the major card brands announced that they are eliminating the signature requirement for EMV transactions. This change will come into effect for Visa , MasterCard , Discover , and American Express in April 2018, at which point merchants will be able to choose whether or not to collect signatures for point-of-sale purchases.

The ROI of Equipping Your In-Store Staff with Comprehensive POS

iQmetrix

Choosing a point of sale (POS) system is kind of like getting married—you want to know what you’re getting into before you tie the knot and commit. Can it fit the needs of your business as you scale?

The Drastic Shopify Makeover and What It Means For Your Online Shop

Ecommerce Platforms

And recently the Canadian ecommerce platform company announced all of these new roll-outs, along with imagery to help out newcomers and experienced individuals alike. For example, you may have previously noticed that some areas of the Shopify dashboard looked slightly different than others.

Is Your Commerce System Vulnerable to Meltdown on Black Friday Cyber Monday?

GetElastic

During Thanksgiving 2016, Black Friday and Cyber Monday hit record breaking ecommerce sales in the United States. Total sales reached $9.36 billion, and mobile sales also broke the $3 billion mark. Some stores have cut down lines by giving staff mobile point of sale devices.

Is Your Commerce System Vulnerable to Meltdown on Black Friday Cyber Monday?

GetElastic

During Thanksgiving 2016, Black Friday and Cyber Monday hit record breaking ecommerce sales in the United States. Total sales reached $9.36 billion, and mobile sales also broke the $3 billion mark. Some stores have cut down lines by giving staff mobile point of sale devices.

Leveling The Retail Analytics Playing Field

Retail TouchPoints

By Anna Arwidi, Axis Data is increasingly at the heart of every business. The ability to collect, analyze and derive actionable insights from multiple sources of data in real time can be the difference between winning a customer or seeing them captured by the competition.

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.

Digital Commerce and the Threat of Card-not-present Fraud

BigCommerce

Digital commerce continues to be top of mind for online retailers. Consumers shop more and more across a variety of devices and channels. Retailers continually optimize their sales channels to deliver more seamless consumer experiences. The State of CNP Fraud.

43 BigCommerce Secrets the Fastest Growing Brands Use Right Now (Hint: You Can, Too)

BigCommerce

That’s a big part of my job over here at BigCommerce –– to figure out what they are doing to succeed, if there’s anything I can do to help and ultimately work with them to share tidbits of information hard to find elsewhere on the web. The Power of BigCommerce APIs.

5  POS Software Essentials to Manage Inventory Effectively

Springboard Retail

A store is only as successful as its inventory, so here are five essential features your point of sale and retail inventory management software should provide to help you maximize sales, increase margin, and manage inventory effectively: Inventory Management POS Software Business of RetailThinking about switching to a new POS platform?

Talking Cryptocurrency with Clay Collins

eCommerceFuel

One of the original internet marketers and founder of the popular Leadpages software that many of us use. What percent of his net worth he invested in Bitcoin in 2013. With your host Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com and Clay Collins of Nomics.com ).

How Businesses Can Prepare For The Evolving Commerce Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

By Brad Brodigan, PayPal Imagine: You are driving home from work and pass by one of your favorite clothing stores. This may sound futuristic, but this scenario is possible today largely because of the power and growing ubiquity of mobile.

How to develop a framework for retail inventory reporting KPI's

Springboard Retail

The first step in managing your inventory effectively is m aking a commitment to use a modern point of sale solution to gather data. Next, it's time to determine the right set of KPI’s for your business. Inventory Management Data Business of RetailLastly, retailers must build the right reports, ones that hold them and their team accountable daily, weekly, monthly and annually.

Preventing Return Fraud During The Holiday Season And Beyond

Retail TouchPoints

By Kristin Secreto, InComm Product Control As a retailer, you know all too well the doubled-edge sword of the holiday season. It’s your most lucrative time of year but it’s also the time of year when return fraud occurs, which cuts into your profits.

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Plan now and maximize your eCommerce tax deductions in 2018

Payoneer

Tax time is often stressful and frustrating, especially for US-based eSellers that handle a high volume of revenue and expense transactions. Quicken is a popular solution to meet both of these parameters. You can even add thorough descriptions to maintain control over the type of expenses allocated in each category. This is a great feature for new eSellers or those unfamiliar with the types of business expenses that you can deduct.

Virtual Reality Fully Opens Window Into Consumer Behavior In-Store

Retail TouchPoints

By Alex Hunt, System1 Research Many manufacturers spend more than half of all their marketing dollars on in-store POS and promotional activity. And there’s now a much greater desire to understand the psychology of the shopper.

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